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How Many Soccer Games Are In A Season?
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How Many Soccer Games Are In A Season?

One of my folks is learning about football games, and he wanted to know how many soccer games are there in a season. And if you are also in his shoes, combing around, and wanting to know about how many games each team plays in a season, then let's turn it into an article. These questions have never crossed my mind until I was asked, and I couldn't provide an answer, not until I considered; The League Tournaments plus, the rules that govern the soccer games played in high school and college. However, in this post, you will learn about the number of soccer games played In; European soccer season Major league soccer season College soccer season High school soccer season Get a cup of water while you learn with me. READ: How Many Soccer Seasons Are In A Year? ...
What Is A Green Card In Soccer?
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What Is A Green Card In Soccer?

The green card in soccer has been a top debate among football fans, and in this post, I will put down what I have learned about the card. A green card is one of the unrecognized cards in the football world which has made me question if it could be considered a penalty card or not. Perhaps because I haven't witnessed a scenario where the referee issued a green card to either a player, coach, or coaching staff in an official match. However, after my research, I concluded that green cards don't exist in football simply because FIFA, the football governing body, didn't recognize them, and it has never been used in an official FIFA match. Unlike yellow cards, and red cards. But before you jump to a conclusion like me, allow me to share what I have learned. Let's get started. READ...
Can Manchester United Thrive Without Ronaldo?
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Can Manchester United Thrive Without Ronaldo?

Erik Ten Hag is trying to build something special at Old Trafford. Although the Dutch head coach is giving fans plenty of optimism for the rest of the season, the chances of being crowned league champions are not particularly viable. Following the enforced break for the FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar, Manchester United came out of the starting blocks with fire in their belly to register a comfortable 3-0 success over lowly Nottingham Forest. The struggling Midlands side are not the real litmus test for the second half of the English Premier League (EPL) campaign. And with only a pair of recognized strikers at Ten Hag’s disposal, following the controversial exit of Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, the Red Devils should prepare for the future. It’s not just an improvement in ...
Can You Be Offside From Your Half (Full Guide)
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Can You Be Offside From Your Half (Full Guide)

One of the leading questions I found in a football forum is "Can you be offside from your own half?" Perhaps you've watched a soccer match and you saw the referee called offside and you wondered if the offside count was in your own half. It can be confusing but there are some specific rules indicating when a player is offside and when they are not. To answer the question, you must first understand what the offside rule is and how it applies to the game. In football, the offside rule is one of the most important regulations of the game, and it has been around the games for years. Plus, this post will cover other similar questions like; READ: What Is Park The Bus In Football? Can you be offside from a freekick in your own half Can hand be offside Also, at the end of the p...
What Is A Striker In Soccer?
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What Is A Striker In Soccer?

A striker is one crucial man in the team selection, and he is someOne who could win a game on his own. That has always been the idea when I was still learning about the game as a newbie who just loves the sport. When a team plays, a striker happens to be the guy you will want to see score because putting every ball inside the opponent goal post is the primary work of a striker. You wouldn't want to see a striker doing a sweeper job. However, In this post, I will explore what a striker is and you will learn; The role of a striker Characteristics of a striker Qualities of a striker And I will share some light on the differences between a striker and a forward. Grab some water while you learn with me. READ: What Is The Job Of A Winger In Soccer? What Is A Striker In So...
What Is A Friendly In Soccer? (Full Guide)
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What Is A Friendly In Soccer? (Full Guide)

Before we dive in deep, I daresay that a friendly game in soccer is a game that has no consequences for all parties or both teams involved and is not labeled as competitive. A friendly game in soccer is a non-competitive soccer game played outside any recognized soccer competition, be it League games, Cup games, World Cup, Champions League games, Club World Cup games, and others. You see, a friendly game is also regarded as an exhibition game, and most football fans do not even know the importance of this type of play in football. However, I will be sharing every piece of information you want to know regarding a friendly match in soccer in this article. READ: 7 Best Soccer Colleges In The United States What Is The Difference Between A Friendly Match And A Regular Match? There a...
What Is A Yellow Card In Soccer?
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What Is A Yellow Card In Soccer?

I have seen lots of football fans ask this question so often " what is a yellow card in soccer? " Including my old pal, perhaps because he is just new to the game or he wanted to know more about the issue of yellow cards in football games. Well, today, I wouldn't just be sharing what it is with only my old pal but with everyone who is in his shoes. However, the matter of a yellow card in football is a biggie, and the majority of soccer fans are only aware of the common scenario of a yellow card in a match. In a nutshell, a yellow card is the consequence of an individual error in a game, and this could be dangerous for you and your team. While it could be an advantage for your opponents in some areas of the game. READ: How Many Booking Points Is A Yellow Card? There are lots of ...
What Is A Fullback In Soccer? (Complete Guide)
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What Is A Fullback In Soccer? (Complete Guide)

In this post, I will walk you down a position in football called fullback. Soccer is an exciting and thrilling sport, and the positions each player takes up on the field play a big part in how the game unfolds. One of the most important positions is that of the fullback.  A fullback is an integral part of the defense and can be found in both attacking and defending scenarios. They provide support to the defense line by covering wide areas of the pitch, aiding the midfielders and strikers, and dealing with any dangerous crosses from the opponent.  Furthermore, fullbacks can attack and provide an offensive threat, offering more than just defensive stability. By reading this, you'll gain a better understanding of what a fullback is and how their role can be beneficial to any team. What...
What Is A Pitch In Soccer? (Guide)
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What Is A Pitch In Soccer? (Guide)

Apart from the word "soccer" itself, one of the most other used words in soccer is "Pitch". And the reason for this is that the soccer pitch is one of the most important parts of soccer. Without a soccer pitch, the game cannot be played with all of its beauty at the professional level. Meanwhile, "what is a soccer", and "why is it called a soccer pitch?". These and many more questions regarding the soccer pitch are what we will be addressing here. What Is A Soccer Pitch? According to Wikipedia, a football or soccer pitch is the playing surface for the game of association football or soccer. Its dimensions and markings are defined by Law 1 of the Laws of the Game, "The Field of Play". And according to the Collins dictionary, "a soccer pitch is the field of play used in soccer". READ...
7 Best Soccer Colleges In The United States
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7 Best Soccer Colleges In The United States

Although Soccer is not as popular as most of the other sport or college events in the United states, there are some pretty top colleges in that are known for having first class facilities and are a great academy for soccer. It is a no-brainer that soccer is a sport that players must be groomed into if they are to become elite and play at the highest level and that there is the need for facilities that will enhance the grooming process. It should also be known that these colleges are part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) whose aim is to produce college athletes. Most of these NCAA players can have a shot at playing in the Major League Soccer (MLS) or any of the other top leagues as professionals. Here in this article, I will be introducing to you to the 7 best...