The beginner’s guide to the La Liga
Feb26

The beginner’s guide to the La Liga

The La Liga, Spanish soccer’s top league, is the home of vibrant and colorful soccer. It is also the home of the two best soccer players of their generation: Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Since its founding in 1929 Spanish teams battle it out for the championship with the flair that only Spanish soccer can bring to the sport. For better or for worse, the league is known for the rivalry between its two top clubs, Real Madrid and...

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Three greats whose Jersey numbers should be retired
Jan29

Three greats whose Jersey numbers should be retired

One of, if not the best ways to honor a player is to permanently retire that player’s jersey number at their club. When you retire that number, you honor his contribution to the club, and to the game. When a club retires a number, you will never see that number of the field again, unless there is a request from the player himself. Here are some of the top players in the world who should have the honor of taking their number with them...

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Neymar set for shock return to Barcelona
Nov28

Neymar set for shock return to Barcelona

It has only been a few months since Neymar Jr’s transfer to Paris St. Germaine. The world record (and controversial) transfer started off well, with Neymar instrumental in back-to-back victories for the French club. However, there are rumors of a possible departure from the club. The first point of contention for Neymar is his relationship with some of his teammates. Much like his relationship with the club, Neymar started off well...

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The most important equipment you will need for soccer

Beginner soccer players will need proper soccer equipment to play safely and properly at practice and games. Here is a list of the core equipment list every player will need: Uniform All players will need practice and match uniforms. Usually, for team level practice, the school will provide the uniforms. Often, you will only need to buy practice uniforms. The team will provide guidance on color and other requirements for youth soccer...

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2017-2018 Premier League: Can Chelsea defend the title?
Aug01

2017-2018 Premier League: Can Chelsea defend the title?

When Roman Abramovich took over Chelsea back in 2003, skeptics did not think deep pockets alone could make Chelsea a force, and even if it was possible, not for very long. Almost 14 years later, Chelsea continues to dominate the Premier League with five titles in that period, with the fifth title last year. They are now one of the most popular clubs in the world. What are the chances that Chelsea will land the title this year? Quite...

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Nemanja Matic stars in the first match of the season
Jul29

Nemanja Matic stars in the first match of the season

Manchester United won a comprehensive victory by beating West Ham United 4-0. Although West Ham is not a top-level side, it is this sort of game that Manchester United found difficult last season. A victory like this, the way they dominated the game, shows how strong United are this year. The good news for United is the form of Nemanja Matic, Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku, and Marcus Rashford. Also, the Manchester United defense was...

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