Rhett Lewis

Rhett is an Australian-born, globe trotter who is a UEFA 'A' Licence Soccer Coach. With his family, he has traveled and coached soccer in more than 30 countries, while attending World Cups, European Championships, and some of the biggest local derbies in the world!

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Chivas USA: Major League Soccer Team That Lasted 9 Seasons

As football becomes ever more cutthroat and profit-driven, brand exposure has developed into a prominent aspect of the business. Clubs can take different approaches. Some clubs sign players from specific markets or partner with existing teams in certain parts of …

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Alan Shearer: Newcastle And Premier League Record Goalscorer

Alan Shearer was never a one-club man like Paolo Maldini, nor could he boast the same silverware as some of his compatriots and peers. What he did have, however, was an unshakable loyalty to his hometown club, Newcastle United. As …

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1974 Netherlands World Cup Team: Greatest Losers in History

“History is written by the victors” and “no one remembers who came in second” are old adages that don’t always ring true. The best example of that is the Netherlands World Cup team that finished runner-up in the 1974 tournament. …

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UNC Men’s Soccer: The University Of North Carolina History

The UNC men’s soccer program has written a long and successful story for itself, heading into the 2022 campaign, having had just two losing seasons since being founded in 1947. With nine trips to the NCAA national championship, the soccer …

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Beach Soccer: The History, Rules, World Cups And Tournaments

Beach Soccer is a form of football played on a beach or some form of a sandy surface. Across the world, beach soccer is also known as ‘beach football,’ ‘sand football’ or “beasal.” The origins date back to the end …

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Harpastum: The Ancient Roman Empire Ball Game

Harpastum, also known as harpustum, is an ancient Roman game devised from the Greek game called episkyros. It was a social ball game played on a rectangular field. (It was also known as the small ball game in that era) …

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Episkyros: Ancient Greek Ball Game That Focused On Teamwork

The ancient Greek sports, Episkyros is the mother of modern-day soccer.  Played between two teams and one ball, Episkyros was an ancient Greek game that has transformed slowly into the modern version we watch today. Two teams would have an …

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Stanley Park Liverpool: Everton FC First Football Ground

The present-day Everton Football Club began their playing days in 1878 under the name of St Domingo’s, a Methodist chapel situated in the north end of Liverpool. Changing to their present name one year later, they continued to play their …

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Notts County Football Club: Was It Founded In 1862 or 1864

History shows that Notts County Football Club is the oldest professional club in the world. This soccer club is located in the Midlands of the United Kingdom, near Sherwood Forest, famous for its historical association with Robin Hood. Nicknamed ‘The …

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Juan Alberto Schiaffino: Italian-Uruguayan Football Player

On 13 November 2002, Juan Alberto Schiaffino, one of the best Uruguayan footballers died aged 77. He scarcely looked a footballer being dark-haired, pale, and thin. Still, Juan Alberto Schiaffino Villano possessed superb control and exceptional positional play amalgamated to …

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