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Soccer has many variations of the game that are played by millions of people each week.  In this category, we explore these variations, all based on skills that come from modern football.

soccer golf, also known as footgolf

Soccer Golf (aka Footgolf) History, Rules, Where To Play

Soccer Golf is a recently developed sport that has gained popularity since its inception in 2008. It’s also popularly known as Footgolf, and as the name suggests, it combines the mechanics of two extremely popular sports – association football and …

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Disability Soccer: What Are The Options

Disability soccer is defined by the American Disabilities Act (ADA) as those with a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities. People with disabilities can receive long-lasting benefits from playing and participating in soccer …

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Hacky Sack: History, Rules, Footbags, Games And How To Make

Hacky Sack, or Footbag, is a popular game in the United States. In popular US culture, the game is famously known as Hacky Sack. However, this name came from the brand responsible for popularizing the game in the US in …

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A competitive Sepak Takraw game in action

Sepak Takraw: The Origins, History, Rules, And Equipment

Sepak Takraw is a team sport that is immensely popular in South-East Asia. The game has a vibrant history, but it was developed and standardized in its current form in 1960. So what is Sepak Takraw? Kick volleyball is another …

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kids playing human foosball

Human Foosball: History, Rules And How To Play

Have you ever played foosball or table football? Do you enjoy playing soccer? Well then maybe you would like to play human foosball! Human foosball is the same thing as regular foosball, but humans take the place of the plastic …

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indoor soccer field

Indoor Soccer: The Ultimate Guide And Tips For Newbies

Indoor Soccer is a version of association soccer that is played in an indoor walled area. The sport is usually played on synthetic turf or a synthetic carpet, and each side consists of five to seven players. Indoor Soccer shouldn’t …

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jorkyball court

Jorkyball: Two-A-Side Italian Inspired Soccer Game

Jorkyball is a form of two vs. two soccer that takes place in a 32 feet (9.80 meters) by 16 feet (4.80 m) Plexiglas cage on synthetic artificial turf with the possibility to pass, dribble, and score goals using the …

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Indoor Football Game In UK

History of Indoor Football In England

https://historyofsoccer.info/charles-millerIndoor football is an area of the game’s history that soccer historians have generally neglected, notably in Europe, where outdoor football has a long-established presence and a comprehensively recorded history. We document the development of indoor football throughout England and …

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Looking Through A Soccer Tennis Net

Soccer Tennis: History, Rules, Equipment And How To Play

Soccer Tennis is a sport that is played with a soccer ball and a net. As the name suggests, this sport works as a hybrid of Soccer and Tennis. A soccer tennis game consists of a court divided by a …

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Beach soccer world cup match

Beach Soccer: The History, Rules And World Cups

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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