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This is a list of all the soccer rules or laws of the game articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Walking Football: A Slower Version Of The Beautiful Game

Think of football; the high-speed, high-intensity game that everyone knows. Now, think of playing that game, but without running! Walking football is a variation of regular football, just with this little twist. Even though a walking football session is played …

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Soccer Goal Posts: Safety Guidelines To Follow When Buying

Soccer goal posts have been involved in fatal accidents and death. More than 500 people are seriously injured in the United States each year. The majority of serious incidents resulted from soccer goal posts tipping over. Most of these soccer …

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Who Invented English Football: What Happened Before 1863

The invention of English football dates back more than a century. In 1863, rugby football split into two distinct courses in England. The Football Association became the world’s first football association. Both forms of English football have a common origin …

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