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This is a list of all the youth soccer related articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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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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Hacky Sack: History, Rules, Balls And Games

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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How Long Is A Soccer Game

So you want to know how long is a soccer game? We can help you. The standard adult soccer game is 90 minutes in playing time. The soccer game consists of two half of 45 minutes each. Between the two …

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La Masia - Known As Barca's Soccer Academy

La Masia: A Hollow Shell Of A Formerly Great Institution

FC Barcelona was once the ideal club, successful both on the pitch and off it. In many ways, it wasn’t just a mere club, but more than that. Yet after years of mismanagement, the ostensibly epicurean squandering of money, and …

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Becoming Gigi Buffon

Due to his longevity and consistency, Gigi Buffon is widely regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of all time. He is still going strong at 43 years of age. (He will be 44 years old on January 28, 2022)  …

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Real Sociedad Young Roster Playing In Europa League

Real Sociedad: The Young Team Taking Spain by Storm

While the big clubs in La Liga have been plagued by inconsistency recently, one team has taken full advantage of the situation. Real Sociedad finished the 2020/21 season in 5th position, qualifying for the Europa League. La Real’s sudden ascent …

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US Soccer Players Abroad (The European Dream)

United States nationals plying their trade across the pond is not a new development. From Steve Cherundolo, DaMarcus Beasley to Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey, the list is endless. But a new generation of Americans is being lured abroad in …

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Portsmouth Ladies FC: Pioneers of Women’s Soccer

The history of the Portsmouth Ladies FC commences in 1914, although they did not officially form until 1916. Local Ladies Unusually, and perhaps unique for this period in history, some of the Portsmouth Ladies FC players may have had some …

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The History Of UNC Men’s Soccer

The UNC men’s soccer program has written a long and successful story for itself, heading into the 2001 campaign, having had just one losing season in the last 43 years. With nine trips to the NCAA Tournament, the soccer program …

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John Charles

John Charles captained the West Ham team that defeated Liverpool to win the FA Youth Cup in 1962-63 and was capped by England at youth level. John was the first black player to captain a team to win a major …

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