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Diet and Nutrition: How to get through a gruelling football season

21 Oct 21

The right diet and nutrition are key to getting through a gruelling football season. Diet and nutrition are important for muscle and mind recovery between matches and training sessions. The proper foods...

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Football size matters: Why training with a right football size is importance

17 Oct 21

Footballs come in different sizes. Not only can you buy a ball in a variety of colours from a variety of sports companies, but you can get one in different sizes. Football size matters as depending on...

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Mastering your short passing

12 Oct 21

At the 2018 World Cup, there was an average of 775.8 passes per game. Passing is a key element of football and as you get older and climb the football pyramid, you will need to improve your passing ability....

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Why do many footballers retire in their 30s?

4 Oct 21

Over the last decade-plus, the magic number for footballers nearing retirement has been 30-years-old. Although there are always exceptions, after 30 is when many players begin winding down their careers....

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Do pro footballers wear boots with metal studs?

30 Sep 21

You may not realise it, but professional footballers wear boots with metal studs. The average boots amateur and youth players purchase at local sports stores are rubber studded boots. However, professional...

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Banned kits: Cameroon’s banned football kits

26 Sep 21

It isn't often that FIFA bans a football kit. In the case of Cameroon, the country's national team has two banned football kits. Both are incredibly memorable nonetheless.

In the late 1990s and early...

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When did football shin guards become mandatory?

22 Sep 21

Football shin guards are a mandatory piece of kit for players of all ages to wear. However, shin pads were not always a piece of kit that players had to wear. There are images of playing greats from the...

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How to save a penalty

19 Sep 21

Penalties are a part of football and goalkeepers must train regularly to be adept at stopping spot-kicks. Penalties are the perfect time for a goalkeeper to shine. By stepping up to the moment, a goalkeeper...

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How to take the perfect corner kick

13 Sep 21

Did you know the average 90-minute football match has 11 corner kicks? The perfect corner kick can be a team's secret weapon and allow a weaker team to defeat a stronger side. Remember the 2013 FA Cup...

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The Back Pass: A completely different world of football

6 Sep 21

Before 1992, football players could pass the ball back to the goalkeeper allowing the shot-stopper to pick up the ball with their hands. Now, nearly 30 years on from the back pass rule change, it is difficult...

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What attributes are need to be a successful professional football player?

1 Sep 21

Millions of young football players dream of getting a professional contract one day. Unfortunately, the reality is that most kids will never be offered a professional football contract. Moreover, many...

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Are Puma’s new third kits the worst ever in football?

22 Aug 21

Early this week, shoe and sportswear giant, Puma, launched the third kits for some of the clubs within its stable of football teams. The kits were not what most fans would have expected and many supporters...

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