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When should parents start their children in football?

12 Feb 18

Parents around the globe always have one major question when it comes to their kids and football. That question is: When should I start my children in football?

There has been much debate over the topic....

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Is compression football clothing right for all players?

8 Feb 18

Turn on a professional football match and you will often see players wearing compression clothing under their kit. Compression gear comes in many shapes and sizes. Shirts, shorts, long tights and even...

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Key attributes every striker must have to be successful in football

6 Feb 18

Strikers live on an island. A No. 9 may not see much of the ball during a game, but when they do, a striker must score goals. A good No. 9 never gives up and always works hard for the team. It is difficult...

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Key attributes every goalkeeper must have to be successful in football

29 Jan 18

Goalkeeper is a position unlike any other in football. It is an individual position, and goalkeepers can spend an entire 90 minutes by themselves only to have one save to make late in a game. And goalkeepers...

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Key attributes every defensive midfielder must have to be successful football

22 Jan 18

Defensive midfield has become one of the most important positions in football over the last decade. At one time, these grafters were deployed with few fans and pundits really knowing why they were picked...

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5 most expensive football transfers of all-time [infographic]

19 Jan 18

Today's blog takes a look at the 5 most expensive football transfers of all-time. Of course, young players always want to reach the heights of these 5 men. It doesn't hurt to dream, but it takes a lot...

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Go on trial or play it safe?

16 Jan 18

In 2017, then-28-year-old veteran football player, Bobby Warshaw, penned a very interesting article on Deadspin. A former United States youth player, Warsaw started his professional career in 2011 for...

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New football boot sensor measures player performance

11 Jan 18

We recently wrote about a brand new football startup company called DribbleUp. The creative sports technology company created a product to help players develop their skills. Now another sports technology...

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Preparing for football trials: Training journals

9 Jan 18

It's now January, a time when football teams all over the world are looking for new football players. With a need for new talent, clubs will hold football trials to assess whether a player or players...

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Will the DribbleUp football change the way you train?

4 Jan 18

In a previous blog post we wrote about sports wearables and technology in football. Browsing the internet recently, we found a new startup company that is trying to break into the football technology...

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Football trials for midfielders – The Engine Room

26 Dec 17

The midfield is the hub of a football pitch where the ball and play constantly go through. It is the heart of a team and from which play really starts and stops. Often called the Engine Room, midfielders...

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The most iconic football boots ever made

18 Dec 17

Football boots are no longer just football boots. They are pieces of art that players wear on their feet. The days of black boots being worn by every player is gone, and most footballers, from the professional...

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