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What are football scouts and what are they looking for?

6 Dec 21

Football scouts provide a connection between unsigned footballers and clubs at various levels in different countries. A scout's job is to find players with talent who may be a good fit for a specific...

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3 exercises to strengthen hamstrings all football players should do

29 Nov 21

Hamstring strains are some of the most common injuries suffered by football players. A hamstring injury can see you miss four, six, eight, or more weeks of action. It is important to strengthen your hamstrings...

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Tips for rainy weather training and matches

23 Nov 21

Rainy weather occurs for much of the year in the United Kingdom and northern Europe. If you want to play football at a high level, then you will need to get used to training and playing matches in rainy...

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Tips for cold weather football training and matches

15 Nov 21

It is winter in the northern hemisphere and football training and matches are bound to be cold for most players. Wintertime sees the attire football players wear change. Many players will alter their clothing...

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3 tips to prevent ankle injuries in football

9 Nov 21

Ankle injuries in football are a part of the game. Due to defensive players continually lunging at your feet and ankles, you are bound to suffer some type of injury during your career.

Ankle injuries...

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What are the most common goalkeeper injuries?

28 Oct 21

Some of the most common goalkeeper injuries include jammed fingers, hand sprains, or fractures. These common goalkeeper injuries may be the result of stopping/blocking shots, running into other players,...

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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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