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Offside Rules: Why Offsides in Soccer?

The offside rule is one of the most important and significant rules in the game of soccer. It is one of the core influencers of gameplay, formations and how the sport is played as a whole. It dictates what positions players occupy on the field, as well as when and where the ball is passed.

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Soccer Rules for Goalkeepers

Quality goalkeepers are made from a different material than the rest of us. It takes a certain kind of person to voluntarily dive into the path of a soccer ball moving in excess of thirty miles an hour and deal with the pressure of being the last defender for 90 minutes. What are the rules

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Soccer Tie Break + Overtime

Just before a tournament, I need to check to see if there is a tie break or overtime in this soccer game. I have seen many systems to end a game if both of the teams score the same. The rules have been changed many times by FIFA. Let’s see what the current rules are.

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Green Cards in Soccer: Fact or Theory

Green cards are normally associated with a visa in the U.S.A. But are they used in soccer or anywhere else in sport and what do they mean? Let’s take a look… What are green cards used for? Green cards have been used in the CONIFA world cup for dissent and the player must leave the

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Number of Soccer Players on a Field: The Rules

When I played soccer as a kid, the number of soccer players on the field for a team was 11. Looking back, it was hard to take in, who was where and where to be. Now it is made simpler for the younger players will a gradual increase in numbers through the ages. How many

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What is Handball in Soccer?

Handball is a core rule in the game of soccer. It distinguishes it from many other sports and is one of the biggest influencers on how the game is played. It’s been a topic of much controversy and debate throughout the years. However, this could be set to change with the recent introduction of VAR

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VAR: Soccer Video Review

A huge impact on the modern game has been the introduction of the ‘Video Assistant Referee’, or VAR as we commonly refer to it as. Many games have been won and lost based on

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Answering your soccer questions
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Soccer Blade has professional coaching licences and years of experience on the field.

We analyze the game to bring you skills, drills, rules and lifestyle.

We are passionate about soccer and here to share with you, our insights to bring-on your game.

For coaches, players and fans.