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What Is A Green Card In Soccer? (Explained)

When you hear the term ‘green card’, soccer is probably not the first thing that comes to mind.

Soccer fans are more familiar with the cards that referees actually use during a game – the yellow and red cards.

Both cards are more known for their application in discipline, as referees use them to either give warnings or send a player off the pitch.

Referees may also use them for players and coaching staff that are not actually on the field of play.

There is one other card in soccer though – the green card

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How Long is a Soccer Game (All Levels Answered)

While friendly kickabouts can be as short or as long as you like or have time for, organised soccer matches in a league or at a club last a specific amount of time. So, just how long is a soccer game? This ranges from 90 minutes for adults to just 20 minutes for the youngest age groups. Matches […]

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What is a Hat-Trick in Soccer? (and 5 Times it Happened)

One of the most satisfying and impressive things to do in soccer is to score a hat-trick. Something that most players never manage to achieve throughout their professional careers. Due to its difficulty and the rarity at which it occurs, players are rightfully lauded and praised when they achieve the phenomenal feat. But what is a hat-trick in […]

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