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 cardContinue reading
At any level, shielding the ball in a game of soccer is an important skill to have.
This is more so for players in specific positions than others, but useful for everyone.
Shielding the ball is when a player in possession places their body as a barrier between the ball and the opponent.Continue reading
Tune in on any soccer match and you’ll often see the referee brandish red or yellow cards above their head. Today we’ll take a closer look at the difference between the two cards, where they came from, and what it means to receive them.Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading