Soccer kick-offs are an indispensable part of every game.
They’re used to start each half of the match as well as restart play after a goal has been scored.
Kick-offs are also used to start each period of extra time if a cup competition or tournament doesn’t have a clear winner after 90 minutes.
Because kick-offs are so crucial to soccer matches, you and your players should know the regulations and sanctions surrounding them.
To help you better understand the rules, here’s everything you need to know about soccer kick-offs!Continue reading
While mastering how to do a throw-in is a fundamental skill, it’s just as important to know what you can and can’t do when you take the throw.
As every soccer player knows, there’s nothing more embarrassing than committing an infraction and having the referee call a foul throw because you took it incorrectly or overstepped the line.
Getting it right time and time again is key, and this is highlighted by the fact that on average, there are between 40 and 50 throw-ins during any Premier League match.
To help you master the soccer throw in rules, let’s take a look at what you can and can’t do when lining up to take a throw in soccer.Continue reading
Casual kickabouts with friends (and non-friends) can involve almost any number of soccer players because they’re mostly played for fun. But when it comes to proper soccer matches… You need to follow the Laws of the Game. Teams must have the correct number of players on the pitch. Different age groups and leagues can have their own rules about […]Continue reading
The goalkeeper fills a very unique position on the pitch. As such, there are specific soccer goalie rules that all keepers must follow. The biggest difference is they’re allowed to use their hands. But not everywhere… Keepers need to know when and where they can pick up the soccer ball to prevent them from accidentally giving away a penalty […]Continue reading
Whether you’re playing, coaching, or just watching from the sidelines… You need to understand the basic soccer rules to know what’s going on throughout a match. And fortunately, the rules of soccer are quite simple! There are 17 fundamental “Laws of the Game” which I’ll discuss below. By the time you finish this blog post, you’ll understand what a […]Continue reading