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
In traditional soccer history, the role of a defender was simple enough – keep the ball away from your goal.
It didn’t matter much whether you were a center back or a fullback, your first and single most important duty was to defend your goal.
Every other thing was secondary.
Then came the players who revolutionized the defensive roles.Continue reading
In modern soccer, attackers are more important than ever.
They are often the match winners, the ones who can turn a game upside down with a goal, and the ones who sell the highest number of shirts at the club store.
This is not a stain on the pedigree of players in other positions.Continue reading
You must have heard the word “cap” used many times in international soccer.
Even without explanation, context provides some meaning to the word.
This is why, even for the most seasoned soccer fans, it can be hard to give a proper definition of the word.Continue reading