Alexi Lalas goes off on US Men’s Soccer Team

WOW... Didn't see that coming!  It had to be said... but that took some guts!      

By | 2017-09-11T17:50:23+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Soccer|Tags: , |1 Comment

Hysterical Neymar Headline on Recent Sports Illustrated Cover

We couldn't help but laugh when I saw the cover of the August 7, 2017 cover of Sport Illustrated that called Neymar "Soccer's Next Big Thing".  His move to PSG had finally got him out of Messi's shadow enough that Sports Illustrated has noticed his greatness.  That's some impressive journalism Sports Illustrated!  Here's a hint...

By | 2017-08-23T08:55:59+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Soccer, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Hysterical Neymar Headline on Recent Sports Illustrated Cover

Want to be amazed? Watch this Video on the FIFA Pay Gap

Remember the big argument regarding the pay gap between Men's and Women's World Cup soccer teams?   I was recently watching a video on YouTube that got my blood boiling on the subject.  Please watch it below: Her basic argument is based on the economic differences between the events.  Since the Men's event draws bigger

By | 2017-08-18T14:19:08+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Soccer|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Want to be amazed? Watch this Video on the FIFA Pay Gap

How significant is who scores first in soccer?

A statistical look at the importance of the first goal and how it impacts chances of winning. Soccer coaches are always emphasizing the need to start a game strong.  They demand energy, they want movement, they expect you to win 50/50 balls, they yell for you to press, they want

By | 2017-08-09T15:05:47+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Categories: Soccer, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How significant is who scores first in soccer?

What Youth Soccer Today Could Learn from Mia Hamm’s Legendary Career

Although most youth players know the name Mia Hamm, it’s in the way most adults know the name Pele… a great soccer player from the past.  It’s now been more than two decades since Mia scored an international goal.  This being the case, it is a good time to revisit exactly what Mia accomplished and

By | 2017-09-22T08:34:32+00:00 July 30th, 2017|Categories: Soccer|Comments Off on What Youth Soccer Today Could Learn from Mia Hamm’s Legendary Career

2018 FIFA World Cup Preview and Power Rankings

Is it ever too early to start thinking about next year's World Cup?   We don't think so! Just as a reminder the details of next year's FIFA World Cup are the following: The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st ever FIFA World Cup.  It's considered a quadrennial international football/soccer tournament for the

By | 2017-08-04T14:59:08+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Categories: Soccer, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 2018 FIFA World Cup Preview and Power Rankings

The top 5 worst things to yell at your kid’s soccer game.

Let’s face it… it will never-ever go away.  Some soccer moms and dads just can’t help themselves.  Whether it’s getting caught up in the excitement of the moment, or some parents feel they know how to “fix” their child, some think the coach isn’t watching, or simply doesn’t know how to coach.  One thing is

By | 2017-07-14T17:17:12+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Soccer|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on The top 5 worst things to yell at your kid’s soccer game.

How to Avoid Knee Injuries on Turf? Research says it’s in the shoes.

Spoiler alert: Soccer cleats shouldn’t be worn on artificial turf. Sorry for killing the suspense of this article, but this research is too important to beat around the bush. Coaches, parents and players please read on and please share this information. I have been seeing an increase of serious knee injuries in youth soccer recently.

By | 2017-07-23T19:09:25+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Soccer|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How to Avoid Knee Injuries on Turf? Research says it’s in the shoes.

5 Soccer Rules Every Parent Needs to Know

It happens all over the world everyday.  Parents yelling at a referee screwing up a call that most parents truly don’t understand.  Sometimes it’s quite funny to hear a sideline of parents explode into a sea of “HAND BALL” screams as a ball contacts a player’s hand.  Other times it’s quite scary as parents become

By | 2017-07-06T20:14:26+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Soccer|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 5 Soccer Rules Every Parent Needs to Know

Storelli Shin Guard Review: Are they the best?

How many times has your son/daughter come home from a soccer game, remove their shin guards and you wince as you see the number of bruises up and down their legs?  If so, you are going to love the amazing protection that Storelli Bodyshield LegGuards 2.0 provide with no additional weight or bulk.  Let me

By | 2017-07-06T20:16:28+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Reviews, Soccer|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Storelli Shin Guard Review: Are they the best?
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