When Does The High School Soccer Season Start And Finish?
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When Does The High School Soccer Season Start And Finish?

In the United States the high school soccer season is one of the most exciting times of the year for high school soccer players and fans of it alike. To an extent it is comparative in this regard to support in other countries for the professional leagues where everyone knows on what date the soccer…

Soccer field vs Football field *American Football*
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Soccer field vs Football field *American Football*

Soccer and American Football are fundamentally two different sports. Nevertheless there are some similarities between the two sports. One apparent similarity is the shape of the field on which games are played. Indeed at a cursory glance from the naked eye they look pretty similarly – they are both rectangular, green and about the same…

What Is The Meaning Of A Clean Sheet In Soccer?
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What Is The Meaning Of A Clean Sheet In Soccer?

A ‘clean sheet’ in soccer is as simple as it sounds. A clean sheet occurs when a team from either side does not concede a goal. Though it is obviously a team effort, the goalkeeper is generally the person who is credited with the clean sheet (especially statistically) and indeed you will frequently hear commentators…

Best Soccer Formations
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Best Soccer Formations

In order to best appreciate the following article, I would firstly recommend reading my previous article https://soccerballworld.com/soccer-formations-and-tactics/ for it will ensure you have a solid understanding of what soccer formations are most commonly used and the reasons why. This will then allow you to understand that the best soccer formation is not set in stone;…

Soccer Ball Sizes – Everything You Need To Know
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Soccer Ball Sizes – Everything You Need To Know

When we look at a Soccer ball, it is natural to assume it has only ever had one shape and soccer ball size. Indeed, throughout Soccer’s history there really has been only one shape and size, unless you count the ‘oranges’ Pele used to ‘juggle’ or the ‘tin cans’ wrapped in a bunch of rags,…

Soccer Formations and Tactics – the most used formations!
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Soccer Formations and Tactics – the most used formations!

In order to best appreciate the following article, I would firstly recommend reading my previous article: Soccer positions numbers 1-to-11 for it will ensure you have a solid understanding of how the traditional ‘eleven’ numbered players take to the field in a standard 4-4-2 formation, the system from which all other soccer formations developed. This…