Soccer: Most Popular Articles
This list of the best soccer players in the world contains a heavy Barcelona and Real Madrid contingent, together with the crème de la crème of the English and French leagues.
Best midfielders - A look at 10 of the world's best midfielders.
Best strikers - A look at 10 of the world's best strikers.
Best Goalkeepers - A Look at 10 of the World's Best Goalkeepers
There are some excellent defenders in soccer, players capable of repelling the opposition in the air and on the ground. Here is a look at 10 of the best defenders in the world.
Ten of the greatest soccer players of all time.
The question of who invented soccer is a complicated one and there are a number of conflicting beliefs about how the beautiful game started out.
A comparison of the two best players in the world: Messi vs Ronaldo.
A description of the various positions on a soccer field.
The ten most expensive soccer players in history, a list topped by Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale who moved from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid for €100 million in September 2013.
The rules of soccer come in the form of 17 laws from world governing body FIFA.
A soccer player's diet plays a big part in what they achieve out on the field. Here is a guide to what to eat and drink.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 3.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers.
A list of the world's highest paid soccer players, according to Forbes.
The 4-2-3-1 formation - A guide to the soccer game plan
Lionel Messi Profile - A Look At The Career of Barcelona playmaker Lionel Messi
A look at what European teams have to do to get through Champions League qualifying.
There are very few fixed dimensions for soccer fields, even at the highest level. The sport’s world governing body, FIFA, only stipulates that for professional 11-versus-11 competition, they must be between 100 yards and 130 yards and the width between 50 and 100 yards. Still, some elements remain constant on full-size fields throughout the world.
The Attacking 4-3-3 Formation - A Guide to the Offensive Soccer Game Plan
A look at the Real Madrid formation employed by coach Carlo Ancelotti.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 4.
A look at 10 of the best Barcelona players to have donned the famous blaugrana shirt.
The 4-4-2 formation - A guide to the common soccer game plan
A list of Ballon d’Or winners since the inaugural award in 1956.
A look at 10 of the Best Premier League Players.
A look at the best football managers in the world and their achievements.
A quick guide to the Premier League, how it works, and what to watch for in the league table.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 5.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 8.
An explanation of why referees award direct free kicks, indirect free kicks, and penalty kicks and what constitutes a foul in soccer.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 6.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 2.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 9.
Best defensive midfielders - A look at 10 of the world's best defensive midfielders.
A look at the career of Portuguese-born midfielder for the Real Madrid club, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 7.
A look at the career of manager Jose Mourinho.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 10.
The Number of Players in a Soccer Match
Five of the most common soccer formations and how they are implemented.
Louis van Gaal profile - a look at the career of the Holland coach.
Best Lionel Messi Videos - A Look at Five of the Best Lionel Messi Videos On Youtube
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers.
From skysports.com to Sports Illustrated, a look at 10 of the best soccer websites on the internet.
A look at 10 of the best Real Madrid players to have donned the famous white shirt.
This Arsene Wenger profile looks back on his career, achievements and philosophies.
Soccer requires much less equipment than most sports, with correct footwear being the only absolute necessity. The idea is to keep your gear light in order to allow for the widest possible range of movement and comfort over the whole 90 minutes. Here is a quick guide to what you will need to wear from head to toe.
A look at the Arsenal formation employed by manager Arsene Wenger.
A profile of Arsenal F.C. with history and quick facts.
The best soccer teams in the world according to the official Fifa ranking.
Lionel Messi won the 2014 World Cup Golden Ball after guiding Argentina to the final, but did he deserve the accolade?
A soccer glossary including rules, positions and equipment.
The 4-5-1 formation - A guide to the soccer game plan
A playmaker operates in midfield or advanced midfield and dictates the tempo of a match with his passing and dribbling skills. Here's 10 of the best.
A look at 10 of the best young players currently playing in Europe.
A subjective look at 10 of the best football (soccer) players from Africa, along with their home country and the teams they play for.
The 10 Record Champions League Scorers.
The formation ensures good strength in numbers when defending, and makes it hard for opposition teams to counterattack.
The different ways the ball is put back into play after it has left the soccer field.
Five goalkeeper tips to help with ball distribution, communication, one on one situations and command of the area.
If a player is in an offside position when the ball is played to him or touched by a teammate, he may not become actively involved in the play.
Learn how to master the art of passing in soccer.
Diego Maradona Profile - The Career of Argentina Striker Diego Maradona
Best full backs - A look at 10 of the world's best full backs.
A look at the goals Lionel Messi has scored against Real Madrid.
A profile of Manchester United with history and quick facts.
An explanation of the soccer term holding midfielder.
A look at the history of El Clásico between Spain's great rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Pele Profile - The Career of Brazil Striker Pele, Regarded As The Best Soccer Player Ever
A club profile including Real Madrid history, with squad and quick facts.
A list of the 2014 World Cup top scorers, including summary of goals.
A description of each of the four officials' functions during the course of a soccer match, from the referee, to the linesman, and the fourth official.
Learn how to take a throw in soccer.
The About.com 2014 World Cup team of the tournament. The team lines up in a 4-3-3 formation, but who made the grade?
The Andres Escobar murder and how his fate was linked to drug baron Pablo Escobar.
Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal
Ronaldo, Miroslav Klose, Pele, the list of World Cup top scorers contains some of the best strikers the game has ever seen.
A guide on how to play fantasy football, including details on selecting a team, formation and points scoring.
It’s unhealthy to be sitting in front of a computer screen 24-7, so here is a list of the best soccer magazines available.
Ten of the best free kick takers in the world.
Properly executed, the offside trap allows defenders to win the ball back without having to make so much as a tackle.
A look at 10 of the best Arsenal players to have donned the famous red and white shirt.
Celery Throwing - A Guide to a Chelsea Tradition
Samuel Eto'o Profile - The Career of Chelsea Striker Samuel Eto'o
A look at the 10 highest paid soccer players in the world.
The Brazil 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.
A profile of Barcelona, the best soccer team in the world.
A box-to-box midfielder is a player capable of defending at one end but also playing a role in his team’s attacking moves at the other end of the field.
A Look At The Career of Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
An explanation of the soccer term stopper.
The Cristiano Ronaldo step over skill is one reason he is such a great player - learn how to do it with this step by step guide.
The first touch is arguably the most important skill in soccer. Without a good one, you won’t ever have the opportunities to use your other skills because a defender will have already closed in. Unfortunately, the first touch is also one of the most difficult skills to learn — it makes the difference between good players and great ones. While these tips won’t necessarily turn you into Cristiano Ronaldo, they will tell you what you should be looking to do every time the ball comes to you.
An explanation of the soccer term clean sheet.
A look at the Manchester United formation employed by manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
A look at five of the best young strikers in the world.
Luis Suarez - A Look At The Career of Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez.
The Argentina 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis and a possible starting-line up in Brazil.
Cristiano Ronaldo was signed by Manchester United as a teenager. These five videos showcase his devastating skills and deadly finishing.
Youll Never Walk Alone - A Guide to a Liverpool Tradition
Zinedine Zidane Profile - The Career of France Playmaker Zinedine Zidane
The Ghana 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.
German soccer is going from strength-to-strength and is the picture of health. The stadiums are full and the soccer is exciting. Here is a list of 10 of the best Bundesliga players.
Chelsea roster, with club profile, history and quick facts.
An explanation of the soccer term defender.
The Colombia 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.
A selection of the best Mario Balotelli stories.
A look at 10 of the top young players currently playing in Europe.
Lionel Messi Photos - A Look at the Career of Lionel Messi in Photos
An explanation of the soccer term center back.
Free kicks are a valuable route to goal. Learn how to curl a free kick with this step by step guide.
A look at 10 of the top young players currently playing in Europe. Page 2.
A step-by-step guide on how to take a soccer shot.
A look at the career of Chelsea Midfielder Frank Lampard.
Robin van Persie Profile - The Career of Manchester United Striker Robin van Persie
A review of five of the best known football hooligan films.
Andres Iniesta profile - A look at the career of Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta.
Cristiano Ronaldo Photos - A Look at the Career of Cristiano Ronaldo in Photos
An explanation of the soccer term back-pass rule.
There are soccer fans all around the world dreaming of experiencing a live English match and this article will tell you where to buy premier league tickets.
The 2014 World Cup schedule, with kick-off times listed as local.
Tips For Strikers in a One-On-One Soccer Situation.
An explanation of the soccer term central defender.
An explanation of the soccer term cap.
Mesut Ozil's move to Arsenal in September 2013 took many by surprise, bot least the player himself, who had declared a week earlier that he was staying at Real Madrid.
10 World Cup players to watch ahead of the 2014 tournament in Brazil. The list features a Brazilian, a Frenchman and a South Korean among others.
An explanation of the soccer term relegation.
An explanation of the soccer term FIFA World Cup.
The UEFA Champions League is widely considered to be the world’s premier club competition. It pits 32 of the most successful clubs in Europe, as determined by their standing in their domestic leagues the previous season, to crown the champions of the continent. Played on Tuesday and Wednesday nights scattered throughout the season, the Champions League runs from late September to late May with a hiatus in December and January.
A Soccer Parent's Guide to Developing a Child's Game.
An explanation of the soccer term center half.
In 2003, Marc-Vivien Foe tragically collapsed and died while playing for Cameroon against Colombia.
The FA Cup winners list going back to 1872 when the competition was formed.
The Chile 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis and a possible line-up for the tournament.
An article detailing five mistakes soccer parents can make.
Best Serie A Players - A look at 10 of the best Serie A Players.
Lionel Messi Photos - A Look at the Career of Lionel Messi in Photos
Free Kicks in Soccer. World Soccer.
Every Copa America Winner between 1910 and 2011.
A list of previous Africa Cup of Nations winners, from the first Cup in 1957 to the most recent in 2013 (the next Cup will be held in 2015.)
A look at five of the best young strikers in the world. Page 2.
Iker Casillas Profile - A Look At The Career of Real Madrid Goalkeeper Iker Casillas
Kaka Profile - A Look At The Career of Real Madrid Midfielder Kaka
With lightning pace and one of the deftest touches in the game, Thierry Henry has established himself as one of the deadliest strikers in the world.
A look at 10 of the top young players currently playing in Europe. Page 3.
Wayne Rooney Profile - A Look At The Career of Manchester United Striker Wayne Rooney
Your guide to understanding La Liga rules, including format, the points system and the league table.
Best Ronaldinho videos - A Look at five of the best Ronaldinho videos on you tube
An explanation of the soccer term assist.
A look at 10 of the top young players currently playing in Europe. Page 10.