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 strikers - A look at 10 of the world's best strikers.
Best Goalkeepers - A Look at 10 of the World's Best Goalkeepers
Best midfielders - A look at 10 of the world's best midfielders.
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.
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 description of the various positions on a soccer field.
Ten of the greatest soccer players of all time.
The rules of soccer come in the form of 17 laws from world governing body FIFA.
A comparison of the two best players in the world: Messi vs Ronaldo.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 3.
Lionel Messi Profile - A Look At The Career of Barcelona playmaker Lionel Messi
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.
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.
Eden Hazard Profile - A Look At The Career of Chelsea winger Eden Hazard
A list of the world's highest paid soccer players, according to Forbes.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 4.
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Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 2.
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 different ways the ball is put back into play after it has left the soccer field.
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 7.
A look at what European teams have to do to get through Champions League qualifying.
A list of Ballon d’Or winners since the inaugural award in 1956.
A look at the career of Portuguese-born midfielder for the Real Madrid club, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro.
The 4-2-3-1 formation - A guide to the soccer game plan
The Attacking 4-3-3 Formation - A Guide to the Offensive Soccer Game Plan
An explanation of why referees award direct free kicks, indirect free kicks, and penalty kicks and what constitutes a foul in soccer.
The 4-4-2 formation - A guide to the common soccer game plan
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers. Page 10.
A look at 10 of the best Barcelona players to have donned the famous blaugrana shirt.
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.
A look at the best football managers in the world and their achievements.
Romelu Lukaku Profile - A Look At The Career of Chelsea Striker Romelu Lukaku
A look at the Manchester United formation employed by manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
A look at the career of manager Jose Mourinho.
Pele Profile - The Career of Brazil Striker Pele, Regarded As The Best Soccer Player Ever
A review of the 1994 FIFA World Cup which Brazil won against Italy on penalties in the US.
Best Lionel Messi Videos - A Look at Five of the Best Lionel Messi Videos On Youtube
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.
Best defensive midfielders - A look at 10 of the world's best defensive midfielders.
A look at the Real Madrid formation employed by coach Carlo Ancelotti.
Five of the most common soccer formations and how they are implemented.
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 Premier League Players.
The ten most expensive soccer players in 2014 feature two huge signings from Spanish clubs and a host of transfers to the English Premier League.
The best soccer teams in the world according to the official Fifa ranking.
A look at 10 of the best Arsenal players to have donned the famous red and white shirt.
Diego Maradona Profile - The Career of Argentina Striker Diego Maradona
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.
The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations schedule, including fixtures, results and tables.
A soccer glossary including rules, positions and equipment.
The 10 Record Champions League Scorers.
Learn how to master the art of passing in soccer.
A Look At The Career of Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
A look at 10 of the best Real Madrid players to have donned the famous white shirt.
Luis Suarez - A Look At The Career of Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez.
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.
Ten of the best free kick takers in the world.
Best full backs - A look at 10 of the world's best full backs.
The 4-5-1 formation - A guide to the soccer game plan
Louis van Gaal profile - a look at the career of the Holland coach.
Lionel Messi won the 2014 World Cup Golden Ball after guiding Argentina to the final, but did he deserve the accolade?
The Number of Players in a Soccer Match
From skysports.com to Sports Illustrated, a look at 10 of the best soccer websites on the internet.
Your guide to understanding La Liga rules, including format, the points system and the league table.
Five goalkeeper tips to help with ball distribution, communication, one on one situations and command of the area.
A profile of Northern Ireland's greatest ever player - George Best.
A profile of Manchester United with history and quick facts.
A profile of Arsenal F.C. with history and quick facts.
A look at the history of El Clásico between Spain's great rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona.
A look at the Arsenal formation employed by manager Arsene Wenger.
A look at 10 of the best young players currently playing in Europe.
Properly executed, the offside trap allows defenders to win the ball back without having to make so much as a tackle.
A look at the goals Lionel Messi has scored against Real Madrid.
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 game of futsal has existed for centuries and this article explains all about the history, rules and equipment needed to play the sport.
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?
Learn how to take a throw in soccer.
The formation ensures good strength in numbers when defending, and makes it hard for opposition teams to counterattack.
Andres Iniesta profile - A look at the career of Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta.
An explanation of the soccer term holding midfielder.
This Arsene Wenger profile looks back on his career, achievements and philosophies.
A club profile including Real Madrid history, with squad and quick facts.
Diego Maradona's 'Hand of God' goal
The Andres Escobar murder and how his fate was linked to drug baron Pablo Escobar.
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.
Xavi Profile - A Look At The Career of Barcelona Midfielder Xavi
A look at the 10 highest paid soccer players in the world.
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.
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.
A profile of Barcelona, the best soccer team in the world.
A quick guide to the Premier League, how it works, and what to watch for in the league table.
A selection of the best Mario Balotelli stories.
Zinedine Zidane Profile - The Career of France Playmaker Zinedine Zidane
An explanation of the soccer term stopper.
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.
Brian Clough was a manager who always said exactly what was on his mind. Here is a selection of some of the best Clough quotes
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.
Free kicks are a valuable route to goal. Learn how to curl a free kick with this step by step guide.
Fernando Torres Profile - A Look At The Career of Chelsea Striker Fernando Torres
An explanation of the soccer term back-pass rule.
Robin van Persie Profile - The Career of Manchester United Striker Robin van Persie
A look at five of the best young strikers in the world.
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.
Samuel Eto'o Profile - The Career of Chelsea Striker Samuel Eto'o
Best wingers - A look at 10 of the world's best wingers.
Cristiano Ronaldo was signed by Manchester United as a teenager. These five videos showcase his devastating skills and deadly finishing.
Ronaldo, Miroslav Klose, Pele, the list of World Cup top scorers contains some of the best strikers the game has ever seen.
Gianluigi Buffon Profile - A Look At The Career of Juventus Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon
An explanation of the soccer term assist.
A guide to good technique in defensive football heading.
Free Kicks in Soccer. World Soccer.
An explanation of the soccer term center back.
An explanation of the soccer term clean sheet.
David Villa Profile - A Look At The Career of Atletico Madrid Striker David Villa
The FA Cup winners list going back to 1872 when the competition was formed.
Chelsea roster, with club profile, history and quick facts.
An explanation of the soccer term dribble.
A step-by-step guide on how to take a soccer shot.
Your guide to understanding Serie A rules, including format, the points system and the league table.
An article detailing five mistakes soccer parents can make.
A look at the career of Chelsea Midfielder Frank Lampard.
Lionel Messi Photos - A Look at the Career of Lionel Messi in Photos
Iker Casillas Profile - A Look At The Career of Real Madrid Goalkeeper Iker Casillas
Lionel Messi Photos - A Look at the Career of Lionel Messi in Photos
A club profile including Inter Milan squad, with history and quick facts.
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.
An explanation of the soccer term yellow card.
This Sir Alex Ferguson profile includes teams managed, trophies won and the story of his career
The Soccer Ball. World Soccer.
Cristiano Ronaldo Photos - A Look at the Career of Cristiano Ronaldo in Photos
An explanation of the soccer term defender.
The Brazil 2014 World Cup squad also featuring analysis, schedule and a player to watch for the tournament.
An explanation of the soccer term penalty arc.
A look at five of the best young strikers in the world. Page 4.
An explanation of the soccer term cap.
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 into the debate about the need for video replays in soccer, giving arguments for and against the introduction of technology.
A look at the career of Tottenham Hotspur Winger Gareth Bale.
An explanation of the soccer term Derby.
Best Ronaldinho videos - A Look at five of the best Ronaldinho videos on you tube
Youll Never Walk Alone - A Guide to a Liverpool Tradition
A look at 10 of the top young players currently playing in Europe.
An explanation of the soccer term midfielder.
Kaka Profile - A Look At The Career of Real Madrid Midfielder Kaka