Soccer Winger Guide

The winger is a deadly position. Wingers sprint down the sideline into open space, cross the ball, and beat other players 1 vs 1. They can score and play defense.

Good wingers are disciplined and push through physical pain.

A winger plays on the sides of the field (there is a left and right winger). They usually play near the sidelines but occasionally move to the middle of the pitch.

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Soccer Benefits – 8 Reasons to Play Soccer

I’ve played soccer regularly for 15 years. I keep playing because there’re many benefits.  I prefer playing soccer to any other activity. If you’re unsure whether soccer is worth playing, consider these 8 benefits: 8 Reasons to Play Soccer 1. Simple Soccer requires one ball and a space to play. The space doesn’t have to be large. Grass … Read moreSoccer Benefits – 8 Reasons to Play Soccer

7 Best Soccer Moves and Tricks to Beat a Defender

Best Soccer Moves and Tricks

Soccer moves help you beat defenders. A good move will put defenders off balance allowing you to dribble past them into open space.

Too many players use soccer moves and tricks to show off, rather than be effective on the field. Doing moves should help you beat defenders quickly – not waste time unnecessarily.

You don’t need to learn tons of moves and tricks to beat defenders. Most great players use a few great moves that they’ve mastered.

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Soccer Defender Guide

Defenders are the backbone of a team, possessing the grit needed to do whatever it takes to prevent the other team from scoring.

They usually hang back, protecting the goalie from breakaways and serving as options for midfielders in the defensive half.

Defenders have a hard, often unappreciated job. They need mental toughness, and determination to succeed.

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How to Cross a Soccer Ball

How to Cross a Soccer Ball

Crossing is a skill I see many players struggle with, yet I almost never see coaches teaching proper crossing technique.

Crossing is simple to learn and will help you set up goals. While wingers cross the ball most don’t believe the notion that “only wingers should learn crossing.” Every position (except center defenders) will cross during games if they make good runs so almost ever player should learn the skill.

This article will teach proper crossing technique and provides tips on becoming a great crosser.

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