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Becoming the player you want to be

Becoming the player you want to be

by Ivan Bobanovic

There’s a danger in assuming your passion and skill will take you where you want to go.  I’ve seen players...

A step in the right direction…

A step in the right direction…

by Philip MacDonald

The Ontario Soccer Association has taken a step in the right towards putting a greater emphasis on player development at...

Congratulations to the Canadian women’s soccer team

Congratulations to the Canadian women’s soccer team

by Philip MacDonald

Congratulations to the Canadian women’s soccer team who captured a bronze medal in the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The...

Sitting on the Bench

Sitting on the Bench

by Ivan Bobanovic

For many, sitting on the bench carries negative implications.  This is especially true for parents who guide their children through...

talkSPORT to bring free live audio EPL action

talkSPORT to bring free live audio EPL action

by Philip MacDonald

Commencing this coming English Premier League season, talkSPORT.com will be bringing the whole world live audio commentary from 380 English...

Green-light for goal-line technology

Green-light for goal-line technology

by Philip MacDonald

It’s about time goal-line technology will be implemented in professional soccer!  For years teams have been eliminated from major tournaments...

Referee: are you blind?!

Referee: are you blind?!

by Ivan Bobanovic

Quite honestly, I’m tired of all the BS relating to soccer.  The sport is constantly victim to match fixing, diving,...

Secrets to scoring like Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Secrets to scoring like Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

by Philip MacDonald

With most regular soccer seasons under way and Euro Cup 2012 about to take the soccer world by storm (June...

Nothing to prove?

Nothing to prove?

by Philip MacDonald

This idea that you “have nothing to prove” needs to be re-evaluated.  If this is how you think then you...

A Gentleman’s Game

A Gentleman’s Game

by Ivan Bobanovic

Cico Kranjčar is a gentleman’s football manager. After an injury to one of the players on the opposing team, the...

Don’t get so caught up in your position on the field

Don’t get so caught up in your position on the field

by Ivan Bobanovic

Positions on the field are overrated.  When a player is assigned to a central midfield role, for example, he/she will...

What is soccer for?

What is soccer for?

by Ivan Bobanovic

In many of our blogs on Goalden, we’ve talked about the lack of a system in North America to develop...