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Shooting rebounds off of corners

The intention of a corner kick is to score off of a header or rebound.  However, often times though the ball is cleared out to the top of the 18-yard box.  The offensive player standing there is now able to have a direct shot on net.  These shots should almost always result in a goal.  Take advantage of these opportunities and make the best of them.

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Soccer Positions & Field Tactics

How to defend a Corner-Kick

Corner by Espindola
Corner-kicks are one of those dimensions of a soccer game that seem to be over-looked and under-appreciated for whatever reason.  Simply put, they are one of the most effective ways to create a goal scoring opportunity.  Many teams, at various levels of the game, take time to setup a plan as to where players should run and where the ball should be placed.  There are numerous tactics and different approaches to setup a play to score a goal.  But what about defending a corner-kick?

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Soccer Positions & Field Tactics

4 Ways Communicating Can Make You & Your Team More Effective

The importance of talking on the field is immeasurable. Communication, like in any area of life, helps make any type of relationship work.  Whether that is a romantic relationship between a man and woman, a professional relationship between a boss and his employee, or an on-field relationship between teammates, communication can resolve almost anything.