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Soccer / Football Opinion

Wayne Rooney is a joke

After hearing Sir Alex Ferguson earlier this week confirm the situation with Wayne Rooney I could only think one thing: unbelievable!  Other high profile players at Manchester United have left due to fall-outs with Sir Alex Ferguson, however, this situation is quite different.

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Soccer Player Skill Development

How to instantly become a better dribbler

Before you can learn the fancy tricks, stepovers, spins and turns, there is one thing that all good and skilled soccer players have in common: the ball is attached to their foot.  Obviously I do not mean this literally, but to a certain extent, I do.

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Soccer Player Skill Development

Never been taught? Here’s How to use your chest

In soccer, the ball can come at you any way.  It can come to you on the ground, bouncing, to your chest, to your head, and etc.  Deciding how you will receive the ball can be the difference between a goal and a miss.  Being able to receive the ball on any part of ones body will automatically make the difference between a good player and a great player.

Many balls come to a player at their chest.  It might be from a cross, goalie kick or simply a miss hit pass.  Understanding how to stop it on your chest is more important than most players can ever realize.