College Soccer Days

College Soccer Days

When I was a senior in high school, I had an idea that I wanted to play soccer in college. Well . . . a small school in Iowa (Marycrest College) awarded me a full academic scholarship, so I accepted and played there for an injury-filled year I will never forget....

kicking power

Soccer players are always after ways to improve the way the play.  From foot skills, improved field vision and tactical awareness, a number of tools are necessary to do just that.  But what about increasing kicking distance? An interesting review article was recently...

barcelona coach to step down

After an absolutely amazing run (this past week not withstanding), Barcelona’s coach, Pep Guardiola is stepping down at the end of the year.  He will be replaced by long time assistant, Tito Vilanova.  “Despite developing one of the greatest teams world...