Soccer

the Worlds most popular Sport, the Game is played on a rectangular field with a Goal at each end,the object of the game is to score a goal by getting the ball into the opposing goal. Soccer is a team game played by teams of 11 players each, soccer is played in over 200 countries by 250 million players, Professional and Recreational. The game is played by Men, Women, and Children, on a rectangular playing field of a standard size for all. The game is officiated by the Referee,who has full authority to enforce the laws of the game, they usually have two assistants. There are 17 laws in the official laws of the game, each containing guide lines, the laws are designed to all levels of Soccer, there may certain modifications, for Women, Juniors, and Seniors, and persons with Physical Disabilities are permitted. Soccer is an excellent sport for Physical fitness and exercise and teamwork.

Soccer Clothing
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Soccer Jerseys (sweaters)are worn by all team players ,usually short sleeves with a small team logo in the front,often a players name and number will be on the back.The goal keeper wears a different color jersey so he can be identified from the other players,as different rules apply to the goal keeper,he is the only player allowed to touch the ball with his hands when it is in play in his area

Soccer Shorts are usually the same color for all team players can match the jersey,the goalkeeper will have shorts matching his jersey>

Soccer Socks must be worm by all team players they are usually the same color as the uniform worn. Soccer Shoes
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(cleats) are worm by all team players, the shoes are of various colors a team choice, shoes for play on grass will have metal or plastic cleats for better traction, shoes for play indoors and on artificial turf will have a smooth sole.



Soccer Equipment

Shin Pads are worn by all players to protect the legs from injury,accidental kicks and hits from the ball.

Athletic Support and a protective cup is highly recommended for all male players.

Headgear is not a required piece of basic equipment, however players may chose to wear it to protect themselves from head injury.

  • Soccer Gloves are worn by the goal keeper to

    protect the hands from the shock of stopping the ball with their hands.



  • Soccer Balls
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    The Regulation Soccer Ball is spherical with a circumference of 27-28 inches, and has an internal pressure of 8.5 to 15.6 psi, it is classed as a number 5 ball, in the past soccer balls were made of leather panels sewn together ,with a rubber bladder for inflation, modern balls at all levels of the game are synthetic are available in a variety of patterns and colors. Size 4 Soccer Ball is 25-26 inches in circumference and weighs 12-13 ounces, used for youths ages e 8-12 years, made smaller for easier handling , also sold in a variety of patterns and colors.
  • Size 3 Soccer Balls are used for Children ages 3-7 years,23-24 inches in circumference weighs 1-12 ounces, is available in a variety of patterns and colors.

  • The Futsal Bal l the term Futsal refers to indoor foot ball, the ball used is slightly smaller than a #4 soccer ball but has less bounce, and is heavier than a #4 soccer ball. Indoor soccer demands the same skills as the outdoor game,it is played on a smaller basketball sized court.

  • Soccer Training Aids
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  • The rebound kicking net is used to practise in kicking the ball at the goal net, the ball will bounce back from the net and the kicker also get to practise stopping the ball and kicking it again.

  • Speed Rings used to train players in swerving when running and carrying the ball.
  • Hurdles
  • training aids to improve agility in practice, the

    hurdles are placed in various patterns so the players have to jump over them when running to improve their balance and agility.

    Soccer Books &DVDS
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  • Soccer IQ

    By Dan Blank available as a paperback or a Kindle, named top 5 by the NSCAA Soccer Journal ,soccer IQ is the first book for soccer Players. In a world saturated with books on how to coach soccer Dan Blank gives Players a book on how to think on it.

  • How to Coach Your Child By Smith Owen, is a coaching guide to assist parents in understanding the basics of Soccer, techniques and relevant skills a young player should learn to improve on his game. This resource will focus on young ages below the age of 15.This book will equip the youth Coaches with the skills and ideas promoting young talents and shape them appropriately in the game .

    Soccer for Dummies

    By Tom Dunmore Scott Murray. This book helps you to learn Soccer rules and Regulations, grasp basic moves and plays; it helps to improve all skills of the game.Soccer for Dummies is the ultimate Guide to the most popular sport on the planet. Available as a Paper back, Kindle and DVD .

    The Soccer Book

    By DK Publishing , illustrates every aspect of the sport, how the game is played , the rules, field of play, players, officials, clothing, and equipment. Every aspect of the game is explained In detail,Players will learn core skills, presented in step by step detail.

    Exclusive Items
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    Long Sleeve Soccer Shirt & 20.79

    Soccer Sticker & 9.79

    Soccer Watch & 14.99