Big soccer tournaments like the Copa America and Euro 2016 start off as a round-robin and then become single-elimination. What the heck is going on?
As Euro 2016 — the European soccer championship tournament — gets underway, it seems like a good time to take a look back at the history of the world’s biggest continental tournament.
It’s the biggest men’s soccer tournament in hit American shores in more than 20 years and will feature many of the world’s best players. Here’s what you need to know…
If the ball goes straight out of bounds on a throw-in, kids will often get a second chance to make the throw. But if a corner kick does the same, there’s no second try. Here’s why…
There are so many leagues, teams and players all over the world that it can be tough to know who to follow. Here are the ones any new soccer fan must know.
Knowing these 10 simple soccer terms — and using them correctly — can help keep you from sounding like a rookie soccer fan.
In the big three American sports, once the season starts, there are very few interruptions. That’s not how it is at all in world soccer.
Even though half of a soccer game is only supposed to last 45 minutes, it’s often a few minutes longer because of the addition of stoppage time. Here’s why…
There’s just been a foul outside the goalie box, and now the coaches and players are screaming about building a wall. What does this mean and why is it important?
The handball rule is not quite as simple as you might imagine, but it is very important to understanding the game. Learn more about the rule here.