Published May 31, 2010
Saturday’s Champions League final should be the only show in town but the build up to the game in Madrid is offering a host of distractions.
Examples of ‘the one club legend’ are increasingly rare in modern football. The commercial nature of the game leas to youth clubs selling their prized talent for increasingly large sums of money. It is therefore heartening to see that two of the most established players in the England set-up, John Terry and Steven Gerrard, share not only the white shirt of England but an enduring affiliation to their boyhood clubs of Chelsea and Liverpool.
Once the Champions League final is done and dusted tomorrow, that’s pretty much it for big time domestic football.
Whoever’s holding the big-eared trophy on Saturday night will be celebrated on Sunday, but once Monday comes it’s all about World Cup build up again.
Not least because that’s when the proper World Cup warm up games begin.
On Monday 24th May we’ve got the following games to look forward to:
Tickets are available for England v. Mexico at Wembley.
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In soccer practice games, scoring goals is one thing that adds to the excitement of the young players while playing. This is why it’s imperative that you include scores of opportunities for your players to practice scoring goals. In order to create such occasions for them, many options are available that can be performed. For example: small-sided games, full-field scrimmages, and shooting drills.
During small sided games and full field scrimmages, it’s your responsibility to keep altering the various ways to encourage extra goal scoring. Slot in those games that can be played without a… Continue reading
That’s what this adidas commercial for their new F50 boot featuring Leo Messi and David Villa seems to be suggesting. Or at least that Zidane is one of many football gods. Though I wouldn’t necessarily have him figured as the god of anything involving pace, would you? Anyway, on to the links…