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World Cup 2014: Penalty shootouts decided by psychology
In the penalty shootout in soccer, all the player has to do to score is kick the ball into one of the four corners of a 24-foot by 8-foot target from 36 feet away. For someone who earns a living playing "the beautiful game," it sounds easy. Costa Rica ...
FIFA suspends Nigerian soccer federation
Nigeria was suspended from international football on Wednesday because of government interference, FIFA said in a statement. World soccer's ruling body sent a letter to the Nigeria Football Federation (FFF) last week expressing its concern after the ...
South Coast soccer players face shortage of field space
While many youth soccer teams in Metro Vancouver struggle to find fields, one club on the North Shore has built themselves a dry, warm place to practice, according to the CBC's Jennifer Chen. Soccer players need space to develop, play and practice.
Sports briefs: hockey, soccer, tennis
Chatham Daily News
The OHL goal-scoring leader from Thamesville has a video on the Vancouver Canucks website (canucks.nhl.com) in which he interviews fellow prospects Bo Horvat and Miles Liberati. They're attending the Canucks' prospects development camp this week.
Soccer's Secret Rivalry: Netherlands-Argentina
Wall Street Journal
This rivalry begins with the identities that both countries have forged as the second sisters of soccer in their respective continents, obsessed with outdoing—or at the very least, outclassing—their much larger and more successful neighbors. The ...
European guest coaches provide soccer insight
Windsor Star (blog)
Dutch coach Rene vanBaren gets a real kick out of Canadian soccer coaches and their fondness for using orange cones in practice drills. VanBaren is with the Dutch Soccer Federation and for the past eight years he's brought guest coaches over from ...
Argentina's Soccer Win Helps Country Forget Woes--for Now
Wall Street Journal
"We demand more from our soccer players than we do from our politicians," said Claudia Varas, a 41-year-old clerk who works in a perfume shop that closed so employees could watch the game. She echoed others who said that the team's success helped ...
Soccer player wants helmets to become mandatory
A Sudbury man says soccer players should wear more protective gear. Gabriel Rodrigues, 21, was put out of the game for two months after he suffered a concussion last year. "I was about to puke, I was about to fall down. And I couldn't even stand up ...