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The Gilbert girls delighted to be back on the football pitch in 2021

Last Wednesday, Gilbert’s head women’s soccer coach, Danny Jones, decided to organize some scrums for his players. Jones didn’t expect much. It was only days into the first week of practice and Gilbert hadn’t had an official college game in nearly two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But that didn’t matter. It was all […]

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FSJ Football Club Won’t Hold Its Breath To Fix Football Pitch |

Snider indicated that the membership is quite similar between hockey and soccer and that it is more cost effective to maintain soccer fields than ice rinks. In his letter, he said that the ice surfaces at the Pomeroy sports center would never be allowed to be in such a state of disrepair. As for soccer […]

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Preparation review: Soddy-Daisy Trojans get off to a scorching start on the football pitch

With a balanced roster making success possible anywhere on the pitch, the Soddy-Daisy men’s soccer team is off to a good start this spring. The hosts kicked off their 14-team Trojan Invitational on a sunny Friday with a 4-0 shutout from Temple Christian. Senior stars Jose Enriquez and Chandler Hartman continued their stellar game to […]

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Smart soccer ball keeps Feildians in touch with play as return to play is on the cards

Around 300 smart soccer balls were handed out to Feildian players on Saturday. The team hopes to keep players in touch with the game and with each other. (Heather Gillis / CBC) With team sports and group activities on hold again due to the latest COVID-19 outbreak, the Feildians Athletic Association of St. John’s has […]

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Football player ratings 0-10 explained: Performances by Erling Häland, Ali Dia, Geoff Hurst and more

It really shouldn’t spark the debate, drama, and outrage it usually does. But anyone who regularly rates the performance of football players on a scale of 1 to 10 knows what a thankless task it can be. When fans, club staff and even players reflect on a game after the fact, it is this small […]

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Northwest Christian’s Kohner grows up on a football field with cerebral palsy

When he arrives on the football pitch and runs free, sprinting past defenders, finding the back of the net for a goal, it’s another victory over cerebral palsy for Gavin Kohner. Phoenix Northwest senior forward/midfielder Christian, 18, who had cerebral palsy at age one and lived with braces until age 12, learned to adapt at […]

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Houston-area athlete Evangeline Broughton kicked out of football game against boys

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A Houston-area soccer club is rethinking its rules after a little girl learned she couldn’t play with the boys. Everyone seems to agree that Evangeline Broughton is good enough to play with the boys in her youth soccer league. But this weekend, she was prevented from doing just that. “She’s probably […]