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Report: Mr. Becks

Three years after his retirement, 'brand Beckham' has not lost one iota of its strength and impact; indeed it has even grown when compared to his playing days. He retired in 2013 with revenues of $50 million a year, in 2014 his income reached $70 million, as published in Forbes magazine last March. Only one ex-athlete made more than him: Michael Jordan ($94 million). Beckham's magnetism attracts all brands, and he has multi-million

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Develop and understand the goalkeeper in youth football by providing specific training: The Goalkeeper School.

The need to adapt to the needs of modern football, where the goalkeeper takes a greater role in terms of their contribution, participation and involvement in the collective play of the team, has led us to concentrate on the importance of the teaching-learning process for the improvement of goalkeepers, in a specific and general way in terms of their training and involvement in competition, as well as for the improvement of football in general. Over 5 years ago we decided to establish the Dorsal13 Goalkeeping School, with the firm intention of providing the apprentice goalkeeper a specific training plan aligned with the specific requirements of this position: physical-conditional, technical and tactical, psychological and social. After meeting in the youth ranks of Real Sporting  Gijón and striking up a great friendship with Sergio Sanchez, we both agreed on the need to create a workspace in Asturias where the only focus was the goalkeeper, and where he could provide a specific training programmed in accordance with the importance of this position.

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Why, when and how to perform 'The Dribble'.

Following we will outline a number of concepts that are considered of great value and importance in the time of performing the DRIBBLE. We will focus on what its objectives are, the qualities that a good dribbler must have, what are its advantages and possible disadvantages and how, when and why we should perform this action. DEFINITION: Technical action which consists in overwhelming, overcoming or unbalancing an opponent and leaving them at a disadvantage. In order to be able to progress while maintaining control of the ball and then find the most convenient subsequent technical action depending on the demands of play.  

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The Magic of Carli Lloyd

The star of the big finals. She scored in the finals of the Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012, and also scored a hat-trick in the World Cup final in Canada. But she wants more.

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Individual technique: Running with the ball. Concepts , types and exercises.

In our next article on the subject of TECHNIQUE,  we provide a different view from a methodological standpoint, regarding the work of individual technique in football, as we had already begun in the past In the following article, we will address the methodology of training of technique through undertaking analytical exercises; exercises which are isolated and performed in most cases without real opposition

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Training sessions with tactical integration for children aged 8-9 years of age

In this article we will develop the methodology of tactical integration with examples of training sessions for children in the 8-9 year age group, for the improvement of two important tactical objectives: Maintaining possession of the ball and completion.

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Abby Wambach - Forward: A Memoir.

Retired American soccer star Abby Wambach has penned a very readable memoir that simultaneously manages to be both frank in revealing her personal struggles and triumphs. By Peter Nolan

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Amid Controversy O'Reilly and USWNT Shine

On a night when the game was more or less beside the point, Rapinoe knelt, Hope stayed away, Heather O'Reilly said goodbye. By Peter Nolan

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Landon Donovan is Back!

His beloved Los Angeles Galaxy sent up a distress signal and after a bit of thought and a serious sit down with coach Bruce Arena, Landon Donovan answered that call; By Peter Nolan

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NWSL Playoffs are Set

It went down to the wire but the NWSL playoff picture finally emerged over the last weekend of the 2016 season with the Western New York Flash defeating the Boston Breakers 4-0 on the road Saturday evening. By Peter Nolan

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MLS - Big 5

A week ago, just after making his return to MLS with a brief and uneventful shift Landon Donovan said this: "I need to get myself ready to compete in a real way. Bruce and the coaching staff need to know that when they put me in, it can mean something." By Peter Nolan

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U.S. WNT Top Neterlands as Anthem Controversey Continues

As the U.S. Women's National Team continued its Olympic Recovery Tour with a 3-1 win over an up and coming Netherlands side, Megan Rapinoe continued with her protest. By Peer Nolan