Jlau Soccer

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Jlau Soccer

TheLanguage of Soccer

Soccer SlangsHe covers every blade of grass. - He's an energetic player.It's handbags at six paces! - There's a mild disagreement on the pitch [a reference to how women might flick their handbags at each other but not get into a serious argument).He keeps it tight at the back. - The player makes sure the defence is well organised.The keeper keeps a tight sheet. - The goalkeeper (goalie) doesn't let many goals in.He's lethal in the air! - He'a good at using his head to hit the ball.Lollipop! - Putting the ball through the goalie's legs.Man / woman on! - A warning that a player is about to be tackled.Keep it on the carpet! - Keep the ball on the pitch!'Who ate all the pies?' - This might be shouted to someone who looks overweight.The ref needs specs!/Use your eyes, ref! - The referee needs glasses!

Required Gear for Competitive Soccer:A BallOpen SpaceShin GuardsLong SocksGloves (Goalie Only)

Soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a team sport played between 2 teams of 11. The objective of the game is to score in the opposing team's goal. Scoring is when you kick the ball past the goalkeeper and into the net. In most instances, soccer is played on either grass or turf.

Important Terms:FIFA (International Federation of Association Football) – The international governing body of association football Attacking - The movement of the ball into the opponent's end in an attempt to score a goal. Interception - Gaining possession of the ball before it reaches the intended receiver of the other team.Header - shot or pass made by hitting the ball with the head.Pull - To remove a goalkeeper in a game and replace him with an additional offensive player to increase the chances of scoring.



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