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I used to have the same problem doing another sport, swimming. I used to have competitions and trainings in the morning all the time, and for sports, it is not unusual. The best routine to get yourself used to, as far as I'm concerned and what I lear
Championship Goal Difference The only period in which the goal difference tie-breaker was ditched in the Football League was between 1992 and 1999, when league positions were determined by goals scored if teams had the same points. During that period
First of all the % of goals scored from a corner is quite low, in 2012-2013 in the premiership it was just over 13%. Here is a good article on why Swindon (considered to be proficient at short corners) use the short corner. Some of the reasons why th
There are two things to consider here: 1. The two-legged tie format Knockout phase From the last 16 until the semi-finals, clubs play two matches against each other on a home-and-away basis with the same rules as the qualifying and play-off rounds ap
Usually what is call a friendly match is a game outside a tournament. Like in many other sports, this kind of game is usually used as a test for both team. Usually in this kind of game, although all the rule book is used, sometimes there are a relax
In summary, we have this picture. This picture shows the ball kicked from the right because the wind is heading towards the left. (Let's ignore for now the possibility of strong tailwinds
I always see in TV referees communicating with the players in international football matches(both club and national competitions). It seems to be universal: not only in European matches, but also in Asian matches and World Cup etc. However something
In answer to your first question, let's consider how it should be called. FIFA Laws of The Game, 2013-14, p. 44: The defending goalkeeper: must remain on his goal line, facing the kicker, between the goalposts until the ball has been kicked The playe
I was unable to find a definitive answer about the specific materials used for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, but here are some of the regulations I could find. According to the official "Regulations of the 2014 FIFA World Cup": 33 Stadiums, fields of play