The Death of a Referee: Make it an Hour of Silence
Posted by Mike Woitalla on May. 10, 7:01 p.m.
"The yells and insults from the sideline from the parents make kids more violent." -- Utah referee Pedro Lopez, the brother-in-law of 46-year-old referee Ricardo Portillo, who died last week after being punched by a 17-year-old goalkeeper.
Play through the lines: Risky at first but successful in the long term
Posted by Stan Baker on May. 10, 3:16 p.m.
When establishing a style of play based on possession, passing and control of the ball, it is paramount for a team to develop the ability to play through the lines. So what does this entail? When a team plays through the lines it plays from one line to the next (backline to midfield line to forward line) rather than bypassing ...