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Tribesports Blog: Football (Soccer) Articles


Incredible Freestyle Football

So not everyone would be impressed by someone just doing keepy uppies. That's fair enough. How about football freestyling while hanging 20ft in the air from a lamp post, using only your own strength to hold you? Yeh, I thought that might get your attention.

Check out Iya Traore and his incredible football freestyling skills. I guarantee you won't have seen keepy uppies done like this before!


Iya Traore manages to successfully combine football freestyle with calisthenics. It m...

Posted by Neil B under Football (Soccer) on 25 May 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

The Average Distance Run in Different Sports

The debate about who runs the furthest distance in different sports is always one which gets tempers flaring in pub debates; the fact is each sport has different fitness requirements of which endurance running is just one part. While distance run is clearly an important consideration, it is not the be all and end all. Just because competitors in one sport run the furthest distance, does not necessarily mean that is the most physically demanding sport.

But for the sake of resolving arguments...

Posted by Neil B under Football (Soccer), Field Hockey, Tennis, Basketball, American Football on 16 April 2013 at 11:00 PM • Read more »

How to approach your recovery from a long term injury

Sustaining a long term injury is an incredibly frustrating, down heartening and negative experience. How you react to such a setback will have a direct impact on both your experience during recovery and the extent to which you recover long term. 

It's every sportspersons worst nightmare; A long term injury. You've been training hard, you're approaching your peak and then all of a sudden it's all taken away from you in an instant. No more training, no more competing, no more of the sport yo...

Posted by Neil B under Fitness & Training, Football (Soccer), Tennis, Running, Cycling on 30 March 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

Doping in Sport; A moral or legal issue

Doping in sport is a serious issue and is one that does not look like going away quickly. How to effectively tackle doping in sport and what the appropriate sanctions for doping offences should be are among some of the strongest debates in sport. Is it a legal or a moral issue? Here we explore the issue in more detail.

Lance Armstrong - Doper

Recently doping in sport has been thrust into the media and public spotlight more than ever. The Lance Armstrong doping scandal has opened the sportsmanship debate up worl...

Posted by Neil B under Cycling, Track Athletics, Running, Football (Soccer), Boxing on 24 March 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »

The Psychology of the Sports season

So you've made an awesome start to the season. Your performances have been above expectations and you’re further up the league than anyone was predicting before kick-off on the first day of the season. What now? Is there any psychology behind maintaining a good run of form?

Converting good result into titles

The psychology behind how to maintain form and performance levels throughout a whole season is a common conundrum experienced by most teams and managers. It is hard enough for the best teams to maintain form throughout...

Posted by Neil B under Football (Soccer), Field Hockey, Rugby Union, American Football, Cricket on 9 March 2013 at 12:00 AM • Read more »



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