Ugly Truth

How Not to Shoot a PK

How Not to Shoot a PK

When I was 12, I remember an older player that was helping our team telling us the coolest thing you could ever do before a PK was to walk up to the goalie, shake his hand, and tell him "Good luck, but there is no way in hell you are going to stop this." The one...

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125,000 World Cup Tickets Sold Thus Far in U.S.

125,000 World Cup Tickets Sold Thus Far in U.S.

According to this interesting article about the ever-increasing popularity of soccer in the United States, 125,000 tickets have been sold to the World Cup within the States. Do you have your tickets yet? While I will not be attending theWorld Cup, I will be watching...

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Togo Soccer Team Leaves Angola

Togo Soccer Team Leaves Angola

An assistant coach and two employees of the Togo national team were murdered while in Angola for The African Cup of NationsĀ  tournament. An ugly situation, and well deserving of The Ugly Truth. Here is an article that explains the entire situations with the Togo...

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Rocky Baptiste- Miss of the Century?

Rocky Baptiste- Miss of the Century?

Billed as the miss of the century, and while it is pretty bad, it didn't affect the outcome. In my opinion, in order to be billed as the miss of the century, there has to be something on the line... Here is an example of the type of miss I am talking about, and one...

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Even More Brutal in Slow-Mo

Even More Brutal in Slow-Mo

Don't mess with University of New Mexico defender Elizabeth Lambert. University of New Mexico junior defender Elizabeth Lambert has been suspended indefinitely from the women's soccer team after her rough play during a match against BYU in the semifinals of the...

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Absurd Behavior on the Soccer Field

Absurd Behavior on the Soccer Field

A few weeks back, I witnesses some atrocious behavior from the sidelines of a Boys U-14 game. One father in particular was being a real asshole, and got relegated to his car by the center referee. As if this weren't enough of an embarrassment to his team and family,...

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US-Costa Rica Highlights

US-Costa Rica Highlights

Great game with an even better ending. The blame for the US tying this game and potentially keeping Costa Rica from the Word Cup can be blamed on the coach of Costa Rica. No way there are 5 minutes of injury time without his outburst.

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Soccer Drills & Practices “To-Go”

online-soccer-drills

Run your entire season from your phone or tablet. No printing, no planning! READ MORE