Let's Learn about Soccer


Let's Learn about Soccer



Time to learn everything you need to know you about football. 

The rules, the equipment, the terminology. 

For example, what is a caution, corner kick, direct free kick, a foul, indirect free kick, goal kick, obstruction,  a penalty, ? 

When is someone  offside, when is it handball, when do you get a yellow card when a red one?

Test your knowledge and skill at the following questions

1) A Match?

a) A match is something you use to light a cigarette.

b) A match is when two teams score the same number of goals.

c) A match is another word for the game.

2) A Kick Off?

a) A Kick Off is when the referee sends someone off the pitch.

b) A Kick Off is when the game begins.

c) A Kick Off is when someone is kicked.

3) An Away or Home Game?

a) An away game is when one team runs away from another and a home game is when one team is sent home.

b) An away game is when one team has to play away from their home ground and a home game is when they play on their home ground.

4) An Attacker or Defender?

a) An attacker is a person who runs forward to kick or hit another player and the defender is the one who is hit.

b) An attacker is a person who runs forward to score a goal and the defender is someone who tries to stop them.

c) An attacker is a person who runs forward to push another player out of the way and the defender tries to push the other player back.

5) Draw or Equalizer?

a) A draw is when the referee takes out a yellow or red card to punish a player from one team and an equalizer is when the referee does the same to a player from the other team.

b) A draw is when the score is the same at the end of the game and an equalizer is when a player scores a goal and the score becomes equal.

6) A Free Kick or a Foul?

a) A foul is when a player is punished by the referee for hurting another player and the referee allows the other player to hurt them back.

b) A foul is when a team is punished by the referee for an illegal action and the other team is allowed a free kick.

If you like the idea of learning more about your favourite sport then sign on for this course and get your free 'Mankind United' football shirt on registration.

The course is designed for 14-16 year olds and lasts for 9 weeks and costs €12.50 per person per week with a minimum of four participants. 

Book your place now on our registration page.