Soccer 101

Some online resources for those new to soccer and refresher for others.

We will be added to this list as needed.

A collection of soccer terms

A guide to soccer positions

Soccer Positional Names/Numbers

Yellow and Red Cards

Common Formations

A video overview of the “Laws of the Game”

Wiki entries on the “Laws of the Game”

Law 1: The Field of Play
Law 2: The Ball
Law 3: The Number of Players
Law 4: The Players’ Equipment
Law 5: The Referee
Law 6: The Other Match Officials
Law 7: The Duration of the Match
Law 8: The start and restart of play
Law 9: Ball in and out of play
Law 10: The Method of Scoring
Law 11: Offside
Law 12: Fouls and Misconduct
Law 13: Free kicks (direct and indirect)

Law 14: The Penalty Kick
Law 15: The Throw-in
Law 16: The Goal Kick
Law 17: The Corner Kick