Questions and Answers:Many people consider the Big 5 or Sports Authority the only solution to buying soccer equipment and gear. Waiting for the newspaper or local TV station to report MLS scores seems to take forever, if reported at all. From purchasing equipment and tickets to finding up-to-date scores and game information, the Internet provides more options for soccer fans than ever before. How does the online soccer market work versus the conventional sporting goods store, ticket broker or newspaper? InfoFAQ has compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions when searching online for you soccer needs.
Frequently Asked Questions About Soccer Online
...What I did with my son since he was starting off is go to Craigslist and look for used balls. As you probably know balls are not cheap and trust me they can get lost very easily. So I was able to purchase 6 size 3 balls for 20 bucks on craigslist. I know what a deal! ...
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WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO FIND AUTHENTIC PROFESSIONAL SOCCER JERSEYS ON THE INTERNET?
There are numerous websites that sell authentic professional soccer jerseys for teams all around the world. One great website is World Soccer Shop. They sell jerseys for nearly every country of the world that has a soccer team, and you can even pick between home or away jerseys.
I WOULD REALLY LOVE TO JOIN A SOCCER LEAGUE/CLUB. IS THERE A WEBSITE THAT OFFERS THIS?
Yes, Meetup is a great website to join just about any activity that you can imagine. There are also many local sports clubs that offer soccer at varying levels of competitiveness.
WHERE CAN I BUY USED SOCCER EQUIPMENT ON THE INTERNET?
As with used gear for any other sport, eBay is a great place to search for all your soccer needs. Also check out Amazon They sell used gear and also new gear that is usually cheaper than store prices.
I LIKE TO PRACTICE SHOOTING ON MY OWN, BUT I DON'T HAVE ROOM IN MY YARD FOR A SOCCER GOAL. IS THERE AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE FULL-SIZE GOALS?
Yes. A great alternative are PUGG Portable Soccer Goals. They are small, collapsible, light, and great for home use or pick-up games. These can be purchased at Pugg, eBay, or Amazon.
THE SOCCER BALL THAT I OWN SEEMS TO LARGE FOR MY CHILDREN. IS THERE A WEBSITE THAT SELLS CHILD-APPROPRIATE SOCCER BALLS?
There sure is. Cheap balls can be bought at Epic Sports in sizes 3, 4, and 5, depending on the age of your child.
Consumer Safety and Information
Movable Soccer Goals - www.cpsc.gov
Guidelines for Movable Soccer Goal Safety.
Goal Safety - www.consumer.vic.gov.au
Provides information on moveable soccer goals that do not meet safety requirements.
Safety Tips - www.ok.gov
Oklahoma Soccer Association.
Soccer Goal Safety - www.docep.wa.gov.au
Provides steps you can follow to safely anchor soccer goals.
Labels - www.dol.gov
Consumer Labeling Programs in the Soccer Ball Industry.
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