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Christmas Soccer List

Post by eddy192837 » 23 Nov 2010, 03:17

What are you guys getting for christmas like soccer related? or what you want?

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Post by klc123 » 23 Nov 2010, 19:08

Hopefully getting a holiday to Barcelona to watch another game, haven't been in a while.

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Post by collin » 23 Nov 2010, 21:56

good thread. im looking for some ideas on what i can get for christmas socer related. i just got a new ball and cleats recently, what else more do i need?

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Post by Met » 23 Nov 2010, 23:10

collin wrote:good thread. im looking for some ideas on what i can get for christmas socer related. i just got a new ball and cleats recently, what else more do i need?
A field?

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Post by eddy192837 » 24 Nov 2010, 01:15

collin wrote:good thread. im looking for some ideas on what i can get for christmas socer related. i just got a new ball and cleats recently, what else more do i need?


what ball and what cleats?

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Post by collin » 24 Nov 2010, 01:23

pele sports 1970 cleats and the real jabulani ball

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Post by nick117 » 24 Nov 2010, 01:31

why would you get a jabulani it's quite possibly the worst ball in a long time.

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Post by collin » 24 Nov 2010, 03:50

i dont buy soccer balls because of what they do when you shoot it. I bought it because it has a really nice feel, good to dribble and pass with, light and not to sticky but not to smooth. great ball besides the shot, atleast my team loves it we use it all the time

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Post by nick117 » 24 Nov 2010, 04:07

I've played with it. There is nothing good about it. it's bad for anything in the air. including shots crosses and any long ball.

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Post by scottS4 » 24 Nov 2010, 04:21

have to agree with nick on this one.. i finally got to play with it a few weeks ago and it is just awful lol. i kept having my outswinging crosses going out for goal kicks.
i'd like to get a speed ladder, but i don't think i'd stay interested in it for very long, so it probably isn't worth it.
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Post by TommyGun » 24 Nov 2010, 04:32

Yeah, I have the Jabulani and a CL OMB from last year. My Jabulani might as well be a regular training ball because I never use it. Unless I got an outstanding deal(I mean like $30 or $40), I wouldn't get another one. I'm not trying to knock your purchase, but seriously look into alternatives unless you just absolutely love it.
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Post by panchester07 » 24 Nov 2010, 11:56

I'm getting a pair of cleats or two (if i get 2 the second pair is gonna be cheap), plenty pairs of socks, ....... Just what I need right now....

I've also played with a Jabulani, its not that its a bad ball, its that you really have to get used to it, I mean pro's have, around the world there are leagues that play with Jabulani's and they don't complain..... But it can be a bitch with the spins it takes, and stuff.
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Post by ratherton » 24 Nov 2010, 21:02

klc123 wrote:Hopefully getting a holiday to Barcelona to watch another game, haven't been in a while.
I thought you supported Luton? They're doing well this year, aren't they?
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Post by collin » 24 Nov 2010, 21:38

well sorry for likeing the jabulani ball guys, jesus christ... anyways for whoever said they wanted a speed ladder. i have one and its pretty good. i dont use it alot because i never saw improvements from it, probably because i only used it a couple times a week. But i think if your dedicated to useing the speed ladder every single day its definitely worth buying it.

Does anybody have a parachute? idk if i spelled that right, but does anyone know if it really works?

also i think im going to ask for a nice pair of turf shoes to train in for christmas

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Post by nick117 » 25 Nov 2010, 01:13

From what i understand a parachute isn't all that great. I found a few sites that had trained 2 sets of runners one with and one without. After 3 months or whatever the guys with the parachute dropped .56 off their time average and the ones without dropped .54 enough of a difference that it could have just been the athletes that made the difference.

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