Who invented soccer in England?

Answer No one individual is credited as soccer's original inventor, as forms of the game date back for centuries. Modern soccer's birth is credited to the Football Association (FA), which formed in 1863 a... Read More »

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When was the soccer goal invented?

Civil engineer John Brodie invented and patented his "net pocket" after a dispute over a goal nearly turned violent near Liverpool, England. It was first used in competition in 1890, and some form ... Read More »

When were soccer cleats invented?

The origin of soccer cleats date back to the 1930s. Adolf (Adi) Dassler, a German shoe factory worker, and his brothers started making spiked shoes for olympic track and field events. In 1948, Adi ... Read More »

Who invented soccer uniforms?

Soccer uniforms were introduced to the game around 1870. In the 1871-72 season it became mandatory for soccer clubs to wear matching uniforms to compete in the prestigious national cup competition,... Read More »

Who invented soccer for kids?

U.S. Youth Soccer was started in 1974. It is the largest youth sports organization in America. When it started, about 100,000 kids in the U.S. played soccer. By 2009, that figure had gone up to 3.2... Read More »