Who invented soccer shin guards?

Answer Shin guards were first used by a soccer team called Nottingham Forest in Nottingham in the U.K. (they call the game football). Formed in 1865, the team played at a time when kicking shins was legal... Read More »

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How to Put on Soccer Shin Guards?

Shin guards are one of the essential things you will need to play soccer. They protect your shins from being kicked and bruised from other players. Shin guards are also required to play in any offi... Read More »

What are soccer shin guards made of?

The interior of soccer shin guards are made of foam padding for impact protection.They are then covered with fabric and backing for to manage moisture and a lining to keep legs dry and comfortable.... Read More »

Who created soccer shin guards?

Samuel Widdowson invented the shin guard in 1874, according to ACC Soccer Smart. Widdowson was a center forward for Nottingham Forest in England from 1866 to 1885. Wearing shin guards is now an int... Read More »

How to Buy Youth Soccer Shin Guards?

If you need some shin guards for your first game of soccer, read this.