Lodinews.com

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Kickin' it Euro style

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, July 11, 2008 10:00 pm

Europe is home to some of the best soccer clubs, coaches and players in the world.

From Italy, reigning champion of the World Cup, to Spain, recent winner of the Euro Cup, to England, perennial powerhouse and credited for the creation of the sport.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

You must login to view the full content on this page.

Thank you for reading 20 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 20 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription at this time and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 209-369-2761. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Use your real name. You must register with your full first and last name before you can comment. (And don't pretend you're someone else.)
  • 2 Keep it clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually oriented language.
  • 3 Don't threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
  • 4 Be truthful. Don't lie about anyone or anything. Don't post unsubstantiated allegations, rumors or gossip that could harm the reputation of a person, company or organization.
  • 5 Be nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 6 Stay on topic. Make sure your comments are about the story. Don't insult each other.
  • 7 Tell us if the discussion is getting out of hand. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 8 Share what you know, and ask about what you don't.

Welcome to the discussion.

4 comments:

  • posted at 10:08 pm on Sun, Jul 13, 2008.

    Posts:

    That should have read "Pele", not "Pel". I'm not sure what the problem is with the LNS program, but a lot of times the posts do not appear exactly as written.

     
  • posted at 12:19 pm on Sun, Jul 13, 2008.

    Posts:

    A note to parents... Be careful about these programs that "select" your child for these expensive trips. Yes, it's fun to travel, but it is not necessary to participate in these travel programs programs to improve the child's soccer skills. If you are going to have fun, I'd say great and enjoy the trip. If you are going because you think your child is one in a million and is the next Pel, then please think again. Remember... Pel grew up very poor and playing soccer barefoot in the dirt....and most of the time with a makeshift soccer ball. :-) Just don't get sucked into paying the big bucks. There are a ton of these programs out now that want parents to think their kid is the next great star and they want you to pay ($$) for it. I know what I'm talking about. Anyway, happy travels.

     
  • posted at 12:04 pm on Sun, Jul 13, 2008.

    Posts:

    Best wishes to these boys.

     
  • posted at 1:00 pm on Sat, Jul 12, 2008.

    Posts:

    Good luck. Like Raul, I like Manchester United and Christiano Ronaldo is one of my favorite players.

     

Poll

Loading…

Video

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists