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Bill Hancock

I am a father of 2 young soccer players. My daughter is 8 and my son is 16. They are the reason I became interested in soccer. The more I learned about soccer the more I realized that it is indeed the beautiful game!

I am focused on helping players (and parents) develop the skills necessary to find success and enjoyment in this wonderful sport.

One Of The Weirdest Boot Customization We’ve Ever Seen!

What in the world is Francesco Vicari doing with his boots? The Spal defender has been cutting the heels out of his Nike Tiempo Legend boots for the past few months, something that came to our attention via Footpack this past weekend. Vicari seems to be cutting a pair of unusually large pieces out to …

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Duke’s 10-goal weekend

DURHAM—Just when the games are supposed to be getting tighter, Duke keeps getting better. There were 16 games played Friday in the NCAA women’s soccer championships. Four were decided by one goal, and five others went to penalty kicks. Duke won 7-0. There were eight games played Sunday. Six were decided by one goal. Duke […]

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Levante coach full of praise after Shaq Moore’s La Liga debut

Shaq Moore earned some praise from his coach after earning his first La Liga start with Levante on Sunday.

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Sunday European Rewind: Sampdoria shocks Juventus, Schalke defeats Hamburg, and more

Sunday’s slate of European domestic action saw a major shock in Serie A. Sampdoria defeated defending champs Juventus at home, while Schalke edged Hamburg in Germany.

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NCAA tournament third round recap

Here’s a recap of Sunday’s action as we move forward to the penultimate weekend of the college season. Princeton 2-1 North Carolina Abby Givens provided the overtime winner for the Tigers as Princeton stunned no. one North Carolina 2-1 in overtime. Despite only putting three shots on frame to the Tar Heels nine, Princeton advances […]

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American midfielder Keaton Parks makes first-team debut for Benfica

Texas-born American midfielder Keaton Parks made his first-team debut for Portuguese giant Benfica on Saturday, coming off the bench in a 2-0 Taca de Portugal win against Setubal. Parks came off the bench and (...)

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Puma FUTURE 18.1 NetFit Released

Today, Puma welcomed in its latest boot designed to provide player with a completely new type of personalized agility fit in game; the FUTURE 18.1. What makes these so unique is that they are the first boot with a truly customizable, locked down fit. The key to its creation is the inclusion of NETFIT technology …

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NCAA Tournament second round recap

All 16 matches in the 2017 NCAA Tournament took place on Friday night, with the field being cut in half in advance of Sunday’s third round. Here’s a quick recap of all of Friday night’s win-or-go-home excitement. Washington State 2-2 Tennessee (WSU 3-1 in PKs) Checkout some highlights from the Cougs Second Round win over […]

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Christian Pulisic out of match against Stuttgart due to muscle injury

Christian Pulisic will miss Friday’s match due to a muscular issue.

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Kim DeCesare loving life, playing time in the Netherlands

We often hear about players in the NWSL dropping out of the league before they’ve even reached their 30th birthday, whether that’s to pursue a career outside of soccer, or simply to explore opportunities in leagues abroad. For former Sky Blue FC forward Kim DeCesare, retirement was never an option. But with limited minutes on […]

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