Parents

  •  American Youth Soccer Association: Includes a Codes of Conduct section aimed at making the youth soccer experience more enjoyable for all concerned.
  • Ask the Ref: Short informative articles that help to explain some of the most common questions and misconceptions about many soccer rules. Check out the first article on hand balls!
  •  Kickit: Includes a soccer parents Frequently Asked Questions page as well as an introduction to youth soccer.
  •  Sports Parents: A publication by Sports Illustrated for Kids, Sports Parents features medical, psychological and nutrition sections, coaching-related, sportsmanship and equipment sections.
  •  US Youth Soccer: includes a Parents’ Focus section with a collection of archived articles for the parents of soccer-playing kids.
  •  National Alliance for Youth Sports
  •  Soccer Hall of Fame

Players

Safety

  •  CNN’s Brain Injuries Common in Amateur Athletes: This article covers three Journal of American Medical Association reports about traumatic brain injury suffered by amateur athletes that includes information on young soccer players’ propensity for injury.