Latest Penalty kick Stories

2011-07-12 22:25:57

In the quarterfinal of the 2006 Soccer World Cup, England and Portugal played for 90 tense minutes and 30 minutes extra time without a single goal being scored.

2010-06-24 13:45:00

In the split second before foot meets ball, a soccer player’s body betrays whether a penalty kick will go left or right, according to recent research in cognitive science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

2009-12-11 14:45:00

A new study may explain why the England soccer team keeps losing in penalty shootouts – and could help the team address the problem in time for the World Cup 2010.

2006-06-26 19:41:42

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - Goals were not in abundance at the World Cup finals on Monday.

2005-07-17 20:09:02

By Steve James NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even Pele, the man who coined the phrase "The Beautiful Game," admits there are a few ugly blemishes on the face of modern-day soccer.

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