In this month's coaching education article FIFA provides a brief contemporary history of football starting in England and becoming the most popular sport in the world. It also mentions versions of the game being played thousands of years ago. Now FIFA has more than 200 members from all over the world.
to read this month's coaching education piece, History of Football by FIFA.
US Youth Soccer Coaching Education Department offers a number of programs to educate new youth coaches and enhance the skills of current coaches, continuing the progress of the game. Don't forget to check out US Youth Soccer's activity guides and coaching DVDs today at US Youth Soccer's Online Store
An additional program is the Coaches Connection, established to educate and further the flow of information between the coaches across the nation, the Connection connects you to the US Youth Soccer Coaching Education Network. Open to anyone, the Coaches Connection is for coaches, administrators…you. Click here to learn more.