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The 23 Most Important Things You Should Know About Being a CUSC Player:


  • Always play fair and by the rules
  • Maintain diginity under difficult situations
  • Always lend support and encouragement to your teammates.
  • Always play your hardest and your best in practice and in games.
  • Whether you win or lose, always demonstrate respect for your coaches, teammates, opponents, and the game.
  • A good soccer player must display conditioning, skills, and tactical knowledge.
  • The team that has the ball is the offense; the team that doesn't have the ball is the defense.
  • Regardless of the position you play, you need to know all the skills of a soccer player.
  • Never aimlessly kick the ball unless you need to get it away from in front of your goal. Always know where you are sending the ball.
  • Always maintain your position on the field, regardless of what is happening around you.
  • If you run forward when your team has possession, you will need to run back when the other team has possession.
  • The person who loses the ball is the first to defend and give immediate chase.
  • When you shift from offense to defense, sprint to get between your opponent and the goal.
  • If you are defending, support your goalie.
  • Pass the ball before you get into trouble, not after.
  • Allways move the ball a good distance when you kick it.
  • If you have the opportunity to shoot, TAKE IT!
  • Most players are right footed, so watch for attacks from the right.
  • Develop your skills with both feet.
  • Always try to maintain possession of the ball.
  • When your teammate has the ball, support them by being open for a pass.
  • No matter the outcome of the game, if you have given 100%, be proud of yourself!
  • Don't limit yourself, you can do it!!


Clackamas United Soccer Club

12042 SE Sunnyside Rd PMB 376 
Clackamas, Oregon 97015

Phone: 503-550-7535
Email: [email protected]

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