SportSpectator guides were created to fill the
educational needs of the novice fan. Unlike a
rulebook, they are clear and concise; taking only
about 10-minutes to read. You can order our guides
Soccer Fan’s Guide
Soccer, more than any other sport, follows one
major set of rules. These rules are regulated
||FIFA is the international governing body
of soccer. Most rules, from youth to profession,
follow the FIFA rules or are in large part
based on FIFA rules. FIFA rules are provided
online for free.
||The NFHS is the national governing body
of high school sports. Their rule books are
not offered online, but can be purchased from
the website for $6.75.
||College soccer is governed by the NCAA.
Their rule book is available online for free.
||AYSO is one of the major youth soccer orgs.
||More links to youth soccer rules will be
You may also be interested in the following
books on Amazon.com:
Complete Idiot's Guide to Soccer
Made Simple; A Spectator's Guide
We also have rules links to the following sports:
Track and field
Water polo rules