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The real reasons why soccer is so bothersome

By Mike Forster

  For a number of reasons, I'm a football guy.

This job, however, pushes one into having an appreciation for many other sports.  For example, I never really watched much softball before I took on this gig.  Now, because it is so fast-paced and spirited, it's one of my favorite sports.

Soccer is among the cornucopia of sports I get to cover.  Over the years, though, I've found a few things that are troublesome in soccer.

The primary complaint against the sport is that soccer is boring:  i.e. low-scoring.

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