The Stages Of Soccer Practice, According To Murphy's Law
Murphy's Law posits that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Soccer practice is not an exception to Murphy's Law, so let's break it down:
No one knows when practice is, so you get emails. So many emails. And texts. And calls.
Your team splits time between two different fields, so naturally half of the players go to one field and half go to another. It's a good thing you've got an easy way to message all of them instantly and at once. Oh wait . . .
Look no one wants to run, but soccer players must run. It's sort of a requirement.
Even later than the kids who were at the wrong field. Get it together, Jimmy.
The good news is it has disappeared into the woods after rolling down said hill. Wait . . . that's not good news.
You beg them to listen. You plead, you sternly order and you threaten, but they will not listen. Now you have no idea what they are doing. You just know you did not ask them to do it.
Just kidding it's raining now.
No, they may not go inside. A little rain never hurt anybody.
Nothing wrong with a good, old-fashioned mudder!
OK, everyone go inside.
"Get the ball later, just go inside before you get struck by lightning!"
Finally they run.
OK, the weather's back to normal so I guess it's safe to continue practice. Now what time is it . . .
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