We love our soccer

We love soccer and are passionate about creating a new generation of players that will raise the level of soccer in Australia and promote the love of this beautiful game.

These articles are written from the heart and many years of playing, teaching and simply enjoying this wonderful sport.

We hope you will enjoy them

PLAY Premier Academy League with SDB

The Premier Academy League is the first and largest year-round competition for private football academies in Australia. The league provides opportunities for young footballers to experience high-quality matches as part of a structured and professional competition environment. In a landmark partnership for Australian Football, [...]

By |October 17th, 2022|Articles|

Billy Celeski: tips from a PRO

SDB Academy had access to an exclusive interview with former Socceroo, Billy Celeski. Here we chat about his journey as a pro, tips to the next generation of players and his new professional goals. Check out the Q&A! 1. WHY FOOTBALL? I started playing football at [...]

By |February 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Development or Performance? Or both?…

Usually, the story starts like this…parents search for a sports program for their child, and after some time, they register for one. Let´s say that the chosen one was the ‘beautiful game’ of football. We can list here a dozen reasons why parents choose a particular sport and especially football. [...]

By |November 14th, 2020|Articles|

The School of the Soccer Heroes

 From futsal to the world stage: Pelé, Xavi, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, the list is continuous, and they all started their soccer journey at Futsal proving this to be the best tool for players development.Stars who spent their youth playing with the smaller, heavier futsal ball. A [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Articles|

The Benefits of Futsal

Growing up in the 80’s as a young soccer playing kid, soccer was the game you played to get better at soccer. Logical enough… During Thursday school sports, my school also offered ‘indoor soccer’. It was like those nasty (compound) chocolate eggs your cheapo family members gave you at [...]

By |July 23rd, 2019|Articles|

Feel the Green and Gold beat

“Feel the Green & Gold Beat” explained When it comes to sports, Australians and Brazilians share the passion for the same colours. We both love the Green & Gold. In Brazil, we call it “Verde & Amarelo” (in Portuguese). The green symbolises the flora and fauna especially the Amazon [...]

The Largest Soccer Academy in Australia

Soccer de Brazil started 10 years ago from one coach/founder, four children, and one dream…to be the best at developing children. Fast forward 10 years, and Soccer de Brazil has become one of the largest unfranchised football academies in Australia. With programs in Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Eastern Suburbs, and [...]

Sydney International Cup 2017 – SDB on display

Creativity and a unique flair… This is what separates SDB players from others. The joyful way that the Brazilians play soccer is the special touch that came from our highly experienced coaches in one of the most competitive junior soccer tournaments in Australia. But of course, we want to [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Articles|

SDB July Newsletter

Here’s what’s happening at SDB…. We have just come back from our school holidays, and what a set of school holidays it was. We entered tournaments, hosted camps, and commenced a lot of planning for the term ahead. Here is just a ‘sprinkling’ if what he have going on. [...]

By |July 30th, 2017|Newsletter|

Eastern Suburbs Cup 2017

The first edition of the Eastern Suburbs Cup, a competition among soccer academies in the Eastern suburbs, occurred last weekend at Moore Park. It was a typical Sydney winter afternoon where parents and players enjoyed a long and fun day of football with 32 teams playing in eight different divisions/age [...]

By |June 27th, 2017|Articles|

SDB May Newsletter

Here’s what’s happening at SDB…. Winter is coming….. Days are getting shorter, air is getting colder, but we are in the thick of the outdoor soccer season. We get to watch our children train and play in the ‘beautiful game’ which makes life still pretty awesome. Here’s what’s happening [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Newsletter|

Soccer De Brazil at NICK RIZZO EASTER CUP 2017

After ten weeks of intense training, the SDB Representative squads faced one of the biggest challenges of the year. The Nick Rizzo Easter Cup 2017 was held at Lambert Park over three days and included participation from different Sydney soccer academies. Parents, coaches and players were impressed by the [...]

By |April 26th, 2017|Articles|

Why Goalkeeper Training Is So Important

“As a goalkeeper you need to be good in organising the people in front of you and motivating them. You need to see what is going on and react to the threats. Just like a good manager in business.” Peter Shilton, former England goalkeeper A good soccer team starts [...]

By |October 23rd, 2016|Articles|

How To Choose The Perfect Soccer Boots

It is essential that parents and coaches look after all the details in the development of a player. A proper pair of shoes can make a big difference in the child’s first steps in the soccer world. Buying a pair of soccer shoes for kids is not as simple [...]

By |September 17th, 2016|Articles|
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