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Keith Van Eron's Pro Soccer

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Arcade-style soccer game. It has two different parts: Indoor and Outdoor.

The Outdoor game is the normal European soccer. You may play single matches, league or tournament (world championships). Optional features are: weather effects, replays, customizable game length. Some quite funny movements and shots are available (e.g. banana flanks).

The Indoor game has US soccer teams (?fictional?) and plays on a much smaller field. It has different rules compared to outdoor soccer. You can play single matches, league and All Star tournament. The same movements and shots can be made, sometimes with even funnier effects (e.g. banana shot bouncing of the wall and into goal).


Keith Van Eron's Pro Soccer DOS Ingame, Goal (Indoor)
Keith Van Eron's Pro Soccer DOS Competition Tackle (Indoor)
Keith Van Eron's Pro Soccer ZX Spectrum Goal.
Keith Van Eron's Pro Soccer Commodore 64 Well, I lost 0:2. (indoor)

Alternate Titles

  • "MicroProse Soccer" -- European title
  • "Microprose Pro Soccer" -- In-game title

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User Reviews

Unintentionally hilarious, but lacking as a serious football game DOS Martin Smith (76)

The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Feb, 1989 915 out of 1000 92
Power Play Commodore 64 Oct, 1988 90 out of 100 90
Zzap! Commodore 64 Feb, 1989 90 out of 100 90
Commodore User Commodore 64 Oct, 1988 9 out of 10 90
Power Play Amiga Aug, 1989 86 out of 100 86
Power Play DOS Nov, 1989 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1989 67 out of 100 67
CU Amiga Amiga Jul, 1989 66 out of 100 66
Zzap! Amiga Aug, 1989 62 out of 100 62
Amiga Action Amiga Jun, 1992 52 out of 100 52


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    • Issue 06/1989 - Winner Golden Joystick Award 1989 for Best 8-Bit Simulation Game (reader's vote)
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    • Issue 01/1989 - Best Sports Game in 1988

Contributed to by NGC 5194 (17258), Martin Smith (76) and Kabushi (120985)