Report Summary

  • 24

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    44% of other websites

  • 58

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 25% of websites

  • 67

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    24% of websites

  • 81

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    43% of websites

soccer.net

Football News, Results, Fixtures & Live Scores - Football.co.uk

Page Load Speed

5.9 sec in total

First Response

297 ms

Resources Loaded

4.5 sec

Page Rendered

1.1 sec

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Key Findings

We analyzed Soccer.net page load time and found that the first response time was 297 ms and then it took 5.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is a poor result, as 70% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

soccer.net performance score

24

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

10/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value4.9 s

28/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value11.1 s

6/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value3,070 ms

2/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.067

97/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value17.7 s

4/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

soccer.net

297 ms

index.shtml

467 ms

premier-league-news

393 ms

bootstrap.min.css

7 ms

style.20150325.css

502 ms

Our browser made a total of 179 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 1% of them (1 request) were addressed to the original Soccer.net, 9% (17 requests) were made to Cdn.football.co.uk and 6% (10 requests) were made to Live.sport.co.uk. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (1.3 sec) relates to the external source Images.sport.co.uk.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 1.4 MB (55%)

Content Size

2.6 MB

After Optimization

1.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Soccer.net main page is 2.6 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Javascripts take 1.6 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-76%

Potential reduce by 58.4 kB

  • Original 76.5 kB
  • After minification 66.3 kB
  • After compression 18.1 kB

HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. This page needs HTML code to be minified as it can gain 10.2 kB, which is 13% of the original size. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 58.4 kB or 76% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 12.3 kB

  • Original 620.6 kB
  • After minification 608.3 kB

Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Soccer images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-70%

Potential reduce by 1.1 MB

  • Original 1.6 MB
  • After minification 1.5 MB
  • After compression 491.5 kB

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 1.1 MB or 70% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-85%

Potential reduce by 230.6 kB

  • Original 271.1 kB
  • After minification 260.8 kB
  • After compression 40.6 kB

CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Soccer.net needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 230.6 kB or 85% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 116 (72%)

Requests Now

161

After Optimization

45

The browser has sent 161 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Soccer. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 51 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 11 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

soccer.net accessibility score

58

Accessibility Issues

ARIA

These are opportunities to improve the usage of ARIA in your application which may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

[aria-*] attributes do not match their roles

High

[role] values are not valid

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Names and labels

These are opportunities to improve the semantics of the controls in your application. This may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

High

Links do not have a discernible name

Tables and lists

These are opportunities to improve the experience of reading tabular or list data using assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

Lists do not contain only <li> elements and script supporting elements (<script> and <template>).

High

List items (<li>) are not contained within <ul> or <ol> parent elements.

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Best Practices

soccer.net best practices score

67

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

User Experience

Impact

Issue

High

Displays images with incorrect aspect ratio

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Browser errors were logged to the console

High

Page has valid source maps

SEO Factors

soccer.net SEO score

81

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Content Best Practices

Format your HTML in a way that enables crawlers to better understand your app’s content.

Impact

Issue

High

Links do not have descriptive text

High

Image elements do not have [alt] attributes

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

High

Tap targets are not sized appropriately

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    ISO-8859-1

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Soccer.net can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Soccer.net main page’s claimed encoding is iso-8859-1. Changing it to UTF-8 can be a good choice, as this format is commonly used for encoding all over the web and thus their visitors won’t have any troubles with symbol transcription or reading.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph description is not detected on the main page of Soccer. Lack of Open Graph description can be counter-productive for their social media presence, as such a description allows converting a website homepage (or other pages) into good-looking, rich and well-structured posts, when it is being shared on Facebook and other social media. For example, adding the following code snippet into HTML <head> tag will help to represent this web page correctly in social networks: