One similarity between hockey and soccer is that they both have nets. Soccer nets are bigger than hockey nets, making it easier to score. Both sports have goalies but hockey has two goalies in case one gets injured.
There are also a lot of differences in hockey and in soccer. The main one is that hockey is played in the winter and soccer is played in the summer. Another difference is that hockey players wear skates and soccer players wear cleats.
A lot of kids in town play both of these sports because they are good exercise. Kids like to play theses sports to meet new friends and to have fun.