Football/Soccer Session (U16): Function - SSG - Defending From the Front in a 1-4-1

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Craig Williams, Adult Member

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Craig Williams
Name: Craig Williams
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 23 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Starting Point

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Starting Point

Function

Organisation:

Red - Feeder, 2 CB, 2 FB, 2 CM, 1 Target man

Blue - 1 DM, 2CM, 1 LM, 1RM, 1CF

Pitch Size: See above

Trigger/Movement: Feed left/right CB. Closest player presses, Blue CF angled run to close off switch.

Coaching Points:

1. Stay Compact/Narrow

2. Press/Hold/Drop/Slide as a team

3. Supporting defender use appropriate Angles/Distances


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Start 2

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Start 2

Triggers RCB recieves ball.

ACTION: CF arched run to cut of switch/ball back to feeder. LM stay narrow but expect pass to Red RB. LCM push forward onto Outside Shoulder of Red CM and threaten pass. RCM moves inside to cover and pressures onto inside shoulder of Red CM. RM comes in field to provide support/cover.

GOAL: Force CB into Passing Long or out to Full Back.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Start 3

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TRIGGER: Ball played directly into RFB (Red).

ACTION: LM presses onto RB (Red) - Cuts off the Line With an Arcing Run - Angles Body Position To Show Inside. LCM moves over to Press Nearest Red CM. RCM Drops Deeper to cut off a forward pass into a potential Striker/No.10. CDM Shuffles over to cut off a potential pass into ST or No.10. RM moves narrow onto shoulder of Red LCM, threatening pass. CF shuffles over, cutting off big switch to opposite CB, forcing only pass back to Nearest CB - then press and not allow inside!!!

GOAL: Force risky ball inside where we can press and potentially win it back high up the pitch, or a long risky pass which we could win, or ball back to CB who can be put under immediate pressure


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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SSG

SSGOrganisation:

Red - GK 2 CB, 2 FB, 2 CM, 1 AM, 1 CF

Blue - 1 GK, 2CB, 1 DM, 2CM, 1 LM, 1RM, 1CF

Pitch Size: Less one 18yard box.

Trigger/Movement: Ball starts with GK (Red).

Coaching Points:

1. Stay Compact/Narrow

2. Press/Hold/Drop/Slide as a team

3. Supporting defender use appropriate Angles/Distances


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): What If's

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What If's

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ST doesn't arc run and allows CB's to switch play??? - Everyone shuffles over, nearest CM may have to step out and confront Red Cb, down the line of a pass to his CM, Blue ST drops deeper to cut off pass into Red Midfielder

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Red CB Hits big switch to opposite Full Back??? - Blue Winger must shuffle over and cut off the line, rest of the midfield must shuffle over to prevent pass inside, must only allow pass back to CB.


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