Football/Soccer Session (U14): Dealing With Crosses

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Chris Williams
Name: Chris Williams
City: Caerphilly
Country: United Kingdom
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dealing with crossess - blocked

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Blocked Practice

Markers / servers are placed on either side of penalty area, approx 1m from goal line. GK starts near centre of goal as illustrated for server 1.

GK slightly behind centre,facing respective server, body angled to increase view of pitch (three flags rule).

Server 1 lobs ball into target (shaded) area for GK to collect.

GK receives from server 1/2 alternatively.

Progression

Servers are allowed to move slightly from marker and vary the direction of the lobbed ball so that the target area is opened up to include the whole of the 6 yard box, though keeping the direction of the ball towards the goal.

Key technical points

Starting position of the GK

Assess flight of ball - Collect/Stay

Communication - Keepers / Away

GK footwork to get into position and correct take off leg.

To take ball at the highest point - Correct handling


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dealing with crosses - variable

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Variable Practice

GK starts slightly behind centre of goal (as illustrated) for server 1. Markers/Servers between touchline and penalty area, either side of goal and approx level with 6 yard box and penalty box.

Servers in turn deliver ball in towards 6 yard box for GK.

Progression

Pairs can pass ball to each other (as illustrated) prior to cross or overlap to deliver cross from bye line

Key technical points

As blocked practice

Starting position of GK when receiving from servers 3/4


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Movement
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Pass
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Custom Pass
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Shaded Pitch Area
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