Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Possession and counter attacking

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David Plant
Name: David Plant
City: Shirebrook
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession and then counter

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Possession and then counter (15 mins)

Set up

Area split into 2 halves as shown above, play starts in one side of the area and is 5v5 with one floating player that plays for the team in possession.

Aim of the session is to male at least 5 complete passes before trying to counter and break out to the other half of the pitch. If the team in possession is successful in countering out then they start to build again until they hit the 5 pass trigger and then try to counter back to the other half.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Create space

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Create space (15 mins)

Continue with same set up as previous, but now mark out both sides of the area with markers to split that area into 9 grids as shown.

Encourage the players to create space by trying to occupy an empty grid in which to receive the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Target game with channels

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Target game with channels (30 mins)

FInish the session with a target game but add in wide channels with 2 floaters in them who play for the team in possession.

Aim is to move the ball to the target player at the end of the pitch using the floaters who will provide an overload and an outlet to move the ball from the back and counter up the field quickly.


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Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 1
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Shaded Pitch Area
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