Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Crossing and Finishing

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Pat Staunton
Name: Pat Staunton
City: SEATTLE
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Techical Crossing and finishing


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical Crossing and Finishing

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Technical Crossing and Finishing (15 mins)

Technical Cross and Finish

Groups of 3. Wide players look to take a touch and cross into the box for the 2 attacking players to try and score. Add competition.

Switch roles

Coaching Points:

Technique of Cross

Variety of Cross

Timing of Run

Angle of run

Technique of finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Crossing and Finishing in a 4-3-3

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Crossing and Finishing in a 4-3-3 (15 mins)

Crossing and Finishing technical in a 4-3-3

3 midfielders combine in zone and then play ball out to a wide player, who then does a give and go with CM and then looks to cross ball into the FW and opp. WF and CM to finish.

Variation on combination with wide player (overlap, dummies etc)

Progression: add defender

Coaching Points:

Quality of Pass

Speed of Play

Match speed

Body position

Movement off the ball

MATCH REALISTIC


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Endzone with C and F

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Endzone with C and F (15 mins)

Endzone game with crossing and finishing

3 teams of 6. One outside team act as neutrals. A goal is scored byt stopping the ball in the endzone...upon scoring a goal, the person who scored runs out wide and crosses into the box to their team-mates.

Coaching points:

- Timing of run

- Body position

- Choice of surface

- Choice of cross.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bumpers

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Bumpers (20 mins)

Reg. scrimmage with wide zones

Only wide players can enter zones, they can join in attack if they want...players can recycle the space outside.

2 points for a goal from a cross

1 point for regular goal

Coaching points:

- When to go wide vs attack goal

- Draw defenders and exploit space they leave

- Attack with speed

- Movement to lose defender


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 9 v 9 scrimmages

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9 v 9 scrimmages (20 mins)

9 v 9 scrimmage


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