Football/Soccer Session (U9): Cycle 3 - Combination play - Session 7 & 8

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Michael Fox, Adult Member

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Michael Fox
Name: Michael Fox
City: Peterborough
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 17 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination Warm up

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Combination Warm up (15 mins)

Organisation - 2 teams, 1 team passing clockwise the other anti-clockwise. Boys pass and follow their pass.

Why is it important to have a tight touch in a tight area?

Are you taking pictures as you receive and as your making the pass ? How does this help ?

Wheres my mate ? do i need to move to create space ? do i stand still ? do i need to come out the area ?

James - Try to eliminate the Def with your first touch

Harry / Jacob P - Try to play off 2 touches , whats going to help you accomplish this challenge ?

Tyler - Try to receive the ball in as much space as possible

- Punch Passes

- Tight touches in area

- Awareness

- Receiving angle


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination - Progression

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Combination - Progression (15 mins)

Organisation - 2 teams, 1 team passing clockwise the other anti-clockwise. Boys pass and follow their pass.

Progression - Boys now asked to add some combination play.

You can come out the area to receive, set back to your mate and he can pass.

Challenge - Try to come out receive it and come back into square before playing it out ?

Alot of success ?

- Try to play off 2 touches


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination : Tech

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Combination : Tech (20 mins)

Organisation - 2 teams totally unopposed, 1 team plays from one side to the other the ball then transferred to other team. Must combine in the middle

Players in the middle - Play opposite / Diagonal - why ?

- Receving angle

- Passing accuracy, weight - To feet or space ?

- Tempo ( Will improve on progression as will be oppossed )

- 1,2 touch when possible

Ind Challenge - Can you receive to play forwards

Unit Challenge - Middle men can you rotate positions but remain opposite / Diagnol

Tyler/Harry - Limit touches - Movement off the ball to receive in space

James/Jacob P - Play off 1 touch - how can you help yourself do this ?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination : Progression

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Combination : Progression (20 mins)

Progression - Blues start as the combination team, the 2 Pinks in the middle now act as defenders. Defenders are given 2 squares each, the front or the back squares. Rotate after 5 mins. Tempo should now improve as oppossed.

Blues - You can move anywhere looking to move and create space to get onto the ball, must combine in the middle.

- Receiving skills in tight areas

- Movement

- Passing - Space or feet ?

Will pair these up - Help each other as quickly as you can (support play and movement off the ball)

Jacob P / Tyler -

Harry / James -

Ind - Try to create space for a teammate with a run

Try to eliminate the def with your 1st touch

Try to receive to play forwards

Any player struggling will switch them and make them a outside player so they can watch the session and gain more confidence before going back in.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination : Final Progression

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Combination : Final Progression (20 mins)

Players can now rotate with the end players, once they have gone from one end to the other they can then go and attack the opposite goal.

Challenge - If players change their mindset once they can shoot will only allow them to score from one touch.

Can you create space for a teammate with a piece of movement?

Can you combine to beat a def and then score ?


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