Football/Soccer Session (U9): Cycle 4 - Session 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): Ball Control - Warm up game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Ball Control - Warm up game
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Ball Control - Warm up game (15 mins)

Boys put into pairs, warm up game to improve first touch, Boys must take 2 touches 1 to control 2nd to pass, their pass must go into partners box opposite. You get a point when your partner makes a mistake from either a bad pass or miss control.

First to 10 points wins.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG - 1v1,3v2

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SSG - 1v1,3v2 (30 mins)

Organisation -

- 2 pitches - 4 v4  Or 1 depending on numbers

- 2 players from each team defending their goal, with 2 players from each team in the middle third creating a 2 v2.

- Play starts  from either defending side (blues) looks to play with team mates in the middle third to create a 3v2, the other defending player must stay in the end third to maintain support underneath.

- The 3 blue players in the middle third must combine so they can attack one of the two defenders(white) in the final third to create a 1 V 1 situation.

- Can players in the middle third provide options for the player on the ball - support to the side and underneath to create a 2V1.

- If whites win the ball the nearest blue players must recover to the defend each of the goas in their defending third.

- 3  white players in the middle third must combine so they can attack one of the two defenders (blue) in the final thirdto create a 1 V 1 situation.

Coaching Points

1. Creativity onthe ball

2. Patient inpossession keep the ball in the middle third

3. Quality ofpass (braking line)

4. Movement ofthe ball (blind side runs to get into the boxes to receive)

4. Speed of play

6. Awareness

7. Communication

8. Decision making - can you beat a player 1v1, ifnot, can you recgonise to turn back and recycle through the base of the diamond or Switch Play or set for somebody to shoot.

-Depending on numbers, restrict  the defenders to stay in their boxes in the final third

- Create 3v3 or 4v4 in the middle third Or introduce a‘Magic Man’

- Have ‘Bounce It’ players on the out outside and or behind the goals.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v2 or 4v2

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2v2 or 4v2 (30 mins)

Organisation - 6 players 1 GK, Boys are put into 3 seperate pairs. 3 points for a goal, 2 points for an assist, 1 point if win the ball as a def and get into end zone, 2 points for GK save. Combination between 2 teams both teams 5 points. Attacker and Defenders must stay in the middle channel, Wide players can only stay in channel.

Boys have the decison Can either play as a 4v2 or a 2v2. Let them work it out to get the most points.

Team A = Attackers

Team B = Wide players

Team C = Defenders


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 5 pocket game

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5 pocket game (30 mins)

Organisation - Small sided game. Pitch consists of 5 pockets, 1 central and 4 wide. The aim is for a team to try and visit 3 pockets before they score. Should they be successful then they are awarded 1 point. Progression: Try to visit 4 pockets before you score = 2 points. Visit all 5 pockets before you score = 5 points.

Learning Objectives Team - Looking to make the pitch big when in possession of the ball, off the ball movement to create space in order to receive in a pocket.

Learning Objectives Individual - Off the ball movement. Playing in tight areas.

Coaching Styles Used - Guided discovery, Q&A. Encouragement

Technical - Passing and receiving technique.

Tactical - Off the ball movement. Creativity when in possession

Physical - Game tempo

Social - Communication between team mates both when attacking and defending.

Psychological - Confidence to play out from the back and through different areas of the pitch.


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Pass
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Pitch Line 1
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