Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Defending - Forcing opposition inside in our attacking half (Start Time: 2016-02-13 13:25:00)

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Daniel Johnston
Name: Daniel Johnston
City: Kerikeri
Country: New Zealand
Rank: Elite – 2 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positional Game

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positional Game
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Positional Game (10 mins)

SET UP

Create an area 40 x 50m with an extra end zone at outside each end.

Create a 15 x 15m box in the center of the pitch and two no go zones as shown.

HOW TO PLAY

The game always starts from the Coach. Red # 5 & #2 cannot enter the middle zone.

Both teams score a goal by getting a player into the end zone in possession of the ball.

Reds score 2 goals by getting a player in the end zone in possession after a player has touched the ball in the middle zone.

PLAYER TASKS

#9 Can you be in a position to allow the first pass to either #3 or #4.

Once a CB has possession can you stop a pass to the other CB.

#7 Can you be in a position to force #4 to play inside.

Can you stop the pass to #5.

#11 Can you stop #2 receiving the ball.

#8 & #10 Can you apply immediate pressure to #6 & #8 when they receive possession.

#4 & #3 Can you prevent 9 receiving possession.

Can you provide defensive cover when #7 or #11 move forwards.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Practice

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Passing Practice (15 mins)

Today we are going to work on forcing the play inside in the opposition half so we can intercept and counter attack.

Main Moment

Defending

- Win the ball

- Deny Space and Time

- Prevent goal scoring opportunities

Set Up

Create a field 25x35 metres in size

How to Play

One team play length ways and the other width (to create disturbance).

Ball always starts with a switch between end players before playing in centrally, central players play combination and play out other side. Players to follow their own pass.

Progressions

- Limit touches

- Have ned players apply a little pressure to opposition end players when they don't have the ball.

Player task


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Training

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Game Training (25 mins)

SET UP

Use half a pitch but bring in one touch line as shown.

HOW TO PLAY

The game always starts with a ball played into the GK by blue (a weak shot!)

Blue score a regular goal and the Reds score a goal by getting the ball to #9 in half the centre circle and receiving back. #9 must remain in the half circle at all times.

PLAYER TASKS

#9 Can you be in a position to allow the GK to pass to #4. Can you stop #4 passing back to the GK or passing to #3.

#7 Can you be in a position to apply pressure to #4 and stop the pass to #5

#2 Can you stop #11 receiving and support #7.

#10 Can you be in a position to apply ball side pressure to #6 and engage #4 if he travels with the ball.

#8 Can you apply inside pressure to #8.

#6 Can you be in a position to provide inside pressure to #10 and discourage a pass to #9.

#3 Can you stop the pass to #9 and provide some cover for #2 if he moves forward.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Training Game

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Training Game (25 mins)

Set Up

Create a field from the goal to the halfway line and brought in 10 metres either side as shown in diagram.

How to Play

Normal football rules apply except no corners - ball starts with GK whose team won the corner.


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