Football/Soccer Session (U16): Coach a team to defend in wide positions in defending half of the field (Start Time: 2014-09-10 18:00:00)

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Lee Caldwell, Adult Member

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Lee Caldwell
Name: Lee Caldwell
City: Manchester
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session aims

To develop the understanding of a team to defend effectively in wide areas.

How to make decisions where to defend or drop, narrow, following the principles of defending.

Session outcomes

Concentration when in transition

Press the player with the ball, and try to win the ball

Know what tracking and covering means

Decision making to win the ball back


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition (SSG)

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Transition (SSG)
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Transition (SSG) (20 mins)

Organisation

Defending Team 1-3-3-1

Attacking Team 1-3-4-2

Start Point

A5 passes into A3/A2.

A2/A3 passes into A7/A11

Focus on

Decision making of D2/D3

Movement of D8/D6 (CM)

Are D5/D3 covering inside shoulder of forwards?

Are the players cutting out passing channels?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): POP - Scenario 1 -Transition from full back to wide midfielder

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POP - Scenario 1 -Transition from full back to wide midfielder (20 mins)

Organisation

Defending Team 1-3-3-1

Attacking Team 1-3-4-2

Start Point

A5 passes into A3/A2.

A2/A3 passes into A7/A11

Primary

D2 on front foot, engages A11 as the ball travels, delays attack and shows down the line

D8 makes recovery run to support D2 and provide cover and balance

D5 marks outside shoulder of A10

Secondary

D3 drops and narrows to provide cover and balance to D2/D5

D6 drops and narrows to mark and provide cover on A9 and support D3

Fringe Players

GK commuication to players

A10 stops play into centre of pitch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): POP - Scenario 2 - Transition from centre back to wide midfielder

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POP - Scenario 2 - Transition from centre back to wide midfielder (20 mins)

Organisation

Defending Team 1-3-3-1 (1-3-3-1-3)

Attacking Team 1-3-4-2 (1-4-4-2)

If the defending team gain possession of the ball, they can counter into either goal. They can only score when they cross the half way line.

Start Point

A5 passes into A7/A11.

Primary

D2 on front foot, engages A11 as the ball travels, delays attack and shows down the line

D8 makes recovery run to support D2 and provide cover and balance

D5 marks outside shoulder of A10

Secondary

D3 drops and narrows to provide cover and balance to D2/D5

D6 drops and narrows to mark and provide cover on A9 and support D3

Fringe Players

GK commuication to players

A10 stops play into centre of pitch


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG - Free play

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SSG - Free play (25 mins)


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