Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): U14 Select Session 2 Defending

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Matthew Hodgson
Name: Matthew Hodgson
City: Westmont
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm up
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Warm up

A.

Players work in a pair to try and get away from middle player.

Middle player needs to stay in a straight line with outside players

Middle player should check shoulders

B

Same game but now ball involved.

Players on outside pass ball to each other with middle player trying to get in the way.

Low movement to turn at pace to check where both players are


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 2v3-3v4

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2v3-3v4

Game/Activity

Black play ball in to any red.

Red to try score in 1 goal. If Black win ball the can score in either goal

Questions

How do 2 defend against the 3?

Who pressures first.

How do we deny space and time?

Does physicality play a part?

Can we force player into mistakes?

How do we win ball to attack?

Progress to 3v4


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Equal Numbers

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Equal Numbers

4 v 4 on a final 3rd scale.

Questions

Can we defend and look to attack wide goals?

How do we defend from this positnio?

Where should we force play?

Touch tight/ giving up space?

Progress to starting off from different areas. Add in defenders and attackers.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4

End Game

Regular equal numbers game to finish.


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Movement
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Pass
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Pitch Line 2
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Pitch Line 3
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