Football/Soccer Session (U14): Pre Season 10

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Paul Morrison, Adult Member

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Paul Morrison
Name: Paul Morrison
City: warrington
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 15 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): passing drill

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): passing drill
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passing drill (30 mins)

Session Objective:To improve passing ,receiving and movement with ball.

Organisation:

Mannikins or poles set out in pattern as shown players perform different action at each pole.Players move to next position after playing.Extra players placed at each pole to form queue if numbers big.

A plays to B.B receives side on and feints to right and goes left.He then plays to C who moves towards ball then backs off opening up to take on back foot.He then plays 1-2 with D who spins round pole to receive ball.He plays to E who takes ball out of feet to round cone and play to F.F flicks ball on first touch between poles and spins round to receive then plays to A.Cycle starts again.

Developments:Vary techniques,number of poles.use left foot/right foot only for all manoeuvres.Once player C has ball add another ball in.Increase number of balls as appropriate.

Key Factors:

Quality of passing.Position to receive.Technique and .Head vup to see.fluidity of movement.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Possession and quick release

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Possession and quick release (25 mins)

Session Objective: Possession under pressure and long passing

Organisation:

Three teams,each in own area.Greens play long ball to Red.Red have to take at least three touches before trying to play back to Green either over or through Blues.As soon as first Red player plays ball one nearest Blue player can close down.If Blue team manage to dispossess or intercept pass ,team losing possession becomes team in middle.

Developments:a)vary number of players who close down from 1 to 2 or 3.

b)vary number of passes needed before ball can be played long.

c)Advanced:When one Blue Player closes Red down,at same time one Blue player goes into Green area.When ball played to Greens,movement of ball in possession will now have to be quicker.Another Blue player from middle area will also close down.

Key Factors:

Position to receiveand first touch.Adjustment when ball in air to receive second pass.Knowing where space is to maintain possession.Quality of passing.Angles and movement to receive.Quality of long pass.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bouncing the ball

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Bouncing the ball (40 mins)

Session Objective:

To develop midfield link play

Organisation:

Two teams of 8,arranged in three areas of pitch as shown.Players in Area A receive ball off goalkeeper and attempt to play through to players in area B.

Condition: When receiving ball,Players 1 and 4 can only play ball into area C if they have played ball and received it back first.

As example,1 cannot pass directly to 2 as line of play blocked by player 3,By "bouncing" ball off 4 (i.e playing pass and moving to change angle when ball returned)1 can now play to 2.

Encourage 1 and 4 to keep possession,If pressurised they can play back to start again .

Development(a):Can also play and receive pass back off front player.Can then work on forward runs of other player.

Development(b):Player in section A who plays ball in to area B can join in till possession lost.As before,ball only goes to area C if it has been "bounced".

Idea is to keep possession by playing and receiving back to change angles and then make penetrative pass.

Development(c).Players in area A must "bounce "ball before playing to area B.

Rotate players in all areas.

Key Factors:

Angle to receive and play forward.

Quality of pass

Movement to create angle to receive ball back and create "new picture".

Quality of pass forward

Movement to receive off front players

Movement off bal by second striker.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small-sided games

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Small-sided games (25 mins)

Objective: to develop quick attacking play

Practice organisation

Pitch 60 by 40.

2 appropriate sized goals.Balls by side of goals.

Game starts by goalkeeper feeding .

•The team in possession must make three passes before allowed to play into attacking half.Player making pass (A) then follows in to attacking half to make 3v3 and support quick play to score.When goal scored or ball lost,player A reverts back to defensive half.Whoever plays ball in to opposite half,joins in.

Developments:a) Vary number of passes in defensive half before playing into attacking half.

b) Player A must dribble/run ball over line before joining in.

c) Rotate players

Key factors:

Create space to receive

Quality of pass

Open body shape to receive and pass/move forward

Quick passing

Quality of finish


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