Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Liam Craig UEFA B Aberdeen Strengths - Crossing & Finishing

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Name: Dave Buglass
City: Falkirk
Country: United Kingdom
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Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up

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Warm Up (10 mins)

Handball

Set Up:

Double 18 yard box, full width of pitch/

2 goals

8 v 8

Rotation:

Score with header or a volley

Players can't run with the ball

Progression:

Add goalkeepers in

Coaching Points:

Players movement - game related

Types of finishes

Areas to deliver ball

Communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Component 1

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Component 1 (15 mins)

Combination Play Wide for Cross into Strikers

Set Up:

Double 18 yard box - 2 channels wide of 18 yard box

Box in middle for strikers

Both channels are working at the same time

Rotation:

A passes to B back to A

A passes long to C who sets up B for a cross.

Twin strikers attack the cross

Then recover to the box for the next cross from the other channel into other goal

Progression:

Add in defender against strikers

Coaching Points:

Weight of pass and lay offs

Types of crosses and finishes (header, volley, corners)

Striker runs and movement

Communication


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Component 2

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Component 2 (15 mins)

Combination Play Wide for Cross into Strikers

Set Up:

Width of the 18 yard box - half a pitch

Two channels wide of 18 yard box

GKs and 5v5 split into 3 zones

Formation 2-2-1

1 attacking midfielder can support attacker

1 defensive midfielder can track back

Floating wingers, 2 touch only and can combine to cross

Rotation:

Ball played out from goalkeepers to defenders

Ball retained and played up park

Must be played into a floater in the channel for a cross before you can score

Progression:

Remove zones - 5v5

Opposite floater can attack crosses at back post

Defender can go and stop cross

Coaching Points:

Move ball quickly into wide area

Types/quality of cross

Striker/midfield movement and runs

Timing of runs

Different finishes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase of Play - 1

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Phase of Play - 1 (10 mins)

Combination Play Wide for Cross into Strikers

Set Up:

Full width of pitch, one half.

Defensive team with GK set up 4-2-1

Attacking team set up 2-4-2

Option 1:

Ball played from A to B

A makes overlapping run

B plays ball back into A for cross

C and D (strikers) make run into box

E (midfielder) makes supporting run into box also

Coaching Points:

Move ball quickly into wide area

Develop 1v1s/2v2s

Central midfield/fullbacks supporting/overlapping widemen

Areas to cross the ball

Types/quality of cross

Striker/midfield movement and timing of runs

Different finishes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase of Play - 2

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Phase of Play - 2 (10 mins)

Combination Play Wide for Cross into Strikers

Set Up:

Full width of pitch, one half.

Defensive team with GK set up 4-2-1

Attacking team set up 2-4-2

Option 2:

Ball played from A to C

B makes overlapping run behind A

C plays ball into channel for B to cross

F (midfielder) makes supporting run into box also

Coaching Points:

Move ball quickly into wide area

Develop 1v1s/2v2s

Central midfield/fullbacks supporting/overlapping widemen

Areas to cross the ball

Types/quality of cross

Striker/midfield movement and timing of runs

Different finishes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase of Play - 3

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Phase of Play - 3 (10 mins)

Combination Play Wide for Cross into Strikers

Set Up:

Full width of pitch, one half.

Defensive team with GK set up 4-2-1

Attacking team set up 2-4-2

Option 2:

Ball played from A to C

A then goes by his marker (left full back)

C plays ball into channel for A to cross

F (midfielder) makes supporting run into box also

Coaching Points:

Move ball quickly into wide area

Develop 1v1s/2v2s

Central midfield/fullbacks supporting/overlapping widemen

Areas to cross the ball

Types/quality of cross

Striker/midfield movement and timing of runs

Different finishes


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