Football/Soccer Session (U15): Direct Play Into Final Third

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Tony Mee, Adult Member

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Tony Mee
Name: Tony Mee
City: Doncaster
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 25 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing To Penetrate

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Passing To Penetrate (20 mins)

Organisation

Place cone A near midfield. Place cone B 15 yds in front and cone C 10-15 yds out to the side. Station players at each cone. Repeatt on opposite side with D, E & F.

How to Play

Player A plays to B and follows pass. B takes a touch outside away from pressure. When B takes their touch, C checks back away from pressure and starts a run. B plays the ball through to C on the run who finishes with a shot, collects ball and returns to line A, B takes C's spot and rotate through. (set up on both sides and alternate back and forth)

Progression 1: Add a defender on B

Progression 2: Add a second defender one on B and one on C

Possible Coaching Points

Midfielder good first touch away from pressure

Forward check off pressure, timing and angle of run

Pace and accuracy of pass in

Strong drive on the ball and finish


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetration

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Penetration (20 mins)

Organisation:

Two Grids with 4v4 + 1 directional to end zones. Team must receive pass inside the end zone or dribble into the end zone for goal to count. Team looks to penetrate to opposite side by using the neutral player.

Possible Coaching Points:

Good supporting angles

Finding splits/gaps between defenders

Visual cues on when to penetrate

Accuracy and pace of pass


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 4v3 to goal

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4v3 to goal (30 mins)

Organization:

Split groups into 4 attackers and 3 defenders with a keeper. Play 4v3 to goal as per diagram. 4 attacking players can receive the ball from the 3 defenders. Blues provide interference but don't try to win the ball initially. Reds try to thread passes for a run from the shaded area and then join in to attack the 3 defenders.

Possible Coaching Points:

Encourage players to look for splits

Movement to find gaps

Patience

Visual cues

Timing of runs

Accuracy and pace of passes


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Penetrate to goals

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Penetrate to goals (30 mins)

Organisation:

Game is split into the 3 zones. Teams are split into 6 v 6 or 7 v 7 + 2 neutrals with Goalkeepers. Team must receive pass inside the end zone or dribble into the end zone in order to attack the goal. Defending team CAN NOT defend their end zone until the ball has entered that zone from a pass or dribble.

Possible Coaching points:

Creativity and movement

Penetrate behind opponent backline by looking for splits

Movement off the ball looking for gaps


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble
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Pitch Line 1
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