Football/Soccer Session (U12): Positional understanding

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Stefan Persson
Name: Stefan Persson
City: Celbridge
Country: Ireland
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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The 4-3-3 positional understanding


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Inverted Triangle in Midfield - Playing with a #6

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Inverted Triangle in Midfield - Playing with a #6
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Inverted Triangle in Midfield - Playing with a #6

#6 refers to a single holding midfielder that plays in front of the back line.

The #6 needs positional discipline and awareness. This players acts as a link between the back four and the two center-mids. (8 & 10)

The #6 looks to tuck in between the center-backs in transition, especially when one of the fullbacks has pushed up. This player distributes the ball from deep positions and is often referred to as a box-to-box player.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Triangle in Midfield - Playing with a #10

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Triangle in Midfield - Playing with a #10

#10 refers to an attacking center-mid that plays behind the center-forward.

The #10 has the freedom to move everywhere across the attacking front. This player acts as a link up between the two holding midfielders and the forwards.

The #10 is a playmaker who both assists and scores. Defensively, the #10 helps apply high pressure.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Build Out

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Build Out

Organization: # 2 & #3 spread wide, #'s 4 & 5 pushed high to the centre line, #6 central above back line, #8 & 10 Central, #7,9 & 11 high and tight.

Instructions: look to play in #2 and 3, then #4 or 5, #6 as release with #8 and 10 circulating on opposite lines but still connected and #7, 11 and 9 creating space for wingers and midfield to build out.

Coaching Points: Confident, Clear and attack minded

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Throw ins

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Throw ins

Organization: PLAY QUICKLY. CATCH the Oppostion with their backs turned. In the Attacking half look to get in begind the Midfield and Defenders. Midfield look to switch fields and Def half look to switch fields and play out the other side.

Instructions:Play Quickly

A: (attacking half): #9 comes into the Corner play ball in behind

B: #7 or #11 comes to support and rebounds to #2 or #3 to play into the #9, #10 or #11

C: Defensive third - look to switch point of attack and play out the other side.

Coaching Points: Communicate and be first to the ball.

Progressions:


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