Football/Soccer Session (U14): UEFA B: SSG - Crossing and Finishing with Full Backs, WMF and two strikers (Start Time: 2015-01-29 13:40:00)

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Paul Inns, Adult Member

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Paul Inns
Name: Paul Inns
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

SSG 9v8


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Initial Layout

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Initial Layout (15 mins)

Organisation

Split players into two teams - blue - 9, red - 8 (to include a goalkeeper).

Red team to play in a 3-2-1-1 formation.

Blue team to play in a 3-3-2 formation.

Blue team to be coached.

Two goals, placed 70 yards apart - use the whole width of the pitch;

Condition Red team - when in possession, have only 10 seconds to try to score;

Condition Red 9 & 10 - must play high on CB; Red MF to play narrow when Blue GK is in possession;

Red LB/RB to push attacking LB/RB into wide channels.

Instructions

Blues to be encouraged to play the ball out from GK via high and wide LB/RB or wide MF.

LB/RB to be encouraged to engage in combination play with wide MF - overlaps and underlaps, in order to get into a position to cross the ball to the two strikers.

Red team to be instructed to seek to score within 10 seconds of gaining possession;

Blue team to be conditioned to only be able to score from a cross.

Coaching Points

Movement of CF and opposite winger into the box;

Type of cross;

Where to deliver;

When to deliver;

Who crosses;

Where and what does the full back do?

Balance attack and defence;


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Effect GK

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Effect GK

Effect GK

Red GK to allow team to regain shape before playing out.

What can the GK do to get the attack started? Aiming to get ball to wide and high LB/RB;

Trigger word to accompany pass out - 'Turn'/'Man on'.

Play the ball to the LB/RB - in front of player.

GK make available for pass back and try the other LB/RB - speed before opponents regroup - two touches only?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Effect the LB/RB/Defensive Unit

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Effect the LB/RB/Defensive Unit

Effect the LB/RB

High & Wide to begin.

Trigger - bump back and sprint forward to create space to receive the ball - and to act as a trigger for Gk to know you're looking to recveive the ball.

Receive the ball on the front foot - opening body.

Options - If the pitch ahead is clear, can the LB/RB run with the ball into the opposing half?

If the LB/RB is marked - return the ball to the GK and try the other side of the pitch?

Can the WMF assist by providing an outlet for an overlap/underlap - keeping wide?

Where should the LB/RB cross from? in line with the edge of the area - No - at least inside the 18 yard line;

Can the LB/RB cross from the touchline?

What type of cross? Aerial or ground?

Where should the ball be delivered? between the 6 yard box and penalty spot?? Behind defence for Strikers to attack? Near post? Far post?

What if the strikers are closely marked? Can the WMF provide back up for a pull back and the WMF then get the cross in?

Effect the Defensive Unit

If RB is attacking - where should the LB position himself? Move across and keep defence compact.

Defensive Unit should remain compact and push up the pitch to close down gap between MF and Defence.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Effect WMF/MF Unit

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Effect WMF/MF Unit

Effect the WMF

Can the WMF assist the LB/RB by providing a passing option for an overlap/underlap?

Trigger for movement? Timing of run? As soon as ball is played to the LB/RB by the GK - move into position.

What if the overlap/underlap isn't on? Is the WMF able to get a cross into the box? or switch play to the other side of the pitch and the other WMF?

Effect MF Unit

Where should the other WMF be? Attacking the back post.

Central MF to move towards area of play, but not to take up space of WMF or LB/RB;

What if the WMF is marked? CMF could swap places to try to create overlay/underlap with LB/RB;

What if the strikers are closely marked? Can the WMF provide back up for a pull back and the WMF then get the cross in?


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Effect Strikers

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Effect Strikers

Effect Strikers

Movement - what is the trigger point? Defender making his run to touchline and just about to cross the ball.

Whereabouts should movement take place? Keeping on side and from edge of area. Not too wide - otherwise will take the LB/RB or WMF space - channel to attack should be width of the goal.

What movement? Can the Strikers swap positions to confuse the defence? One striker move towards near post, the other back off and make a run to the back post? How will know which movement to follow? Communication with each other - trigger words - 'Swap'; ;'You take front';

Where are the strikers looking to attack? Space behind the defence? Space around edge of 6 yard box.

Should entry be staggered? or in unison?

Strikers need good body shape and footwork to prepare for clean contact.


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