Football/Soccer Session (U12): Defending In Units

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Craig Williams, Adult Member

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Craig Williams
Name: Craig Williams
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 23 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending In Units

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Defending In Units

Organisation:

Half Pitch Area (30 ards Long x 40 Yards Wide)

Defending Team (Red) - Back Four + GK

Attacking Team (Blue) - Strikers x 2, Midfielders x 4

Supply Of Balls

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Aim:

Attacking Team try to score Using 6vs4

Defending Team try to stop them by Working as a Unit to Condense the Space and Force the Opposition Wide

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Rules:

-Attacking Team start with the ball with one of the two Midfielders - passed to them by any of the Blue midfielders waiting on the halfway line.

-Attacking Team Midfielders are not allowed to Shoot - They keep ball moving from left to right and vice versa and possibly play into Strikers Feet

-Defending Team try to win the ball back and clear it to either of the waiting Blue Players on the Halfway Line in the Wide Positions

-Spare Attacking Players wait on the halfway line for their turn to attack

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Coaching Points:

1 - Stay Compact (Narrow Distances - No Space - Stay Together)

2 - Shuffle Across as the Ball moves Across - Keep Small Distances

3 - First Defender Puts Pressure on the Ball - CB's if Ball is at ST's Feet, FB's if Ball goes to Opposition Wingers

4 - Second Defender Drops and Provides Cover

5 - Third Defenders Drop and Narrow Up to provide Balance

6 - Communication - Especially From GK


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Progression

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Progression

Add Two Red Midfielders.

-Shuffle Across to Help Cover.

-Pressure on Opposition Midfielders.

-Opposition Midfielders Can Now Shoot


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