Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Flank Play

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Sylvia Forbes
Name: Sylvia Forbes
City: Ajax
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm UP

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Warm UP (10 mins)

Players working in 3s. Passes are played across players body.

Communication/eye contact

Pass with accuracy/proper weight

Pass in front of player not behind so player can open

Look for players checking over shoulder

Players body positioning

First touch to play forward


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up Technical Component

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Warm Up Technical Component (10 mins)

Players working in groups of 5-6 10 x 15 yards

2 Players about midway up grid

Player 1 passes ball into player 2

Player 2 begins overlap to player 2, while player 2 lays off ball underneath to player 3 who completes pass into overlapped player

Quality of pass, communication between players,

Acccuracy and weight of pass

Timing of run change of speed to overlap

Ball into space ahead of overlapping player not behind


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Small Sided Game with flank  play

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Small Sided Game with flank play (25 mins)

3 v 3 (4 v 4) 20 X 30 yard grid

4 players involved on outside all playing neutral out of grid

Players look to keep possession of the ball and complete passes for points while going towards goals. Players will get a point if they complete 5 passes. Players can look to get involved with any of players on flanks

wall passes, overlaps, 1-2s, if they are successful in including players on flanks of grid within their 5 passes players can get 2 points. Players can then look to finish off of flank play (1-2 touch) as well into smaller goals for points also. Players do not have to complete 5 passes before scoring on a goal. Look to encourage players to play flanks to crosses with players finishing.

Play 5 min games

Look to correct shape of players, communication and movement

Body positioning and quality in passes

Change of speed to create separation

Quality in finishing, closer to goal accuracy over power, look to keep ball on ground


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Combination Play in flanks in Attacking 3rd

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Combination Play in flanks in Attacking 3rd (25 mins)

4 v 6 (attacking players can be available if playing down one side only to start) Adjust according to numbers.

Players are using one flank area at a time. Ball starts with pass into forwards feet who then plays out to flank players. Players work 2 v 1 in flank to eliminate defender. Once passed player can play ball into players in goal scoring areas.

Restarts if balls goes out of play, always start with pass into forward player to play out to wide area. Switch sides or alternate sides as you go depending on numbers.

Focus on players in flanks using combinations to beat defenders.

Draw in defender by taking touch towards player. Communication timing of movement from player combining to get in behind (overlap, wall pass)

Change of speed once past defender looking to play into box.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (20 mins)

Game Last 15- 20 mins 7 v 7

Looking to combine to create goal scoring opportunities

little to no stoppages

let them play


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