Football/Soccer Session (U9): Movement and creating space

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Darren Clements, Adult Member

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Darren Clements
Name: Darren Clements
City: Deeside
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Technical

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Technical (10 mins)

Moving into space -

Groups of 3 working on 4 cones (in a square 5x5)

Players must pass the ball then move to the spare cone.

Progressions -

Limited touches of the ball

Use weaker foot

Key points -

Quick movement, communication, relax in possession


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Skill

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Skill (15 mins)

Movement off the ball -

40x30 split into 2 halves.

4v2 in each area.

Attacking team needs to maintain possession. The quality of pass is important but we are focusing on the movement of players off the ball. Are they making angles to receive? Are they finding space and getting in line with the player on the ball?

Progression -

Make it 4v3

Key points -

Quick movement, communication, create angles for team mates


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (25 mins)

Game -

Overload game (uneven teams)

Attacking team in must try to create time and space by utilising there extra man and maintaining possession. Defending team to close the ball down quickly.

Key points -

As per drills, looking for movement off the ball. Find space, make angles and communicate with team-mate in possession.


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