Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Marc McGhee Coaching In The Game - Support

Profile Summary

Marc McGhee
Name: Marc McGhee
City: Greenock
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bedding In

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Bedding In
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Bedding In (5 mins)

Organisation

Half of a 1/4 pitch

10 attacker 2 defender plus 2 gk to begin with

8 attacker 4 defenders plus 2 gk for 1st progression

7 attackers 5 defenders plus 2 gk for 2nd progression

Activity

Working on support from centre midfield, wide players and the striker

Bedding In (4v1): Centre midfielder will start with the ball and play it into striker

The striker will hold the ball up taking 1 touch and wait for support from centre mid

Defender try to win the ball and stop team from scoring, defender will get a point by scoring in small goals

The ball will be fed in from either a wide player or centre mid looking for support from the wide players as well

Progression: 2nd defender added in to make it a 4 v 2. Then a final progression of a recovering defender to make it 4 v 3

Coaching Points:

Striker to lengthen the game to allow space for support

Wide Players keep the width of the pitch and to attack down flanks

Centre Midfielder over depth and support moving in relation to the ball

Communication (hold, man on & time)

Movement off the ball to create space and different options of supoort


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Related

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Game Related (5 mins)

Organisation

1/4 pitch

14 players 7 v 7

Red team set up in a 1-4-1 formation blues set up in a 2-3-1 formation

Activity

3 zone game related activity

Defenders and strikers must stay in their zones but midfielders can move between to create overload

Aim of the game is for the ball to be played into the striker and for them to hold the ball up for players to support in the final 3rd (4 v 2)

When red team gk is in possession 1 of the midfield 4 can go in with the defender to create 2 v 1

When blue team are in possession 3 midfielders can go in to help striker and 1 red player can help go in and defend

Progression: 1 recovering defender from the blue team can go in to try and stop red team from scoring

Coaching Points

same coaching points as bedding in proccess

coach what you see in the game


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game

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Game (5 mins)

Organisation

1/4 pitch

14 players 7v7

Red team set up in a 1-4-1 formation v Blue team set up in a 2-3-1 formation

Activity

Free play - looking for 1 freeze when there is no support on the ball being played up to the striker.


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