Football/Soccer Session (U16): Coach Supporting play and movement in the attacking half of the field (Start Time: 2014-09-17 18:00:00)

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Lee Caldwell, Adult Member

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Lee Caldwell
Name: Lee Caldwell
City: Manchester
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Session Objectives

When to support ahead and behind the ball.

Decisive movement to create space.

Receiving skills under pressure.

Intelligent movement.

Comfortable rotation of positions in midfield.

Support play, angles and distance.

Timing of runs on and off the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Function - Support in front and behind players

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Function - Support in front and behind players (20 mins)

Set Up

Area: 40 yards wide, playing from 10 yards inside defending half of the field.

Teams set up: Attacking (2-3-3), Defending (3-4-1).

Start Point 1 - A5 initiates attack.

Bounce pass off D9 and then D9 presses the attacker.

Look for positive passing into midfield players.

Primary

A8 shows for the pass from A5.

A8 sets A4 who plays the ball into A11.

A8 spins to support the attack from behind.

A6 drives into central position to support centrally.

Secondary

Movement of strikers.

Fringe Players

Support and balance behind the ball.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Function - Rotation in midfield

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Function - Rotation in midfield (20 mins)

Set Up

Area: 40 yards wide, playing from 10 yards inside defending half of the field.

Teams set up: Attacking (2-3-3), Defending (3-4-1).

Start Point 1 - A5 initiates attack.

Bounce pass off D9 and then D9 presses the attacker.

Look for positive passing into midfield players.

Primary

A8 shows for the pass from A5, holds and protects the ball.

A4 pushes forward to take player away from central area.

A6 moves round to support A8, who sets the ball.

A8 then spins out to support strikers.

A6 receives the pass and then passes into the run of A11 or A9, and rotates to the holding role to support A8/A4.

Secondary Players

Movement of strikers.

Fringe Players

Support and balance behind the ball.

Coaching Points

Movement to create space and receive in midfield.

Supporting runs ahead and behind the ball.

Decisive passing.

Comfortable rotation of psotions in midfield.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Function - Third man running

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Function - Third man running (20 mins)

Set Up

Area: 40 yards wide, playing from 10 yards inside defending half of the field.

Teams set up: Attacking (2-3-3), Defending (3-4-1).

Start Point 1 - A5 initiates attack.

Bounce pass off D9 and then D9 presses the attacker.

Look for positive passing into midfield players.

Primary Players

A11 comes narrow to engage D5 & A9 shows for the pass from A5 splitting central defenders.

A9 sets A6 who dropped to support A9.

A8 spins to make the run into space between central defenders.

A6 passes to A8 on the move (3rd runner)

Secondary Players

Movement of strikers.

Fringe Players

Support and balance behind the ball.

Coaching Points

Movement to create space and receive in midfield.

Supporting runs ahead and behind the ball.

Decisive timing and passing.

Awareness of the space to exploit with a 3rd runner.


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