Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Attacking Play on Wings and Finishing

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Keith Cappo
Name: Keith Cappo
City: Drexel Hill, PA
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 8 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

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Continental Football Club ECNL NPL Session on Attacking Play in Final Third, Including Wing Play


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): One Touch Warm Up Circuit

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One Touch Warm Up Circuit (10 mins)

Set Up: Groups of 3 or 4 in roughly 15 X 12 areas, 1 ball per group.

Variation 1: Up-Back-Through - same player in middle for period of time. A plays to B, B lays back to A who plays through to C. C plays to B who lays back to C who plays a through ball to A.

Variation 2: Short-Short-Long - A plays to B, B plays to C across grid, follows his pass and checks for the ball back from C, B plays back to C and C hits ball across grid to A, and sequence repeats.

Variation 3: Combination with Overlap - A plays to B then checks into the middle for return pass, B plays to A and makes run behind A, A lays off to C who plays B, and B plays wall pass back to C who passes back to start. Player rotation is: A to B, B to C, C to start. Add agility work on the end so when C passes to start, they can do hurdles or ladder.

Variation 4: One Touch Movement - A plays to B and gets quick return pass before playing to C, [A then runs around near cone and returns to the middle of the grid] B lays the ball of then turns for lay off from C, who recieved wall pass back from B and plays D, who plays the ball into the center back to A [who has made his run around cone and returns wall pass].

Coaching Points: accuracy and weight of passes, speed, first touch, movement off the ball, raise the core temperature, communication, body shape, support angles


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Man Combination to Shoot

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3 Man Combination to Shoot (10 mins)

Set-up: Half of Field, Entire team, working in pairs [could have working towards both goals], Cones, balls, goals [mannequins if possible]

Organization: Players work in pairs, one goup going at a time [at start, only one partner plays the ball and becomes the , starting at the top of the box, working to the bottom of the box, where they will work through the sequence. A and his partner start with the ball. A plays a pass to B and immediately checks into the center of the grid [in front of mannequin if possibe]. B plays the ball back to A at an angle, then makes a run behind A [and the mannequin]. A lays the ball off to player C, then Player C sets up a give and go with player B at the top of the area to set up a shot. Player A and his partner take the place of B and C. B and C collect their ball and go to the start of the sequence.

Coaching Points: accuracy and weight of passes, proper support angles, timing of runs, movement off the ball, speed of combination and one touch play, communication; can build in part of the focus to be on the finishing and different types of finishing techniques.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Man Combincation to Shoot 2

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3 Man Combincation to Shoot 2 (10 mins)

Set Up: Half of Field, Entire team, working in pairs [could have working towards both goals], Cones, balls, goals [mannequins if possible]

Orgnization: Players work in pairs, one goup going at a time [at start, only one partner plays the ball and becomes the , starting at the top of the box, working to the bottom of the box, where they will work through the sequence. A and his partner start with the ball. A plays a pass to B and immediately checks into the center of the grid [in front of mannequin if possibe]. B plays the ball back to A at an angle, then makes a run behind A [and the mannequin]. A lays the ball off to player C, then Player C plays a ball to the front foot of B who collects the ball with a good first touch and shoots. Player A and his partner take the place of B and C. B and C collect their ball and go to the start of the sequence.

Coaching Points: accuracy and weight of passes, proper support angles, timing of runs, movement off the ball, angles of runs related to the angles of the passes, speed of combination and one touch play, communication; can build in part of the focus to be on the finishing and different types of finishing techniques.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): 3 Man Combincation to Cross and Finish

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3 Man Combincation to Cross and Finish (10 mins)

Set Up: Half of Field, Entire team, working in pairs [could have working towards both goals], Cones, balls, goals [mannequins if possible]

Organization: Players work in pairs, one goup going at a time [at start, only one partner plays the ball and becomes the , starting at the top of the box, working to the bottom of the box, where they will work through the sequence. Outside players work on their own and can be placed at a cone roughly 45 yards from the endline and 15 yards from the touchline. A and his partner start with the ball. A plays a pass to B and immediately checks into the center of the grid [in front of mannequin if possibe]. B plays the ball back to A at an angle, then makes a run behind A [and the mannequin]. A lays the ball off to player C, then Player C plays a ball to the front foot of B who plays a wide ball into the flank and Player D. B and C make runs into the box and the ball is served in from Player D. B and C look to finish. Player A and his partner take the place of B and C. B and C collect their ball and go to the start of the sequence. Player D returns where he started and repeats.

Coaching Points: accuracy and weight of passes, proper support angles, timing of runs, movement off the ball, angles of runs related to the angles of the passes, speed of combination and one touch play, quality of the service from the flank, runs into the box, communication; can build in part of the focus to be on the finishing and different types of finishing techniques.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Wing Channel Game

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Wing Channel Game (45 mins)

Set Up: 6 v 6 + 2 wing players, and a GK in each goal.

Organization: Players try to work the ball and score, can play out to the wing players, only on a 1 touch pass [can start without this rule]. Wing players have 2 touches to send a service into the field for an attempt on goal. Goals do not have to come from crosses. Two points for goals coming from 1-touch finishes.

Variations: [1] Remove neutral wing players and have each join one team each, [2] touch limit inside field, [3] 1 touch finish, [4] every backwards pass must be followed by a one touch pass [5] In channel, only 1 defender can enter, creating a 2 v 1 situation. [6] Open up to end game without restrictions, no channels.

Coaching Points: accuracy of passing, crossing and finishing, variety of crosses, rythym and flow of passing to get into the wide areas, timing of runs, decision making on the ball, speed of thought, work rate, communication, movement off the ball and interplay with teammates, combinations, reinforce good habits


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