Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Session Plan To Improve Midfielders attacking in the Final 3rd (Start Time: 2021-04-05 23:45:00)

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Noel Healy, Adult Member

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Noel Healy
Name: Noel Healy
City: Cork
Country: Ireland
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (30 mins)

Method:

Pass and move exercise where triangular passing patterns imitating those often used in midfield combination play.

 

Coaching Points:

Good Communication & Good Decision. Making.of pass. Come from blind side of the defender. Open your body shape. First touch out in front, second touch is the pass. Tempo of combination play. 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 2

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Screen 2 (25 mins)

Method:

18 players. Ball played into red team who try and get 5 passes in a 6v2 situation, once they succeed they Transfer the ball across to blue team and two new black team players try and win it back. If they succeed in winning it back then they swap with the team that lost it who then become the defending team. Put 1 touch condition to increase difficulty or make it 6v3 in the box.Chip over or pass.

Coaching Points:

Keep the ball moving quickly, good decision making. Good first touch, good combination play. Width and depth, angle and distance of support. Defenders - work close together and good communication

 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 3

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Screen 3 (35 mins)

Method:

Ball starts with one of the FBs on the red team. They play into a midfielder who then looks to find forward passes to create opportunities.

 

Coaching Points:

Quality Possession, Sharp passing, angle & distance of support, penetrating runs and passes, Midfield starting position, 2 high, 1 deep. Forward unit: create Width and depth to stretch defence. When play develops wide players come inside, create 1v1s. Good combination play. Over and under laps. Runs into channels.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 4

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Screen 4 (35 mins)

Method:

11v11 game situation focusing on midfield combination play and creativity. Look to play forward.

 

Coaching Points:

Movement off the ball, quality possession, sharp passing, angle & distance of support, Starting possession of midfielders. Commit midfielders into advanced areas. Forward unit: width and depth to stretch defence, look to create 1v1s, combination play, penetrating runs and passes. Find windows of opportunity.


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