Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Pressing with purpose in the final 3rd

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Darren Hancock
Name: Darren Hancock
City: Doncaster
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (15 mins)

Pressing Drill

12 players, 4 poles, balls

The sequence starts with A passing the ball to B and starting the press, B can pass the ball left or right ( above to the right) C has recieved the ball in this instance so the player directly opposite must be the one to press which is D.

the sequence continues, All players passing the ball must follow their pass and join the back of the line. players pressing the ball must also join the back of the line at the other side.

coaching points..... press with purpose and try to dictate the opposition pass, body position set ready to receive the pass,


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

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Pressing 6 vs 6 SSG

objective for both teams is to score by chipping the ball into their team mates hands who will be locked inside the zones. both teams must work the press to try prevent the chipped ball in.

coaching points....closest player to start the pressing, set certain pressing triggers such as , a bad touch or miss placed pass.


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

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Pressing with purpose in the final 3rd (phase of play)

9 vs 8 including gk

working with the attacking team (reds)

working with middfield and forward units ( 9,10 ) & ( 11,8,4,7 )

pressing to start with the closest players to the ball, looking at triggers including poor touches, overhit passes and defenders facing their own goal with the ball.

working in units to press. 1st man going for the ball. 2nd man cutting off passing lanes,

direction of the press to dictate and force the play away.

use scenarios ....red team are 2-1 down and only have 10 minutes left to pinch the ball and score an away goal to win the game.


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