Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Defending

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Andy Emsley
Name: Andy Emsley
City: Sheffield
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Defending
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Half a pitch


Use of 3 defenders and 4 attackers -5 players

Attacking team to retain the ball, rotate area to create scoring opportunity, defending team to stay compact as a 3 and keep attacking players on the outside. 

If defenders win the ball can they keep the ball, if attackers miss or score goal, next ball is taken from the outside.

Key Points Defending:

Narrow, compact, keep attacking team on the outside only.

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