Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): TWO GOAL GAME - SWEEPER SYSTEM

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TONY LUNGLEY
Name: TONY LUNGLEY
City: Maidstone
Country: United Kingdom
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

RECOGNISING THE ROLE OF A SWEEPER.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): PLAY MAKER

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): PLAY MAKER
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Learning Objectives

Technical Technical
Dribble & drive. Finish.
Technical Tactical
Positional play of the sweeper. Delay the play. Show attacker away from goal/weaker side.
Technical Physical
Generic movements. Crouching position when defending.
Technical Psychological
Decision making.
Technical Social
Inclusive. Responsibilty of individual. Communication organising the players in front (mid third).

PLAY MAKER (60 mins)

SET UP:

3 ZONES; Defensive third, mid third, attacking third.

Two teams 5 v 5. (2 x GK). Directional. 3 v 3 in mid third. 1 sweeper in each of the defensive thirds.

OBJECTIVE:

Teams take turns to start with the ball. Playing from the defensive third in to the mid third. One player breaks out to attack the sweeper 1 v 1 in the defensive third. If the opposition win the ball their objective is the same.

PROGRESSION: Time limit for attacking team. PROGRESSION: Two touch before breaking out with a dribble. PROGRESSION: Rotate all players. PROGRESSION: Time limit for attacker to score after breaking out. PROGRESSION: Points awarded for successfully scoring/ defending. PROGRESSION: Allow a defender to recover. PROGRESSION: Allow an additional attacker to break out creating a 2 v 2.

Coaching Points:

Understanding the role/responsibility.

Decision making, press, delay, interception.

Movement across the defensive third to recognise point of danger/attack.

Communication with mid third to deny any space and protect the defensive line.

Delay attack for recovery run of additional defender.

Show attacker away from goal/weaker side.

Win 1 v 1 challenge under pressure.

Win possession and be positive, setting team up for the counter attack.

Composure in possession, pass selection, penetrating pass.


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Dribble

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