Football/Soccer Session (U16): defenders defending crosses

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Daniel Webb
Name: Daniel Webb
City: canvey island
Country: United Kingdom
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Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1
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Set Up

1 defender inbetween 2 poles as starting position.

midfielder starts practise by playing longer pass out to a wide man who delivers cross into box.

Can defender clear cleanly , preferably into a mini goal.


put a striker in box for defender to worry about

Key Points

Firstly, quality of 'ping' out to wide man.

touch and delivery

defenders starting position and body shape

focus and eye on ball

gk's communication

decision - head, volley, side foot, back swing of leg.....

how quick can defender get re-set

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