Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): Pressing/Closing Down/Working Hard

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Craig Williams, Adult Member

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Craig Williams
Name: Craig Williams
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 23 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): SSG
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SSG (30 mins)


40x30 area

Two teams of 6

One common player

One goal



To score a goal the Blue Team need to make 5 Passes.

Red Team need to score in the goal.



5 Minute games then swap teams around



Blue Team start 3-0 ahead.

Red Team are trying to come back from 3-0 behind - Need to Work Hard/Close Down/Press when Out of Possession


Coaching Points:

Red Team:

-Nearest player presses the ball

-Communication - Show One Way

-Next nearest players support the first player and press the spaces/players nearby

-Other players squeeze in tight to block off passing opportunities


Blue Team:

-Make area big in possession

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