Football/Soccer Session (Moderate): Combination Play in the 4-3-3

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John Mullen
Name: John Mullen
City: Martin United
Country: United States of America
Membership: Young Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up Passing Sequence

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Warm Up Passing Sequence
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Warm Up Passing Sequence (15 mins)

Sequence begins with 5 playing to 2 who advances ball then turns and plays ball to 4 who squares back to 5. 6 rolls to face 5 and plays a knockback with 5 who plays to the checking 10.

8 checks back and then forward again to receive from 10, 8 lays ball back to the deeper lying 6 who plays ball forward to the opposing 5 who squares to 4 who plays wide to 3 back to the starting position.

Purpose- Sequence to promote positional sense and cohesion between the lines, speed of play in the middle 3rd.

- After playing the ball forward 4 & 5 push the line higher, once the ball travels to wide player 3 drop off again into the starting positions

- Movement of 6,8, & 10 in the middle 3rd, travel with the ball when not in possession and put themselves in position to play, 6 stays underneath, can the three central midfielders interchange?

- Technical, prepare body to receive, scan,play quickly and accurately.


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

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 2
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Phase 2 (30 mins)

Progression from warm-up, passing sequence remains the same with the addition of blue target 9 who lays off to either supporting run from 8 or 10 who plays ball into yellow 4.

Addition of opposing 6,8,10 and 9 to apply PASSIVE pressure.

-Both 9's apply passive pressure the opposing 4&5's

-Spacing of the midfielders, play between the lines

Progression- If yellow wins the ball they look to play to their 9 who gives the ball to the opposing 4/5

- Players choice of where to play the ball


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Phase 3 (Game)

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Phase 3 (Game) (30 mins)

Game, addition of Keepers with the wide players playing with the team in possession.

Single striker on both sides looking to combine with a deeper lying midfielder.

Smart in possession, when do we reset?

Keepers roll the ball out

Look for the cohesion between 6,8,10, who stays underneath, who pushes


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Movement
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Custom Movement
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Pass
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Dribble

Animation Controls (PCs, Macs, Laptops):

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Back/Forward: Drag timeline button