Football/Soccer Session (Difficult): Creating goal scoring opportunities through combination and incisive play in the final 3rd. (Start Time: 2015-12-21 15:15:00)

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Daniel Johnston
Name: Daniel Johnston
City: Kerikeri
Country: New Zealand
Rank: Elite – 4 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Passing Practice

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Passing Practice (10 mins)

Set up

50x25 yard area with cones on halfway. Four players in each area, 3 reds/blue and 1 red/blue

How to play

Players pass in their own half. On coaches call, player on ball must quickly play to his own colour in opposite half with two players supporting the pass.

Progression(s)

1) Player receiving pass must play to support on one touch

2) Player staying in half becomes an active defender as ball is played in.

3) Play 3v1 possession to make it more real

4) End move with a shot on goal


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positional Game

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Positional Game (20 mins)

Set up

Create an area of 50x25 with a goal and balls at each end. Will need 14 players (6 Red, 6 Blue, 2 GK).

How to play

- The practice always begins with a switch between attacking team who play a 2v1 in their own half.

- Play quickly into no.9 and support creating a 3v2.

- Repeat in the opposite direction.

- If defending team win the ball, hit them on counter.

Progression

1) Allow the two attackers to dribble over the line.

Team tasks

Can we find no.9 quickly and support in front and behind.

Player tasks

#9 - Stay high to create room in front

- Come short to create room in behind

- Creativity to create goal scoring opportunities

#8 & 10

- Quickly find no.9

- Support underneath and behind

- Engage defender in 1v1 or to play an incisive pass to team mate


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Game Training

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Game Training (25 mins)

Set Up

Using half of a field with touch lines brought in by 5 metres. Three small goals on halfway line and two flags (represent area where oppo 10 can opperate).

Blue - 9-Reuben, 11-Todd, 7-Jai, 10-Jordan, 8-Hugo, 6-Cole, 4-Morgan

Red - 1-Alfie, 2-Logan, 3-Ben, 4-Jaydn, 5-Ziz, 6-Tom, 8-Dan, 10-Mex

BLUE

Starting point with blue 4 - score in big goal.

Only 1 of the FB's can can, the other is locked in.

Normal rules apply (No corners/goal kicks)

RED (opposition)

Defend goal and score by playing through one of 3 gates - must be in end zone to score.

ST locked to end zone.

Team Task

Today is all about combining in the opposition half to create goal scoring opportunities

Player Tasks

#9

- Get into goal scoring positions

- Get free to receive the ball beyond opponent’s defence

- Get into positions to link up with midfielders and forwards

- Combine in front of the defensive line to get someone beyond the defensive line

- Dribble effectively to engage defenders in 1v1s

#10

- Look for early balls through/over the defensive line.

- Support ST and WF in-front or behind opposition defenders.

- Get into goal scoring positions

- Drive forward in space

- Get free to receive and progress the ball in between the lines

#7/#11

- Look to receive beyond defenders (between FB and CB) if space behind.

- Create space for FB to over-lap/combine around defenders

- Get free to receive and progress the ball in between the lines

- Get into goal-scoring positions

- Make runs beyond the defensive line

- Become second striker when the ball on opposite side

- Dribble effectively to engage defenders in 1v1s

#6/#8

- If the opposition are pressing, drop into CB to create a back 3 to release FB's.

- If both FB's go, both have to stay to keep attacking shape (3-1/2-2)

- If the opposition don't press, #6 create diamond with GK and CB's.

- Play accurate forward passes over a wide range into advanced players

- Switch play to find team mate in space.

- If we can't attack down one side, find a position where you can switch to the opposite side.

- Support the attack with superior positioning and constant aggressive running

- Interchanging movement with other midfielders to create space to receive


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Training Game

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Training Game (25 mins)

Set Up

Just over half field with goals at both ends. Sides brought in 5 metres on either side.

9v9 with both teams playing a 1-3-2-3.

How to Play

Normal football rules apply but no corners (ball starts with GK whose corner it was). Pass in's instead of throw in's.

Team task

Today is all about creating goal scoring opportunities through quick combination and incisive play.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positional Exercise

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Positional Exercise

Set Up

Create a field 25x40 yards in size with two gates at one end and an end zone at the other (as shown).

How to Play

- Start point is with Blue #6 (starts behind line)

- Blue combine to get player in the end zone on the ball (there are off-sides). If possession is lost, can we quickly win the ball back.

- Red try to win possession and score by passing or dribbling through one of the gates.

- Red #8 joins in as soon as ball is played in.

Team Task

Today is all about combining and incisive play to create goal scoring opportunities in the final 3rd.

Player Tasks

#9

- Get into goal scoring positions

- Get free to receive the ball beyond opponent’s defence

- Get into positions to link up with midfielders and forwards

- Combine in front of the defensive line to get someone beyond the defensive line

- Dribble effectively to engage defenders in 1v1s

#10

- Look for early balls through/over the defensive line.

- Support ST and WF in-front or behind opposition defenders.

- Get into goal scoring positions

- Drive forward in space

- Get free to receive and progress the ball in between the lines

#7/#11

- Look to receive beyond defenders (between FB and CB) if space behind.

- Create space for FB to over-lap/combine around defenders

- Get free to receive and progress the ball in between the lines

- Get into goal-scoring positions

- Make runs beyond the defensive line

- Become second striker when the ball on opposite side

- Dribble effectively to engage defenders in 1v1s

#6/#8

- If the opposition are pressing, drop into CB to create a back 3 to release FB's.

- If both FB's go, both have to stay to keep attacking shape (3-1/2-2)

- If the opposition don't press, #6 create diamond with GK and CB's.

- Play accurate forward passes over a wide range into advanced players

- Switch play to find team mate in space.

- If we can't attack down one side, find a position where you can switch to the opposite side.

- Support the attack with superior positioning and constant aggressive running

- Interchanging movement with other midfielders to create space to receive


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