Football/Soccer Session (Academy Sessions): Playing Out From The Back - Positional Possession Drill

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Craig Williams
Name: Craig Williams
City: Newtown
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 24 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Positional Possession Drill

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Positional Possession Drill


30x40 Area

(30 Wide x 40 Long)

Players as Shown Above

Good Supply of Balls



Attacking Team - Play From Gk and Work Ball into 9 or 10

Defending Team - Close Down, Win Ball Back and Play to GK



1, 2, 3, 9 + 10 must stay on the outside of the area and are on 2-touch

Only 4, 5, 6 or 8 can play to 9 or 10 to start with - Progress to any Attacking Player can pass to 9 or 10

No limit on touches inside area

Spare Defending Team come on after 1 min 30 seconds


Coaching Points:

-Sidefoot Accurate Passes

-Sidefoot Close Control - Relax on Impact

-Move Ball Quickly - Two Touch if Possible

-Work Ball Around Area - Moving Defenders Around - Until Easy Pass to 9 or 10 is Available

-Keep Possession if Easy Pass Not Available

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