Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Mini Team Attacking Shape

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Craig Stead

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Craig Stead
Name: Craig Stead
City: Ottawa
Country: Canada
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
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Yellow Movement lines represent the general movement patterns of each position when in possession and attacking.

Centre-Backs: Should be split 15-20 metres apart and look to advance the ball forward, if one player goes deep into attack the other centre-back should tuck in slightly more central (Balance)

Centre-Midfielder: Should provide support and movement to each side as well down the middle channel. Should be willing to distrubte directly into centre-forward & wingers. CM should be encouraged to try and break them down on the dribble as well.

Wingers: Should be sideline wide and look to get in and unlock their defence on the dribble or recieving the pass. Should be encouraged to be exciting, creative and play with flair. Should also be encouraged to cut in and shoot if playing on their off wing.

Centre-Forward: Provide Depth and movement patterns should float between opposing teams Centre-backs. Encouraged to show and look for the ball at all times.

Playing back to goal allows them to look to distribute to oncoming players or turn their man and beat them to goal.

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