Football/Soccer Session (U16): Developing combination play

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Mark Williams , Adult Member

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Mark Williams
Name: Mark Williams
City: Rhyl
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 0 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Developing combination play between the midfield four and the front two.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Screen 1

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Screen 1 (20 mins)

ORGANISATION: Set on 2/3rds of the pitch. The teams are eight attackers, A's plus a feeder and seven defenders , D's plus a goalkeeper. The objective of the session is for the attackers complete combinations between the midfield four and the front two. The session starts from the feeder who plays to A1 or A2.

PROGRESSIONS:

The feeder can feed the ball to any of the A's.

Add an offside line (marked as cones in the diagram).

Specify the types of pass, short or long, into feet, chest

Add a number of combinations before being able to shoot a goal.

KEY TECHNICAL POINTS:

Communication, creating space by well timed movement both on and off the ball, interchanging of positions, check to the ball when receiving the pass, overlaps by the full backs A1 or A2 or midfielders, timing of the pass and passing accuracy, A6 and A5 stretching the play wide by moving onto the touchline to receive the ball and creating a good passing angles, angles and distances of players, look to play forwards but don't force play if the pass is not on keep possession, player anticipation looking for 1 - 2's and creating overloads, body position when receiving the ball, triggers for the time to move as the ball is about to be kicked.


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

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Screen 2 (20 mins)

Small Sided Game: Pitch size 70 yardsby 50 yards. 9 v 9. Attacker A's formation GK - 2 -4 - 2, the Defender D's formation GK - 3 - 3 - 2. Plays starts from D5 misplacing a pass to attacking teams GK and play live.

KEY TECHNICAL POINTS:

Communication, creating space by well timed movement both on and off the ball, interchanging of positions, check to the ball when receiving the pass, overlaps by the full backs A1 or A2 or midfielders, timing of the pass and passing accuracy, A6 and A5 stretching the play wide by moving onto the touchline to receive the ball and creating a good passing angles, angles and distances of players, look to play forwards but don't force play if the pass is not on keep possession, player anticipation looking for 1 - 2's and creating overloads, body position when receiving the ball, triggers for the time to move as the ball is about to be kicked, fowards to play as high as possible,GK start position to act as a sweeper.


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