Archive for 2011

Football Training: Session 5 – Beat A Player

Object Of The Training Session – Given the the right game situation, encourage your players to take on and dribble past players. Practising The Skill – Player 1 runs at the cone with the ball and attempts a trick to dribble round the cone, as if it was an opposing defender. He passes the ball to player 2 […]

Manchester United’s Squad Has Less Experience Now, But Is It Also Weaker?

When you look at the big names that have left the Red Devils this year, you cannot help to wonder if Manchester United are going to be the same formidable force that we have all been used to in recent years. Big names have either retired or left including Paul Scholes, Gary Neville, Edwin van […]

Football Training: Session 4 – Switch The Play And Create More Attacking Space For Your Team

Object Of The Training Session – Teach your players to have the confidence to switch the play from one side of the pitch to the other with accuracy and intensity, progressing the practice into a drill and ultimately a game situation. Practicing The Skill – Players 1 and 2 face each other, about the full width of a pitch, with the third player positioned […]