Archive for August, 2011

Football Training: Session 8 – Create The Opportunity To Deliver An Accurate Cross

Posted on: August 26th, 2011 | by Flaviu | No Comments

Object Of The Training Session – Create the opportunity to deliver a cross and be able to do so with accuracy and precision when presented with the chance. Practicing The Skill – Player 1 passes to player 2 and follows his pass. Player 2 controls the ball, playing it into space and down the line to deliver an […]

Football Training: Session 7 – “Simply Shooting”

Posted on: August 18th, 2011 | by Flaviu | No Comments

Object Of The Training Session – When presented with the opportunity, encourage your players to shoot and score. Practicing The Skill – Player 4 follows the ball after passing it 20 meters to player 2 who controls it with his first touch and shoots.  Player 2 moves to the back of the queue where player 6 is positioned. Player […]

Football Training: Session 6 – Turn Your Defender

Posted on: August 11th, 2011 | by Flaviu | No Comments

Object Of The Training Session – Given the right game situation, encourage your players to turn the last defender to get a clear strike on goal. Practicing The Skill – Player 1 passes to player 2 who with his first touch turns and passes the ball accurately to the third player.  The decision to turn to the left or the […]

Football Training: Session 5 – Beat A Player

Posted on: August 5th, 2011 | by Flaviu | No Comments

Object Of The Training Session – Given the the right game situation, encourage your players to take on and dribble past players. Practicing 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?

Posted on: August 1st, 2011 | by Flaviu | No Comments

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 […]