Football Drill Demonstration


Players work in pairs with one ball between two cones.

The attacker must move the ball from side to side, using changes of direction, speed and feints and step-overs the try and wrong foot the defender.

The defender's job is to shuffle and follow the attacker, trying the hold them up and not give them an opening.

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After 1 minute rotate roles.

Defender should focus on the ball and not be fooled by the attacking players' movements.

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