Football Drill Demonstration


Two teams of seven players play on half a pitch with no keepers.

Each team must have a wide player on each wing.

A spare player should be put into a separate colour (see yellow player taking the center in the image).

They are always playing for the team in possession of the ball to give them the extra man.

Coaching points

The team in possession needs to move the ball quickly.

Encourage wide players to check in for the ball and then turn and sprint into the space created behind the defender.

Encourage other players to make supporting runs.

The Drill is often used with

Four Goal Game with spare playerConditioned gamesFootball Drills Coaching