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Goalkeeper Footwork Drills

The best keepers in the world use their feet to make saves and to always be in the right position. Their agility and bounce comes from the timing and accuracy of their footwork. Work your keepers with this session.

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  • Set up a square with cones on the outside of the square.
  • Should be about 20yds by 20yds.
  • Goalkeeper passes the ball to another goalkepeer and then performs the footwork on the outside between the cones

Coaching points

  • Goalkeepers to go through the footwork with hands in set position.
  • Look up and be ready for the next pass, the cones will not move
  • The tempo needs to be fast and look at the quality of the service
  • Pick the furthest most attacking pass eg the goalkeeper furthest away


  • Vary the type of service. eg passing with feet, overarm throws
  • Get the goalkeeper to dive in the middle

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