Football Drill Demonstration


Objective: To develop the understanding of movements both on & off the ball.


  • Mark out a 30 x 30 / 40 x 40 area (age & ability dependant).
  • Organise players into 2 teams of 8.
  • 3 v 3 2 floaters on the inside
  • 2 x 4 target players on the outside.
  • The floating players play for the team in possession.
  • Players must make 8 passes to score a goal.

Coaching points

  • Creating space as a team.
  • Switch play to keep possession by moving the ball into areas where the space is greater.
  • Quality of touch & pass.
  • Angle and distance of support.
  • Turning and shielding the ball.
  • Body position to receive / move the ball.
  • Forward runs as practice is developed.

Drill tags: football, movement, passing, possession, receiving, soccer

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