Defending The Midfield

category: Defending

Football Defending the Midfield Defending Play 2 v 2 in the area furthest from goal and 2 v 3 in the defensive area around the goal. Make 2 small goa...

Overloading Attack

category: Conditioned-games

Football Overloading attack Conditioned games The pitch set up has a defending zone and an attacking zone, divided by a midfield channel. 2 defenders...

Diamond Midfield Channelling

category: Defending

Soccer Diamond Midfield Channelling Defending Red team vs Blue team. Set up a diamond midfield formation 2 strikers, 4 midfield, 4 defenders. Set up ...

Defensive Pressure

category: Defending

Football Defensive Pressure Defending Play 3 v 3 in the middle area with goalkeepers stationed in each of the goals. ... Defending the Midfield Drill...

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Exploiting space in midfield

Develop intelligent midfielders to be able to recognise space and exploit it with good vision and technique to make a pass in the middle of the park.

Counter Attacking from Midfield

Beat the opposition on the break by attacking at pace and exploiting the space on the counter-attack. Work on the timing and control when finishing to...

Creating Space in the Midfield

Develop your players understanding of space and how their movement (or even lack of at times) can create space to play in the midfield.


Community Drills

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split into teams 1 keeper 2 defenders 2 midfielders 1 attackerstart from keeper pass it to defender then start

Functional Training Drill

Mark out an area approximately half the size of the field Play 6v5/4 GK. 6 defenders attempt to play the ball out from the goalkeeper through one ...