Cobi Jones Speedstar

category: Possession

Station small goals (2 yards wide) in each corner of the area facing in towards the field of play with no goalkeepers. Play a 4 v 4 or a 6 v 6.


Diamond Midfield Channelling

category: Defending

Red team vs Blue team.

Set up a diamond midfield formation

2 strikers, 4 midfield, 4 defenders.

Set up cones as shown on the diag...

Movement Related

category: Passing-and-Receiving

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


  • Mark out a 30 x 30 / 40 x 40 area (age &a...

Short Corner - Shot

category: Crossing-and-Finishing

Again, a player at back end of 18-yard area gives initial signal for type of corner to be taken (one hand or two hands up for example), which is th...

Web Videos

Creating space in soccer/football

In this episode I will cover how to create space in football and soccer. Creating space in football is basic football skill. In this video you can see...


Keeping Possession

Reduce the turnovers and get your team working up the field by keeping possession and building attacks by selecting the right pass.

Playing through the thirds

The modern style of football encourages teams to get the ball down and pass into the guts of the pressing team to break the lines and move the ball up...

Strikers creating space

Create the space in the final third with clever, well-timed movement. Use relevant, realistic practices to give your strikers the exposure to creating...


Community Drills

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Passing and moving. players a ball between then according to the number given to them.1 pass to 2, 2 passes to 3. Creating spaceReceiving skillsA...

Creating Space to receive the Ball 1

20m x 20m1v1 in the middle Red / Ball2 Servers (Yellow at each end)Red Feints to the right / Left and then comes short to recieve ball from server.Ser...

Keeping Possession - Drill 1

Follow on from warm up. In pairs one player keeps pocession and uses partner outside of grid when necessary. partner must stay outside of grid but mov...