Football Drill Demonstration


Teams with 2-3 mid or wingers who love to play long ball.

Separate into two teams. Blue is going on counter attack with defender taing ball sending it to player via the longball into open space. 

Red is the team that lost the ball and now must defend this airial attack. 

Coaching points

Players need to be aware and judge speed of ball, and also speed of player.

Know when to move up as a unit to make opposing team player offside.  

Communication, defense coordination and knowing where to go when covering and supporting.  


Also, when Red wins ball back which player to move up to open space to receive ball for counter attack.

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