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Using Full Backs as ‘Playmakers’

By Alex Trukan Full backs’ position has evolved over the years. Involvement of full backs in attack seemed very unorthodox several years ago, whereas now it is considered as a minimal standard required. Recent years has seen this position evolving even further. Primary example includes Bayern Munchen under Pep Guardiola, which introduced full backs playing

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3 v 2 to 2 v 1 Game

This week's Animated Drill Video shows a popular numbers up attacking and defending exercise that also includes transition. [wpsharely id="6889"][wpsharely][/wpsharely] The diagram is being created with the session planner on Planet Training that is available through the Member Drills Database. Please share your ideas for ways to train your players to attack quickly and take advantage of numbers up situations in

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Supporting the Backs On Their First Touch

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter.  Today’s featured activity involves supporting the backs on their first touch.

To start, have a server with balls around midfield and a back near the top of the 18.  A midfielder is 10 yards in front of the back.

The server plays a ball into the back and the midfielder has to position himself to receive a

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