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Small-Sided Game For Goalkeeping

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the Goalkeeping Newsletter. Today’s featured activity is a small sided game that will help with short penetrating passes from the keeper.

This game is on a 40 x 30 grid with full sized goals and a keeper in each goal. There are two field players on each team and one neutral player who is always on the attacking team.


One keeper starts with the ball. One of the easiest thing to do is for the keeper to

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Penetrating Passes

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter.  Today’s featured activity works on penetrating passes in a game environment.

In the diagram below we have a 5 v 5 game with a neutral player in white.  The size of the field can vary but something in the 40 x 30 range works well.

This is a typical small sided game but goals count as 3 points.  A team can earn

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