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Creating options to penetrate

By Philip Joe Cauchi One important principle that we should work on during the phase of possession, is to create numerical superiority around the ball. This creates various options especially in front of the ball where we aim to verticalize and break lines. To be able to verticalize we have to first create the necessary

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Creating and Capitalizing on Finishing Opportunities

Training Activities for players U14 and above By Chris Kouns These activities are designed to help your players not only get repetitions in terms of some of the technical aspects of finishing, but, to also create an environment for them when they can hone their “Finishing Mentality” Activity 1: 3v1 / 3v1 + GK’s Field

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Coach Goalscoring Chances, Not Scoring

By Waleed Zaghloul

A team that creates a lot of scoring chances in a variety of different ways is usually a sign of a well-coached team. On the other hand, a team that puts away its chances is usually a sign of good players. So as a coach, you are responsible for defining how your team will create chances and which of the following methods they need to utilize against a specific opponent. The coach needs to build his team’s arsenal of attack and make sure that they can score in a variety of different ways, otherwise the team will be easily shutout by superior teams.

Wing Play and Crosses

For years, wing play has been a very important and entertaining way for teams to create chances and score goals. Players like David Beckham became famous operating on the flank for Manchester United, Real Madrid and England. Developing a good winger requires finding a player that has a combination of important attributes.

A good winger must have very good physical attributes. The winger needs to have

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