Category Archives: Defending

Four Goal Chaos


If you have one (or two) big goals (I’m assuming I won’t have four big goals), you could restrict the shooting, i.e. after two small-goal-shots, you have to shoot at the big goal with a goalie.





Passing Game with Neutrals

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Clearance Small Sided Game

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7 v 7 Quick Break to Attack

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Defensive Recovery Game with Restrictions

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Tackles to Defeat The Better Team Article

Saw this article in ESPN The Magazine in the wake of Euro 2016 about using tackle stats to track underdog victories and thought it was pretty interesting.

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Short Sided Game to Focus on High Press


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  • Focus is on high press because field is small enough that goalie is in range from the outset

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