Possession - Playing out from back

  • Organisation

    Half field 6 v 7 + GK
  • Process

    Team with Gk is setup in formation and attempts to keep the ball off the opposition - 10 passes = a goal (ball must stay on ground) Opposition attempts to win the ball and score in the goals. 3 min periods with various rest periods. Can add another play to make it 7 v 7 if too easy.
  • Field size

    Half a field

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis


15 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players [13 or more playersr]

Form of Training:

Team training

Author: Karl Dodd

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