Category Archives: UEFA B Sessions

Session: Coach a Team to Press As a Unit

Coaching A Team To Press Defensively In A Small Sided Game Setup 70 x 50 approx. 8v8 + GKs Offside rule applies Key Factors Compactness (Distance, angle of supporting players, horizontally and vertically) Closest player to apply pressure (How? Show … Continue reading

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Session: Coach A Team To Defend Against Combination Play

Coach A Team To Defend Against Combination Play A session I coached to coach a team to defend against combination play. Session begins with a functional practice then moves into a phase of play. I spent approximately 20 minutes with … Continue reading

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Session: Coach A Team To Produce And Score From Crosses

Coaching a team to produce and score from crosses A session I recently coached on my UEFA B course as a mock assessment starting with a functional practice, finishing with a phase of play. Remarks The session progressed well. The … Continue reading

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Session: Coach A Team To Improve Flank Play In A Functional Practice

A session recently ran with my eleven a side team on coaching a team to improve flank play in a functional practice. Key Factors: – Position Of Wide Player – Full Back Support – Crossing Opportunities – Support Infield – … Continue reading

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Session: Working with two strikers to create shooting opportunities in a functional practice

A session recently ran with my eleven a side team on creating shooting opportunities with two strikers in a functional practice Key Factors – Movement To Receive – Receiving Position: Side On? Back To Goal? – Pass Selection/Quality – First … Continue reading

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Session: Creating And Utilising Space

A session ran with an adult eleven a side team on Creating And Exploiting Space In A Small Sided Game. Key Factors: – Create space: full backs spread out to use whole width of pitch, front players pushed high, midfield … Continue reading

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Session: Playing Out From The Back

A session I ran with my eleven a side team on Playing Out From The Back In A Phase Of Play. Key Factors: – Creating space – Passing: selection and quality – Support: angles and distances – Player Movement: create/exploit … Continue reading

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