The 5-Minute Football Coach #77
Diamond play, Defensive line, Coaches' ego
Here are this week’s 3 tips:
⚽️ Practice of the week
A great small-sided game for midfielders to use a diamond shape in possession. See the last few seconds for how that relates to matches:
🎬 Video of the week
How deep, or how far up the pitch, to position the defensive line? Make sure defenders understand that they are covering two spaces:
📖 Topic of the week
As grassroots football is restarting in the UK, let’s remember this is all for the players, their enjoyment and their development.
Until next time, have a great week
The 5-Minute Football Coach: every Tuesday, 3 coaching tips in 5 minutes, for free.