The 5-Minute Football Coach #84
Breakout-and-score game, Coaching refresher, Old advice
After a bit of a lockdown-related break, the 5MFC is back!
Here are this week’s 3 coaching tips:
🥅 Practice of the week
A nice little game from the English FA for quick possession play, and counter-attacking.
💡 Idea(s) of the week
After a few months without coaching, I’m probably not the only one to feel a bit rusty… So back to basics with this useful summary of core coaching advice:
📖 Tactic of the week
Pretty old but good advice for playing against a tight defence... Some ideas are not that new!
Jimmy Murphy’s ‘rule of thumb’ advice to the Busby Babes in the 50s - is brilliant simplicity - vs a compact defence play back to entice the opposition forward creating gaps between their lines - play square to open gaps sideways & ‘loosen them up’ while searching to pass forward
Hope this was useful. Until next time, have a great week!
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