Young players can fear 1v1 battles, particularly when taking an opponent on in a situation that dictates quick running and good ball skills at the end of it. But repeating this move will instil confidence MORE
Crossing Alley 1
“This drill encourages wide players to practice crossing the ball using both feet and gives your strikers practice at finishing crosses.”
Area: 40 x 30 yards
Equipment: 6 Cones, 2 Goals
No. of Players: 9 Outfield, 2 Goalkeepers
- The wide player dribbles to the opposite corner and crosses the ball.
- The attackers must use realistic movements to get into the box and attempt to score from the cross.
- Once a cross has been made, a different wide player dribbles straight away in the opposite direction to make a cross on the other goal.
- The drill runs continually for a set period of time before the attackers and crossers switch roles.
The wide player dribbles to the opposite corner of the playing area…
…and crosses for the group of attackers.
Once a shot has been taken an attack is launched in the opposite direction.