Free Soccer Drills



Attacking Centrally | Skill Practice (01-P3)

Organisation / Set Up
Develop player's ability to combine and rotate in central areas, penetrating defensive covering lines. 5 v 5 in a 30 x 30 Yard area with a 10 x 10 Yard area with a single floater to connect play. Objective is for the possession team to use the central floater to keep possession in their attack.

01 P3a


01 P3b

Key Coaching Points
  • Tactical | Recognise when to combine with central player to score point
  • Social | Work collectively to build attacks and create space for central pass.

01 P3c

Progression | 1
  • Remove floater and have a player from possession team to play in central area.

01 P3d

Key Coaching Point
  • Technical | Weight and accuracy of pass and central player to play on one or two touches to combine.

01 P3e

Progression | 2
  • Rotation in central area for possession team, either after pass or during possession phase.
Key Coaching Questions
  • How do the opposition defend against this and what problems does this cause?
  • How can central players combine in one touch effectively, what support can you provide in your teams for this player?