4-5-1 Formation – The Ultimate Coaching Guide

Although the 4-5-1 formation is often considered to be very defensive, it can be quite attack-minded with a few small and simple tweaks. It all depends on how you set your team up and which playing personnel you have available. With a midfield five in front of a flat-back four, it does offer your team defensive stability. […]

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55 Common Mistakes Players Make on the Soccer Pitch

As we all know, making mistakes is just part and parcel of playing soccer. No one gets it right ALL the time. (Well, expect for maybe Messi) While it can be frustrating misplacing a pass, picking up a silly booking, or missing an open goal… The most important thing for players is to learn from your mistakes, gradually iron […]

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10 Common Soccer Injuries (and How to Treat Them)

There’s nothing worse than watching a player go down with a soccer injury. But unfortunately, it does happen. When you’re playing an athletic sport like soccer that involves a lot of running, jumping, turning, twisting, etc… injuries are going to occur from time to time. Which is why all coaches, players, and parents should have basic knowledge on […]

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9 Tips to Make Your Soccer Training More Fun

Growing up, every kid starts playing soccer because they love the sport and have fun playing it. This carefree attitude and joyful feeling can sometimes get lost later on, however, when the pressure to compete becomes too much. Some coaches quickly forget that soccer is just as much about having fun as it is putting in the […]

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