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Dave Clarke

Dave Clarke is head coach and editor of Soccer Coach Weekly, providing thousands of subscribers worldwide with drills, insight and advice covering all aspects of coaching. As well as being a skilled journalist and editor, Dave has excellent coaching credentials, having coached U9s - U16s at grassroots level for over 20 years. He holds a UEFA B license and is qualified in FA Youth Award modules 1, 2 and 3, as well as the Coerver Youth Diploma Module.

Sessions by Dave Clarke

Knock out

in Attacking, Shooting

Use this fast-scoring game to teach your players how to latch onto goalscoring opportunities. This session is all about scoring before your opponents and knocking them out. MORE

Does it matter what you wear?

in Blog, Team Management

Watching the different ways the top managers dress, it always gives an impression of the team and how it plays. Think of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho who are dressed in sharp suits with very successful teams – although Pep can be seen in some very jazzy clothes these days. Now I am not saying... MORE

The X Files

in Passing, Small Sided Games

If you want to see how your players could perform in a midfield sweeper role, use this realistic session to help them become comfortable playing in tight areas. MORE

Fast forward

in Attacking, Passing

Fast forward movement puts pressure on the opposition as they try to win the ball back. This is a great session to show your players how to catch opponents out of position MORE

Triangle keep ball

in Rondos, Warm Ups

This is a simple 5v2 keep away game made harder by having a triangle in the middle which the two defenders must protect or stay in the middle longer MORE

Hit the target

Two touch target

in Attacking, Shooting

Use this realistic shooting session to coach your players to receive a ball played to the edge of the penalty area and shoot with their second touch MORE


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