Tony Mee is a UEFA ‘A’ Licence coach currently lead youth Development phase coach at Doncaster Rovers. He was previously with Rotherham United, working with various age groups before being promoted to head of youth academy coaching. He has also served as academy manager at York City.
In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Tony about his session in Elite Soccer aimed at developing play in the attacking third, one that coaches players to finish from balls crossed into the penalty area. Tony explains the coaching points, what to say to players and talks about good coaching practice:
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This session focuses on hitting wide areas with the use of group attacks and switching. It works on the basic play used to develop attacking moves to get from one third to the next to create goal scoring chances. MORE
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