Elite Soccer the Collector’s Series volume 4

League Managers Association

Volume 4 contains 36 coaching articles from world class coaches of the likes of Carlo Ancelotti, Martin O’Neill, Roberto Martinez, Paul Lambert and Brian McDermott. Click on the button on the left to see the full contents of this volume

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The full contents list for volume 4 – featuring a further 36 sessions – is detailed below. Again, where clubs are listed, this was the coach’s club at the time they wrote their session for Elite Soccer.

Manager/coach Club/Affiliation Title
Attacking Sessions
Carlo Ancelotti Paris Saint-Germain Attacking movement in a 4-3-2-1 formation
Martin O’Neill Sunderland 1v1s through the middle
Brian McDermott Reading Variable crossing and finishing practise
Malky Mackay Cardiff City Striker combination and link play
Kenny Jackett Millwall Attacking in a 4-3-3 formation
Michael Appleton Portsmouth Counter-attack team shape in a 4-4-1-1
John Ward Colchester United Finishing under pressure
Colin Lee Notts County Forward runs and passes
Paul Sturrock Southend United Countering through your strikers
Mark McGhee Bristol Rovers Transition of counter-attack
Kevin Blackwell LMA Ambassador Close quarter finishing
Peter Jackson LMA Ambassador Finishing from crosses
David Unsworth LMA Ambassador Wide players and shape
Chris Sulley LMA Ambassador Attacking skills in the final third
Midfield and Full-Team Sessions
André Villas-Boas LMA Ambassador Possession Principles
Roberto Martinez Wigan Athletic The 1v1 situation
Paul Lambert Norwich City Developing Premier League players’ technique
Dougie Freedman Crystal Palace The defensive screen
Richie Barker Bury 1v1 attacking and defending
Nigel Clough Derby County Improving technical ability
Derek McInnes Bristol City Functional attacking plan
Russell Slade Leyton Orient Playing through the thirds
Noel Mitchell Northern Ireland Under-15s Girls Midfield rotation and forward movement
Phil Brown LMA Ambassador Picking the right pass forward
Keith Millen LMA Ambassador Quick combination play
Mark Robins LMA Ambassador Awareness and rotation
Mike Kelly LMA Ambassador Movement through midfield
Paul Peschisolido LMA Ambassador Creating space in midfield
Defensive Sessions
Dave Jones Sheffield Wednesday Defending as a back four unit
Phil Parkinson Bradford City Defending Positions
Jim Bentley Morecambe Defending in a 3-5-2 formation
Steve Davis Crewe Alexandra Preventing crosses
Kevin Nicholson Derby Country Defending in and around the penalty area
Goalkeeping Sessions
Eric Steele Manchester United Keeper match day warm-up
Neil Cutler Scunthorpe United Dedicated keeper session
Set Pieces
Paul Kee Northern Ireland Under-17s Defending corner kicks

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