Mark Crossley and John Sheridan

Goalkeeping tips from a professional

in Goalkeeping, Tips and advice

Qualified to the top coaching qualification, the Uefa Pro License, former Nottingham Forest and Wales stopper Mark Crossley (above right) shares some of the knowledge he picked up during a 20-year professional career and how that relates to youth goalkeeping. MORE

How to coach a drop-kick - part 1


in Goalkeeping, Warm Ups

Drop-kicking is a great way for a goalkeeper to distribute the ball accurately, even into the wind if the trajectory is low. MORE

How to coach a goalkeeper's one-fisted punch - part 1

Goalkeeper’s one-fisted punch

in Goalkeeping, Practice plans

There are times when a goalkeeper can’t catch a cross from a wide position, such as when the penalty box is overcrowded, and it is not possible to punch the ball well clear of the area. The next best option is to help the ball on its way in the same direction. MORE

Back to the future feature

Back to the future

in Goalkeeping

A game that not only helps your goalkeepers develop their footwork skills when dealing with back passes, but it teaches your outfield players to make and receive them too. Why use it Did you know that 70 per cent of what a goalkeeper does in a game is with the feet? But gone are the... MORE

Goalie attacks feature

Goalie attacks

in Goalkeeping

In this game-like scenario, if the goalkeeper launches an attack it counts double and shows goalies how to be part of the build up. Why use it This game lets you integrate the goalkeeper’s role so he plays a big part in team build ups, just like they would in actual matches. Set up You... MORE

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