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Gates Game

Set up

  • Pitch size: 30 x 30 yards
  • Two teams of four players
  • Five gates made from cones
  • No goals

Rules

  • There are a number of ways this game can be played and scored:
  1. The player in possession must dribble through a gate to score.
  2. The player in possession must make a pass through the gate to a team mate.
  3. The player in possession can use both of the choices above.
  • The team not in possession must try to dispossess the team in possession, and then use one of the methods above to score.

 

64 small-sided games key

Gates game - part 1

The team in possession score by dribbling through a gate.

Gates game - part 2

The team in possession score by passing through a gate.

Gates game - part 3

If the opposition manage to make a tackle it becomes their turn to score through the gates.

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