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Coach Danny is back from DF Sports Coaching with lots of jokes, but more importantly, 3 ways to control a football - so you can be the next Lionel Messi. 12/05/2020

3 Ways to Control a Ball

Coach Danny is back from DF Sports Coaching with lots of jokes, but more importantly, 3 ways to control a football - so you can be the next Lionel Messi.

23/03/2020

ALL YOU NEED IS A BALL

With our stadiums, terraces and pitches stood empty, it’s easy to feel a little lost without our beloved game. It’s having an impact on all our lives in a way that we could barely have imagined just a few weeks ago. But, remember, all you need is a ball. All you need is a ball to keep you entertained, keep you active, keep footy in your heart…and if there’s no one there to kick it back, we are (albeit virtually)! Get kickin’ in the garden, keepy-uppies on the patio, jumpers... Read More

17/03/2020

Coaching Drills : The Skill Square

Favourite football coaching drills : The Skill Square Every football coach has their favourite training drill, or session, to run through with their squad. Whether it’s working on a specific technique, building player confidence, teaching a certain principle, or a mixture of them all, these drills can be a great way to help players of all ages and levels to progress their skill set. We spoke to FA accredited youth coach of an U9’s team in Liverpool, Chris Young, about the session he’s found most successful with his young team. ... Read More