Aaron Callaghan

After a playing career that took in spells at Stoke City, Oldham Athletic, Crewe and Preston North End in the English Football League, and at Crusaders in Northern Ireland, he started his coaching career as player-manager of Crusaders.

He enjoyed spells as manager of Athlone Town, Longford Town, UCD, Bohemians and Carrick Rangers, who he lead to the Northern Irish League Cup final in 2017.

He has also served as a coach educator for the Football Association of Ireland, as a sports development officer for Dublin City Council and he spent two years as coach for the Republic of Ireland U14s team.
Currently director of football at Dublin club, Cherry Orchard FC, he has a degree in Sports Management and is the holder of a UEFA Pro licence.

Sessions by Aaron Callaghan

Quick attacks

in Attacking

This session is about quick play going forward. Initially in the main practice the three attackers are faced with one defender and have to make the right decision about when and where to pass the ball in relation to the defender’s positioning. As the session progresses, attackers play against two defenders and then three. We... MORE


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