Derek Egan

A holder of the UEFA ‘A’ Licence, Derek Egan is a coach educator and has worked for the Lancashire FA as a development manager.

He has previously been on the coaching staff of the English Schools U18s team and was a member of the backroom staff at Salford City, working for the club as first team coach when it won the National League North title in 2018.

He also served as first team coach at Chester FC and enjoyed a lengthy stint as manager of Rossendale United in the Unibond League First Division.

Sessions by Derek Egan

Emergency defending with a back three

in Defending

This training session is focused on making the three centre backs understand the four D’s – that they should delay, deny, dictate and defend when outnumbered. The practices create numerous occasions when players are exposed to stressful situations that are related to the area of the pitch in which they play and that are realistic to the game. MORE

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