Russell Slade

An experienced football coach and an acknowledged developer of young talent, Slade has also built a reputation for being a respected man-manager.
He recently enjoyed his second spell as manager of League Two club Grimsby Town.
Twice a winner of the LMA’s League One Manager of the Year award, with Yeovil Town in 2007 and Leyton Orient in 2014, he has also managed Scarborough, Brighton & Hove Albion, Cardiff City, Charlton Athletic and Coventry City, plus serving as caretaker manager of both Notts County and Sheffield United.

Sessions by Russell Slade

Playing through the thirds

in Formations and Tactics

Help your players master basic elements such as movement and rotation in receiving the ball. It’s really important to practise these elements because they represent core skills, and influence almost every match day scenario. MORE

Possession and retention

in Midfield

The ability to hold the ball in midfield areas is crucial to any side as gaining control of the midfield often equates to gaining control of the game, so this is a session that should be practised often. MORE


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