Simon Grayson

Simon Grayson turned to coaching after a playing career that saw him grace the Premier League with Leicester City, Aston Villa and Blackburn. His first taste of management came with Blackpool. He led them to promotion to the Championship in 2007 and achieved the same feat in 2010 with Leeds United, in 2012 with Huddersfield, and in 2013 with Preston.
Five times a winner of the League One Manager of the Month award, he also received the same accolade with Leeds in the Championship.

Sessions by Simon Grayson

Defending in midfield

in Midfield

This session offers a deep tactical insight into how defensive solidity can be attained through the use of a knowledgeable, tight and hard-working midfield unit. MORE

Defending crosses

in Defending

Challenge your players to properly defend crosses into the 18-yard box with this session that examines the requirements of technique, communication, awareness and a true desire not to concede goals. MORE

Team possession and movement

in Skills and Techniques

Teams that win championships always seem to be in control of the game and keep possession, which is why this session is all about moving the ball from back to front with purpose and controlled possession. MORE


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