Steve Foley

Having spent 10 years playing for Colchester, after hanging up his boots Steve Foley returned to the club to work with the youth players. He also served as caretaker manager during the late 1980s.

Joining Norwich City in 1996, his 10 years at Carrow Road included stints as assistant director of the academy and first team coach. Moving to Ipswich Town, his many roles have included working as first team coach. He continues to work for the club as a youth development coach.

Sessions by Steve Foley

Keeping the ball to move forwards

in Attacking

This session is based around a series of possession-based practices that are aimed at breaking the lines to move forwards when possible. It involves lots of varied passing techniques and good decision making. It also begins with a warm-up that is relevant to the topic, one that will prepare the players for the activities that... MORE

Quick play in the penalty box

in Attacking

In the modern game, penalty boxes are tight, congested areas to work in and around. This session helps players practise elements of quick approach play, strong and dedicated support, along with the ability to dispatch immediate shots on goal. Individual skills are important, so we’ll encourage player traits such as subtle flicks or quick directional... MORE

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