Playing out from the back

Starting an attack deep in the defensive third Sessions that focus on finding ways to retain possession by moving the ball forward. Whereas playing through the thirds looks at short/mid range passing, playing out from the back incorporates longer, more direct distribution of the ball. The phase of play might begin with the goalkeeper or defenders in possession facing their own goal or down the pitch. We have a number of sessions on goalkeeper distribution that complement the sessions below.

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