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Seven Key Requirements of Your Central Midfield Players

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The midfield position is one of the most difficult positions on the soccer pitch, and this position places several demands on players who are playing midfield. Midfielders must develop strong awareness of the game, and astute alertness to what’s going on around them. One of the keys to success for a midfield player is to develop good positional play. This… Read more »

The Five Stages of Soccer Development Part 2

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The Five Stages of Soccer Development Part 1 Stage Three – Positive Opposition In order to increase player’s development of focus and skill, the opposition must increase. Positive opposition indicates how much the player who is in possession of the ball will have to think, how many decisions he will have to make, and the level of reaction that will… Read more »