How can I get my U8 players to spread out and keep possession?


The question this week comes from David:

I am currently coaching a group of U8’s and they have just moved from 5-aside to 7-aside. How can I get them to spread out and try to maintain possession?

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James Vaughan
James Vaughan
James Vaughan is a Co-founder of Player Development Project and currently based in Barcelona where he is working towards his PhD in Creativity & Motivation in Football.
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