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TACTICS
 

INTRODUCTION
Tactics are a fundamental part of achieving success in soccer...

PLAYING POSITIONS & TACTICS
Sweepers, full-backs, midfielders, wingers, centre-forwards...

DEFENSIVE SET-PLAYS
Corners, throw-ins, kick-off, penalties, free-kicks from a defending point of view...

ATTACKING SET-PLAYS
Corners, throw-ins, kick-off, penalties, free-kicks from an attacking point of view...

OFFENSIVE TEAM TACTICS
Counter-attacking, changing the match tempo, using space...

DEFENSIVE TEAM TACTICS
Pressing in opponent's half, playing for time, dropping back, space coverage...

OFFENSIVE GROUP TACTICS
Player groups must work as a unit to create space, be ready to receive the ball, make runs behind defences...

DEFENSIVE GROUP TACTICS
Pressing with two or more defenders, leaving attackers to other defenders...

OFFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL TACTICS
The individual player needs to master both on and off the ball tactics...

DEFENSIVE INDIVIDUAL TACTICS
As well as tackling, delaying the attack is an important factor in successful defending...