Is the UEFA Nations League Positive for International Football?

Posted on October 13, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

What is the UEFA Nations League? International friendlies are often talked about with great disdain, particularly by those associated with the English game. Whether it’s an inherently British quality or not, there’s clear rationale behind this widespread dissatisfaction towards international breaks. More sporting meaning during these periods is something that players, coaches and supporters alike […]

FIFA to Lift Ban on Home Nation Shirts

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

Talks with footballing associations in the UK have led FIFA – football’s world governing body – to lift the ban on displaying the poppy on home nation shirts. FIFA is understood to have drafted a proposal to its member nations with revisions that could see the poppy permitted should opposing teams and organisers deem it […]

The Premier League’s New Transfer Window Closing Date

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

On Thursday (7th September 2017) afternoon – one week after the transfer window slammed shut – Premier League clubs unanimously voted to bring forward the summer window deadline from August 31 at 23:00 to August 9 at 17:00; effective from next year and the upcoming 18/19 campaign. Prior to the vote, the topic had been […]

Is Wayne Rooney England’s All Time Great?

Posted on August 25, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

Early Wednesday afternoon (23rd August 2017), ex-Manchester United and current Everton forward Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from international football, effective immediately. After a call between himself and England boss Gareth Southgate earlier this week was made to enquire about the striker’s services for the upcoming matches, Rooney broke the decision to the former England […]

Girls Football Week Giveaway

Posted on July 13, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

Updated 24th July 2017 To celebrate Girls Football Week, Discount Football Kits are giving a Women’s football team the fantastic opportunity to win 14 brand new Nike kits + 1 Nike GK kit. As part of the prize, we will include numbers printed on the back, free embroidery club badge and the discountfootballkits.com logo across […]

Football Mannequin Review

Posted on July 13, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

I purchased two senior football mannequins for my U12 girl’s football team with the intention of using them mainly for my goalkeeper coaching sessions. I’ve found many more uses for them than I thought possible – from using them as a free kick wall, an obstruction in a possession and passing exercise right through to […]

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Austria

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

Play like Austria – Defending as a unit 1 – Possession Box Set-up 5 Attackers v 2 Defenders 5 passes = a goal Play within the cones The player who gives away possession plus the player to their left replaces the 2 defenders in the middle. Players stay in the middle if the ball split […]

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Belgium

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

Play like Belgium – Shooting 1-Unopposed Set-up 1 Goal Start cone to start the session 2 cones – 5 yards apart from each other Multiple footballs The aim of the session is the starting player (player 1) will play the ball to the outside player (player 2) at the cone. Player 2 will pass the […]

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Denmark

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

Play like Denmark – Set-pieces 1 – Corners The set-up for corners 1 players on the corner 1 player to receive short Player that receive the ball short, will then deliver a cross into the box The other players will make movement in the box to get on the end of the cross to finish. […]

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: England

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Discount Football Kits

Play like England – Crossing and Finishing 1 – Unopposed overlapped runs Set-up 4 Groups Player 1 starts by passing the ball into player 2 opposite. The ball is returned to player 1 with a lay off or one touch pass so they can switch the ball to player 3. Once player 1 has made […]