Finishing
Finishing training drills are essential for improving a player’s ability in front of goal. The difference between winning and losing in football often is often reflecting upon the changes within a game. An attacking player with the ability to take their chances in front of goal consistently is often the matchwinner and fans favourite.

Finishing training drills can be utilised in a range of different ways to ensure attacking players are prepared to score from various positions. From simple 1v1 scenarios against the keeper, finishing from passes and crosses and finishing from acute angles, Finishing training drills can be constantly adapted to improve players finishing ability. Attacking players must be able to finish with both feet, as well as their head to ensure they are the complete forward for their team.

Take a look at our Finishing training drills below for drills you can utilise within your own training sessions!

3 Goal Finish

3 Goal Finish

Part 1 Play a one two with the yellow player and finish towards goal. The player leaves the box and returns in to it attacking a cross from point 2. Same again however the cross comes in from point 3.   Part 2 The white player has two touches to score a goal,...

Crossing and Finishing

Crossing and Finishing

The ball starts centrally. The players work the ball one side and then to the other. This can be done either directly or by linking. There are many combinations. Once the ball has been switched the three players involved in the process run to the box to finish for...

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4 Goals 4/5 (1)

Session 1  Structure: Adapt size to suit the needs of your players. You can use our football bibs to mark the teams. Rules: Yellows and reds play left to right. Blues and whites play up and down. On the coaches command/whistle the match score in the other goals....

3 Goals

3 Goals

Session 1  Structure: Adapt size to suit the needs of your players . Rules: Whites and blues fight in the middle. Normal football rules apply (offside, corners etc.). To win the game a team must score in the central goal in the usual position. To gain control of the...

2 Goals

2 Goals

Finishing  Structure: Set up the area as above, suiting the needs of your players. You can view our range of goalkeeper kits for your keepers. Rules: The blues go through a pass and follow sequence as shown in the diagram. When the last player receives the ball they...

1 Goal

1 Goal

Towards Goal  Structure: -Set up the area as above, I usually use the 18 yard box. Rules: -Blues and whites fight in the middle. -Whoever has possession of the ball must lend the ball to the yellows and receive it back. This must be completed every time they regain...

Finishing Under Pressure

Finishing Under Pressure

Practice 1. The ball gets played through for the striker. The striker aims to score with the defender trying to prevent a goal. -Cut across defender to eliminate them -Accuracy, weight and disguise for shot   Practice 2. The striker has to move into the box to...

Crossing and Finishing Practices

Crossing and Finishing Practices

Practice 1.  Structure: -Use half a pitch .   Pattern -CM starts with the ball. -CM passes out to either wing. -The wingers pass back inside to the same supporting CM. -The CM then switches play to the other winger. -That winger in possession then travels with...

Finishing Practices

Finishing Practices

Session 1. Structure: -Set up the area as above suiting the needs of your players. You can use our football bibs to split up your players. Rules: -The blue player plays a one two with the white player, ending with the blue player taking a shot at goal. -The white...

Crossing and Finishing

Crossing and Finishing

Practice 1:  Structure: Set up the area as above suiting the needs of your players and numbers available. Rules: Blues and whites fight in the middle. You can use our football bibs to split the teams. In the middle they are only allowed a maximum of 5 passes, the ball...

Finishing In The Box #CAGE

Finishing In The Box #CAGE

This training session is focused on finishing in the box for strikers. Louis has given us two examples of top finishers in action. Example 1-  Ruud Van Nistelrooy:   Drill 1. Structure: -Set up the area as above. Rules: -The idea is for the strikers to score in...

Back To Back Goals

Back To Back Goals

You are able to develop and adapt each of these training sessions to suite your own players abilities, age, and needs. Drill 1.  Structure: -Two goals back to back. -Use an area suitable for your numbers and ability. Rules: -Blues and whites fight in the middle. -Reds...

Finishing Games

Finishing Games

Structure: -Set up the area as above. Rules: -Blues and whites fight in the middle for possession. -The idea is to get the ball to your teams striker in the final third. -The striker then sets it back for a team mate to shoot at goal. -The team mate who took the shot...

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