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Premier League 18/19 Season Preview

Premier League 18/19 Season Preview

It's that time of the year again: we're well into August and the new Premier League season is upon us. After Gareth Southgate restored pride and optimism to a nation following England's first World Cup semi-final appearance since 1990, the domestic season returns with...

Prostar: End of an Era				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	3.92/5							(25)

Prostar: End of an Era 3.92/5 (25)

It is with great sadness to announce that Prostar has officially finished trading. The company boasted over 100 years’ experience of recognising exactly what teams need from a quality sportswear brand. Their incredible value and exceptional customer service helped...

Top 10 Players In Women’s Football				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.42/5							(26)

Top 10 Players In Women’s Football 4.42/5 (26)

The increase in both coverage and popularity for the women's game over the past few years has been exponential. Whether you have been a longtime fan or are just now beginning to follow women's football, we've got you covered. Girls Football Week runs from 6 Nov - 12...

FIFA to Lift Ban on Home Nation Shirts				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4/5							(1)

FIFA to Lift Ban on Home Nation Shirts 4/5 (1)

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...

Girls Football Week Giveaway

Girls Football Week Giveaway

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...

Football Mannequin Review				    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	    	4.42/5							(12)

Football Mannequin Review 4.42/5 (12)

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...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Austria

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Austria

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...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Belgium

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Belgium

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....

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Denmark

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Denmark

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...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: England

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: England

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...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: France

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: France

Play like France – Shooting The 2nd instalment of the SheBelieves Cup held in the United States took place between March 1 and 7, 2017. The cup featured 4 of the top 5 ranked teams in the FIFA Women's World rankings, France deservedly came out on top and must surely...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Germany

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Germany

Play like Germany– Midfielder Combination Surely the favourites, Germany are chasing their SEVENTH straight title this year at the Women's Euro 2017. Their winning streak goes all the way back to 1995 and they'll certainly look to extend that. In 2007, the Germany...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Iceland

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Iceland

Play like Iceland – Crossing and Finishing   Set-up 1 Goalkeeper 2 Wingers to cross the ball 3 players in the possession square. Possession square – approx. 15 by 15 The 3 players in the square is to keep passing and moving in the box when the coach shouts go,...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Italy

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Italy

Play like Italy- Defending/Pressure With former Juventus legend, Antonio Cabrini as their head coach, Italy will be looking to not only be hard to beat due to their defensive prowess but for key players Elisa Bartoli and Elena Linari to certainly produce moments of...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Netherlands

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Netherlands

Play like Netherlands – Possession 1- Rondo – Unopposed Set-up 2-3 rondo squares 10 by 10 The pole is the centre to encourage player to move between the cones to create good angle, distance and support. Rondo is to keep possession of the ball and help support players...

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Norway

Women’s Euro 2017 Training Drills: Norway

Play like Norway– Midfielder Combination 1-Unopposed Set-Up 3 players in middle 9 players on the outside 4 players on the outside with the ball Multiple balls Rotate numbers every minute – 3 minutes then swap players over Player 1 – Will show on angle to receive the...

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