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Objective: To improve players’ peripheral vision, fitness and speed of transition.

Age group: U8s to U14s.

Set-up: Mark out a 30×20 yards playing area with a goal at each end and a centre line.

Divide your players into two teams, wearing bibs.

How to play: Play normal rules with the condition that for a goal to count, all the attacking team’s players must be over the halfway line.

If they are not, the goal does not count and a goal kick is awarded.

First team to five goals wins.

Progression: When your players are comfortable add a second condition: When a goal is scored, the defending team must have all their players in their own half. If not, the goal counts double.

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