Short corners  
 

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Objectives

·         Close down short corner immediately with two players

·         Other players adjust

 

 Defending short corners

Actions

·         Near side mid – who was the free defender - [5] immediately closes down

·         Near side defender [3] moves out and closes down ball carrier near goal line

·         Far side defender [2] moves to become near post defender

·         Sweeper [1] moves toward ball

·         Far side mid and center mid [4,7] man mark (as for long corners)

·         Goalie moves toward near post

·         Striker [6] stays up and engages 2 defenders

 

Key:

·         Stay sharp and aware of what’s going on

·         Push out to pushout line as soon as the ball is cleared

 

 

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