Entice and Exploit

Entice and Exploit

AGES: 7-12

This practice is very useful player development. The practice is designed so that defending players are encouraged to close down the attack while under pressure. The attacking team have the added advantage of an extra outfield player promoting passing the ball to teammates in more suitable positions.


-A Goalkeeper stands at the Cone with a ball at his feet

-3 Attackers stand facing him about 5 yards from him

-2 start at blue cones behind the Goalkeeper


-Goalkeeper passes the ball to the 1 of the Attackers

-The Goalkeeper rushes back in to the goal.

-The defenders attack the ball and try prevent a goal.

Entice & Exploit