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5 a side youth football

5 a side football tips

18th September 2015
So, you want to be a successful 5 a side footballer? Well, on a five a side pitch, there’s no hiding place. To succeed you need to be fit, leave your ego in t...
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Football Fitness Training

23rd November 2015
Here, at ESF, we think getting ‘football fit’ is often the most neglected part of the game when it comes to young players of all abilities. Getting into...
Youth Football Tournament

How to prepare for a youth football tournament

7th June 2016
Youth football tournaments are a fantastic way for your young footballer to stay active, while having fun, enjoying a bit of healthy competition and making new ...
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Our Guide to Football Dribbling Skills

27th November 2015
Here, at ESF, we know how essential solid football dribbling skills are in a young player’s development. Being able to dribble the ball with your head up ...
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Educate your youth football team on communication

28th June 2016
Anyone who knows their football knows that good communication is the key to a successful team. You could have a squad that’s full of the most talented players...
Youth Football Goalkeeper

ESF’s Guide to 5 a Side Goalkeeping For U7 and U8 Teams

10th December 2015
This week, in our latest post, we thought we would put the spotlight on all the young goalkeepers out there who are playing in the Under 7 and Under 8 age secti...
Football Tournaments 2017 Map

Youth Football Tournaments 2017

8th July 2016
 If you manage a youth football team and are looking to give your players a top of the range footie experience, then you might be in the process of che...
5 a side youth football

Benefits of Mini Soccer for Youth Football Teams

22nd December 2015
Playing regular five-a-side, seven-a-side and 9-a-side football can have a dramatic effect on player development. The small sided game in Brazil, known as ‘Fu...
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A brief history of football

22nd July 2016
While football has been played for centuries, its beginnings were quite different from the beautiful game you might see today.For starters, the balls didn...
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Our Individual’s Guide to Football Attacking Tactics

11th January 2016
Ever at a loss of what to do when on the pitch? Not sure if you should play the ball or try to beat the man? Maybe you’re unsure if you should surge forward t...

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