Elite Soccer Collectors' Series Volume 1

Elite Soccer: The Collectors’ Series Volume 1 - PDF version

Get training sessions from the best soccer coaches in the world only from Elite Soccer: The Collectors' Series.
Coaching Manual - PDF version.

Contains 36 professional soccer coaching session plans written by the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson, Roy Hodgson, Alan Pardew, Neil Warnock, Tony Mowbray and Roberto Di Matteo.

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Coaching Manual (PDF)

Age: 11-16, Adult





Session Plans

Skill level: Improver, Advanced
No. of pages: 78

Full Description

Elite Soccer: The Collectors' Series Volume 1 gives you training sessions conducted by managers at the highest levels of the game. This is only possible because of our partnership with the League Managers Association (LMA) representing all professional soccer managers in the English leagues.


This collection will give you the coaching sessions you need to improve your team, and you will have the confidence of knowing that all the sessions come direct from professional coaches.

Here’s what you get:

  • 36 professional coaching sessions from the biggest names in English soccer - keep reading for a complete list of the coaches featured
  • Easy to follow, step-by-step explanations and colour illustrations showing you exactly what to do to recreate professional coaching sessions with your team

  • An easy-to-use index that helps you identify the best session to solve your specific coaching problem

  • A huge variety of sessions to keep your coaching fresh. You'll get sessions on attacking, defending, possession, set pieces, goalkeeping and fitness. No more bored players!

The full table of contents for Elite Soccer: The Collectors’ Series Volume 1 is as follows:






Sir Alex Ferguson

Manchester United

Attacking wing play and shooting

Roberto Di Matteo

West Bromwich Albion

Attacking aims

Alan Pardew

Newcastle United

The final third

Dougie Freedman

Crystal Palace

Supporting from deep

Greg Abbott

Carlisle United

Supporting the lone striker

Terry Skiverton

Yeovil Town

Overload attacking

Karl Robinson

MK Dons

Counter-attacking plays

Dean Smith


Finishing in the box

Jimmy Gilligan

Stevenage Borough

Switching forward focus

Willie Donachie

Newcastle United

Positivity and awareness

Martin Allen

LMA Ambassador

Clinical finishing

Steve Foley

LMA Ambassador

Quick play in the penalty box

Midfield and Full-Team Sessions

Roy Hodgson

West Brom

Pressing and screening

Malky Mackay


Midfield magic

Aidy Boothroyd

Coventry City

Transition game

Tony Mowbray


Passing and possession

Nigel Clough

Derby County

Making the right choice

Russell Slade

Leyton Orient

Possession and retention

Graham Westley

Stevenage Borough

Shooting from distance

Peter Taylor

Bradford City

Developing and supporting a move

Paul Buckle

Torquay United

The passing diamond

John Coleman

Accrington Stanley

Pressing defenders

Anthony Hudson

Tottenham Hotspur

Technical training session

Dan Walder

Luton Town

Pole to pole

Defensive Sessions

Owen Coyle

Bolton Wanderers

Preparing the back four

Dave Jones

Cardiff City

Penalty box battles

Neil Warnock


Defensive team shape

Andy Thorn

Coventry City

Balancing the back four

Andy Scott


Adopting a high back four

Alan Knill


The back four – defending as a unit

Ben Garner

Crystal Palace

Defending against counter-attacks

Iain Dowie

LMA Ambassador

Back four understanding

Goalkeeping and Conditioning Sessions

Andy Quy

Stoke City

Great goalkeeping

Seamus McDonagh

LMA Ambassador

Goalkeepers: direct distribution

Tony Daley

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Matchday recovery session

Damian Roden


Dynamic passing warm-up

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