What is a sweeper in soccer?

What is a sweeper in soccer?

In short, a sweeper in soccer (sometimes called a libero) is a deep-lying central defender, usually the most defensively positioned player in the team, who ‘sweeps up’ behind the normal defensive line. Sweepers usually have higher technical ability and freedom than other defenders and, in some instances, the player in the sweeper position is expected … Read more What is a sweeper in soccer?

39 Soccer Practice Tips for Soccer Coaches

39 Soccer Practice Tips for Soccer Coaches

The mainstay of the soccer coach is soccer practice. Most coaches spend hours each week coaching players during practice. The uninformed, lazy coach just rolls up to practice without thinking about how the practice session is designed, or how they’re going to run it. That’s a sure-fire recipe for poor performance, lack of motivation and … Read more 39 Soccer Practice Tips for Soccer Coaches