Activity Card Football Coordination 4-12 End Goals

END GOALS (Football Coordination)
Suitable for players aged 4 - 12 years


  1. Area of up to 40x20m
  2. 2 goals at each end of the area
  3. 2 teams, with each team player numbered (1-5 for example)
  4. Teams begin beside the goal which they are defending


  • Coach passes a ball into the middle of the pitch and calls a number
  • The player of that number from each team runs out to the middle and attempts to score in the opposition goal
  • Play continues until a goal is scored or the ball goes out of play
  • Coach then Calls another number and passes another ball onto the pitch

Step Up
Coach calls out more than one number to create 2v2s or 3v3s

Step Down
Coach kicks 2 balls on to the pitch when calling a number. Both players receive a ball and it is the first to score


  • Moving the body & ball to beat a defender
  • Acceleration and Deceleration
  • Dribbling at a defender