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  • Master a deft touch
    Technique

    Master a deft touch

    The skilful Spurs sharpshooter tells you how to disable the opposition using close control

  • Steven Pienaar: Sharpen your skills
    Technique

    Steven Pienaar: Sharpen your skills

    Improve your skills and emulate Everton’s finest with these tips from Steven Pienaar

  • Get your game up to speed
    Pro Tips

    Get your game up to speed

    Accelerate your thought process and you’ll slow things down, says City’s Spanish midfielder

  • Steven Pienaar: Playing in the hole
    Pro Tips

    Steven Pienaar: Playing in the hole

    Everton’s fleet-footed magician has been pulling the strings for the Champions League-chasing Toffees. The South African reveals the secrets to roaming menacingly behind enemy lines...

  • Take control of the game
    Technique

    Take control of the game

    Want to upgrade your reaction speed and put the ball under your spell? We've got just the drill

  • Develop a deft first touch
    Technique

    Develop a deft first touch

    Stop the ball dead and pick out a team-mate with this drill from the Nike Academy's head coach, Jimmy Gilligan

  • Sidestep your marker like Iniesta: Drill one
    Training Guides

    Sidestep your marker like Iniesta: Drill one

    Find yourself getting caught in possession? Not after this dribbling drill. Speed up your thought process and glide away from opponents a la Iniesta by practising this bit of skill

  • Sidestep your marker like Iniesta: Drill two
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    Sidestep your marker like Iniesta: Drill two

    Whether your team-mate gives you a perfectly weighted pass or a shovel-footed shank, you’ll be able to bring the ball under your spell and keep possession by getting this down

  • Sidestep your marker like Iniesta: Drill three
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    Sidestep your marker like Iniesta: Drill three

    Use this exercise to marry both of your feet to the ball. No more reliance upon one foot: soon your control will be more akin to Spain’s master craftsman than a leaden-footed donkey

  • Sidestep your marker like Iniesta: Drill four
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    Sidestep your marker like Iniesta: Drill four

    Barcelona’s creator-in-chief can control, turn and pass all in one fluid movement. Introduce this drill to your training sessions and you’ll soon find that you can do just the same