Football Technique

Learn to keep possession FEATURED ARTICLE:

Learn to keep possession

Barcelona’s master craftsman reveals the training drills that fine-tuned his precision passing

  • Dance away from defenders

    Dance away from defenders

    Have more than one trick up your sleeve and you'll beat your marker time and again, advises Tello

  • Sharpen your reaction speed

    Sharpen your reaction speed

    Want to make that spectacular reflex save? Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet can help

  • Show a killer instinct in front of goal

    Show a killer instinct in front of goal

    Never miss a one-on-one again with shooting tips from natural born finisher and Liverpool legend, Robbie Fowler

  • Xavi: Master the pass

    Xavi: Master the pass

    Keep your team-mates happy with perfect delivery every time, with tips from Barcelona and Spain’s legendary string-puller

  • Out-jump a giant

    Out-jump a giant

    You don’t have to be tall to dominate the skies, says Australian international and aerial master Tim Cahill – you’ve just got to get the technique right

  • Daniel Sturridge: Run rings around the opposition

    Daniel Sturridge: Run rings around the opposition

    Study your heroes and spend hours practising in the garden if you want to become a dribble king, says the Liverpool and England striker

  • Master a deft touch

    Master a deft touch

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

  • Two-footed assassin

    Two-footed assassin

    Dish out a beating with either peg, thanks to these top tips from Arsenal’s midfield magician

  • Score more goals in 5 days

    Score more goals in 5 days

    Hitting everything but the back of the net? Stay calm. Ball-striking guru Dave Alred, who helped Jonny Wilkinson perfect his kicks, reveals the secrets to finding that sweet spot

  • Fred: Become a penalty box assassin

    Fred: Become a penalty box assassin

    Brazil’s natural born finisher reveals his secrets to rippling the back of the net. First rule of shooting? Hit the ‘cheek of the goal’. Let Fred explain…