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GET ON BOARD! We've lined up a rare chance to learn from one of the GREAT technical skill experts in the world, Alfred Galustian, founder of Coerver Coaching! 17 Sep 2013
FFT Performance Coerver coaching clinics

FFT Performance Coerver coaching clinics

YOUNG players were part of the first FFT Performance Coerver Coaching Skills Clinics at the Sutherland Shire FA in NSW during the school holidays - and the clinics are back this month. 4 Sep 2013
Head Like Carroll; Find Space Like Deco

Head Like Carroll; Find Space Like Deco

England and Liverpool striker Andy Carroll on how to use your head. 16 Dec 2011
Play Like Henderson; Meditate like Messi

Play Like Henderson; Meditate like Messi

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson on how to prepare for the new season. 16 Dec 2011
Straight out of the manual...

Straight out of the manual...

Brisbane Roar are textbook champions of the FFA's national curriculum 9 Dec 2011
Train Like Milner, Sprint Like Lennon

Train Like Milner, Sprint Like Lennon

TRAIN like Manchester City star James Milner and sprint like Aaron Lennon. 14 Nov 2011
Play Like Sneijder, Shoot Like Lampard

Play Like Sneijder, Shoot Like Lampard

INTER Milan star Wesley Sneijder on how to play consistently well. 14 Nov 2011
Keep Like Hart, Handle Pressure Like Rooney

Keep Like Hart, Handle Pressure Like Rooney

THIS month’s Performance section features England stopper Joe Hart offering his glovesman tips and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney on coping with pressure games. 13 Jul 2011
Defend Like Cole, Drop Deep Like Forlan

Defend Like Cole, Drop Deep Like Forlan

THIS month’s Performance section features England and Chelsea star Ashley Cole on how to become a threatening attacking full-back! 4 Jul 2011
Defend Like Rio, Getting Motivated

Defend Like Rio, Getting Motivated

THIS month’s Performance section features classy England and Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand on how to defend using your brain! 2 May 2011
Tactics: Who Needs Them?

Tactics: Who Needs Them?

ZONAL marking, false nines, Christmas trees and catenaccio – the most basic tools of the managerial trade, right? Paul Simpson argues otherwise... 8 Apr 2011
Prepare Like Rooney, Catch Wenger’s Eye

Prepare Like Rooney, Catch Wenger’s Eye

IN this month’s Performances section, Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney takes us through his big match preparation, while Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger tells us what he looks for in a player. 31 Mar 2011
Attack Like Johnson, Eat Like Forlan

Attack Like Johnson, Eat Like Forlan

LEARN how to attack from the deep like Liverpool's Glen Johnson, how to score and save penalties, plus Diego Forlan gives us his 24-hour diet. 17 Feb 2011
Ibrahimovic: How To Be A Targetman

Ibrahimovic: How To Be A Targetman

LEARN how to spearhead the attack like Ibrahimovic, volley like Van der Vaart and make an impact off the bench like Kalou. 24 Jan 2011
Boss The Midfield Like Iniesta

Boss The Midfield Like Iniesta

LEARN how to boss the midfield like World Cup winner Andres Iniesta, improve your visualisation, plus how to increase your endurance. 8 Dec 2010
Shoot Like Defoe, Playmaking By Xavi

Shoot Like Defoe, Playmaking By Xavi

JERMAIN Defoe on striking the ball, Xavi on playmaking, plus tips on warming up, zonal marking and eating out before the game – all in this month’s Performance section. 8 Nov 2010
New Performance Section Launches!

New Performance Section Launches!

IT doesn’t matter if you play the game, coach the game or just want the inside track of how football works – our new online Performance section has it all. 18 Oct 2010
Coaching’s Forgotten Genius

Coaching’s Forgotten Genius

He led Sweden to the World Cup final and masterminded a famous win over England, yet George Raynor struggled to get a decent job in his homeland. FFT tells his remarkable tale 18 Oct 2010
Just Don’t Call Me “Young Man”

Just Don’t Call Me “Young Man”

He may be turning 30, but MK Dons manager Karl Robinson is adamant you judge him on his merits, not his age. Good thing he’s a top boss then... 18 Oct 2010
Needed: FFT's Own ‘Special Ones'

Needed: FFT's Own ‘Special Ones'

IN the lead-up to the launch of our new magazine and website section ‘Performance', we are on the look out for three new bloggers to provide a view from the dugout with regular coaching blogs. 1 Oct 2010
All-Round Performance Pleases Moyes

All-Round Performance Pleases Moyes

Substitute Aiyegbeni Yakubu may have grabbed all the headlines for his match-winning 12-minute substitute appearance in the 3-2 victory against Blackburn at Ewood Park but Everton manager David Moyes felt the result owed more to the overall team performance. 18 Apr 2010