Soccer Four Cone Goals Training Drill

Four Cone Goals

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 6+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 10-20 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling, Attacking, Defending

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (30yds x 40yds)
  • 4 mini-goals
  • pinnies


  • 4v4 plus two neutral players
  • teams can score on any of the four goals
  • neutrals cannot score


  • play with only one neutral player
  • teams score by dribbling through cone goals
  • team cannot score on the same goals twice in row
  • team that scores keeps possession
  • each team defends two adjacent goals
  • each team defends two goals that are opposite from each other
  • coach determines a mini-goal where a goal is awarded 2 points
  • neutrals can score
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • teammates support from good angle
  • find open space
  • take on a defender
  • change of speed & direction
  • be aggressive

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