Soccer 4 Colour Game Training Drill

4 Colour Game

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 10-15 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • 4 groups
  • grid (45yds x 35yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • play with two or three balls to start
  • 4 different groups of colours
  • each group must pass to another colour and receive from a third color


  • vary number of balls
  • play with three groups
  • limit number of touches
  • specify how players must pass/receive (left or right foot, inside or outside foot, high or low etc.)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • verbal and visual communication
  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • vision
  • first touch

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