11 a side football  vs small-sided matches for children

11 a side football  vs small-sided matches for childrenFor any parent, the idea of having your child play football for fun – or for the long-term aim of making it as a professional – is enticing. Not only do we see the fame and fortune of professional football, but we know the massive benefits it has for fitness and quality of life. However, when your child is of a young age, it is very important that you let them experience football from more than one perspective.

In many nations where football is stagnating, part of the reason stems from outdated methodology. For example, many nations have problems with their players engaging in ‘football training’ without seeing any of the ball. Forcing young children to work on tactical shape all day or forcing them to run around the pitch all eveni