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Learn the attacking skills of football’s elite

One of the keys to success in football is having solid, well-rounded attacking skills.

In modern football all 10 outfield players, not just the strikers, need to be proficient in attacking play.

Obviously strikers must master the technical and tactical skills involved in putting the ball into the back of the net.

However, defenders must also be willing and able to move forward and join in attacks and even goalkeepers must know how to launch and coordinate a counter attack.

In Attacking Soccer, editor Jay Miller has assembled a panel of experts who have divulged their favourite drills to enable any coach to pass on the attacking skills used with elite players.

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Play boosts children’s all round development

ChildsplayA new study supports the view that play helps boost children’s language development, problem solving, risk management and independent learning.

The report, the Play Return, was produced for the Children’s Play Policy Forum and found play improved children’s physical and mental health, as well as their emotional well-being.

It also found playtime in the school playground could enhance academic skills and attitudes and behaviour.

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Jobs for the Girls – or else

Helen Grant Football, rugby and cricket could all face cuts in government funding if their governing bodies fail to appoint more female directors, according to sports minister Helen Grant.

In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, her first since being promoted to what she still describes as “the best job in Government”, she made it clear that getting more women into decision-making roles was a top priority.

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Download our free World Cup Wallchart

2014 World Cup WallchartTwelve stadiums, 32 teams, 64 matches, 736 extraordinary athletes, billions of spectators. The world’s biggest single-sport tournament brings the excitement of the “beautiful game” to everyone.

The Human Kinetics’ World Cup Wallchart is packed full of information about the venues, the fixtures and the teams to keep you informed and ensure you don’t miss a game.

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Teach, play and enjoy baseball

Successful coaches know the importance of drills. They form the cornerstone of most practices and are essential in developing player skills and team execution.

For younger players however, the best drills go one step further. They engage the player, promote teamwork and establish a lifelong love of the game.

Youth Baseball Drills is a comprehensive collection of more than 100 of the very best team drills for young players and their coaches. Developed specifically for players aged 6 to 18, the drills teach and reinforce fundamental skills.

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