SportSessionPlanner adds Carl Darlington’s ‘Possession-Based Games vs High Pressure’ session to US Club Soccer extras library

SportSessionPlanner adds Carl Darlington’s ‘Possession-Based Games vs High Pressure’ session to US Club Soccer extras library


An exercise from Wales FA Head of Coach Education, Carl Darlington, on maintaining the ball against the pressure has been added to the US Club Soccer extras library on SportSessionPlanner. The three-part session focuses on maintaining the ball in various situations against the press.

Carl Darlington is the Head of Coach Education at the Welsh Football Trust / Football Association of Wales. Darlington has been at the Welsh Football Trust for 15 years and has established elite Football Association Coach Education programming.

The FAW Coaching Licenses have become highly sought after and people travel globally to complete their Football Coaching Licenses in Wales due to the excellence and creative approach that Darlington and his team have towards Coach Education. Darlington is also the First Team Coach at Wrexham FC.



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