This 7v7+2 (Keepers) is a very good possession game that also works on keeper distribution & dealing with incoming air balls. The objective is for the team in possession to keep the ball and work it into the far keeper – players can whip balls into the keepers just like regular crosses, shots or passes. The keeper has to stay within the their designated box area. Once the ball is played into the keeper the keeper will play the ball back to the same team that gave him the ball. I suggest a grid of 45×35 yards with 10×10 yard keeper box areas. Encourage quick play. Variations: add touch restrictions, add a neutral player, adjust grid size.
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