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09/04/2013 09:00, Report by Nick Coppack
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Rooney's five-a-side debt

goals and, as I said before, you work on tight situations and how you’d get out of them.

What are your top five tips for playing small-sided football?
First of all, awareness. It is so tight and you need to know where defenders and team-mates are. Next is vision. Again, it is very tight and you must work on seeing the spaces available. Technique is vital so your passing and shooting can be spot-on. Strength will also help you, as you need to hold players off. Finally, finishing. All good teams need a good finisher and with small goals you’ll need to be at the top of your game. Just keep trying. There’s no pressure. These are the games when you can try new tricks without being judged.

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