Match Academy

  • THE HIGH WAVE!

    THE HIGH WAVE!

    3rd October 2017

    Argentina wing wizard Angel Di Maria loves using this epic stop-start 1 v 1 move to create space away from an opponent that’s to his side!

  • THE SCISSORS!

    THE SCISSORS!

    3rd September 2017

    Real Madrid left-back Marcelo loves using the 1 v 1 Scissors feint move to create space to the left or right of an opponent who’s either in front or behind him! You can learn how to do it below…

  • THE PULL PUSH BEHIND!

    THE PULL PUSH BEHIND!

    3rd August 2017

    This skill’s perfect for shielding the ball from an opponent that’s to the side or in front of you – Juventus’ Miralem Pjanic is the master!

  • THE SLAP CUT!

    THE SLAP CUT!

    15th July 2017

    The Slap Cut is perfect for protecting possession against an opponent who’s to the side or in front of you. Make sure to use your furthest foot and upper body for maximum protection!

  • THE PULL SPIN STEP-OVER!

    THE PULL SPIN STEP-OVER!

    9th May 2017

    The Pull Spin Step-Over 1 v 1 move is perfect for shielding the ball from an opponent who’s closing you down from the side or in front.

  • SPEED LIKE BALE!

    SPEED LIKE BALE!

    9th April 2017

    Real Madrid and Wales superstar Gareth Bale is one of the fastest players on the planet! Here’s some tips and tricks, plus an awesome drill to make the most of your pace – just like the lightning-fast forward!

  • DRIBBLE CUTS!

    DRIBBLE CUTS!

    19th March 2017

    Dribbling is one of the best ways to beat your man, and Leicester and England wonderkid Demarai Gray is a top talent at busting out mazy runs with the ball!

  • THE DRAG PUSH!

    THE DRAG PUSH!

    3rd February 2017

    Footy legend Lionel Messi loves busting out the Drag Push to create space for himself to the left or right of an opponent.

  • THE TWIST OFF!

    THE TWIST OFF!

    3rd January 2017

    The Twist-Off is perfect for helping you shield the ball from opponents who are to the side or in front of you.

  • DO STEPOVERS LIKE HAZARD!

    DO STEPOVERS LIKE HAZARD!

    3rd December 2016

    Eden Hazard’s right up there with the best tricksters in the Premier League, and one of his fave skills is the stepover!