Gary Caldwell: Defensive Principles

Gary Caldwell looks to develop players’ defensive qualities through a series of four practices in which they must defend as individuals, in pairs and in threes

Coach watch: Nigel Pearson

Bristol City need Nigel Pearson to have a similar impact to that at Leicester and Watford. Our professional coaches analyse his proven methods

Lee Johnson: Reaction to Transition

Lee Johnson, over two practices, works on a team’s ability to retain possession but then react aggressively and effectively in the moment of defensive transition
Yaya Toure

Born leader

Yaya Touré is taking his first steps into coaching after a glittering playing career. He discusses his journey so far, and explains why he has always been suited to coaching

Lionel Messi: In Others’ Words

The great Lionel Messi is appreciated by Diego Simeone, Domènec Torrent, Carles Rexach, José Mourinho, Sergio “Checho” Batista, Steve Holland and Pablo Aimar
Sarina Wiegman

The chance

Sarina Wiegman on guiding the Netherlands to their first major title, which came at the 2017 UEFA Women’s European Championships