Direct Football

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Soccer Strategy - Styles of Play - Direct Football
... More often associated with counter-attacking football than with possession football, direct football means that players spend little time with the ball before passing ... The direct attack is sometimes associated with the long-ball style ... Long ball is the term used in association football to describe an attempt, often speculative, to distribute the ball a long distance down the field via a cross, without the intention to ...

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