Soccer (Football) Positions

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" Goalkeeper is the most defensive position in football. The goalkeeper's main job is to stop the other team from scoring by catching, palming or punching the ball from shots, headers and crosses. Unlike their team-mates, goalkeepers typically remain in and around their own penalty area for most of the game.
Defenders play behind the midfielders and their primary responsibility is to provide support to the team and to prevent the opposition from scoring a goal. They usually remain in the half of the field that contains the goal they are defending. Taller defenders will move forward to the opposing team's penalty box when their team takes corner kicks or free kicks, where scoring with one's head is a possibility. The team includes the centre-back, sweeper, full-back, wing-back defenders.
Midfielders (originally called half-backs) are players whose position of play is midway between the attacking forwards and the defenders. Their main duties are to maintain possession of the ball, taking the ball from defenders and feeding it to the strikers, as well as dispossessing opposing players. The team includes the central, defensive, attacking, wide midfielders.
Forwards (or strikers) are the players who are positioned nearest to the opposing team's goal. The primary responsibility of forwards is to score goals and to create scoring chances for other players. Forwards may also contribute defensively by harrying opposition defenders and goalkeepers whilst not in possession. The team includes the centre forward, second striker, winger forwards. " [Wikipedia]

Explaining soccer positions becomes much more easier and time saving with visual drawings. ConceptDraw PRO software extended with the Soccer solution from the Sport area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is very useful tool that will help you design the soccer-related drawings of any complexity in minutes.

Sample 1. Soccer (Football) Positions

For creating the diagram representing some soccer position, follow next steps:

  • From the "Soccer (Football) Fields" library drop a field object to your document;
  • From the "Soccer (Football) Positions" library drop all position objects you need to your document;
  • Arrange positions on the field according to your drawing idea;
  • Add arrows or text labels if needed.
Soccer (Football) Field Dimensions

Sample 2. Soccer (Football) Field Dimensions

The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Soccer Solution. They demonstrate the solution's capabilities and the professional results you can achieve quick and easy. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating every of these samples.

All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio XML, and many other graphic formats) from the ConceptDraw Solution Browser v2. The Soccer Solution is available for all ConceptDraw PRO v9.5 or later users.

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