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U8 Soccer Positions

Various tactical schemes are used in soccer; among the best known is the 4-4-2, a formation with four defenders, four midfielders and two forwards.
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Center Offense
Offense. Main role is to score goals; this player plays the entire field from the center circle to the other team's goal..
left offense
Offense- plays on the left side of the field; this player takes the ball down the sideline and passes to the center offense near the goal.
Right Offense
Offense- plays on the right side of the field; this player takes the ball down the sideline and passes to the center offense near the goal.
center defense
Defense. Covers the whole field up to the midfield line. this player's role is to keep the ball away from the goal and pass to the offense.
Goalkeeper
Position whose role is to prevent the ball from entering the goal; this is the only player allowed to touch the ball with the hands.
Left defense
Defense. Covers the left side of the field; this player's role is to keep the ball away from the goal and pass to the offense.
Right defense
Defense. Covers the right side of the field; this player's role is to keep the ball away from the goal and pass to the offense.
Left Defense Range
Defense. Covers the left side of the field.
Center Defense Range
Defense. Covers the whole field up to the midfield line.
Right Defense Range
Defense. Covers the right side of the field.
Right Offense Range
Offense- plays on the right side of the field
Center Offense Range
Offense. Plays the entire field from the center circle to the other team's goal.
Left Offense Range
Offense- plays on the left side of the field.
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