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  • Dealing with long-term injury - part one

    Dealing with long-term injury - part one

    The first of a two-part series looking at long-term injuries in football focuses on Eduardo and David Villa, the importance of the immediate treatment they recieved on the pitch after injury and of the mental side in aiding recovery.
  • UEFA Training Ground has all angles covered

    UEFA Training Ground has all angles covered

    Visit UEFA Training Ground today for insights and guides from some of football's top players and coaches, management game You're The Boss, grassroots features and much more.
  • Petrescu on defending part one

    Petrescu on defending part one

    Former Chelsea FC and Romania star Dan Petrescu offers an insight into the elements that go into a solid defensive line, in the first of a three-part series.
  • Petrescu on wide-play part three

    Petrescu on wide-play part three

    In the third part of Dan Petrescu's insight into wide-play, the FC Dinamo Moskva explains the difficulties having two attackers against one defender can cause as well as extending the training drill from part two of the series.
  • Development key in Northern Ireland

    Development key in Northern Ireland

    UEFA Training Ground visited Northern Ireland to find out how they celebrated UEFA Grassroots Day in 2013 and on their efforts to improve levels of coach education.
  • Football fitness part three: Rest and recovery

    Football fitness part three: Rest and recovery

    The third part of UEFA Training Ground's insight into fitness in modern-day football takes a closer look at the importance of rest and recovery.
  • Petrescu on wide-play part two

    Petrescu on wide-play part two

    In the second of Dan Petrescu's insights into wide-play the former Romanian international and current FC Dynamo Moskva coach presents a basic drill to enhance this part of a team's play.
  • Injury study finds key to success

    Injury study finds key to success

    UEFA Training Ground takes a closer look at the UEFA Elite Club Injury Study and finds out why staying free of injury was key to FC Barcelona's UEFA Champions League success.
  • Petrescu on wide-play part one

    Petrescu on wide-play part one

    Former Chelsea FC and Romania star Dan Petrescu offers an insight into how to utilise players in wide positions, in the first of a three-part series.
  • Milošević sees bright future for Serbia

    Milošević sees bright future for Serbia

    A legend of his country during his playing days, now as Football Association of Serbia technical director for youth teams Savo Milošević is seeing efforts at grassroots level being rewarded.

 Dealing with long-term injury - part two

The second part of UEFA Training Ground's series on the treatment of long-term injuries focuses on the rehabilitation process that Eduardo went through after he suffered serious injury playing for Arsenal FC in 2008.

  • The making of Rachel Yankey
    England women's legend Rachel Yankey reveals her "love of the game" and how she started out as a young girl for London grassroots club Mill Hill United.
    10/02/20144:01
  • Karembeu on the role of the defensive midfielder 3
    In the final part of Christian Karembeu's guide to the role of the defensive midfielder, the former France international offers his advice on the best options when you are defending an attack.
    17/01/20146:04
  • Karembeu on the role of the defensive midfielder 2
    In the second part of Christian Karembeu's guide to the role of the defensive midfielder, the former French international offers a practical demonstration of the best options when you are in possession.
    13/01/20143:19
  • Karembeu's guide to the defensive midfielder
    Former Real Madrid CF and France star Christian Karembeu offers you a guide to the role of the defensive midfielder and their role in the 'skeleton' of a team.
    10/01/20144:02
  • Karembeu on short passing 3
    The third of Christian Karembeu's guides to short passing focuses on some training excercises that you can use to improve this element of your game.
    09/12/20135:04
  • Karembeu on short passing 2
    The second part of Christian Karembeu's guide to short passing gives you more advice on how you can improve this area of your game.
    02/12/20134:47
  • Karembeu on short passing 1
    In the first of a three-part series, former France and Real Madrid CF star Christian Karembeu offers an overview on the benefits of short passing.
    25/11/20132:29
  • The making of Zlatan Ibrahimović
    Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimović tells UEFA Training Ground about his first football memories, playing for grassroots clubs in his home town and how he is now giving something back.
    22/11/20134:47
  • The making of Marc Overmars
    Former Dutch star Marc Overmars discusses his early football memories, the best advice he learned as a youngster and his boyhood heroes.
    01/11/20135:16
  • The making of Fernando Hierro
    Spain and Real Madrid CF legend Fernando Hierro reveals his early football memories and why Diego Maradona was an inspiration in his formative years.
    16/09/20135:07
  • The making of Daniele De Rossi
    Daniele De Rossi tells UEFA Training Ground why his first club, A.S. Ostia Mare, was so important to his development and how he started out as a striker.
    06/09/20134:51
  • Kukkonen on passing and movement
    Finland international Annika Kukkonen gives you her advice on passing and movement as well as demonstrating a simple drill to help you with this part of your game.
    08/07/20131:26
  • Iceland's dribbling challenge
    Iceland's Dóra Maria Lárusdóttir and Dagný Brynjarsdóttir are the latest players to take on the UEFA Training Ground dribbling challenge.
    05/07/20132:13
  • Stensland's dribbling challenge
    Norway's Ingvild Stensland becomes the latest star player to take on the UEFA Training Ground dribbling challenge.
    28/06/20131:32
  • Iceland stars on attacking from midfield
    Iceland's Dóra Maria Lárusdóttir and Dagný Brynjarsdóttir give you their advice on attacking from midfield and the one-two in this UEFA Training Ground masterclass.
    25/06/20133:34
  • Shlyapina's dribbling challenge
    Russian UEFA Women's EURO 2013 star Natalia Shlyapina is the latest player to take on the UEFA Training Ground dribbling challenge.
    21/06/20131:23
  • Lavezzi's goalscoring masterclass
    Paris Saint-Germain FC forward Ezequiel Lavezzi offers you a guide to cutting inside and scoring from wide positions.
    30/05/20132:02
  • Van Nistelrooy on being a striker
    One of the most prolific goalscorers in UEFA Champions League history, former PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United FC and Real Madrid CF star Ruud van Nistelrooy is well placed to offer an overview on being a striker.
    29/04/20133:46
  • Popp's guide to shooting on the run
    VfL Wolfsburg's German international striker, Alex Popp, offers you her advice on how to score when you are running at goal at speed.
    25/03/20134:55
  • Shlyapina's guide to curling shots
    FC Rossiyanka forward Natalia Shlyapina offers you her advice as she guides us through the things you have to think about when you strike a curling shot.
    18/03/20132:52
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