REC Skills of the Week: BEARDSLEY and STOP & GO
Monday, September 21, 2020
Begin with your right foot on the ball with your cleats touching the top. Scrape your foot to the left to set the ball into motion, rolling to the left. Then stop it for an instant with your left foot, before you quickly "scrape" it again and get it rolling again to the left. The Beardsley is sometimes referred to as a "Hip Swivel". This move works well down the wing to find space for a cross. It also works at the 18 yard line to make room for a shot.
BEARDSLEY (Stop & Start)
STOP & GO
Stop the ball with the bottom of the foot, and with push with the opposite foot to go!
Peter Andrew Beardsley (born 18 January 1961) is an English former footballer who played as a forward or midfielder between 1979 and 1999. In 1987, he set a record transfer fee in the English game and represented his country 59 times between 1986 and 1996, once as captain, taking part in two FIFA World Cups (1986 and 1990) and UEFA Euro 1988. At club level, he played for Newcastle United, Liverpool and Everton, having also had spells with Carlisle United, Manchester United, Vancouver Whitecaps, Bolton Wanderers, Manchester City, Fulham, Hartlepool United and the Melbourne Knights. He was briefly appointed as the caretaker manager of Newcastle United in 2010.
The Magic of Peter Beardsley
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