And Now for Something Completely Different

The BMSL actively encourages coaches to concentrate on the development of players at the expense of the result. There may be times when the above approach may not change the nature of the contest significantly. When this happens it would make sense to stop the game as a contest as there is only so much tinkering that can be introduced.

In such circumstances other options should be considered to make the remaining time enjoyable and beneficial for the participants; Bib up mixed teams, run a penalty shoot-out, put on a combined training session, or even try some other type of football game (Risky Business, The One-Nil Game, Headers and Volleys, etc.

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