UEFA Training Ground speaks to two leading experts in sports science and finds out how it is having an impact in football.
Džeko takes Crossbar Challenge
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Manchester City FC star Edin Džeko is the latest man to step up for the UEFA Training Ground Crossbar Challenge.
Watch Džeko's guide to heading
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Manchester City FC forward Edin Džeko offers you his advice on how to improve your ability with your head in front of goal.
Overlapping wing-play session
Former Football Association of Ireland High Performance Director Wim Koevermans designed this training session focused on improving play down the wings.
Mezey's finishing drill
Improve your team's ability in front of goal with this training exercise designed by experienced Hungarian coach György Mezey.
Attacking play through central channels
This training exercise designed by Greek Football Association coach education director Aristotelis Batakis aims to help your team to improve its play through the central channels to build quick and effective attacks.
Insight into groin injuries I: Overview
In the first of a three-part series on groin injuries with Professor Per Hölmich, the Danish expert offers an overview of how the injury affects footballers.
Filho possession drill
Brazilian coach Oswaldo De Oliveira Filho presents a training drill designed to improve your team's ability at keeping the ball.
London's maxi-pitch legacy
A year on, UEFA Training Ground visits the maxi-pitch donated by UEFA to the Churchill Gardens estate in Pimlico, London in 2013, finding out the positive impact it has had on local residents.
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
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.
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.
Football development in Kazakhstan
We find out how football in Kazakhstan is developing fast both at the elite and grassroots levels and how UEFA has helped them in achieving their targets.
Coupet's Camp Nou heroics
Grégory Coupet recalls his classic double save for Olympique Lyonnais against FC Barcelona in the 2001/02 UEFA Champions League.
Celtic's tactical masterclass
Celtic FC's 2-1 defeat of FC Barcelona in the 2012/13 UEFA Champions League was one of the most memorable results in the club's history. Manager Neil Lennon and forward Giorgios Samaras recalls the tactics of that match.
UEFA Grassroots Day 2014
The fifth UEFA Grassroots Day will be celebrated throughout Europe on 21 May 2014, three days before the UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon.
Schalke's development scheme success
We investigate the youth system that has been responsible for a conveyor-belt of talent at FC Schalke 04 down the years, including Manuel Neuer, Julian Draxler and Mesut Özil.
Bean Lions show Young Champions spirit
We follow the fortunes of Bean Lions as they attempted to win the 2013 UEFA Young Champions tournament and their chance to see their heroes play at Wembley.
Lavezzi stamina drill
Paris Saint-Germain FC striker Ezequiel Lavezzi presents a training exercise aimed to improve your stamina levels when it comes to a matchday.
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.
Lavezzi's goalscoring masterclass
Paris Saint-Germain FC forward Ezequiel Lavezzi offers you a guide to cutting inside and scoring from wide positions.
Bayern's Barcelona masterplan
Coach Jupp Heynckes and midfield star Franck Ribéry look back on the tactics of FC Bayern München's memorable UEFA Champions League semi-final success against FC Barcelona.
Drogba revisits Chelsea final header
Didier Drogba scored one of the most dramatic goals in UEFA Champions League history when his late header for Chelsea FC forced extra-time against FC Bayern München in the 2012 final. The Ivorian striker recalls that goal and reveals why heading has always been one of his strengths.
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.
Footbonaut helping hone Dortmund skills
Borussia Dortmund are using a revolutionary training device to help them to improve their passing and reaction skills - we find out about the 'Footbonaut'.
Guide to tackling II: The slide tackle
In the second part of our guides to the art of tackling, Sweden international Kosovare Asllani is on hand to help out as we offer advice on the technique of the sliding challenge.
Guide to tackling I: The block tackle
UEFA Training Ground offers a two-part guide to the fundamentals of tackling. Here we focus on the block tackle, with help from Sweden women's international Kosovare Asllani.
Preparing for peak fitness II
In the second part of our feature with FC Shakhtar Donetsk fitness coach Carlo Nicolini, we find out about the specific areas that the club focuses on to ready its players during the final weeks of the winter break.
Preparing for peak fitness
FC Shakhtar Donetsk fitness coach Carlo Nicolini speaks about the preparation process players go through to be in peak condition for a UEFA Champions League match.
Proença hopes to inspire young referees
Referee of the 2012 UEFA Champions League and UEFA EURO 2012 finals, Pedro Proença reveals how hard work was key to getting to the top and offers his advice to the next generation of officials.