But it’s not the obvious howlers that frequently lead to goals – it’s the common mistakes that defences commit time and again that wreck clean sheets.
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FFT sat down with former England defender Gareth Southgate to find out what these classic errors were so that you can avoid them.
Gareth Southgate was talking at the World Football Academy: UK National Symposium. For more information visit www.worldfootballacademy.co.uk
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