And if you’re up against a skilful, speedy winger, who knows they’ve got the better of you, prepare for an afternoon of torture. There’s no way they’ll pass up the opportunity to indulge their penchant for showboating.
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In this video the England international tells you how to put the brakes on your winger with a few trade secrets.
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