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Iain Dowie: Building a good vocal unit

"Communication is such an important part of the game, particularly as a back four, but also throughout the whole team," says former Crystal Palace gaffer, Iain Dowie.

"It starts with recruiting the right characters, who you know are quite comfortable in communicating. But, there are a few drills you can do."

To find out what these drills are and more, click play and let Dowie explain.

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Iain Dowie: Defending with 10 men
Dealing with disappointment
Playing as a target man: the essentials
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Positive mental attitude