Preschool sports series. Rachel challenges the team to clear the ball in three different ways, and there's a match against the hippos of Potermus Hotspur.
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The crowd are going wild. CHEERING
Here come the Footy Pups.
# They play like a dream when they work as a team
# Footy pups Go, go, Footy pups
# There's Pickles and Rex and Geraldine next
# Footy Pups Go, go, Footy Pups
# Rozzie and Benny and Manager Freddie
# Footy Pups Go, go, Footy Pups
# There's Rachel too and, of course, all of you
# Footy Pups Go, go, Footy Pups
# Go, go, go, go, Footy Pups! #
Rachel Yankey, top international footballer
and all-round sporting superstar!
But when Rachel's not scoring goals for her team,
she's playing with the Footy Pups!
Hi, everyone. We're all warmed up, so it's time to get moving!
Today on my team, we have...
Number 1, Calvin. Brilliant stuff, Calvin!
Number 2, Ruby.
Go, go, go, Ruby!
Number 3, Atilahan.
Number 4, Salma.
Great one, Salma.
Number 5, Will.
Number 6, Grace.
Check out those skills, Grace.
Also joining us are Footy Pups Rozzie and Pickles.
So that's today's team.
OK, guys, gather round, it's team-talk time!
Today, we're going to be looking at being goalkeepers,
but we're not going to be saving goals,
we'll be clearing the ball away from the goal.
Who knows how we could do that?
-We can throw it.
-We can kick it down the pitch.
Clearing the ball away from the goal
is an important job when you're a goalkeeper.
You need to look where your team-mates are,
and think about the best way to pass them the ball.
There are three ways we can clear the ball away from goal.
We can roll it a short distance, throw it a longer distance,
or we can kick it a really long distance!
-Roll it. Throw it.
And kick it.
Let's go and have a practice!
I've split you into two groups.
When you're in front of the goal, you're the goalie.
You need to roll the ball underarm to the person at the blue cone.
That player traps the ball and everyone moves one place,
and that player becomes the goalie.
-A good roll-out from Grace.
-That's good. Move around.
-A quick swap, and Will's in goal!
-Roll it out, like a goalie would.
He lines it up. A perfect pass.
Good. Have a look at Grace.
Salma, this way!
Get nice and low so the ball rolls along the floor.
Well done, guys. Next, we're going to throw the ball to our team-mates.
Hold the ball with both hands, behind our heads
and launch it forwards!
A lovely throw-in by Salma.
Step forward and throw.
Grace, over here!
Can she get it to his feet?
Great throw, Will. Whilst these guys keep practising,
here's a reminder for you at home.
When clearing a ball from the goal, we can roll it...
or we can kick it a long distance!
This time, we're going to kick the ball down the pitch.
We can do this by placing the ball down, taking a couple of steps back
-and kicking it as hard as we can. Like this...
We do this to get the ball right down the pitch
-to our team-mates at the other end.
-Grace is first.
Make sure you're looking at where you want it to go.
She takes a run up...
Perfectly done! Calvin's up next.
Try and get your toes underneath the ball.
He runs for it... What a shot!
Big run-up, Ruby.
Good clearance! Look how far that went!
Smashing stuff, and Salma's looking determined.
You're great at clearing the ball out from goal, Pickles.
Do you remember that time you and Geraldine played in goal
-against Potamus Hotspur?
Welcome to Pupton Park,
where the Footy Pups are getting ready for a big game
against some even bigger opponents, Potamus Hotspur!
Who kicked that?
Sorry, Freddie, I've been practising my super-strong goalie kick!
If I take a really long run-up, then kick the ball as hard as I can,
I can get the ball over the Hippos' heads,
and you lot can score loads of goals!
Good idea, Pickles!
But let's save it for the match.
You're not still painting the pavilion, Pete?
You started that last week!
You can't rush a job like this.
Slow and steady, that's the way.
I haven't got time to stand around watching paint dry,
there's a match to play!
The Footy Pups are off to a flying start, with Benny on the ball...
-There's no way through there, Benny!
It's like hitting a bouncy brick wall.
-Good job we're thick-skinned.
Time for my super-strong goalie kick!
Out to me, Pickles! I've got space!
What a kick!
But there's no-one up there to take the ball!
Why did you do that? I was right here.
But my super-strong kick got it over their heads.
But there was nobody there to receive it!
Maybe you should've given it a little kick,
then I'd have got the ball and we might have scored a goal!
-Maybe you should try being in goal, Rozzie!
The Hippos are on the attack again!
Time to show them what I can do...
To me! To me!
Oh, dear, the Pups are 1-0 down.
Rozzie, I wasn't ready.
If you'd rolled the ball to me, I could have got it to Benny!
-Well, maybe you should try, then, Geraldine!
These goalies are changing faster than a set of turbo traffic lights!
The Hippos are on the move again.
Time to roll!
Oh, my woof!
It's half-time, and not a moment too soon.
The Footy Pups are in real trouble here.
I don't understand it,
I was sure rolling the ball was the right way to be a goalie!
And I've been practising my super-strong kick
all morning for nothing.
I wasn't any better.
Look at the water bottles.
I threw one to Geraldine, rolled one to Rozzie,
and here's yours, Pickles!
All of those ways work, but it depends on where the player is.
I wouldn't do a big throw to Rozzie
when she's standing next to me,
and I wouldn't roll one to Geraldine because she's so far away.
I get it! Rolling, little kicks and super-strong goalie kicks
are all good ways of getting the ball to the team!
-You need to assess the situation.
I need to pick the right way of getting the ball
to the best person at the time!
Looks like Pickles is back in goal.
Come on, Freddie, the second half is about to start.
Aye, Rex, I'll be right with you.
Listen, Pete, you can't paint that slowly.
You need to use all four flea arms at the same time!
Fast and furious, like me!
HE WHOOPS AND GASPS
-But you've gone outside the edges,
you've got the job done but look at the state of it!
Aye, you're right, but we can't do it your way or it'll take for ever!
Why don't I try it your way and my way?
Fast and furious on the big bits,
slow and steady around the edges?
Good idea. Oh, the Pups are on the pitch. I'm off!
The second half is well underway.
Pickles has the ball, but what's he going to do with it?
Goal! 2-1, 2-1.
Well done, Pickles.
A nice roll-out to Rex.
-It's time for Pickles To check what's what
Before deciding on his shot
Big kick, little kick Flop or throw
He needs to decide which way to go.
I think I need a super-strong goalie kick.
A hard-earned draw for the Footy Pups.
-Good game, Footy Pups. Hip, hip, hippo!
Finished at last.
Slow and steady when I needed to be, then fast and furious.
Oh, well done, Pickles.
You helped us get a draw.
It's all about assessing the situation.
Being the goalie isn't just about kicking the ball
-as hard as you can.
-Aye, although that can be fun sometimes!
Oh! My wall! Who did that?
I've assessed the situation too, Freddie,
-and I think you'd better run.
You always know the best way to clear the ball, Pickles.
Thanks. It's best to look at where your team-mates are
and then decide how to pass the ball to them.
-BOTH: Hi, Rachel.
Hey, Pickles, how do you feel about me being in goal
-and passing the ball to you guys?
Are you ready?
Oops, sorry. Let me try again.
Rachel! You are sending the ball too far.
You need to look at your team-mates
and decide how to send the ball.
Oh, sorry. Let me try again.
Do you guys remember how to clear the ball from goal?
We can roll it, throw it
or kick it.
-OK, guys, who fancies a game?
So I've split you up into two teams.
-We've got the yellow goalkeepers. Yellows, give me a cheer.
Fantastic. And we've got the red goalkeepers.
-Red goalkeepers, give me a cheer.
Brilliant. Let's look with the Footy Pups to find out how to play.
Come and have a look.
To play this game,
you'll need to look for the Pups and clear three balls from the goal.
First, goalies need to grab a ball
and roll it to stop in front of Geraldine.
Then they throw a ball to land in front of Rozzie.
And finally they kick a ball all the way past Benny.
For each ball that lands in the correct area,
the teams will score one point.
The winners of this game will be the team who score the most points.
Three, two, one...
A roll-out first.
Will it stop by Geraldine?
-This one's going to be a throw to clear it from the goal.
Over his head to Rozzie.
Kick it all the way down to Benny.
They are watching to see if it gets there.
-It does! Sensational.
-That's it, off you go, Grace.
Quickly grab the ball. Roll it to Geraldine.
She rolls it out. Oh, just a bit too far.
An overhead throw this time. Brilliant stuff.
-Give it a big kick.
-She takes a run up.
Oh, it's huge!
Look at where you want the ball to go.
Great advice, Rachel.
-Roll it to Geraldine.
-A good roll-out but too hard.
Salma throws the next one.
Right to Rozzie's feet. Not long left.
Salma manages a massive kick.
Let's have a replay.
The yellow team were cracking at clearing the goal.
Let's see if the red team can do any better.
Three, two, one... Go, Calvin.
Roll the ball out to Geraldine.
-Oh, brilliant goal.
-Well done, Calvin.
-He throws it out next.
Nicely controlled to Rozzie.
-Pass this one to Benny.
-It's a big kick.
Yeah, well done.
Ruby rolls. She wonders if she'll make it.
-Big throw to Rozzie.
She concentrates but the throw is a bit too hard.
She needs a long kick now.
-Why don't you give this a try at home?
-Atilahan is next.
He passes perfectly to Geraldine.
It's a throw to Rozzie. An amazing throw.
Can he get this to Benny before the final whistle?
Let's have a replay. The red team passed to the Pups brilliantly
but who were today's winners?
Footy Pups Pickles and Rozzie have the final score.
The yellow team got 7 points and the reds got 8,
making the reds today's winners.
My team today have been great in goal.
We've passed the ball,
we've sent them down the pitch and we've cleared the goal,
but most importantly,
we've remembered to roll it, throw it and kick it.
That's it for today, guys.
Well done. Now you've got the skill, remember to pass it on.
Pickles's superstrong goal kick isn't quite right for today's match against the hippos of Potermus Hotspur, but neither is Geraldine's roll out. Meanwhile, Rachel challenges the team to clear the ball from the goal in three different ways.