In association football, channels is the name given to certain areas of the pitch, created by the space between players and groups of players.
There are two types of channels, vertical (between full backs and their closest centre back), and horizontal (between defence, midfield, and attack).
What channels are sports on?
If you’re serious about sports, below are just a few of the sports channels DIRECTV has to offer.
- CBS Sports Network.
- Fox College Sports.
- Fuel TV.
- MLB Network.
- NBA TV.
- NBC Sports Network.
- NFL Sunday Ticket.
What does move into channels mean?
Think about the natural movement of that kind of striker, who moves out to a wide area and ‘runs the channels’ as they say in football speak. It’s about looking to exploit space in the wide positions. The official, if a bit brief, SI definition is: ‘a striker who likes to move into wide areas to receive the ball’.
What is a destroyer in soccer?
What is a destroyer in soccer? January 1, 201611:22AM EST. A type of midfielder whose goal is to create mayhem and turnovers in the midfield while eliminating rhythm for the other teams attack. Most, but not all destroyers are also d-mids.