A simple skill that really works is the drop shoulder
There are many ways to beat an opponent. One of the oldest ways of doing this is still one of the best... dropping the shoulder.
PA ImagesStanley Matthews was probably football's first 'wizard of the wing'. He had a neat trick that worked time and time agin for him. The feint or drop shoulder puts defenders off balance, allowing space for a cross or dribble. Matthews still played top flight football in England when he was 50!