Set pieces training

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With this training type all players playing match recieve training in the set pieces skill that week.Also, the Set pieces Taker and the Goal Keeper receives 25% bonus training. Regardless of age this training takes about 2.2 weeks for a player to raise a level. About 2% of the managers train set pieces. When you train Set Pieces, your Goalkeeper and your Set Pieces Taker will get a 25% bonus on training. To optimize training, you can set up the set pieces taker - in case your regular one is being substituted - using the Penalty Takers tab. If your SP Taker will be substituted, the second player from the Penalty Takers tab will do the job, not the substitute.


  • Train up to 22 players
  • Freedom of formation
  • Hugely profitable (when done well)
  • Great return on investment (the more you invest, the more you get)
  • Training regardless of age
  • Increase the wages of your players only a little


  • Massive start-up costs to be done effectively
  • Compared to "normal" training types, it requires more transfers and therefore more team spirit hits will occur
  • There is only a finite number of Set Piece players needed, so this type can only support a limited number of trainers

Set pieces training was previously considered to be one of the most lucrative training types in the game. It is trained by only 1% of all hattrickers. Note that shooting also trains set pieces (as well as scoring), but at a much slower rate.