Player Information Divisional


 

DIVISIONAL PLAY U14 - U18

U11 - U12
The 11s & 12s play 8-a-side games to allow for more advanced developmental soccer. The field size is generally half of a normal pitch (field). 

U13 - U18

The U13 and higher groups are organized into combined years. U14 includes those turning 13 or 14 in the year of play for example in 2011 birth years 1997 and 1998 would be included in U14. U16 includes those turning 15 and 16. U18 includes those turning 17 or 18 in the playing year.

The U13 and up group play full 11 a side soccer on a full field following the FIFA Laws of the game.

http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/lawsofthegame.html

Further Info for U11-U12

 

2014

U11/12

Players on Field

7 plus a goalie = 8

8 v 8

Goal Keeper

Yes

Coach on Field

No

Duration of Game

30 minute halves

Field Size

65m x 45m

Goal Area Size

Penalty Area: 11m on each side of goal posts & 11m deep into field

Goal Size

18ft x 6ft

Offside Called

Yes

1/3 "retreat line"

Attackers in Goal Area

Yes

Throw Ins

Yes - 1 attempt

Kick Back to GK

Keeper cannot use hands

GK 6 Seconds2

Yes

Free Kicks

Indirect and Direct
Opposition must stand 9m away

Goal Kicks

Opposition must stand 9m away

Corner Kicks

Yes -
Opposition must stand 9m away

Keeper Drop Kicks

Can score from drop kick

Ball Size

4

Score Recorded

No

Official Under 11 & Under 12 Playing Rules


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