Teams train for 1 to 2 hours each week during the season. Some teams train midweek evenings, whilst others train on Saturday mornings. If your child is interested in playing football please e-mail the club or contact the coach directly.
Mini football is a small sided version of the association football game. Player substitution is roll on roll off at any time and there are no penalties. Mini football games (U8 to U11) are played on Sunday Mornings. Kick-off time is between 10am and 11am.
Competitive youth games (U12s to U16s) are 11 a side with up to 5 substitutes. Games are played on Sunday. Kick-off times vary depending on pitch availability. In competitive youth football, games are either 35 minute or 40 minute each half. Offside and penalty rules are as per the adult game.
|Age Group||Number of Players||Maximum pitch size||Goal area (yards)||Ball size|
|U7||4 a side||30 x 20||none||3|
|U8||5 a side||30 x 20||5||3|
|U9||6 a side||40 x 30||8||3|
|U10||7 a side||60 x 40||10||4|
|U11||8 a side||60 x 40||10||4|
|U12||9 a side||70 x 44||12 x 28||4|