Club Football for Children Aged 11 -12
Youth club football at U11/12 is all about being part of a team and understanding gameplay.
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A Guide to U11/12s Club Football
30 mins each way.
Children should not exceed the maximum playing time for their age in any one day. It is the responsibility of the junior club and/or the child’s parent or carer to ensure this.
Each league is allowed to determine its own playing time up to the maximum allowed. Half time should not be more than five minutes.
Player Game Time
80 mins/day, 120 mins/comp
80 yd x 50 yd
4. The ball should be safe for children to play with and made of leather or another suitable material.
16 ft x 7 ft
Roll-off roll-on substitutions can be made at any time during the game with permission from the referee, including players who have already been substituted.
Six weeks of trophy events, three times a season. (U12s as U13/14)
Children cannot play Development Football without shin pads. These should be covered entirely by knee-length socks.
Goalkeepers should wear a different coloured shirt to the rest of the team.
Footwear should be appropriate for the playing surface – no metal studs on 3 and artificial grass pitches.
If the weather is poor, players should wear appropriate clothing, but hoodies are not allowed.
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