Game Format & Team Sizes

All children up to and including 13 years of age play small sided games where the emphasis is on enjoyment and developing skills. We adhere to the recommendations from Football Victoria as to how many players are in each team. The numbers are as follows:

  • U7 Play 4 v 4 with No goalkeeper, Max 7 players, 20min halves, size3 ball, Goals: 2m wide x 1m high
  • U8 / U9 Play 7-a-side includes goalkeeper, Max 11 players, 20min halves, Size3 ball, Goal size:3m wide x 2m high.
  • U10 / U11 Play 9-a-side includes goalkeeper, Max 14 players, 25min halves, Size4 ball, Goal size:5m wide x 2m High
  • U12 / U13 Play COMPETITION 9-a side includes goalkeeper, Max 14 players, 25min halves, Size4 ball, Goal size:5m wide x 2m
    High, Competition rules apply.
  • U14 / U16 Play COMPETITION 11-a side includes goalkeeper, Max 16 players, Competition rules apply