Youth Football

How old do I have to be to play in a league?
Under current FA Regulations (Standard Code of Rules for Youth Football) no player under the age of 6 is able to participate in sanctioned football fixture...
Thu, 13 Feb, 2020 at 11:54 AM
What are the rules of youth football?
FA Affiliated Youth Leagues follow the Standard Code of Rules for Youth Football, these are adopted and adapted to meet the specific needs of that league....
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020 at 2:35 PM
Where can I find information on local youth leagues?
Please see below table, containing contact details for all of our youth leagues.   League Secretary E-mail Chesterfield Futsal League Simon Bannister ...
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020 at 11:35 AM
How long should my child be playing?
The FA's Standard Code of Rules for Youth Football outlines how long youth football matches should be, as well as required ball sizes, team sizes, and...
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020 at 2:16 PM
Have The FA banned heading in youth football?
No, The FA haven't banned heading in youth football. In February 2020, The FA released guidance for training heading, which looks to reduce and rem...
Mon, 23 Mar, 2020 at 4:02 PM