For the 2018 Season, U12s will move to the 9v9 format.
Benifits of 9v9
This modified version of football maintains the integrity of the game without losing the essence of football.
- • A ‘real’ football experience
- • Extra touches on the ball during play
- • More realistic 1 v 1 duals
- • An introduction to additional roles and responsibilities of being a player
- • An environment that allows the development of ‘game understanding’
- • More practice time to develop skills appropriate to the modern game
- • Development of shooting and finishing skills in a challenging goal size
- • The goalkeeper has a realistic chance of saving shots