Laws of the Game

Here you can read the latest updated version of the Laws which were last modified at the 132nd Annual General Meeting of the International Football Association Board (IFAB) in Zurich (Switzerland) on 3 March 2018. These came into force on 1 June 2018. For further details about The IFAB and the Laws of the Game visit http://www.theifab.com

The complete Laws of the Game 2018/19 is available for download below.

FIFA Laws of the Game 2018/19

Modified Rules of the Game

Rules
    • FIFA Rules apply
    • MODIFICATIONS ARE:
      • Off-Side
        • U7-U8: Only blatantly obvious offsides will be called.
        • U9-U18: Offsides will be called
      • Fouls and Misconduct
        • All fouls will result in an Indirect Free Kick with opponent 6 yards away in age groups U9 and below.
      • Penalty Kick
        • U6-U9: No penalty kicks are to be taken in these age groups.  The ball is brought out to the closest point on the 18 Yard Line.
      • Free Kick:
        • U6-U8: Shall conform to FIFA Law.  The only modification is that players get 8 yards not 10 yards.
        • U9-U10: Conform to FIFA laws of the Game.
      • Throw-In
        • Conform to FIFA laws of the game
        • One re-throw must be allowed if foul throw occurs.
      • Ball Size
        • U6-U8: Size 3
        • U9-U12: Size 4
        • U13+: Size 5
      • Field
        • U6:
          • Length - 30 yrds min - 50 yrds max
          • Width - 20 yrds min - 40 yrds max
          • Goal Area
            • 18 yards wide
          • Circle: 6yrd radius or 12 yrds diameter
        • U7-U8
          • Length - 40yrds min - 70 yrds max
          • Width - 35 yrds min - 50 yrds max
          • Goal Area
            • 18 yards wide
          • Circle: 6yrd radius or 12 yrds diameter
        • U9-U10
          • Length - 50yrds min - 90 yrds max
          • Width - 35 yrds min - 60 yrds max
          • Goal Area
            • 18 yards wide
          • Circle: 6yrd radius or 12 yrds diameter
      • Goals
        • U6
        • U7-U8: 6 feet high and 6 yards wide
        • U9-U10: 7 feet high and 7 yards wide
      • Game Time
        • U6: check with your age group coordinator
        • U7-U8: 4 ten minute quarters
        • U9-U10: 25 minute halves
        • U11-U12: 30 minute halves
        • U13-U14: 35 minute halves
        • U15-U16: 40 minute halves
        • U17-U18: 45 minute halves


Abronzino U10 "Modified Rules of the Game"

Delgado U9-U10 "Modified Rules of the Game"