Modified Rules for Small Sided Ages Groups (U9-U11)
– No Heading (If a player deliberately heads the balls the opposing team will be given an indirect free-kick at the spot of the infraction.
– No punting or drop kicking by the goalkeeper.
– Build out line –
A. Goal-kick, The opposition can enter the build out area as soon as the ball is played.
B. GK in possession with their hands. The opposition can enter the build out area as soon as the goalkeeper puts the ball into play.
Example: If the goalkeeper makes a save and is in possession with their hands the opposition drops behind the build out line and if the goalkeeper places the ball on the ground the ball is in play.
– Offsides is enforced at the build out line.
There are no modified rules for the U12 age group.