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Recommended Goal/Field/Ball Sizes and Match Format/Duration
AGE GROUP
GOAL SIZE
[in feet]
FIELD WIDTH
Min. | Max.
[in yards]
FIELD LENGTH
Min. | Max.
[in yards]
BALL SIZE
MATCH FORMAT
MATCH DURATION
[in minutes]
U6
6’ x 18’
(or smaller)
15 | 25
20 | 30
3
3 vs. 3
No goalkeepers
4 x 6-8`
U8
6’ x 18’
(or smaller)
20 | 30
25 | 35
3
4 vs. 4
No goalkeepers
4 x 12`
U10
6’ x 18’
35 | 45
45 | 60
4
6 vs. 6
2 x 25`
U12
6’ x 18’
45 | 55
70 | 80
4
8 vs. 8
2 x 30`
U14
8’ x 24’
50 | 100
100 | 130
5
11 vs. 11
2 x 35`
U16
8’ x 24’
50 | 100
100 | 130
5
11 vs. 11
2 x 40`
U19
8’ x 24’
50 | 100
100 | 130
5
11 vs. 11
2 x 45`
 

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Coaches Document Center

Document Description Post Date
What does a U.S. Soccer Youth National Team player look like? | April Heinrichs and Jill Ellis | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
Benefits of coaching education | David Carr, Ph.D. | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
The elite soccer mind, longitudinal development | Mike Singleton | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
The American goalkeeper, don't start practice without them | Bill Stara | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
Analysis and training of team play | Dave Chesler | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
Match management | Sam Snow | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
Native American soccer | Stephanie Gabbert | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
Coaching from the game | Gary Allen | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
Changing the club culture | Tom Goodman | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
Behavior modification during training | Chris Hershey | 2012 Workshop .PDF Document Feb 29, 2012
Results: 53 Record(s) Found.
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