Metropolitan Girls League 2019/20 Season Plan

Metropolitan Girls League 2019/20 Season Plan

Under 8s – Players born after 1/1/2012

  • 4 a side
  • Squad Size – 6 to 8 Players
  • Retreat Line and Kick Ins (No Throw Ins)

Under 9s – Players born after 1/1/2011

  • 5 a side
  • Squad Size – 8 to 10 Players
  • Retreat Line and Throw Ins

Under 8s and 9s sections will continue in Blitz Format on a weekly basis until Christmas Break with Stand Alone Fixtures where required.

In Post-Christmas Section, Under 8s will continue Blitz Format and Under 9s will play weekly standalone fixtures with Blitz Months on bi Monthly occasions

Under 10s and Under 11s will be 6 Team Groups based on Team Level and where possible a Geographical Basis to Minimize Travel. Teams will be regarded in Christmas Break into New Sections for 2nd Half of Season

Under 10s – Players born after 1/1/2010 and Under 11s – Players born after 1/1/2009

  • 7 a side
  • Squad Size – 10 to 12 Players
  • Pitch Size – 65m x 40m
  • Retreat Line in Force
  • Non Competitive Leagues / Competitive Cups
  • No Referees Appointed for League Games. Referees in Cup Games
  • Games 2 x 25 Min Halves

Under 12s will be 10 Team Groups based on Team Level. All Divisions will be 9 aside

Under 12s – Players born after 1/1/2008

  • Squad Size – 12 to 16 Players
  • Pitch Size – 80m x 50m
  • Offside Rule in Force
  • Games 2 x 30 Min Halves

Under 13s will be 10 Team Groups based on Team Level. All Divisions will be 11 aside with exception of 13C which will be 9 aside Development League based on Under 12s Format.

Under 13s – Players born after 1/1/2007

  • Games 2 x 30 Min Halves
  • Entry to 13C will be based on 2018/9 Season and observation by MGL Staff of games

Under 14s to Youths will be 10 Team Groups based on Team Level. All Divisions will be 11 aside

Under 14s – Players born after 1/1/2006 and Under 15s – Players born after 1/1/2005

  • Games 2 x 35 Min Halves

Under 16s – Players born after 1/1/2004

  • Games 2 x 40 Min Halves

Under 17s – Players born after 1/1/2003 and Youths (Under 19s) – Players born after 1/1/2001

  • Games 2 x 45 Min Halves
  • No Player Born after 31/1/05 may play in Youths League

Further Details on Under 21s and Senior League’s will be advised when available

Any Division in Under 12s to Youths where the 10 Teams cannot be reached maybe subject to 3rd and possible 4th Rounds if required