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Manchester South Junior Soccer

Manchester South Junior Soccer

Division Details

The U8 division teams are co-ed and are made up of up to 10 players, league ages of 6 to 7 years old.  U8 teams play Mondays and Wednesdays at 6PM and Saturday mornings beginning he first week of September though to the second week of October.

Games are held at the Jerry Fortin Fields on Field 2, the field closest to Nutt Pond.  The field will be marked out into three fields.  Each night includes 25 minutes of training/practice with your individual team.  This can include games and/or drills to help expand on the basics of the game.  After the training will be a game played in four 10-minute periods, with a 5-minute break in between each period. 

Rules of play:

·         5 v 5 including goalkeeper

·         2 Forwards, 2 Defensive

·         All players must play at least 50% of the game they are attending

·         No direct kicks

·         No Heading the ball per US Soccer.  If a player deliberately uses his/her head, an indirect kick is rewarded to the other team at the spot of the infraction.

·         There will be a 25-minute training/practice before each game.

·         Teams will play four 10-minute periods, with a 5-minute break in between each period.

·         Throw-ins are allowed.  Please take the time to instruct the child throwing the proper method with both feet remaining on the ground and the ball being thrown directly over their head.

·         Slide tackling or slide kicking is NOT allowed.  If slide tackling/kicking is done deliberately by a child, they are to receive a verbal warning.  If the same child deliberately completes another slide tackle/kick within the same game, they are to be removed from play until the next period begins. 

Division Manager: Lyndy Harrington [email protected]


Manchester South Junior Soccer League
PO Box 4851 
Manchester, New Hampshire 03108

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