Southern Kentucky Soccer Club

SKY Soccer Recreational Game Rules

Rec. League Game Rules

 

U4, U5 AND U6 RULES OF THE GAME

 

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is three (3).  There are NO Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

  • Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, casts, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

  • Size of the Ball-size three (3).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into four (4) equal eight (8) minute quarters.  There shall be a two (2) minute breaks between quarters, and a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game-There is no offside, no throw-ins, no penalty kicks. There will be goal kicks and corner kicks.  All throw-ins are replaced by kick-ins at the spot the ball crosses the touch line.

  • Coaches are allowed on the field of play during the game.

  • All free kicks and restarts will be indirect

 

U7 & U8 RULES OF THE GAME

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is four (4).  There are NO Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time. Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, casts, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

  • Size of the Ball-size three (3).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into four (4) equal ten (10) minute quarters.  There shall be a two (2) minute breaks between quarters, and a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game-There is no offside, no throw-ins, no penalty kicks. There will be goal kicks and corner kicks.  All throw-ins are replaced by kick-ins at the spot the ball crosses the touch line.

  • No coaches are allowed on the field of play during the game.

  • All free kicks and restarts will be indirect.

 

U10 RULES OF THE GAME

 

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is seven (7).  There are Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

  • Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, casts, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

  • Size of the Ball-size four (4).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal twenty-five (25) minute halves.  There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game- (Penalty Kicks are in play) Obvious and Blatant offsides may be called.  We will "play on" with any close offsides. All other rules conform to FIFA.

 

U12/U13 RULES OF THE GAME

 

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is nine (9).  There are Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

  • Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, casts, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

  • Size of the Ball- Size five (5).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal thirty (30) minute halves, but can use 4 if coaches agree. There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game- All rules conform to FIFA

 

U14 and Up RULES OF THE GAME

 

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is 9 (9). The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

  • Size of the Ball- size Five (5).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal thirty-five (35) minute halves. There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game- All rules conform to FIFA.

U4, U5 AND U6 RULES OF THE GAME

 

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is three (3).  There are NO Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

  • Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, casts, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

  • Size of the Ball-size three (3).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into four (4) equal eight (8) minute quarters.  There shall be a two (2) minute breaks between quarters, and a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game-There is no offside, no throw-ins, no penalty kicks. There will be goal kicks and corner kicks.  All throw-ins are replaced by kick-ins at the spot the ball crosses the touch line.

  • Coaches are allowed on the field of play during the game.

  • All free kicks and restarts will be indirect

No player is allowed to touch/play the ball inside the Goal Arc.

  • If the ball stops inside the Arc, then it is a goal kick for the defending team.

  • If the ball is touched/played by the offensive player, then it is a goal kick for the defensive team.

  • If the ball is touched/played by the defensive player, then the attacking team receives an indirect kick at the bottom half of the center circle.  

U7 & U8 RULES OF THE GAME

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is four (4).  There are NO Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time. Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, casts, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

  • Size of the Ball-size three (3).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into four (4) equal ten (10) minute quarters.  There shall be a two (2) minute breaks between quarters, and a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game-There is no offside, no throw-ins, no penalty kicks. There will be goal kicks and corner kicks.  All throw-ins are replaced by kick-ins at the spot the ball crosses the touch line.

  • No coaches are allowed on the field of play during the game.

  • All free kicks and restarts will be indirect.

No player is allowed to touch/play the ball inside the Goal Arc.

  • If the ball stops inside the Arc, then it is a goal kick for the defending team.

  • If the ball is touched/played by the offensive player, then it is a goal kick for the defensive team.

  • If the ball is touched/played by the defensive player, then the attacking team receives an indirect kick at the bottom half of the center circle.

 

 

 

U10 RULES OF THE GAME

 

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is seven (7).  There are Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

  • Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, casts, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

  • Size of the Ball-size four (4).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal twenty-five (25) minute halves.  There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game- (Penalty Kicks are in play) Obvious and Blatant offsides may be called.  We will "play on" with any close offsides. All other rules conform to FIFA.

 

U12/U13 RULES OF THE GAME

 

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is nine (9).  There are Goalkeepers.  The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

  • Player Equipment-Jersey, Footwear (tennis or soccer shoes), Shin Guards.  No jewelry, casts, metal hair clips, or hats allowed.

  • Size of the Ball- Size five (5).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal thirty (30) minute halves, but can use 4 if coaches agree. There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game- All rules conform to FIFA     

U14 and Up RULES OF THE GAME

 

  • Number of Players-Maximum number of players on the field at any one time is 9 (9). The goal will be for each player to receive the same amount of playing time.

  • Size of the Ball- size Five (5).

  • Duration of the Game-The game shall be divided into two (2) equal thirty-five (35) minute halves. There shall be a five (5) minute break at half-time.

  • Play of the Game- All rules conform to FIFA