Age Groups

Age GroupIdeal Squad SizeOrganisation Principles
Mixed U840Each child should be invited to play in 4 x 5-a-side tournament per season.
Mixed ability groups.
Focus on fun and participation.
Girls U10
Boys U10
40 eachEach child should be invited to play in approx. 6 x 7-a-side tournaments.
To nurture talent, we will begin to stream the teams, with two squads (including a development squad).
Focus on fun and participation.
Girls U12
Boys U12
40Each child should be invited to play in approx. 6 x 7-a-side tournaments.
Each child will be invited to play in the 11-a-side development league.
Girls U1440Each child will play in a 11-a-side league and there will be some 7-a-side tournaments.
Boys U144011-a-side league.
To nurture talent, we will stream the teams, with 1 ‘A’ squad.
Girls U16
Boys U16
30 eachInvited to play and train with senior sides as appropriate.
Saturday fixtures: 11-a-side senior league as a development squad.
Sunday league fixtures: 11-a-side U16 league.
Boys & Girls U18N/AThese players are considered members of the senior club.
Teams for each tournament or match will be organised from each squad by the age-group coach. The coaches will review performance at training and in matches to select the appropriate teams for any specific tournament or match.