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Recreational U16 Rules

Games Played 11v11

Law 1. The Field of Play

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 2. The Ball

  • The ball shall be a size 5 to be provided by the home team.

Law 3. The Players

  • Two teams play a match, each having not more than 11 players one of whom is the goalkeeper.
  • Substitutions can be made at any stoppage in play and are unlimited.

Law 4. The Players Equipment

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 5. The Referee

  • MUSC shall provide a licensed referee, preferably at a level of Grade 8 or above.

Law 6. The Other Match Officials

  • MUSC will attempt to assign Assistant Referees (AR’s) to all matches. In the event that they are unable to, the referee may ask the assistance of the coaches to get a parent to substitute for an AR. These “club AR’s” are to assist in calling out of bounds calls only.

Law 7. The Duration of the Match

  • Shall consist of the match being divided into 2 equal halves of 40 minutes each. There shall be a half-time interval of 10 minutes.
  • In situations where a winner needs to be determined and the need for over time exists. The overtime shall consist of 2-15 minute periods.
  • If after this overtime there is still no winner, follow IFAB’s Kicks from the Penalty Mark.

Law 8. The Start and Restart of Play

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 9. The Ball In and Out of Play

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 10. Determining the Outcome of a Match

  • Shall conform to IFAB, with the notes above from Law 7.

Law 11. Offside

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 12. Fouls and Misconduct

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 13. Free Kicks

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 14. The Penalty Kick

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 15. The Throw-In

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 16. The Goal Kick

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

Law 17. The Corner Kick

  • Shall conform to IFAB.

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