2.13 (7') 4.88 (16') Youth U13/U14. 73. 7 v 7. 79.

100' x 65' (5v5) Especially popular in England for 5-a-side football. Goal Post Sizes. 1.83 (6') 3.66 (12') Mini soccer U7/U8. 88. SoccerGround Service. 9 v 9.


82. All other pitch dimensions are available on request. Size incuding run-off. Size without run-off. 43. 52. The recommended goalpost size is 5m by 2m.

5 v 5 pitch

130' x 65' (6v6/7v7) The perfect size to play 6v6 or 7v7. 50. 56.

Length x Width (m) Length x Width (m) Height v Width (m) Mini soccer U7/U8. 46. Type of Pitch. 5-a-side football pitch size 5-a-side football pitches can vary in size, but the recommended dimensions are 40 x 30 yards (36.5m x 27.5m). 11 v 11. The penalty area, formed of semi-circles at either end of the pitch, must be 6.5 yards (6m) from the centre of the goal line regardless of the pitch size.

Finally, no significant differences in the values of the RPE at the end of 5v5 SSGs with or without goalkeepers were noted, but we found increasing RPE values with increasing pitch size.

37. 33. 1.83 (6') 3.66 (12') Youth U11/U12. 43.

61. Recommended Pitch Dimensions (5v5, 8v8 & 11v11) The following are the recommended pitch layout for all forms of the game, along with internal pitch markings and goal post sizes.

Very good size for 5-a-side football. 27.

5 v 5.

Discussion Small-sided games are a suitable means to develop soccer-specific aerobic conditioning despite any disadvantages such as exact control of work intensity ( Krustrup et al., 2010 ; Little, 2009 ).