Consolidating u16

28-Apr-2019 11:35

Tight, big and small pitch tournaments Matches will be played using a 7v6, 6v7 and 7v7 format.Each team plays against the other team in every format.Power Play Tournaments These tournaments offer the same benefits as Futsal tournaments but with the addition of powerplay music.During matches music will be played at random intervals throughout the matches.

The 2016/17 season saw the implementation of new events to enhance the current programme, particularly the growth of cup competitions against teams outside their normal games programme, and you can find out all of the events on offer below.Under-13 & Under-14 6v6 Tournaments Similar to futsal, the 6-a-side format provides competitive match experience in a smaller format, with a focus on developing one-on-one attacking and defending skills.Goalkeepers have an increased involvement in the game, where both repetition of shot stopping and increased touches of the ball are evident, and the format encourages high levels of concentration and control, where individual mistakes will result in goalscoring opportunities for the opposing team.Under-16 Premier League Cup Introduced alongside the Under-18 Premier League Cup from the 2017/18 season, the U16 Premier League Cup adds a competitive, season-long tournament to the Youth Development Phase programme.Category One Academies will be split into six groups of four teams, with clubs playing each other once in the group stage, either home or away.

The 2016/17 season saw the implementation of new events to enhance the current programme, particularly the growth of cup competitions against teams outside their normal games programme, and you can find out all of the events on offer below.

Under-13 & Under-14 6v6 Tournaments Similar to futsal, the 6-a-side format provides competitive match experience in a smaller format, with a focus on developing one-on-one attacking and defending skills.

Goalkeepers have an increased involvement in the game, where both repetition of shot stopping and increased touches of the ball are evident, and the format encourages high levels of concentration and control, where individual mistakes will result in goalscoring opportunities for the opposing team.

Under-16 Premier League Cup Introduced alongside the Under-18 Premier League Cup from the 2017/18 season, the U16 Premier League Cup adds a competitive, season-long tournament to the Youth Development Phase programme.

Category One Academies will be split into six groups of four teams, with clubs playing each other once in the group stage, either home or away.

This creates a fun and competitive environment in which players can develop a range of skills on and off the pitch.