U7s Tadcaster Tournament

U7s Tadcaster Tournament

Spring & summer Tournaments

Early set-off for this Saturday’s tournament at Taddy. No wedding for me this week, so I will be fighting fit 😉

We’ll meet at Whetherby Whaler at 08:00am sharp, for the 45 min journey to register for 09:00am.

Tournament Info


Venue – Riverside School, Tadcaster LS24 9JN
Date – 
Sat 18th May – register 9am, first match 9:30am
Format – Mixed Under 7s (7 a side)
Parking – In Coors Brewery Car Park (not at school)


Charlie D
Niall H
Oliver A
Jake W
Joe N
Lennon C
Daniel B
Jamie B



  1. Mixed U7s – 7 a side with a maximum of 3 substitutes
  2. All age groups will play 6 minutes each way with a 2 minute half time break
  3. All teams are requested to bring a suitable match ball with them to the tournament. ‘Home team’ to supply match ball.
  4. Each team can nominate up to 3 substitutes for each match and up to 3 substitutions are allowed, provided that they take place with the referee’s consent during a break in play.
  5. Players may only play for one side in the tournament
  6. The Laws of Association Football apply in all matches, with the following exceptions:- No offside
    – All free kicks are direct opposing players must stand at least 5 yards from the ball.
  7. For the avoidance of doubt:
    – Goalkeepers are NOT allowed to handle the ball from back passes for U11 to U15 Infringement of this rule will result in a penalty being awarded.
    – Goalkeepers are allowed outside the penalty area.
    – All players are allowed into the penalty area.
    – Fouls and handball offences by the defending team in the penalty area will result in a penalty kick to the attacking team.
    – The ball is allowed above head height.
    – After a goal, the match is restarted from the centre spot.
    – Organiser’s decision is final.
  8. General Tournament Rules
    – First team on the programme provides the match ball, sizes as per FA regulations
    – Each team to provide their own first aid cover.
    – No alcohol or dogs allowed on the main grass area.

About the Author:

I'm a coach of 7 years with FA Level 1, FA Youth Mod 1, FA Youth Mod 2 and Futsal Level 1 badges. My son plays in my team and has just switched from central midfielder to goalkeeper, which he's loving.