Coaches and Managers must wear distinguishing badges or shirts and should conduct themselves
in an appropriate manner from the technical (interchange) area.
Coaches and managers are responsible for the well being of their players and for them being
correctly attired throughout the game; i.e. shirts tucked in, socks pulled up, shin guards in place,
no sharp studs. No jewellery is to be worn.
These must be filled out, signed by the team manager or coach and handed to the referee five
minutes before the scheduled kick-off time.
Under 6, 7 & 8s do not need to sign – all other players must sign before entering the field of play.
Please encourage players to sign full name.
If a player is late, place their name on the sheet and have them sign the team sheet as soon as possible. When a player is ‘playing up’, his registered age group is to be placed beside his
name on the team sheet.
After the game, the team managers shall check with the referee and sign the team sheet again to confirm the results.
For competitive age groups, the coach/ manager will inform the referee of their choice for the
best and fairest player from the opposing team.
Both team sheets and any reports are to be given to the Ground Official or Canteen who will Fax or E-mail all scores from that venue to the match controller on Sunday before 7pm.
The forfeiting team must notify both the opposing team and the match controller by 5pm on the preceding day of the fixture.
The match controller will notify the referee.
The forfeiting team will be responsible for the referee’s fee if insufficient notice is given.
The opposing team will receive 3 goals and 3 points for a forfeit.
Allocation of points for ages 11 (eleven) and upwards are: Win 3, Draw 1, Loss 0.
There are no points for U6’s to U10’s because they play non-competitive Roo Ball.
A player cannot play up more than one age division without prior, written permission from the Association. Coaches & managers should be aware of the physical limitations of young players playing in a higher age division.
No player may play down a division without prior, written permission from the Association. This must be attached to the Team Sheet Book.
A player must be turning 10 (ten) or older to play in fixtures competitions.
“A” division players may not play down in a “B” division game in the same age group, or cross play. All players (including those playing up) must play 4 (four) fixtures in the same team to be eligible to play in the finals series for that team.
Players that play up in a higher division 6 (six) times must remain in a higher age division team for the remainder of the season.
A player may only play in the finals series in one team and in one age group.
If the player/coach etc sustains an injury during the game or at training then an incident report must be completed. We need to stress the importance of this due to the possibility that this could result in an insurance claim. An Incident Claim Form needs to be completed by your club secretary and sent into the SCCSA within ONE (1) WEEK of sustaining injury these can be acquired by emailing email@example.com.
(a) If only one (1) ground-hosting club advise that their grounds can be played on, then there will be cancellation across the board of all matches.
(b) If two (2) or more ground hosting clubs advise that their grounds can be played on, then the competition will continue with the competitive age groups that are not able to play, having their games rescheduled to a time and venue to be advised by the SCCSA Match Controller.
(c) When ground hosting clubs advise that their grounds are unable to be played on, those games scheduled to be played at these grounds can be rescheduled by the SCCSA Match Controller to an alternative venue that is still playable on that same day.
The decision to reschedule games to an alternative field must be made no later than 6.30 pm on the Thursday prior to play (earlier if possible).
Only the club official is to contact the match controller in this regard. Under no circumstances are club coaches, managers or parents to contact the match controller on Saturday mornings.
|AGE||Period of Play (mins)||Each Half (mins)||Half-Time (mins)||Ball Size|
|6, 7 & 8||45||20||5||3|
|9 & 10||55||25||5||4|
Soccer Rules – The Official Laws of the Game
Each club should have a current edition of the Laws of Soccer for coaches, managers and players to refer to. Familiarisation of these laws is recommended to ensure that the game is played fairly.