Youth Development Review Booklets


In preparation for the phasing in of the new elements of youth football for the 2013-14 season, the Football Association has put together a series of resource packs to help support players, clubs and leagues with these changes.

The age-group specific resources (Under-7/8s, Under-9/10s, Under-11/12s) will replace the FA Mini-Soccer Handbook 2008 which is still in circulation.

The resource booklets contain information on the ethos and rationale behind the changes, ideas for implementing these alterations and the Laws of Mini-Soccer.

The Under-11/12s booklet includes the Laws of the Game for 9v9 football, which includes information on the offside rule (which isn't optional, a common frequently asked question).

Each booklet can be found below.

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