SENIOR 5-A-SIDE

Get your mates together and put together a team for some fun summer football.  

Registrations for term 4 2019 open now.

WHAT?

  • Fun, weekly 5-a-side football.

  • Games of two 20 minute halves (plus a 5 minute half time).

  • Played at Terawhiti artificial turf with high quality ball and goals.

  • Awesome prizes for winning teams.

WHEN?

Mondays: Masters (age 35+)

Wednesdays: Seniors

  • Games kick off at 6:30pm and 7:20pm according to a weekly draw.

  • The Term 4 2019 programme starts (the week of) Monday 14 October and finishes Monday 16 December 2019.

WHERE?

​All games are played at Terawhiti Artificial Turf (beside Karori Park)

REGISTER

  • The cost is $390 per team (including GST) for 10 weeks. 

FIXTUREs

  • We will provide further information and publish fixtures once teams have signed up and we've finished putting the league together.

  • Fixtures for the full season will be available online before the season begins.

THE RULE BOOK

Usual football rules apply, except as set out below.

 

Arrival 

  • Your team should arrive at the venue before the time your team is scheduled to play.  Team managers must check in with the League Coordinator on arrival. 

  • Teams not available to play within 5 minutes of the scheduled start time will be defaulted. 

 

Match duration 

  • Matches are 40 minutes long (two halves of 20 minutes) plus a 5 minute half time). 

 

Teams 

  • Five players on the field at any time (including a goalie). Mixed teams (male/female are permitted).

 

Substitutions  

  • Rolling Subs. The substituted player must leave the field prior to the substitute coming on. 

  • Goal Keepers may be swapped when the ball is out of play and once the referee has been advised. 

 

Goalkeepers

  • Goalkeepers may only handle the ball if the ball is inside the goal box.  The goalkeeper may not handle the ball from an intentional pass back (except headers). The goal keeper may leave the goal box, but is then treated as an outfield player until returning to the goal box.

  • The goalkeeper must restart the game within 6 seconds of collecting the ball.

  • When the ball is thrown or kicked by the goal keeper, the ball must make contact with a player or the ground before crossing the halfway line.  A free kick will be awarded to the opposition team at halfway if this does not occur.

 

Goal Scoring

  • A goal may be scored from anywhere on the field (except when played over half way by the goal keeper or directly from an out of play restart).

 

Ball out of play

  • Play is restarted with a goal kick or corner when the ball goes out behind the goal, or a kick in when the ball goes out on the sideline.

  • For all restarts, opposing players must be 3 meters from the ball. 

  • Play must be restarted within 6 seconds of the ball being available to restart play.  

 

Free kicks and penalties

  • All free kicks are direct. Opposing players must be at least 3 metres from the ball. 

  • Penalties are taken from the edge of the penalty area and on the referee's signal. The goal keeper must be positioned on the goal line.

  • Advantage will be played where possible. 

 

Offsides

  • There are no offsides except from kickoff. 

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