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INV3NTIVE 7-ASIDE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

Inv3ntive Football Academy are hosting football tournament on new 4G Astro Turf for U9, U10 and U11 youth teams. Registration is now open for teams between the age group of U9 to U11

DATES

Sun 03rd July 2022

LOCATION

Boyd Avenue, Southall, Middlesex, UB1 3BT

COST

£60 per team only!

NO. OF TEAMS

16 PER AGE GROUP

Information about the venue

Parking- On Site car park at the venue is reserved for officials and the coaches only, tournament attendees will not be allowed to park on site.

Parking options for attendees:

Herbert Road Car Park: £2 per hour only. After Parking, its a 5 minute walk to Villiers High School(tournament venue)

Lidl Car Park: £1 Per hour only. After parking, 1-2 minute walk to the tournament venue.

Green Drive: Free Parking on this street. After parking, walk through Southall Park to the tournament venue.

We encourage to share cars if you can or travel by public transport.

Refreshments- Cold drinks and snacks will be available to purchase on the day.

  • To produce an enjoyable and well organised tournament for the players, as well as a fun day out for all the family.
  • Giving players the chance to build friendship with their teammates.
  • Building players self-confidence by getting them to play many matches with their team, allowing them to constantly challenge them self to do better in every game.
  • Building parents relationships.
  • Giving players huge amount of time on the ball so they keep expressing them-selves.
  • For coaches/managers to enjoy their team play and a way for them to analyse and try new approach with their team.

Teams must register online.

All the teams will play 6 aside, 5 players plus a goalkeeper. Squad of 10 players maximum. 

A Player should not play for more than one team throughout the duration of the tournament. 

Any team not ready on time for a game may forfeit the points.

  • The competition shall be played on a League basis (in the first stage) with the teams divided in two(2) groups, by the Management Committee.  
  • Gold Cup and Silver Cup Tournament for every age group.
  • Each team shall play each other in its group once. Top 2 teams from each group will play for Gold Cup. The teams ending in 3rd and 4th place of the group stages will play for Silver Cup.
  • Bottom 2 teams after the group stage will be out of the competition.
  • All matches will be [10] minutes straight across four pitches.

  • Roll ins instead of throw ins
  • The first names team will choose ends; the second named team will kick off
  • No slide tackling
  • Retreat line- Players must retreat to their own half until when its a goal kick.
  • U9 and above, Goalkeepers are forbidden to handle the ball when passed to them by a team-mate. 
  • The penalty for the offence is an indirect free kick. This is awarded from the position where the handling occurred
  • Should there be a clash of colours a changed strip can be worn or bibs can be used.
  • 2 minute sin bin for any brutal foul or bad behaviour towards officials or opponents.
  • All players must wear shin pads and appropriate footwear.
  • Substitutes are roll on, roll off. A substituted player can return in the same match. Referees must be informed of and allow substitutions. The number of substitutions made during a game is unlimited. 
  • An accumulation of two yellow cards on a single day in the competition will result in the player being suspended from the next match.
  • A player who receives a red card (either straight red or for two yellow cards in the same match)will not be permitted to take any further part in the Competition.
  • The referee shall be responsible for reporting the result of the game to the Committee at the conclusion of each game. 
  • Point system: 3 points for a win and 1 point for a draw. Incase, two teams end up with the same amount of points. Goal difference will be used.
  • All free kicks are direct and the opposition must be at least 6m away from the ball
  • Goal kicks will be taken from the edge of the penalty area.
  • Goalkeepers are not allowed to kick the ball from their hands but can throw the ball out either overarm or underarm. Keeper cannot roll the ball out of the area and then kick it.
  • No metal studs