MiniRoo’s U5 – U12

2021 Small Sided Football
(U5 – U12) Boys and Girls

2019 Football Victoria MiniRoos Guidelines, Playing Format and Rules

U5 – 7 (Born 2014 – 2016)

At this Age, our kids play 4 a side soccer on a ground sized 20m * 30m with goals 2m * 1m with no goalkeepers

This is designed give kids of all abilities maximum touches of the ball to help increase their skill and confidence.

They train for an hour once a week (in previous years, Wednesday nights 5-6pm) and play games on Saturday mornings.  The capable players play against other clubs.

There currently is no grading and the boys and girls are mixed.

U8 & 9   (Born 2012 – 2013) 

At this age the children play 7 a side soccer with goalies on a ground sized 30m * 40m  with goals 3m * 2m

We have the option of having separate boys and girls teams or mixed teams depending on numbers.

At this age we start grading the children if required into similar ability teams of 3 levels

  • Joeys (Beginners)
  • Wallabies (Intermediate)
  • Kangaroos (Skilled)

These teams will play against similar skilled teams from other clubs in the local area to keep the competition even.

We keep the team sizes to a 9 or 10 players to give kids maximum game time.

Training is once a week , possibly twice a week for kangaroos teams , and games are Saturday morning

U10  & 12 (Born 2009 – 2011)

At this age the children play 9 a side soccer with goalkeepers on a ground sized 40m * 60m  with goals 5m * 2m

We have the option of having separate boys and girls teams or mixed teams depending on numbers

We grade the children if required into similar ability teams of 3 levels

  • Joeys (Beginners)
  • Wallabies (Intermediate)
  • Kangaroos (Skilled)

These teams will play against similar skilled teams in the Southern suburbs from other clubs to keep the competition even.

We keep the teams to a 11 or 12 players to give kids maximum game time.

Training is once a week, possibly twice a week for kangaroos teams , and games are Saturday or Sunday morning depending on which FFV league, the team is entered into.

Fees and other info (approx – based on 2020 prices)

U5 – U7 (MiniRoos) = $300

U8 – U11 (MiniRoos) = $400

U12s = $450 (incls FV Referees)

(Note: shorts and socks can be purchased through the club. Boots and shinpads to be purchased separately)

Preseason Training  Starts around Feb/March with grading at the same time

Season usually starts at the start of school term 2 immediately after Easter (normally)