St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club

Premier League Rules

Premier League Rules

The Premier League abides by the FIFA Laws of the Game and US Soccer Small Sided Games Rules and Regulations with any exceptions listed below.  We would ask all coaches, managers, players, and parents to make sure to review the FIFA Laws of the Game Manual and the US Soccer Small Sided Games Rules and Regulations.

 

FIFA Laws of the Game

https://img.fifa.com/image/upload/khhloe2xoigyna8juxw3.pdf

 

US Soccer Small Sided Games Rules and Regulations

https://usys-assets.ae-admin.com/assets/1/15/Small%20Sided%20Games%20Rules.pdf

 

Roster

All rosters must comply by Missouri Youth Soccer Association (MYSA) standards.  Teams must be able to present an official MYSA Roster, official MYSA Coaches, Managers, and Players Cards, and MYSA medical waivers for each player.

All U9 and U10 rosters are allowed to have a maximum of 12 players on the roster.  

All U10 and U12 rosters are allowed to have a maximum of 16 players on the roster.

 

Substitutions

All players on the roster may play in a match with unlimited substituting during the match.

 

Match Duration

7v7 Games - 2x25 minute halves with a 5 minute halftime

9v9 Games - 2x30 minute halves with a 5 minute halftime

 

Uniforms

The home team will wear white colored jerseys, shorts, and socks.

The away team will wear dark colored jerseys, shorts, and socks.

 

Ball

All matches will be played with a size 4 soccer ball.

 

Heading

The Premier League will follow US Soccer and US Youth Soccer rule of not allowing player ages 10 (U11) and below to head the ball during games.

 

When a player deliberately heads the ball in a game, an indirect free kick should be awarded to the opposing. team from the spot of the offense.  If a the deliberate header occurs within in the goal area, the indirect free kick should be taken on the goal area line parallel to the goal line to the point nearest to where the infringement occurred.  If a player does not deliberately head the ball, then play should continue.

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