The FA’s Football Participation team has launched a brand-new Youth Football Guide.
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Posted By : David Winterburn, League Secretary

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When the Youth Development Review was implemented in 2012 it fundamentally changed youth football, improving the enjoyment and development of young players by allowing more touches, on a better proportioned pitch, with an increase of involvement in the game as a whole.

The introduction of 5, 7 and 9-a-side football enabled young players to:

•    Have more touches of the ball to develop technique
•    Have more dribbling opportunities and 1v1s
•    Have more involvement in the game

Put simply, more involvement means more enjoyment.

The following Youth Football Guide will provide parents, coaches and volunteers with a greater understanding of what youth football is now all about, whilst explaining how we can all work together to create a positive, player centered environment. 

To download the document, simply follow the links below:

DOWNLOAD: YOUTH FOOTBALL GUIDE (Computer Version)

DOWNLOAD: YOUTH FOOTBALL GUIDE (Smartphone Version)

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