What Age Group Should My Team Play?

Age groups are decided as follows:

Age on 31 August of the relevant Eligible Age Groups Maximum Permitted Format Minimum Pitch Sizes Maximum Pitch Sizes Recommended Goal Sizes
Playing Season Yards Metres Yards Metres in feet Ball Size
6 Under 7 5v5 30 x 20 27.45 x 18.3 40 x 30 36.3 x 27.45 12 x 6 3
Under 8
7 Under 8 5v5 30 x 20 27.45 x 18.3 40 x 30 36.3 x 27.45 12 x 6 3
Under 9 7v7 50 x 30 45.75 x 27.45 60 x 40 54.9 x 36.6 12 x 6
8 Under 9 7v7 50 x 30 45.75 x 27.45 60 x 40 54.9 x 36.6 12 x 6 3
Under 10 50 x 30 45.75 x 27.45 60 x 40 54.9 x 36.6 12 x 6 4
9 Under 10 7v7 50 x 30 45.75 x 27.45 60 x 40 54.9 x 36.6 12 x 6 4
Under 11 9v9 70 x 40 64 x 36.6 80 x 50 73.15 x 45.75 16 x 7
10 Under 11 9v9 70 x 40 64 x 36.6 80 x 50 73.15 x 45.75 16 x 7 4
Under 12 70 x 40 64 x 36.6 80 x 50 73.15 x 45.75 16 x 7
11 Under 12      9v9 70 x 40 64 x 36.6 80 x 50 73.15 x 45.75 16 x 7 4
Under 13 11v11 90 x 50 82.3 x 45.75 100 x 60 91.44 x 54.9 21 x 7
12 Under 13 90 x 50 82.3 x 45.75 100 x 60 91.44 x 54.9 21 x 7
Under 14 11v11 90 x 50 82.3 x 45.75 100 x 60 91.44 x 54.9 21 x 7 4
13 Under 14 90 x 50 82.3 x 45.75 100 x 60 91.44 x 54.9 21 x 7 4
Under 15 11v11 90 x 50 82.3 x 45.75 110 x 70 100.58 x 64 24 x 8 5
14 Under 15 90 x 50 82.3 x 45.75 110 x 70 100.58 x 64 24 x 8
Under 16 11v11 90 x 50 82.3 x 45.75 110 x 70 100.58 x 64 24 x 8 5
Under 16 90 x 50 82.3 x 45.75 110 x 70 100.58 x 64 24 x 8
15 Under 17 11v11 100 x 50 91.44 x 45.75 130 x 100 118.87 x 91.44 24 x 8 5
Under 18 100 x 50 91.44 x 45.75 130 x 100 118.87 x 91.44 24 x 8
16 Under 17 11v11 100 x 50 91.44 x 45.75 130 x 100 118.87 x 91.44 24 x 8 5