Activity Card Small Sided Game 7-12 Supporters

SUPPORTERS (Small Sided Game)
Suitable for players aged 7-12 years

SETUP

  1. Area of up to 30 x 20m. Modify area depending on the number and age of players.
  2. Divide the players into 3 teams and bib accordingly (Reds / Blues / Yellows).
  3. Two teams take their place on the pitch (Reds & Blues), one team spread around the outside of the pitch (Yellows – Supporters).
  4. Have footballs around the area to restart the match quickly.

HOW TO PLAY

  1. Reds and Blues play in a regular small-sided game, aiming to score in the opponent's goal.
  2. Yellows (Supporters) play for the team in possession of the ball. If a Red player passes a Supporter the ball, they must pass it back to a Red player.
  3. Supporters can not be tackled and must remain on the outside of the pitch.
  4. Supporters are allowed to move up and down the side of the pitch.
  5. Rotate teams after a certain period of time

PROGRESSION

  • Supporters are allowed to pass to each other before passing back into the game
  • Supporters are allowed to move around to the touchline (next to the goal)

OUTCOMES

  • Vision & Awareness
  • Movement to receive the ball
  • Passing accuracy