Posts tagged birth year
Navigating the New Rules

This year we hit the reset button on youth soccer in terms of rules: small-sided games; no headers before U12; and birth-year team groupings have all taken some getting used to. One of the difficulties with the birth-year mandates was determining where teams would fall in to alignment. Even more difficult was to assess where new teams should be placed as we no longer had an existing reference point. No one could really predict how teams would do relative to the competition.

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