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Teams Overview

Melville City FC operate teams in all of the following competitions.

Rooball (4-9yr olds)
Venue

Home ground - Len Shearer Reserve, Booragoon
In-house competition

Playing day

Saturday morning

Training

30 mins prior to the game

Format

Small Sided game format
4/5/6/7s 4-a-side
8/9s 7-a-side

(4s), 5s, 6s 

8.30 am - 9.30 am No training.  3 games of 10 minutes each.  4 v 4 - no goalie

7s 

8.30 am - 9.30 am 30 minutes training.  3 games of 10 minutes each. 4 v 4 - no goalie

8s 

9.00 am - 10.30 am 30 minutes training. 1 game - 2 x 20 minute halves. 7 v 7 - goalie

9s 

10.00 am - 11.30 am 30 minutes training.  1 game - 2 x 20 minute halves. 7 v 7 - goalie

Pitch Size

4/5/6/7s: 30x20m
8/9: 50x30m

Focus

Fun, basic skills and rules

Finals

No

League/Grading

No grading

Referee & Linesman

Parent referee - (more of an observer). No offside.

Ball Size

3

Parental Involvement

Coaching, spectating, managing, canteen and Rooball sub-committee (many roles)

Other notes

Mixed boys and girls competition
We can also take 4 year olds

10-11 Year Olds
Venue

Home and away 
Football West Southern suburbs (only) competition
Home games at Len Shearer or Winthrop Reserves

Playing day

Sunday morning

Training

1-2 afternoons/ week

Format

10s & 11s small sided format 9-a-side
25 minute halves

Pitch Size

¾ size (40x50m to 60x70m)

Focus

Social play, with elite development

Finals

No

League/Grading

Graded divisions - South suburbs competitions. Non competitive league

Referee & Linesman

Parent referee - (coaching referee). No offside.

Ball Size

4

Parental Involvement

Parents required for: Coach, assistant coach, manager, linesman, oranges, marshal duty, committee

Other notes

Mixed boys and girls competition

12-18 Year Olds  
Venue

Home and away 
Football West Metro & Southern suburbs competition
Home games at Len Shearer or Winthrop Reserves

Playing day

Sunday

Training

1-2 afternoons/ week

Format

11-a-side, 14 per squad

12s-14s: 30 minute halves
15s: 35 minute halves
16s: 40 minute halves
18s: 45 minute halves

Pitch Size

Full size

Focus

Competitive/elite and social play

Finals

Yes (but not for 18s)
Also cup competition

League/Grading

Graded divisions
Metro: Premier, Division 1, Division 2
Southern suburbs: Division 1-3

Referee & Linesman

Football West referee (unless not allocated, then a parent). 
Parent linesmen.

Ball Size

U12:4

U13: 4

U14-18: 5

Parental Involvement

Parents required for: Coach, assistant coach, manager, linesman, oranges, marshal duty, committee

Adult Amateur and Social
Venue

Home and away 
Football West Metro & Southern suburbs competition
Home games at Len Shearer or Winthrop Reserves

Playing day

Sunday afternoon

Training

Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:30pm

Format

11-a-side, 14 per squad

Pitch Size

Full size

Focus

Competitive/elite and social play

Finals

Cup competition only

League/Grading

Graded divisions
Metro: Premier, Division 1-6

Referee & Linesman

Football West referee (unless not allocated, then a volunteer ref and linesman)

Ball Size

5

Masters (35+)
Venue

Home and away
Football West Metro & Southern suburbs competition
Home games at Len Shearer or Winthrop Reserves

Playing day

Sunday afternoon

Training

Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:30pm

Format

11-a-side, 14 per squad

Pitch Size

Full size

Focus

Competitive/elite and social play

Finals

Cup competition only

League/Grading

Graded divisions
Metro: Premier, Division 1-3
Southern suburbs: Division 1-3

Referee & Linesman

Football West referee (unless not allocated, then a volunteer ref and linesman)

Ball Size

5

Junior Girls and Womens
Venue

Home and away
Football West Metro & Southern suburbs competition
Home games at Len Shearer or Winthrop Reserves

Playing day

Sunday

Training

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings (varies between teams)

Format

9-a-side at 11s

11-a-side, at 13s and up 14 per squad

Pitch Size

Full size

Focus

Competitive/elite and social play

Finals

Cup competition only

League/Grading

Graded divisions
Metro: Premier, Division 3
Southern suburbs: girls

Referee & Linesman

Football West referee (unless not allocated, then a volunteer ref and linesman)

Ball Size

4 for 11s and 13s

5 from 14s up

Parental Involvement

Junior Girls parents required for: Coach, assistant coach, manager, linesman, oranges, marshal duty, committee

Men's State League  
Venue

Home and away
Football West Metro competition
Home games at Len Shearer Reserve

Playing day

Saturday afternoon

Training

Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7:30pm

Format

11-a-side, 16 per squad

Pitch Size

Full size

Focus

Competitive/elite

Finals

Cup competition only

League/Grading

Graded divisions
Metro: Premier, Division 1, Division 2

Referee & Linesman

Football West referee and linesman

Ball Size

5