Tewksbury Youth Soccer strives to provide a safe, enjoyable soccer experience for the youth of Tewksbury

The Duration of the Match
The match lasts two equal periods of (see Below) minutes, unless otherwise mutually agreed between the referee and the two participating teams. Any agreement to alter the periods of play (for example to reduce each half because of insufficient light) must be made before the start of play and must comply with competition rules.
· U8 – 4 x 10 minute periods – 40 Minutes total
· U10 – 2 x 25 minute periods – 50 Minutes total
· U13 – 2 x 35 Minute periods – 70 Minutes total
· U16 – 2 x 40 Minute periods – 80 Minutes total
Periods of Play
Half-Time Interval
Allowance for Time Lost
No Allowance is made in either period for all time lost through:
  • substitutions
  • assessment of injury to players
  • removal of injured players from the field of play for treatment
  • wasting time
  • any other cause
Abandoned Match
An abandoned match is not replayed.