Participation Rules

Stocker Soccer 5-aside football leagues are F.A. affiliated and any form of misconduct will result in you and possibly your team being reported to the F.A. who has the authority to impose fines and ban you from this and other leagues.

  • A £25 deposit must be paid by each team upon joining the league which will be returned in full upon the team’s completion of the season providing the rules are adhered to

  • Teams must arrive 5 minutes before kick off (being late will result in the offending team starting with a score deficit of 1-0)

  • Teams may borrow one player from another team but that player must start and play the entire match and not be a substitute

  • The match fee for the team must be paid before each match starts. Failure to pay in full on the night will result in your team being given an automatic 5-0 loss.

  • If your team is unable to make a fixture please notify us 7 days in advance (a no show will result in you having to pay both your team’s and the opposition team’s match fees)

  • Bibs are provided but please do try and wear matching colours.

  • Appropriate footwear must be worn – the game is on new generation pitches NO MOULDS OR BLADES TO BE WORN AT WELLINGTON COLLEGE. You will be removed if you do so

  • Players must be 16 and over (this is non negotiable)

  • Shin pads must be worn – : if you are not wearing them you will be asked to leave the pitch

  • The referee’s decision is FINAL. Teams failing to show respect to referees will face bans.

  • Each team captain must provide all players full names and ages as well as an address, contact number and e-mail for the captain and vice captain

  • If there are any further players wanting to join once your team has been registered, then you must notify Stocker Soccer before they wish to play.

  • Games will be played at Wellington College Crowthorne RG45 7PU and Redlands Sports Hub Weymouth, both league are affiliated.


Stocker Soccer leagues are fully insured, but please be aware that all players participate at their own risk and Stocker Soccer does not accept responsibility for any injuries which are not caused through negligence on our part or which are sustained during the normal course of play

Match Rules

  • No sliding tackles
  • Goal keepers can not pick up a back pass(only from a throw in)
  • Throws must be underarm
  • Over head height is allowed
  • 8 players maximum per team per match
  • Roll on roll off subs
  • Standard 11-a-side corners
  • A yellow card will result in a player being sent off for 5 minutes
  • A red card will result in the player being sent off for the entire game (plus possible further suspension)
  • The games will be divided into two 18 minute halves and the referee will keep the time


New players will have to print and sign to confirm their acceptance to these rules on a hard copy of the Rules & Regulations before they are able to participate in Stocker Soccer 5-a-side leagues & tournaments.

Download Rules & Regulations (Sign and bring with you to your first match)