Youth Football 13th - 19th GradeMetro have a number of youth teams ranging from 13th – 19th Grade for both Boys and Girls. As players move up from 12th Grade (Junior Football) to 13th Grade, we have several different pathways that they can choose to play:
Youth Teams playing numbers:
13th Grade Girls: 9 v 9 on a half-sized field. 11 – 12 players per teamapproximately. Retreating Line rules still apply as they were in the 11th/12thGrade competition prior.
Boys: 13th, 14th, 15th, 17th and 19th Grade: 11 v 11 on a Full Field. 14 players approximately per team.
Girls: 14th, 16th and 19th Grade: 11 v 11 on a Full Field. 14 players approximately per team.
Season Starts: NRF – 29th April 2023
Community Football: The first part of the season is a grading round where each team will play the other teams in their group once (usually 7 rounds). Once Grading has been finished, teams are placed into their respective Competition Group based upon their previous results and group standings. This is to ensure that each game is relatively even and competitive so that each player is getting the development and enjoyment from the game as they require.
Gear Required: Metro FC shirt, black shorts, black socks, Shin pads, can be purchased from Soccer Scene, Pt Chev. link http://www.soccerscene.co.nz/product/page/metro-uniforms/m/3079/
We offer training to all our Youth coaches
There is an added need for coaches and managers with so many teams. We are lucky at Metro FC to have such a dedicated number of volunteers who manage and coach teams during the season.
Metro FC is dedicated to providing kids with quality coaching. We offer the NZF Junior Level 1 Coaching Course to all youth coaches to get them started on the coaching ladder, meaning most coaches have a good base for coaching.
The sub-menus have a range of information about our Youth teams!
Good luck to all Youth Teams for the season!
Metro FC Committee
Metro Football Club
Address: Phyllis St Mt Albert
Phone (Clubroom Hours): (09) 846 8155