Marlborough 7s Football Tournament

12th & 13th October 2024

U11, U13, U15, U18 boys and girls

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Information

We are pleased to invite you to register for the 2024-25 Marlborough Football 7s Straits Tournament. The event will take place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October.

The entry fee per team is RM2,500 per team which allows a squad size of up to 12 players and 1 coach. This includes lunches on both days, a tournament t-shirt and medals/trophies for winning teams in each category.

Once teams have registered and been accepted into the tournament, our team will be in contact with you on the registered email address regarding payment details. Deposits will be due by the end of June to secure your place.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact sport@marlboroughcollege.my

 

Further information on hotels, transport, and general venue information can be found here.

 

Schedule (approximate and subject to change)

  • Registered teams will be published on the Straits Tournament website once the deposit has been paid
  • Tournaments will allow for at least two separate competitions i.e. Cup & Plate
  • Full schedules will be released in due course

Saturday 12th October

  • 0730 – Teams arrive
  • 0800 – First games commence
  • 1030 – 1300 – Dining hall is open for lunch
  • 1430 – Last game commences

Sunday 13th October

  • 0730 – Teams arrive
  • 0800 – First games commence
  • 1030 – 1300 – Dining hall is open for lunch
  • 1430 – Last games commence
  • 1500 – Presentations

Presentations will occur as each tournament age group concludes

 

The tournament schedule will be available on the individual tournament webpage and the MCM Straits app. We encourage you to download this app in advance so that it is ready for use upon your arrival. Tournament updates will be sent via email to registered coaches.

Unfortunately, live streaming will not be available, but there will be social media coverage on the school’s social media channels. Photographs will be published on the school website after the event.

Rules

  • The tournament will be played to 7-aside FIFA laws with no offside.
  • The back-pass rule will apply.
  • There will be rolling substitutions which must take place from the halfway line. The player must leave the field before the substitute can enter play
    • It is the responsibility of the coach to administer substitutions and ensure the players leave the field of play.
  • A goal cannot be scored directly from kick-off.
  • All free kicks are direct and the opponents must be at least 5 metres from the ball (same applies for corners)

 

Scoring

  • Points are allocated as follows:
    • 3 points for a win
    • 1 point for a draw
    • 0 points for a loss
  • In the case of a points-tie in the group stage, the order will be decided by:
    • Head to head result
    • Goal difference
    • Goals for
    • Goals against
    • Penalties

 

Penalty Shoot-Out

  • In the case of a draw at the end of full-time in the knockout stages, the following procedure will take place:
    • All knockout games move directly to a penalty area of the pitch in the dedicated covered area
      • Only one penalty shoot-out will take place at a time
      • Each team will choose 7 players (including the goalkeeper) from their squad regardless of whether they were on the field of play at the final whistle
      • Each team will take 3 penalties each, followed by sudden death if the score is still level
      • If the scores remain equal, the players will take a second penalty until the game is decided

 

Match Duration

  • Matches will 2×12 minutes for all games including knockout stages and finals.

 

Suspensions

  • Any player receiving a red card will miss the next game.
  • Two red cards will result in a participation decision being made by the tournament director
  • Any player receiving 2 yellow cards in group games will miss the next group game
    • All yellow cards will be cleared for the knockout stages
    • This rule reapplies for the knockout stages

 

Football Sizes

  • U11 & U13 – Size 4
  • U15 & U18 – Size 5

 

 

Previously attended the Marlborough Straits Football 7s:

 

U11, U13, U15, U18 boys and girls

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