Youth Coach


Little stars of mini-soccer

If you're looking to get involved in Mini-Soccer, either as a coach or parent, here are some useful things for you to know:

  • Mini Soccer is for teams from Under 7 to Under 10
  • Run by dedicated volunteers, Mini-Soccer is played within organised leagues
  • Fixtures are played on a weekly basis on Sundays
  • Games are played either 5 v 5 or 7 v 7 to allow increased touches on the ball for players
  • The pitch sizes differ according to the age groups of the players

League Entry

Why not enter your team in the Dorset Mini-Soccer League!

Contact the League Secretary:

Kerry Doyle - Phone: 01202 688273 / Mobile: 07464 173701 / Email:

Other league contacts

League Chairman
Mr Ryan Stiggants

Fixtures Secretary (All Divisions)
Mrs Jill Weir

League Welfare Officer
Ms Natalie Anderson

For all welfare issues, please contact the league welfare officer straight away.


The FA Mini-Soccer Handbook for season 2024/25 can be downloaded below.

Please note, there are some important rule changes for the new season. Traditional throw-ins will no longer take place (replaced by a pass or dribble-in) and there will be no deliberate heading for U7s up to and including U9s. 


Nationwide Respect


The FA's Respect programme provides a series of tools for leagues, clubs, coaches, players and parents from grassroots to elite football - to help ensure a safe, positive environment in which to play the game.