Pitch dimensions

FAI Small Sided Games Pitch Dimensions

9 a side Max size: 80m to 85m x 55m Min size: 70m x 50m Penalty area: 29m x 12m
7 a side Max size: 65m x 40m Min size: 60m 35m Penalty area: 23m x 9m
5 a side Max size: 45m x 25m Min size: 40m x 25m Penalty area: 9m x 5m
4 a side Max size: 35m x 20m Min size: 30m x 20m N/A

Where pitches are marked on an existing 11 a side Pitch with White lines then the lines for the small sided games should be clearly distinguishable. We recommend using BLUE for all Small Sided Pitch Markings that are played on a Pitch with existing White Lines.

How to Mark a Football Pitch From Scratch

Whether you have never marked a pitch before, or you just want a reminder, this FREE guide will be of great use!

Including 9 easy to follow steps to do the initial mark of a football pitch from scratch. This guide uses the pitch dimensions from the FA for Over-18 and Adult-Football.

Follow the guide below, or download the PDF guide using the button below.