Last updated : Tuesday, 12 September 2023
Directors Academy U-12 Tier 2
The Directors Academy U-12 Tier 2 is an amateur football league for players under the age of 12. It is organized by the Directors Academy, a football training academy based in London. The league is divided into two divisions, with the top division being called the Premier Division and the bottom division being called the Championship Division.
The league plays its matches on Saturdays and Sundays during the winter months. The matches are played at various pitches in and around London. The league also has a cup competition, which is played in the spring.
The Directors Academy U-12 Tier 2 was founded in 2010. The league started with just a few teams, but it has grown steadily in recent years. There are now over 20 teams in the league.
The league has produced some talented players in recent years. One of the most notable players to come through the league is Mason Mount, who is now a regular for Chelsea and the England national team.
The Directors Academy U-12 Tier 2 follows the FA's Laws of the Game. However, there are a few additional rules that are specific to the league.
- The maximum number of players on the pitch is 11.
- The minimum age of players is 11 years old.
- There is no offside rule.
- The matches are played over two halves of 25 minutes each.