Last updated : Sunday, 03 December 2023
The Junior Leauge is an amateur football league for players under the age of 18. It is organized by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) and is one of the largest amateur football leagues in the world.
The Junior Leauge is divided into a number of divisions, each of which is further divided into regional leagues. The divisions are based on the age of the players, with the youngest players playing in the Pupillen division and the oldest players playing in the Junioren division.
The Junior Leauge also organizes a number of cup competitions, including the KNVB Junior Cup and the KNVB Junior Super Cup.
The Junior Leauge was founded in 1903 and has been running continuously ever since. It is one of the oldest amateur football leagues in the world.
The Junior Leauge has seen many changes over the years, but it has always remained committed to providing a fun and competitive environment for young footballers.
Rules and regulationsThe Junior Leauge is governed by a set of rules and regulations that are designed to ensure fair play and a safe environment for all players. These rules and regulations are updated regularly to reflect changes in the game.
Some of the key rules of the Junior Leauge include:
- The game is played with 11 players per team.
- The game is played over two halves of 45 minutes each.
- The use of substitutes is permitted.
- The offside rule applies.
- The use of violence is not permitted.