Last updated : Thursday, 30 November 2023
NB Leagues is an amateur football league based in New Brunswick, Canada. It was founded in 1972 and currently has over 100 teams participating in a variety of divisions.
The league is sanctioned by Soccer NB, the governing body for soccer in New Brunswick. NB Leagues offers competitive and recreational leagues for players of all ages and skill levels.
- New Brunswick Soccer League (NBSL): This is the premier division of NB Leagues. It is a competitive league for adult players.
- NBLT Leagues: This is a recreational league for adult players. It offers a variety of divisions, including men's, women's, and co-ed.
- Youth Soccer: NB Leagues offers a variety of youth soccer leagues for players of all ages.
The rules of NB Leagues are based on the rules of FIFA. However, there are some minor modifications to the rules to accommodate the amateur level of play.
For example, the offside rule is slightly different in NB Leagues. In FIFA, a player is offside if they are in the opponent's half of the field and closer to the opponent's goal line than both the ball and the second-last opponent. In NB Leagues, a player is only offside if they are in the opponent's half of the field and closer to the opponent's goal line than both the ball and the last opponent.
For more information about NB Leagues, please visit the following website:www.soccernb.org/en/leagues/