Last updated : Wednesday, 22 November 2023
The Weds 7s is an amateur football league based in Sheffield, England. It is named after the fact that the matches are played on Wednesday evenings. The league was founded in 1972 and currently has over 60 teams.
The Weds 7s is a seven-a-side league, which means that each team has seven players on the pitch at a time. The matches are played on 3G pitches and last for 20 minutes each half.
The Weds 7s is a competitive league, but it is also a friendly and social environment. The league has a strong community spirit and many teams organize social events throughout the season.
The Weds 7s was founded in 1972 by a group of friends who wanted to play football on a more informal basis. The league started with just a few teams, but it has grown steadily over the years.
The Weds 7s has hosted a number of notable players over the years, including former Sheffield Wednesday and England international Chris Waddle. The league has also been featured in the media, including on the BBC's Match of the Day programme.
- The game is played on a 3G pitch.
- Each team has seven players on the pitch at a time.
- The matches are played for 20 minutes each half.
- There is no offside rule.
- The goalkeeper cannot handle the ball outside of the penalty area.