U12 football scaled down to size


From this weekend, many people involved in under-12s football in England will see the game scaled down, with children getting to play on pitches and defend goals more suited to their size.

The changes to the FA regulations, which will be fully compulsory by 2015, mean English youngsters will be playing the same way as those in Spain and Denmark.

Mike Bushell reports.

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