14 May 2019

Football Pitch Dimensions

If you are opting for a new 3G surface, you may be wondering what are the official dimensions for football pitches and mini pitches such as 5-a-side? The FA has official recommendations for the dimensions of pitches at all levels of play. It is important to consider who will be playing on the pitch and whether you require multiple smaller matches to take place at the same time on one larger surface.

11 a side Football Line Markings (Full Sized Play) 

For full size 11 a-side pitches, the FA recommends length by width dimensions of 100m x 64m (excluding run offs) and 106m x 70m (including run offs).

5 a side Football Line Markings

For small 5 a-side pitches the FA recommended pitch size is (length x width) 37m x 27m (excluding run offs) and 43m x 33m (including run offs).

9 a side Football Line Markings

For 9 v 9 fixtures, the FA recommends length by width dimensions of 73m x 46m (excluding run offs) and 79m x 52m (including run offs).

All football pitches regardless of size must be rectangular. Normally it is recommended that the width is approximately ¾ of the length so that the game has the best playing ratio.

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