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7s Football

A great halfway house between 5s and 11s, giving you the spirit of a small team but with extra scope for tactics.

Weekly 7s league 

Where and when

The league runs on a Tuesday night from 19:00–22:00. Teams can register either for the 19:05-19:50 league or the 20:35-21.20 league.

All fixtures take place under floodlights on one our 3G artificial pitch at Longbenton Sports Ground. 

All players must have a SPORT Membership

League format

16 teams take part in the Intramural 7s league, split into two divisions of eight.

Fixtures are 40 minutes long, with 2 x 20 minute halves. All teams play each other once. Once all the league fixtures have been played, the top four teams from all divisions qualify for the knockout play-offs.

All games are assigned Northumberland FA qualified referees with each team rwquired to pay a weekly £7 referee fee.

At the end of each term, the winning team comes away with a shiny crystal trophy, Medals and Voucher for the team. As well as a place in Intramural history.

Leagues reset at the beginning of each term.

Looking to join a team?

Teams will run pre-seasons, open training sessions and trials in Freshers Week and early October - all new players looking for a team should contact the captains directly via the contacts tab listed below. It is still possible to join a team once the season has started, you should contact the captain to discuss if a team has space for additional players.

You can also use our new players hub to see if any teams are actively seeking out additional players: Intramural Football Players Hub

Registering a new team

Entry for term 1 (2024-25) is now OPEN. - Please contact the Intramural Sport Officer for details 

Please ensure you have read all the information on league rules and the registration process listed below. Once you have completed that step, to register a new team please see the "registering a team" tab below. 

Find out more

For more information on 7s football, contact:

Tom Brearley, Intramural Sport Officer

Telephone: 0191 208 8548


Need to know

Fixtures, results and tables

2023 - 24 Season


IMS 7s - T2 23/24


Term 2: 7 a-side League:

18:15-19:45 League.

Borussia Modernlangbach Raff Tindale 07578 948008
Staff FC Matt Larkin 07709 191451 
Crouch Potatos 7 Jacques Baigneres 07507 435268
Forsyth Fatties Rob Allen 07889 249867
Beardsmores Ballers Joe Latham 07851246330 
Treble Pogba & Koke Freddie Downes 077414 55840
Chem Eng Sam Kilner 07881 229246
EU Soc Lorenzo 07508 701197

19.45-21.15 league.

Jesmond Tutu 7s Jeremy Knight 07442 018063
Unathletico Madrid Na'il Goodwin 07366 155123
NUAS Sam McClelland 07928 443306
Spartak Jesmond Jake Worrall 07494 570641
Bumfica Jake Bryant 07450 630428
Jesmondpellier Zak Dodd 07474 204918
Prospect 7 Ethan Holder 07849 480002
Spoons Fc Tom Crouch 07557 781196
Registering a team

2023 - 24 Season

Registration for Intramural 7s Football League Term 1 (2023-24) is now OPEN.

Registration operates on a first come first served basis with a capacity of 16 teams:

  • £40 per team
  • Limited Spaces available
  • If sold out - please still register interest as you may be able to take the place of any teams who fold or quit the league 

Term 1 league fixtures will start Thursday 12th October

Term 2 league fixtures start Thursday 25th January

All players must have a Newcastle University SPORT membership

Registration and Payment Link: 7 a-side Registration

For any queries please contact:

Tom Brearley; Intramural Sport Officer

Telephone: 0191 208 8548



Intramural 7-a-side football at Newcastle University is played on our floodlit 3G artificial football pitch at Cochrane Park Sports Ground.

Etherstone Avenue
Newcastle upon Tyne

First Aid and Accident Report

If an injury or illness occurs during an Intramural 7s Football fixture teams should inform our grounds staff who will provide first aid treatment.

If a member of your team leaves our outdoor sports grounds and their injury or illness deteriorates resulting in attendance at a hospital, urgent care centre or doctors then we require the captain to submit the Intramural Accident Report form – this should be emailed to the Intramural Sport Officer or handed in at the University Sport and Fitness Centre

Following any report of an illness or injury, you will be contacted by a member of Sport Services to see if any further assistance or support can be provided during any phase of recovery.

For head and concussion injuries. A SCAT test is available from the University Physio in order to determine a timescale for your return to playing sport. Costs for this will be paid for by Sports Services.

Accident Report Form

Download the form Intramural Accident Report (PDF: 43KB) for submission.

Rules and guidelines
Past winners
YearTerm 1Term 2Term 3
2005-06 Real Fetish Athletico Marris N/A
2006-07 Das Ecosoc Parade Saint Germain N/A
2007-08 Face In Goal NU KEM N/A
2008-09 FC Jagerbomb FC Jagerbomb N/A
2009-10 Queens of Everything Jesmondino Greys Sports Almanac
2010-11 Queens of Everything Borderline Unacceptable Boca Seniors
2011-12 FC Jagerbomb FC Jagerbomb Rodallegabombs
2012-13 B.A.rch elona MWS Desi Milan
2013-14 Genuine Merchandise South Sandwich Seniors FC Sun & Bury FC
2014-15 Shintsha FC Silence of the Lahms ManSoc
2015-16 FC Narcos Grahak MathSoc
2016-17 ManSoc ManSoc N/A
2017-18 ChemSoc ChemSoc  Mech Eng 7s
2019-20 Mech Eng 7s Toon Takeaway FC N/A
2020-21 N/A  SS Ladzio 7s Agrics 7s
2021-22 Mech Eng 7s David Wheaterbix  N/A 
2022-23 Medics 1s  Greek & Cypriot Society  N/A 
2023-24 Chem Eng  Bumfica 7's  N/A