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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 Thursday night from 18.15–21.15. Teams can register either for the 18.15-19.45 league or the 19.45-21.15 league.

All fixtures take place under floodlights on one of our 3G artificial pitches at Cochrane Park 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 (2023-24) is now OPEN.

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


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