Adults Made To Play On Giant Football Pitch

If you’ve played youth football then you’re familiar with being a little kid running about on a field that’s fit for fully grown adults. Sure they’ll use smaller fields for most age groups, but once you hit that golden 11-year-old age bracket you get to play on a full-sized pitch. I get the idea; coaches want their young players to start getting used to the size of the pitch they’ll be playing on for the rest of their careers, but the idea doesn’t really work like it should. It leads to too much open space, struggles with set pieces and is really just counter-productive. So former pro footballer Steve Hodge and the Sussex County FA organized a game for adults on a 200-yard pitch to demonstrate what it’s like for kids to play on a full-sized field.

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