Small Sided Football in Hertfordshire - Two teams play in the 2017 FA People's Cup

5, 6, 7-a-side leagues

Small Sided Football in Hertfordshire

Fast, Competitive and Skillful

Join the small sided football revolution.

With the development of new and improving facilities, small sided football has emerged as the game of choice for the amateur player. A revolution has occurred and there are now millions of people playing this type of football, each week, worldwide.

Small Sided Football is the most popular and fastest growing area of adult football - There are nearly 30,000 small sided teams playing across the country.

Hertfordshire FA recognises the important role that Small Sided Football plays in encouraging people to continue playing football and enjoying all aspects of the 'beautiful game'.

So whether you want a great way of getting an ‘after work’ run-out with your mates, or you like the idea of playing fast and competitive midweek football...the Small Sided game is perfect choice for you!


Offering players the best possible standard of small-sided football at low costs and times convenient to them:

- FA Registered 3rd Generation Pitches
- FIFA Nike Premier Match Balls
- FA Qualified & Registered Referees
- FA Full Time League table & results (updated 48 hours)
- Mini League seasons with weekly fixtures
- Profits support local grassroots football


Hertfordshire FA 6v6 leagues
Herts6s - 5,6,7 a-side football leagues in Hertfordshire, organised by the Hertfordshire FA

HERTS6s Leagues in Hertfordshire

Find your local small sided league!


Letchworth @ County Ground (6v6)
Thursday (7pm – 9pm)

Ware @ Wodson Park (6v6) 
Thursday (7pm – 9pm)

Watford @ Meriden Centre (5v5) 
Wednesday (8pm – 10pm)

Watford @ Westfield Academy (6v6) 
Tuesday (8pm – 10pm)

Time & Price

Game Time: 36 minutes

Cost: £27 per team per game 

Karl Lingham, Hertfordshire FA County Football Development Manager, speaks at the FA Community Awards 2017
Small sided football can be a great way to enjoy the game, even if you've got a busy schedule...we've got players from ages 16 to 60 in our leagues getting to play the game they love each week.
- Karl Lingham: Hertfordshire FA County Development Manager
5v5 Football in Hertfordshire - A male player celebrates after scoring in the FA People's Cup 2017

Affiliated  Leagues

Small Sided League Providers in Hertfordshire.

Small Sided football leagues with the FA Accreditation are recognised for excellence in the industry for their quality service. 

All Small Sided Football Leagues affiliated to the Hertfordshire FA must also meet certain requirements to ensure that the league is protecting the safety of all players participating.

Small Sided Leagues in Hertfordshire

FA Small Sided League Accreditation Scheme

Small Sided FAQs

Find your nearest league using the map & list above. Use the contact details to contact the league and see if they have any space available to cater for your team.

Small Sided Football leagues will charge different amounts for a match fee. Some leagues will charge a registration fee as well which may come with extra benefits. On average leagues charge £0.90 per minute, e.g. 40 minute match would cost £36. Different leagues will offer different quality and Hertfordshire FA suggests teams search for the league that will offer the best value for money.

If a player gets sent off in Small Sided Football match for a "less serious" red card offence, the offending player will serve a match suspension in that league only dependent on the offence. The provider shall not fine the player. If a player gets sent off for a "serious" red card offence, the discipline will be the responsibility of the County FA. Any suspensions for "serious" red card offences apply to all levels of football.

The FA National Competition is The FA People's Cup. The FA People's Cup brings together small sided teams from the country to play local, regional, national rounds during the same weekends of The FA Cup.

The FA National Futsal League is the national small sided football league.

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