World Cup warriors welcome! Team chants optional. The five-a-side format is a fast paced and dynamic version of the game. The team size, low bounce ball and modified rules are tailored for smaller pitches like Flagstaff Gardens and Docklands venues. There are men's, mixed and open competitions available.

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There's one aim of the game - to score a goal (or many)! Each team aims to get the ball inside their goal without using your hands. The goalkeeper is the only player that can use their hands, but only within the penalty area of the field.

DIVISIONS

Men’s
Men's team must include five male players.


Open
Teams can have any combination of female and male players.


Mixed
Teams are required to have at least one (1) female on the court at all times.


FORMAT

Our game includes two 12 minute halves, with a two minute half time break.

Games will run at 11:30am, 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm and 1:30pm. Weekly times will be available on the below fixtures once registrations are finalised.


SEASON DURATION

Each season runs for 14 weeks starting from the week commencing 31 July, plus finals. Once registrations are finalised. your weekly fixtures will be available under fixtures below.


TEAM SIZE

Teams have five (5) players/team members on the field at once. Teams cannot take to the field with any less than four (4) players, one of which must be a Goalkeeper (with the others as on-the-field players).


PLAYER INFORMATION AND SPECTATOR CODE OF CONDUCT

Important information for players and spectators are contained in the following documents. Please read them carefully and contact the AMCS team if you have any questions

Soccer Rules
Player and Spectator Code of Conduct

FAQ's

Flagstaff Gardens: Thursday (mixed & open)

Docklands Sports Courts: Monday (open), Tuesday (men's), Tuesday Twilight (open), Friday (mixed)

FLAGSTAFF GARDENS

309-311 William Street

West Melbourne VIC 3000

View Google Map of Flagstaff Gardens


DOCKLANDS SPORTS COURTS

80 Harbour Esplanade

Docklands VIC 3008

View Google Map of Docklands Sports Courts


FLAGSTAFF GARDENS 

Train

Flagstaff Gardens is an approximate 180 metre walk from Flagstaff Railway Station. Exit the Railway Station on La Trobe Street and head up William Street and into the gardens.

 

Tram

A number of trams run to and from the gardens. We recommend looking at the one of the following:

No. 58 (West Coburg to Toorak) stop 8

No. 24 (La Trobe St City to North Balwyn) stop 3

No. 30 (Bourke Street & Harbour Esplanade to St. Vincents Plaza) stop 3

 

Walking

Time permitting, Flagstaff Gardens is also accessible by foot.

From the Docklands

From the Docklands, the gardens are approximately 1.3km. This walk should take 15-20 minutes. Starting on Harbour Esplanade, head north up the Esplanade and turn right onto La Trobe Street. Walk 1km along La Trobe Street until you get to Flagstaff Gardens. The courts are on the Williams Street side of the gardens.

From Flinders Street Railway Station

From Flinders Street Railway Station, the gardens are approximately 1.6km. This walk should take between 17-23 minutes. From the station head north up Elizabeth Street for 900 metres and turn left on to La Trobe Street. From here walk approximately 500 metres and you will arrive at the start of the gardens. The courts are approximately another 100 metres away on the Williams Street side.


DOCKLANDS SPORTS COURTS

Train

The Docklands Sports Courts are an approximate 800 metre walk from Southern Cross Railway Station. This walk should take around five minutes.

 

Tram

A number of trams run to and from the Docklands. We recommend looking at one of the following:

No. 30 (Bourke St & Harbour Esplanade to St Vincents Plaza) stop D3

No. 70 (Wattle Park to Waterfront City Docklands) stop D3

No. 11 (West Preston to Victoria Harbour Docklands) stop D16

No. 31 (Hoddle St to Victoria Harbour Docklands) stop D16

No. 48 (North Balwyn to Victoria Harbour Docklands) stop D16

 

Walking

Time permitting, the Docklands Sports Courts are also accessible by foot.

From Flagstaff Railway Station

From Flagstaff Railway Station, the courts are an approximate 1.6km. This should take 15-20 minutes. Head west along La Trobe Street for 1km and turn left at Harbour Esplanade. Walk approximately 600 metres and the courts will be on your left.

From Flinders Street Railway Station

From Flinders Street Railway Station the courts are an approximate 1.8km walk. This should take you close to 20-25 minutes. Head west along Flinders Street, after 900 metres turn right on to Spencer Street. Walk 250 metres and turn left on to Collins Street. After 600 metres turn right on to Harbour Esplanade.

 

WHAT TO WEAR

Your team will be required to wear matching coloured singlets or t-shirts with numbers. The goalkeeper must wear a different coloured shirt to the rest of your team. All team members will also be required to wear similar coloured bottoms. No pockets are allowed on your clothing for safety reasons.

Please wear suitable footwear - bare feet and business shoes are not permitted.


WHAT TO BRING

It’s highly recommended that players wear shin guards. If you need strapping tape, bring it along!


WHAT IS PROVIDED?

A Venue Manager, qualified referees, water & sports drinks, balls and alternate bibs for all matches.

Team entries are available at $670 per team. No individual entries are available.

One of your team members is required to register your team and make payment in full. After this, all other team members are invited to access the registration platform and join the team at no cost to the individual. Each team member is required to go through this process before your team registration is finalised.

To enter the competition a member of your team will need to create a NEW TEAM REGISTRATION and make payment in full

The captains will then pass on a team code to each player for them to enter their registration details prior to round one.

Register here

Player's joining a register team at no cost Register Here

The fixture for all Soccer competitions are available here

Results and ladders for all Soccer competitions are available here

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