All set for lively fives at Aylsham

A NEW five-a-side league is being launched at Aylsham High School on Sundays between 6 and 9pm and the league is set to start on Sunday, January 23.

The new community five-a-side league will run in the sports hall and there will initially be 12 teams taking part in the league.

Teams will play a half-hour game each week, there will be no registration fee for the teams – it will just be �2.75 per player per week.

Teams will have eight players in their team, five on field and three subs that can roll on, roll off throughout the game.

The league is set to have a website where teams can look at their league tables, fixtures, top goalscorers and general league information. Teams will be able to log onto at any time to view all their league information.

The league will be fully affiliated to the FA and winning teams will qualify for the indoor fives national tournament.

All matches are officiated by qualified referees. All equipment will be provided. Anyone over the age of 16 can enter and you do not need to be an organised or established team, you may simply be a group of friends, work colleagues or mates from the pub.

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League organiser Ross Spacey said: 'We are pleased to be able to start a five-a-aside league in the sports hall.

'There has been demand for the league for sometime even more so with the bad weather as all outdoor has been affected recently.

'I would think the league will be full shortly as people have been crying out for a league for some time.'

New teams can either contact Ross on 07890 681066 for more information or can register their team online at spaces will be first come, first served.