A DEDICATED FOOTBALL CLUB TO PLAYERS OVER AGE 55

LET'S PLAY

Started in 2017 the Brentford Penguins FC is a football programme run by Brentford FC Legend, Allan Cockram, supported by Brentford FC Community Sports Trust as well as DS Active.

 

The sessions are open to anyone with Down's syndrome aged 8 and over and we invite you to tell your friends. 

 

rules

 
  • Any running or jogging will usually result in an indirect free kick

  • Non-contact

  • Above head height restriction on ball

  • Deflection above head height by goalkeeper - ball retained by keeper

  • No heading the ball

  • All free kicks indirect

  • No offsides

  • No tacking from behind

  • No direct goal from kick-off or any dead ball situation

  • All free kicks have defenders 3-metres distant

  • Players may not play the ball whilst grounded - to include slide tackling and slide blocks

  • Cornering a player is not permitted - allow opponent to turn

  • No 2 versus 1 tackling at barriers/wall

  • No tackling across an opponent at a wall/barrier

  • Playing with reckless or dangerous intent is an infringement

  • One-step penalty kicks

  • No restriction on passing back or our from the goalkeeper

  • Sin Bin time out for three either same or different infringements