Spring 2020 Season Schedule Has Been Delayed
As of April 1st, the spring 2020 season schedule has been delayed to begin no earlier than May 3rd. The posted schedules will be revised and may change as more information from the Governor, Mass Youth Soccer, or other agencies is announced.
Coronavirus Information from Mass Youth Soccer
The SSSL is following the guidance from Mass Youth Soccer, they have created this Coronavirus update page with the latest information on the situation. As of this moment we are not announcing any changes to our season, but are are making contingency plans should conditions change.
The FAQ will answer questions about maintaining and printing your roster using the SportsPilot system.
US Soccer Mandated Change Eliminates Heading for 11 and younger
In order to implement this mandate the SSSL is implementing the following change for all u12 and younger games starting this spring:
"It shall be considered a dangerous play when a player deliberately heads or attempts to head the ball. Any violation of this rule shall result in an indirect free kick for the opponent. Simultaneous violations by both teams will result in a dropped ball."
Click here for additional information from Mass Youth Soccer Assoc.