Vancouver Island Soccer for Young Athletes

Rules and Resources

1910 Spalding Guide

BC Soccer Resources

BC Soccer provides ongoing coach education, player safety and providing helpful resource materials  Please see BC Soccer's page  designed to provide the membership, affiliated organizations, coaches, parents and players with educational health, fitness, safety and age appropriate coaching resources.

FIFA Laws of the Game

Football is the greatest sport on earth. It is played on every continent, in every
country and at many different levels. The fact that the Laws of the Game are the
same for all football throughout the world, from the FIFA World Cup™ through
to a game between young children in a remote village, is a considerable
strength which must continue to be harnessed for the good of football
Football must have Laws which keep the game fair – this is a crucial foundation
of the ‘beautiful game’ and a vital feature of the ‘spirit’ of the game. The best
matches are those where the referee is rarely needed because the players play
with respect for each other, the match officials and the Laws