Soccer Field Dimensions (Adult) Soccer pitches are rectangular in size and the surface is made out of grass or artificial astroturf. FIFA states that the two touchlines forming the length of the pitch must be between 90 and 120 metres in length (100 - 130 yards). The two goal lines (where the goals are placed) form the width of the pitch and should be between 45 and 90 metres in length (50 - 100 yards).
This means, in theory, soccer could be played on a square pitch of 100 yards by 100 yards. More likely, it’s a rectangle, the field longer than it is wide. For international matches the pitch ...
The 17 Soccer Rules - “Laws of the Game” Rule #1 - The Field of Play. The first rule looks at how the field is set up. In the standard 11-a-side match match, the pitch must be 90 to 120 metres in length and 45 to 90 metres wide, with the touchlines being longer than the goal lines.
Soccer Pitch/Field. The game is played on a soccer pitch that varies in size. An 11 versus 11 game is usually a little over 100 yards. Team Captains. Captains are either elected by teammates or chosen by the team’s coach. Captains must wear an arm-band with the word “captain.” A captain must be in the game at all times (in professional soccer).
If the ball crosses the goal line into the net then a goal is awarded. These lines are also part of a soccer pitch's boundary lines. The ball must completely pass the goal line for a goal to count. A goal will not count if the ball is partially over the goal line. Previous Next.
The soccer field, or football pitch, is flexible in size. It is 100 to 130 yards (90-120m) long and 50 to 100 yards (45-90m) wide. In international play the field dimensions are a bit stricter in that the length must be 110 to 120 yards (100 - 110m) long and 70 to 80 yards (64 - 75m) wide.
The two goal lines must be between 45 and 90 m (50 and 100 yd) wide, and be the same length. The two touchlines must be between 90 and 120 m (100 and 130 yd) long, and be the same length. All lines on the ground must be equally wide, not to exceed 12 cm (5 in). The corners of the pitch are marked by corner flags.
From the National Federation of State High School Associations' (NFSHSA) 1994-95 National Federation Edition-Soccer Rules Book. "They shall consist of 2 upright (posts) 4 inches but not more than 5 inches (0.10m by 0.12m)...the tops of the posts shall be joined by a 4 inches but not more than 5 inches (0.10m by 0.12m) horizontal crossbar..."