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Eleven is the magic number...no more please!
When your football team aren't playing well, have you noticed that it looks likes the opposition have got more players?

It would obviously be nice to bring on more players if you were losing, but sadly it's not allowed!

There is a legal limit. The type of football usually played across the world is five-a-side or 11-a-side.

And what about substitutes? In a Premiership or League match, three subs from a nominated five are allowed.

In European competition a manager can select from seven players on the bench. More can be used in friendlies.

And did you know that in an 11-a-side match, a game can not begin if either side has less than seven players?

So where do you like to play on the pitch?






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