Nottingham Insurance Institute 5-a-side Tournament


Welcome to Nottingham CII’s 5-a-side tournament at Astro Kings, Nottingham.

Tournament Format

Starting at 14.00 on January 17th 2019, the tournament consists of two 5-team leagues. Teams will play each other once, with the top two teams from each group qualifying for the semi finals.

Group games take place every 10 minutes and will be single period with no break for half time.

Boots and Kit

If you’re taking part, please make sure you bring the right equipment. Most importantly, no metal studs are allowed. Please bring either moulded studs or astro-turf boots. All players must wear shin pads. We have bibs, but teams should arrange to wear a particular colour between themselves.

Match Rules

  • All games will be refereed and the ref’s decision is final. Serious foul play will result in 2 minute sin bins, any violence will result in ejection for the tournament.
  • Over head height is ok, but no headers to avoid clashes of heads
  • If the ball hits the netting or wire mesh, it will be a free kick
  • Teams consist of 4 outfield players and a keeper
  • Players may go into the areas and play the ball but can’t score in the area
  • Keeper’s must not come out of the areas. A penalty will be awarded against the keeper if they do
  • Goals may be scored direct from all free kicks
  • Penalties will be given for fouls in the area
  • Rolling subs are allowed when the ball is not in play. The player leaving the pitch must have left the playing area before the substitute enters

Tournament Details

  • Arrival 14.30
  • Player Briefing 14.50
  • Group Stage Kick Off 15.00
  • Food served from 17.15


Pitch One

  • Group A Match 1 15:00
  • 2 15.11
  • 3 15.22
  • 4 15.33
  • 5 15.44
  • 6 15.55
  • 7 16.06
  • 8 16.17
  • 9 16.28
  • 10 16.39
  • Semi Final 16.50
  • Final and 3rd/4th place 17.05

Pitch Two

  • Group B Match 2 15:00
  • 3 15.16
  • 5 15.32
  • 6 15.48
  • 7 16.04
  • 10 16.22
  • Semi Final 16.50
  • Final and 3rd/4th place 17.05

League Table and Fixtures

We will have a five minute briefing at 14.50 on the big pitch and the first games kick off at 15:00 sharp, so please make sure you are ready to play.

View the live tournament page below, or view the dedicated tournament page.

How to find us

Astro Kings 5-a-side football centre is located next to the Harvey Hadden Sports Village in Nottingham, NG8.

The ground is easily accessible from the M1 Junction 26 – it’s just 4 minutes from the motorway to the pitches. It’s ideal for players located in Ilkston, Beeston, Bilborough, Stapleford and Hucknall areas.

Contact us on 0115 888 0 442 for more information.