Substitutes can cause a lot of problems for a coach. Making sure that everyone has equal time and that the team chemistry and balance is not adversely affected can be quite a task. The following pages will provide you with a useful guideline on how to manage your team, whether you’re playing in a single or dual field format.

Substituting guidelines - this document explains the evolution of substitutes in soccer and provides tips and tricks for keeping your subs straight. (.pdf file)

Substitute control sheet - use this blank form for keeping track of your substitues on game day. (.pdf file)