I coach an U7 team and through my learning and research I feel encouraged to let kids be kids and just go out and enjoy the game of football. However I find many teams are coming out and playing in formations with tactics whilst our kids are there as a group of 4 in any position ready to play. I am wondering at what age and at what point other coaches start assigning players positions etc. I think I am maybe sticking too tightly to the guidance some times. I have a team with some great little players who are winning their matches without structure. With structure and being taught tactics and formations they could be really good.