noun[mass noun] British
A form of soccer with five players in each team, typically played on an indoor pitch: [as modifier]: a five-a-side tournament
More example sentences
- The school will use the money to fund an Astroturf pitch for five-a-side football, hockey, basketball, netball and other sports.
- An outdoor sports centre with five-a-side football and hockey pitches.
- The school has just won a £12,000 grant to build three five-a-side soccer pitches.