GUIDANCE NOTE: The home team must contact the opposing team 4 clear days prior to the start of the match to confirm the venue and kick-off time. The home team must also confirm the game to the referee, if one has been appointed.
GUIDANCE NOTE: If you cannot play on you own allocated pitch for any reason, you should first try and find an alternative venue, if you are unsuccessful you should then contact the opposition to see if they are able to host the game. If both teams are unable to find a venue, you should contact with the League Secretary or Age Group Secretary, who will allocate you a parks pitch, if available.
GUIDANCE NOTE: The Club Secretary of the team must apply in writing to the Age Group Secretary giving at least 10 days notice of the Stand Down. Permitted Stand Downs are: 1 Standard Stand Down, 1 School Activities Stand Down, and 1 Easter Holidays Stand Down, and 1 Emergency Stand Down.
GUIDANCE NOTE: Any complaints must come in writing via your Club Secretary. All complaints must be addressed to the League Secretary. If the complaint regards the welfare of a child, please contact your Club Welfare Officer immediately
GUIDANCE NOTE: Games can only be postponed by the referee or the ground owner and only for the reason of the pitch being unfit to play. If a game is postponed and the referee has turned up at the venue, then he must be offered half of his match fee.
GUIDANCE NOTE: The referee will abandon a game if he feels it is unsafe to continue. Once a game is abandoned the referee must be offered his full match fee.
GUIDANCE NOTE: Results and scorers names MUST be recorded on the FA Full-Time administration area. This is done by replying to the SMS received on the day of the match, followed by signing into the admin area to complete the entering of all players taking part in the match, plus the goal-scorers. A fine will be issued if the correct procedure is not followed.
Yes. All Squad Lists must be shown to the opposing Team Offical prior to the commencement of each game. This must then be recorded on the FA Full-Time administration area; failure to do this will result in a fine.
GUIDANCE NOTE: 10 players at under 7 and 8; 14 players at under 9 to 12; 16 Players at under 13, 14, and 15; 20 players at under 16, 17, and 18.
GUIDANCE NOTE: If the player is not registered with another club in this league, and as long as the team has not registered more than their allocated number of players for the season, then you can sign the player in the normal way, using your The Whole Game System, Player Registration Portal.
for guidance refer to the age band page of this website
GUIDANCE NOTE: If you wish to transfer a player currently playing for another club, your Club Secretary must first give the Club Secretary of the player’s club, 7 days written notice of your intent to approach the player. Please copy the Registration Secretaries into this notice. You must NOT approach any registered player without first obtaining permission from their club, or waiting 7 days following the written request. You them complete the transfer process using Whole Game System Player Registration Portal.
a) Players may not play for 2 teams in one age group at the same time.
b) Teams cannot register or transfer players in the Under 9 to 18 age groups, once the end of February transfer deadline has passed, unless special permission has been granted by the League Management Committee.
c) Teams cannot registered more than 2 players from a higher level of football, until a period of 21 days has elapsed.
GUIDANCE NOTE: Yes. They are entitled to half their match fee. If the game is started and then abandoned for any reason, then they are entitled to their full match fee.
GUIDANCE NOTE: If you have no referee appointed to your game, a competent person may be appointed by the team managers. In order to determine the referee, a coin shall be tossed between the two managers, with the winning manager choosing the referee.
Yes, at under 11 and above. No, at under 10 and below.