Return of League Trophies
Can all those teams that are holding League Trophies from last season, for winning Championships or Cup Finals, please be aware that they need to be returned suitably engraved at the latest on Monday 28th February 2022. These Cups and Shields have to be available for this seasons winners from late March onwards so please make sure you make the deadline.
Registration and Transfer Window 2021-22 Closes for all Under 12 to Under 17/18 teams.
Please be advised that the window for registration and transfers closes on Monday 28th February 2022 for all teams from Under 12's to Under 17/18's. Clubs can still make applications for new players but must have extenuating circumstances for doing so, such as team is in jeopardy of folding or need to replace a Goalkeeper. In all cases the Club must apply to the League Secretary who will seek Committee approval.
There is no deadline on Registrations or Transfers for teams from Under 7's to U11's, and the League will continue to accept new teams into the competition for as long as it is practicable to do so.
Autumn Trophy Play-Offs & Finals
Please be advised that due to the current level of games called off due to Covid-19 and the Christmas School Holiday break the published dates for any Trophy Play-Off or Final are likely to change moving back at least one maybe two weeks.
The dates will be published in January 2022 when we return from the Christmas shutdown
Match Arrangements, Match Day Procedures and Fines
We have now completed 19 weeks of this season, which is surely time enough for everyone to have become accustomed to this website and it's use for arranging games, reporting results and submitting match cards. Accordingly we are continuing to tighten up on policies and procedures and fines will be issued for missing or incomplete match cards. Please make sure that "match played in full is ticked" on the App to ensure that match cards are submitted and ensure that results/match cards are submitted by 6pm Sunday. Emergency match cards must be received by the Friday following the game. NB - Do not use the App to report a postponed or cancelled game - these must we reported direct to the website - repeat, not via the App.
When submitting new registrations please ensure that you have first entered the player onto the FA's Player Registration System (PRS) and written the FAN number on the back of the League registration cards.
Assistant Referee Training (posted:05-Jan)Are you asked to run the line at your child's games, and would you feel better about carrying out this task if you had some training?We can organise training through an FA Approved Referee Tutor, the session will be approximately 3 hours and take you through all the issues that you are likely encounter at a game.The sessions will be run on Saturdays either AM or PM and after this training we can assure you that you will feel more confident at games.If you are interested in attending one of these sessions or would like further details please contact the League Secretary Derek Harris by email dr... [More]
Referee Courses (posted:05-Jan)The League are looking for volunteers to become referees. This is not such an arduous task as you may imagine and all that is required is for the applicants to take two online courses; a) Guide to Online Laws of the Game (this is also a test that you must pass before moving on to ).b) Safeguarding Children (a two hour course). If you already have an in date FA Safeguarding Certificate you are not required to repeat it.c) Then give up two days which are a mixture of theory and practical modules.Referees who operate in Youth Football also need to have DBS Clearance, this is an online process tha... [More]