FROM THE 1st NOVEMBER ALL REFEREE MATTERS INCLUDING APPOINTMENTS WILL BE DEALT WITH BY MIKE DESBOROUGH (BED FA REFEREE OFFICER)
SUMMER INVITATION LEAGUE 2015-16
MICHAEL R. PETERS BEDFORD & DISTRICT SUNDAY FOOTBALL LEAGUE
FIXTURES INVITATION LEAGUE
May 22 Roxton - Barton Rovers
May 29 Tiger Moth Bedford - Oakley Wanderers
June 5 Oakley Wanderers Res - Engintivo La Coruna
June 12 Roxton - Tiger Moth Bedford
June 19 Barton Rovers - Oakley Wanderers Reserves
June 26 Oakley Wanderers - Engintivo La Coruna
July 3 Roxton - Oakley Wanderers Reserves
July 10 Tiger Moth Bedford - Engintivo La Coruna
July 17 Barton Rovers - Oakley Wanderers
July 24 Roxton - Engintivo La Coruna
July 31 Oakley Wanderers - Oakley Wanderers Reserves
Aug 7 Barton Rovers - Tiger Moth Bedford
Aug 14 Roxton - Oakley Wanderers
Aug 21 Barton Rovers - Engintivo La Coruna
Aug 28 Tiger Moth Bedford - Oakley Wanderers Reserves
Friday Sept 9 (Provisional date) Final at AFC Kempston Rovers
INVITATION LEAGUE COMPETITION (Rules 2015 – 2016)
The following competition rules must be read in conjunction with the standard code of League Rules.
The control of the competition shall be vested in the Management Committee of the League.
The fixtures will be arranged by AFC Kempston Rovers Management in conjunction with the League, and displayed on our FA Full Time website, under the section SELECT CUP/COMPETITION.
Group stage. The six clubs from the League will be invited to form into one division of six. In the event of one of the clubs not taking part, the League will invite an appropriate club(s) to play in the competition. The 6 teams in the group will play each other just once, with 3 points for a win, and 1 each for a draw. All matches will be of 60 minutes duration (30 minutes each way), with a 10 minute half time break, on the artificial surface at AFC Kempston Rovers, on a Sunday evening. The Kick off will be at 6.30pm.
Group stage starts on Sunday 22nd May, and completes on Sunday 28th August 2016.
In the event of two or more teams being equal on points at the end of the group stage, team rankings may be decided in any one or more of the following ways;- i) goal average or goal difference, ii) goals scored or decided by the drawing of lots by the Chairman of the competition.
The Final between the top two clubs will be of 90 minutes duration (45 minutes each way). If the result of the game is equal at the end of full time, the game will be decided on the taking of penalty kicks, the best of five from each team, scores still level additional penalty kicks will be taken until one side has scored a goal more than the other, both sides having taken the same number of penalty kicks.
A club may at its discretion and in accordance with the laws of the game, use 5 roll on roll off substitute players from a maximum of 5 named substitutes.
Clubs may only play players whom they have registered with AFC Kempston Rovers Management, in conjunction with the League.
Clubs playing an ineligible player in this competition will lose the match on a 0-0 basis if they won or drew the match. If they lost the match, then the score will stand.
The ‘home’ club will be responsible for letting AFC Kempston Rovers Management know the result immediately after the match finishes.
In the event of a clash of colours, the ‘home’ side will change.
The AFC Kempston Rovers Management, in conjunction with the League, will be responsible for arranging the referee, and paying their fee of £30.
If Assistant Referee’s are appointed in the Final, their fee will be £19.
7 Expenditure for ALL matches, except Final
BOTH clubs will responsible for the payment of £42.00 to AFC Kempston Rovers Management prior to the match, and for providing one size 5-match ball for the match to the Referee.
(The £42 covers half the cost of pitch and half of the referee’s fee).
8 Final match
The Final will provisionally be on Friday 9th September 2016, KO at 7.45pm on AFC Kempston Rovers main pitch.
Both clubs are to provide two size 5-matchs ball for the final to the Referee.
The two competing clubs will each receive 16 suitable mementos.
Refer to League rule 15.
The Management Committee shall have power to alter or add to the above rules if they deem it expedient.