Summer Football League

Summer Football League - June to August

 

East Grinstead Sports Club is pleased to confirm the 3rd Annual Football Summer League.

 

The league will start on the 6th June and run until the 15th August, each team will play each other team once (twice depending on the number of teams). It is a fast, fun league that will allow you and your team mates to keep playing together over the summer and maintain your fitness.  It is also a great opportunity to catch up on some vital teambuilding sessions in the bar afterwards!!

 

The matches will be played on the sand Astroturf. 

 

All players are to be registered so that we can calculate fair play, the Golden Boot and various other awards, all of which are a new addition to the summer league.

 

Rules:-

 

Normal football rules apply apart from:-

  • The matches will be 25 minutes each way

  • There will be rolling subs

  • No off-side

  • Goalkeepers may not leave the goal areas

  • Goal kicks to be taken anywhere in the area

There is a full list of the disciplinary procedures and rules below.

 

The squad can be up to 20 players with 7 playing, but all need to be registered.

 

It will be £30 per team to enter the league and £35 per team per game.  On payment a receipt will be issued either in Reception or in the Bar, to be given to the referees before the start of each game.

 

All fixtures, results and league tables will be posted on this page of the website.

 

All fixtures, times etc will follow shortly. 

 

If you would like more information about any aspect of the league please email Craig Tonna

 

To download the entry and player registration forms click here

 

DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE AND RULES

 

Yellow Cards - Yellow cards are produced at the referee’s discretion

 

Cards will be given if the player:-

  • is guilty of unsporting behaviour

  • shows dissent by word or action

  • persistently infringes the Laws of the Game

  • delays the restart of play

  • fails to respect the required distance when play is restarted with a corner kick, free kick or throw-in

  • enters or re-enters the field of play without the referee’s permission

  • deliberately leaves the field of play without the referee’s permission

When a player collects 3 yellow cards in a season then a 1 game suspension and a £10 fine is applicable.

 

Red Cards - Red Cards are produced at the referee's discretion

 

Cards will be given if the player:-

  • is guilty of serious foul play

  • is guilty of violent conduct

  • spits at an opponent or any other person

  • denies the opposing team a goal or an obvious goal scoring opportunity by deliberately handling the ball (this does not apply to a goalkeeper within his own penalty area)

  • denies an obvious goalscoring opportunity to an opponent moving towards the player’s goal by an offence punishable by a free kick or a penalty kick

  • uses offensive or insulting or abusive language and/or gestures

  • receives a second caution in the same match

When a player is sent off a 3 match ban will be the outcome a £20 fine is applicable.

 

If a player plays while under suspension then points will be deducted from the team in question.  It will be at the discretion of the organiser how many this will be.