a) The league will be organised under the auspices of the Sports Committee, who will have the final say on all matters of the league. The committee have nominated 1 person to co-ordinate these leagues. They are known as the "organiser" in these rules.
a) All players must be members of Warwick Active (sign up here for free)
b) Teams must submit a squad of between 13 and 20 players. Matches will be 11aside but if teams are struggling to submit a full squad then the team sizes can be reduced as long as both Captains agree (eg. Playing 10 on each side). The original squad may be added to throughout the season, up to this limit, with the following provisos:
i) No player may be registered with more than one team at any time.
ii) If a player wishes to transfer from one team to another they must deregister from the first before registering for the second.
iii) No team may use more than 20 players in a season, other than in exceptional circumstances and with the permission of the league organisers.
c) A points system will operate to restrict the number of University of Warwick Mens Football Club players that are on the pitch at any time. Up to 9 points in team players may be fielded at any time, with a maximum of 3 team players in total. First team players are classified as 4 points, second as 3, third as 2, and forth as 1 point. In a dispute, classifications will be decided by the organisers in conjunction with the Mens Football Club Captain. This also applies to those no longer playing for the club.
d) Any team found to be in breach of these rules will forfeit the match 3-0 .
3. General Rules
a) Unless otherwise stated, the rules of the International Football Association Board will apply at all times.
b) Fixtures will b determined upon the number of teams registered but ideally all teams in the same league pool will play each other once during the term.
c) 4 points will be awarded for a win, 2 for a draw and 1 for a loss.
d) Up to 5 "rolling" substitutes may be used in a game by each team.
e) Both teams are expected to be responsible for providing a match ball. Equipment is available to borrow from Westwood Games Hall.
f) All games shall be self-refereed. Each team Captain should take responsibility for helping the smooth running of games.
a) Teams are required to confirm attendance at all fixtures between 5 and 2 days in advance of the match.
b) Teams unable to fulfil a fixture must give at least 2 days notice in advance to both a league organiser and the opposing team’s captain. In any case, fixtures may be postponed without penalty no more than 1 time during the season.
c) Teams failing to fulfil a fixture without obeying the above procedures will forfeit the match 3-0. For postponements after the notice period, or other rule breaches, penalty appeals will be considered at the discretion of the league organiser.
d) The date, time and location of a fixture can be changed in agreement between the two Captains. The game must be played with 5 days of the original fixture unless agreed otherwise with the League organiser.
a) Match results should be entered on the league web pages, http://www.warwicksport.co.uk/leagues/, by both team captains. This should be done within 48 hours of the game taking place.
6. League Position
a) League position will be decided on the following basis:
i.Points ii.Goal difference iii.Goals score iv.Match result v.Tossing of a coin.
a. In the case of a dispute teams should first contact the league organiser.
b. If there is disagreement with the decision of the organisers, the matter shall be referred to the Warwick Sport Committee, whose ruling is final.
a. Should a team, or players from a team, indulge in any actions that are deemed by the organisers to be detrimental to the good spirit of the league, then the organisers are entitled to take whatever action is deemed appropriate. This may include, but is not limited to, suspension of players, loss of points or exclusion from the competition. Such penalties are subject to the approval of the Sports Committee, whose decision is final.
We wish you the best of luck.