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Emergency Drill

After severe weather (snow, heavy rain etc.), the Home Club Secretary, together with the referee, if available, must inspect the pitch on the morning of the match. If the pitch is unplayable, inform the opposing Club Secretary immediately, thus saving any unnecessary expenses and travelling. The referee is entitled to half fee plus expenses if he inspects the pitch and postpones the match, read League Rule Thirteen (13).

Club Secretaries

The home club Secretary must confirm all games with opposing Secretary & Referee four (4) days prior to match day. Read League Rule Ten (10) D.

The home club must ring result & match report to the League Press Officer by 1400 hrs for Sunday matches and 2100 hrs for mid-week matches ON THE DAY OF THE MATCH. Read League Rule Eleven (11) B

Both club Secretaries must inform the League Fixture Secretary of ALL postponed/abandoned matches. Read League Rule Ten (10) F.

Forms for all requests & changes are available from the website and must be used as required.

Cup Games

If a draw after 90(ninety) minutes, extra time fifteen (15) minutes each way, then penalty kicks, must get a result. No Replays. Read Cup Rule Three (3).


Please confirm your appointment ASAP with the Referees Appointment Secretary. To keep a true record, the result sheet must be completed with any cards issued against each player in the columns provided and then sign the form.

Dates / Action to Remember From League Rules

AGM (June) Pay Annual Subscriptions & Fees Read League Rule 2 B

Start of Season Must provide Insurance to League Read League Rule 10 C

31st March Last Date to Register/Transfer Players Read League Rule 8 I

30th April Alteration to League/Cup/Fair Play Rules Read League Rule 20 C

30th April Complete Continue/Withdrawal Form Read League Rule 14 A

1ST May Officer/Management Nominations AGM Read League Rule 4 B

30th June Submit Club Details & Information Form Read League Rule 9 A

28 Days Notice Request a Vacant Date Read League Rule 10 J

4 Days after Fixture Result Sheet to League Result Secretary Read League Rule 11 A

Any Time Any changes of Club circumstances Read League Rule 1 D, 7 B, 9 B

Any Time All fines and charges Read League Rule 5 I

Any Time Unable To Play Fixtures Read League Rule 10 F

League Headquarters

Name Shankhouse Central Working Men’s Club

Address Clifton Road, Cramlington

Telephone 01670 712291

League Website


All forms required for the League can be downloaded from the League Website.

Any technical problems with the website email

Any problems with website content email

Season 2016 – 2017 will start Sunday 14th August 2016

Kick off times for matches

Sunday 1030 hrs

Weekday’s 1830 hrs

Northumberland County Council

Contact Mr Stephen Johnson

Telephone 01670 620048


Newcastle City Council

Contact Ms Angela Punton/Susan Hawkins

Telephone 0191 2328520

North Tyneside Council

Contact Ms Louise Ferguson

Telephone 0191 2005057/ 0191 6437450

The Football Association

Chief Executive Wembley Stadium Ltd PO Box 1966 London SW1P 9EQ

Telephone 0844 980 8200

Northumberland Football Association

Chief Executive John Ackerley


Northumberland Referees Association

County Secretary D. Martin

Telephone 0191 2683577