- General Administrative Rules
- Match Rules
- Other Information
All the rules relating to the league constitution, administration and governance. Click the tabs to find out more.
“AGM” shall mean the annual general meeting held in accordance with the constitution of the Competition.
“Club” means a club for the time being in membership of the Competition. “Competition” means the Maidstone and Mid Kent Sunday Football League.
“Competition Match” means any match played or to be played under the jurisdiction of the Competition.
“Contract Player” means any Player (other than a Player on a Scholarship) who is eligible to play under a written contract of employment with a Club.
“Deposit” means a sum of money deposited with the Competition as part of the requirements of membership of the Competition.
“Fees Tariff” means a list of fees approved by the Clubs at a general meeting to be levied by the Management Committee for any matters for which fees are payable under the Rules, as set out at Schedule A.
“Ground” means the ground on which the Club’s Team(s) plays its Competition Matches.
“Match Officials” means the referee, the assistant referees and any fourth official appointed to a Competition Match.
“Non Contract Player” means any Player (other than a Player on a Scholarship) who is eligible to play for a Club but has not entered into a written contract of employment.
“Officer” means an individual who is appointed or elected to a position in a Club or Competition which requires that individual to make day to day decisions.
“Participant” shall have the same meaning as set out in the rules of The FA from time to time.
“Player” means any Contract Player, Non Contract Player or other player who plays or who is eligible to play for a Club.
“Playing Season” means the period between the date on which the first competitive fixture in the Competition is played each year until the date on which the last competitive fixture in the Competition is played.
“Rules” means these rules under which the Competition is administered. “Sanctioning Authority” means the Kent County Football Association Limited. “Scholarship” means a Scholarship as set out in Rule C 3 (a) (i) of the rules of The FA. “Season” means the period of time between an AGM and the subsequent AGM.
“Secretary” means such person or persons appointed or elected to carry out the administration of the Competition.
“SGM” means a special general meeting held in accordance with the constitution of the Competition.
“Team” means a team affiliated to a Club, including where a Club provides more than one team in the Competition in accordance with the Rules.
“The FA” means The Football Association Limited.
“WGS” means the Whole Game System and the procedures for the operation thereof as determined by The FA from time to time.
“written” or “in writing” means the representation or reproduction of words or symbols or other information in a visible form by any method or combination of methods, whether sent or supplied in electronic form or otherwise.
(C) The Rules are taken from the Standard Code of Rules (the “Standard Code”) determined by The FA from time to time. In the event of any omissions from the Standard Code then the requirements of the Standard Code shall be deemed to apply to the Competition.
All the rules relating to players, league and cup matches. Click the tabs to find out more.
- Starting Players
- Substitutes Used
- Yellow Cards
- Sin Bins
- Red Cards
- Goal Scorers Referee Mark
(a) retention of otherwise relegated Team(s); or(b) additional promotion of the next ranked Team(s) from the division below; or(c) election.
Guidance on marking clubs, match officials and the league fees and fines tariff. Click the tabs below to find out more.
- 100-86 The Referee demonstrated very accurate decision-making and controlled the game very well using management and communication skills effectively to add value to the game.
- 85-76 The Referee demonstrated accurate decision-making and controlled the game well using management and communication skills to contribute positively to the game.
- 75-61 The Referee demonstrated reasonably accurate decision-making and despite some shortcomings generally controlled the game well.
- 60 and below The Referee demonstrated shortcomings in the accuracy of decision-making and control which affected the game.
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