Click on the "Documents & Links" tab on the left hand side to access numerous resources for you and your team. Recently added are the following:-
League Handbook (which includes everything you should need to know to help you run your team including the Standard Code of Rules and League Regulations, and all the League Committee, Site Managers, Club Secretaries and Team Managers contact numbers).
A Guide to transferring a player
All cancellations giving 1 - 40+ days notice must be sent by email to Tony Allen - Fixtures Secretary (email@example.com) and copied to Helen Jones - League Treasurer (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Elaine Pritchard League Secretary/Registrar (email@example.com).
It is also the responsibility of the Team Manager to notify the opposing Team Manager of any cancellations.
For all last minute cancellations ONLY, please contact all of the above (especially your opposing Team Manager) but also text Malc Jones on 07751 488523 and your Site Manager (see contacts in the League Handbook).
The Fixtures Secretary will be responsible for re-scheduling all cancelled games.
The League Treasurer will send out fines in accordance with Regulation 8 as listed:-
Teams giving 40 days notice of non availability for any specific date will not incur a fine.
Teams giving 28 days - 39 days notice of non-availability for any speciic date will incur a fine of £15.00.
Teams giving less than 28 days notice of non availability will incur a fine of £30.00,
Teams giving less than 7 days notice of non-availability will incur a fine of £30.00 and a 3 point penalty if the game is a league game, or automatic disqualification if the game is a cup tie.
The Cup draws for the next round of the Under 10's, 11's, 12's, 13's and 15's took place on 12th January 2014. The draws were as follows;
Alfreton Town v Chesterfield Town
Clipstone (Madrid) v Quarrydale Utd. Rangers
Manor (Dortmund) v Quarrydale Utd.
MDC Green v Clipstone (Barca)
Sherwood Colliery v Blidworth Welfare Colts
Drezden Colts v Ripley Rangers
Quarrydale Utd. v Southwell City Lions
Blidworth Wefare v Manor FC
Ashfield Community v Pinxton Railway
Drezden Blue v Drezden White
Under 15's (to be played 23rd February at Manor Complex - this could be subject to change due to cancellations caused by the inclement weather of late)
Woodhouse Colts Yellow v Kirkby Colts
Ashfield United v Mansfield Boys
Unless stated, fixtures will be added at a later date because they will not be played until after the clocks go forward at the end of March/beginning of April. Full details to follow.
The Four Seasons Knockout Cup and KSA Vase Finals will be played at The One Call Stadium. Under 10's - U 15's KO Cup Finals and the KSA Vase for the Under 10's and 11's will take place on Sunday 11th May. The Under 12's and 13's KSA Vase will take place on Tuesday 13th May 2014.
Due to the recent inclement weather and more expected over the next few weeks please refer to the Weather Warning page below extracted from the League Handbook for easy access, showing the process you need to follow if your game is in doubt.
FOR MANAGERS ONLY PLEASE
WHAT TO DO ONLY IF THE
WEATHER LOOKS BLEAK!
HEAVY RAIN ALL WEEK!;
FROST! OR SNOW!
CHECK IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A TEXT MESSAGE OR AN EMAIL.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.kickstartfootball.co.uk
IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED A CANCELLATION MESSAGE AND THERE IS NO POSTING ON THE HOME PAGE OF THE WEBSITE BUT YOU ARE STILL IN DOUBT, PLEASE RING THE LISTED EMERGENCY WEATHER NUMBERS; BUT NOT UNTIL 8.30 am ON THE PLAYING SUNDAY MORNING FOR THE 10.00 am KICK OFFS, 9.30 am FOR 11.00 am KICK OFFS AND 10.00 am FOR ALL LATER GAMES, WHICH GIVES YOU AT LEAST AN HOUR AND A HALF TO CONTACT YOUR TEAM.
07791 196794 - Aid Fletcher @ The Brunts Academy
07792 610724 - Jordan Ferrer @ Debdale Park
07974 491798 - Cheryl Keeton @ Kingsway Park
07905 307661- John Mason @ Manor Park Sports Complex
THE LEAGUE WILL GIVE YOU AS MUCH NOTICE AS POSSIBLE, WHEN POSSIBLE, OF ANY CANCELLATIONS CAUSED BY BAD WEATHER, BUT IT IS ULTIMATELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF TEAM MANAGERS TO FIND OUT IF MATCHES ARE CANCELLED AND ADVISE PLAYERS’ AND PARENTS/CARERS ACCORDINGLY.
PLEASE INFORM YOUR PARENTS/CARERS NOT TO RING THE LEAGUE PERSONALLY—WE WOULD APPRECIATE ONE PHONE CALL PER TEAM ONLY PLEASE
As stated in the league handbook (pages 29-31) After teams have played each other the specified number of times the leagues will be split into sections (this varies depending on the age group). This is something the KicKStart League has always done, we believe that all teams should be playing opposition of equal/similar ability. This has always been our philosophy to aid the children's development, this philosophy is now being rolled out by the Football Association!
The following age groups have new fixtures allocated;
Under 7's (4 groups for spring fixtures)
Under 8's (now 3 groups for spring fixtures)
Under 9's (2 groups for spring fixtures)
Under 10's (Premier League, Challenge League & Presidents League fixtures now allocated)
Under 11's (Premier League & Challenge League fixtures now allocated)
Under 13's (Premier League & Challenge League fixtures now allocated)
Click on the fixtures tab on the left to see...
All other age groups will be allocated more fixtures when final league standings can be established.
Under 11's & 12's (Winners and Runners Up only) Your presentation will be held at the Festival Hall, Hodgkinson Road, Kirkby in Ashfield on Friday 13th June 2014. Doors open at 7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start. Full details to follow.
Under 13's and 15's (Winners and Runners Up only) Your presentation will be held at the Festival Hall, on Saturday 14th June 2014. Doors open as above. Full details to follow.
Under 10's Your presentation will be held at the Festival Hall, on Saturday 14th June for all Division 1 teams and Sunday 15th June 2014 for all Division 2 teams. Doors open at 2.00 pm for a 2.45 pm start. Full details to follow.
Under 7's, 8's and 9's will receive their participation mementos at a Presentation Tournament event on Sunday 18th May at Debdale Park, Mansfield Woodhouse. More details to follow.
Applications are now being taken for the KicKStart Summer League. This competition will start week commencing 9th June 2014 - 24th July 2014 inclusive. This will provide 7 weeks football in total and will finish in time for the School Summer Holidays.
The age groups applying must be Under 7’s, 8’s, 9’s, 10’s and 11’s as at 31st August 2014 in accordance with next Season 2014/15. Under 7’s & 8’s will play 5 v 5, Under 9’s & Under 10's will play 7 v 7 & Under 11’s will play 9 v 9 at Debdale Park, Mansfield Woodhouse on grass pitches.
Games will be played midweek (one game per week) as follows - Under 7's on Monday evenings, Under 8’s Tuesday, Under 9's Wednesday, Under 10's and 11's Thursday. Times will vary but games will start at 6.15pm and finish no later than 8.15pm.
Please note that Under 7's, 8's, 9’s and 10’s cannot play for points. Their games will be ‘non result driven’ friendlies in accordance with FA Law.
If you are interested please download a Club and Team Application form by clicking below and return them to the League Secretary. Please complete one Club Form only but one Team Form per Team applying.
If you require any further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 07751 488523 or 07718 688662.
The closing date for entries is 13th April 2014.
Please note that due to a limited number of places, Summer League applications will be processed on a first come first served basis.