Below is a list of the league requirements and rules. This list is only an outline and a full list is available on request. The league and its operators reserve the right to alter the rules at any time without notification or consent. The league takes no liability for player injury, or illness, and it is suggested that all players and teams carry their own insurance. The league takes no liability for closure of venues and fields, but will at all times revise plans, as best as possible, to the benefit of the players and teams.
Outline League Rules
Outline Game Rules
Covid 19 Rules and Regulations
*If the players do not have numbers on the shirts, they must draw their numbers in their hands.
Captains are requested to facilitate the management of the game to ensure a free-flowing and safe game.
Where no referee is provided, ensure each team calls, in a fair manner, all fouls, throw ins, corners and penalties.
Where teams or players are late, time is afforded to them to arrive, and team players are adjusted temporarily to ensure prompt start of the game.
It is the responsibility of each team or player to organize their own personal insurance.
Where no referee is provided, all games are played in a respectful and sport-manlike manner.
The keeper jersey should be different in color to both team’s main jerseys.
Each goalkeeper MUST have his own pair of gloves.
All players, including substitutes, must wear shin guards .
Every team MUST attend all fixtures, unless with agreement from the league and opposing team. Games will proceed in most weather types, due to the standard and quality of the facilities. The league will advise of any change to the schedule.
Every team cancelling a match within 32 hours of a game, will concede to a walk over.
Where a team attends a match with less than 5 players, a walkover will automatically be applied, otherwise teams are requested to find a solution to ensure that the match proceeds.
The team on the left of the fixture tips off, and the team on the right picks direction.
In a free kick, the opponents shall be at least THREE meters from the ball at the time of the free kick.
A free kick can be taken at any time once the ball is in position and not moving.
Penalty kicks must be taken from a spot 10 yards from the goal line, or as marked on the pitch.
If the ball goes out for a goal kick, it must be kicked from the ground. A goal kick can be taken from any spot inside the penalty area.
A goal can be scored from any area on the field of play.
Once a goal is scored, the other team must tip off from the center point of the field. All players must be at least 6 yards away from the two players tipping off, or outside the center circle where this is marked.
Players are not allowed to score from the first tip in a tip off.
Goalkeepers can leave the keepers area during the game.
Every player has the right to move between teams but should advise the club within 1 week so that we can update the team list.
Players can’t ‘go to ground’ during a game without a real reason. If they do, the result will be an indirect free kick.
At the end of the tournament if the league scores of the teams are tied, positioning of the teams will follow the following criteria: Result of game between the sides (Wins, loses and draws only) THEN, if not resolved, Goal Difference, Goals Scored, Goals conceded.
We accept no responsibility for any loss, damage, disputes, injuries, death, litigation, legal expenses, or any actions by or to the attendees at the leagues/tournaments/events, or any visitors or spectators, whether it be directly or indirectly caused by willful or accidental acts by aforementioned parties, our servants, agents or invitees, including breach of statutory duty or contract by each team from the venue.
To play in the competition, players must have 18 year old. Any player younger than 18 must fulfil the league rules for under- age players, where they are permitted to play.
Abide by the grounds own rules for use of facilities.
The league has the right to suspend with €50 penalty per game, or expel, without refund, a team from the leagues if: 1) teams fail to attend 3 or more matches in a season; 2) teams fail to advise the league and the opponent of a game cancelation with more than 4 hours notice.
Where the goalkeeper is alternating with a player on the pitch, the ball must be out of play, and both teams must allow time for the change to take place.