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Discipline & Rules

Player Suspension – End date

If you have a Player suspended from football due to a Red Card or Misconduct charge, then they will be given a number of matches that they will have to miss. WGS will show them suspended until the date of the last match that they miss. As a Secretary, you are required to provide the […]

Creating Squad Lists

There has been a lot of communication from the League to Clubs on the Safeguarding changes we have introduced this season and that will come into force from 1st November. 2 (I) Clubs must comply with the provisions of any initiatives of The FA which are adopted by the Competition including, but not limited to, […]

Adding a Coach photograph to WGS

One change that has been introduced this season (2018-19) is the requirement for all coaches to be listed in WGS and to have a photograph associated to their FAN profile: Rule 2 (I)              In line with the ‘FA Club Safeguarding Commitment’ all Clubs have previously made, NWYFL require that all Managers, Coaches and Coach assistants […]

The new season, some quick reminders…

Ahead of the start of the new season the League Management committee would like to welcome all our new Managers to the League, and remind all Managers of the various other tasks that need to be completed by Teams to ensure that the League runs smoothly for all.   Pre-Match Up until 2 weeks before the […]

Regulation Amendments

The FA have made several key Regulation amendments for the 2017/18 season for all clubs operating at Step 5 and below (County FA football). Although these changes do not affect the League directly, if a Club falls foul of one of these changes then there will be action that the League will have to take. […]

Whole Game System (WGS) – Discipline guidance

The process for dealing with Match Day Discipline is primarily a process that occurs between the Club and the County FA. As a League we have limited visibility via our ‘League Statement’ in WGS, but we can see active suspensions and pending suspensions due in the next 7 days. The NWYFL will only get involved […]

Ineligible players – mixing squads

In recent weeks, it has become clear that there is a problem with ‘ineligible players’. There are numerous reasons why a player may be deemed ineligible but this post will address Clubs mixing players between squads. If a Club has more than one team in an age group, then players in that age group can […]

Late Payment of Fines

Hopefully all of our Wits FA affiliated clubs saw the recent County FA announcement about their approach to the late payment of fines for the coming season.   This is also in line with the approach that the Gloucestershire County FA have also been taking.   If a late response fee is triggered in WGS […]

New League & Cup Rules for 2016/17

Following approval at the NWYFL 2016/17 AGM on Thursday, the League & Cup Rules have now been published. There are a small number of amendments to the rules which we encourage all coaches become familiar with. The rules can be downloaded by clicking here. Any questions should be directed to the Club Secretary in the […]

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