Fund4Football has launched – L&C update

In this week’s update, we’re pleased to say Fund4Football has now launched. More details are below, whilst elsewhere, we are also still waiting for football clubs to agree to the rules sent out on 25th September. Please respond to this ASAP.

  1. October fixtures have been revised and are released on Full-Time. In case you missed them last week the postponement instructions are attached and on the website www.landc.org.uk. For all fixture matters contact Malcolm Kershaw fixtures@landc.org.uk not me.
  2. On 25th September I sent out a request for all clubs to agree to the Rules (email attached). Remaining clubs please respond, or I’ll have to recommend to the committee that fines are issued.
  3. Manchester clubs note Fund4Football has launched and the application window is open from Friday 11th October to Monday 28th October.
  4. Please note that 3G/4G pitches which are used, have to be approved and on the FA register. To check go to http://3g.thefa.me.uk/?countyfa=any
  5. Remember to refer to the new league website www.landc.org.uk for all information other than fixtures, results, tables and associated admin which remain on Full Time. For those of you on Twitter, all posts to the website are sent to Twitter account @LandCAFL.

Request to agree to L&C rules

In this week’s update, we’re looking for club secretaries to agree to L&C rules, regulations and policies. These have been sent out via email and require positive confirmation. This is one of five updates, all below.

To All Club Secretaries and Committee

  1. October fixtures have been revised and are released on Full-Time. In case you missed them last week the postponement instructions are attached and on the website www.landc.org.uk. For all fixture matters contact Malcolm Kershaw fixtures@landc.org.uk.
  2. If any clubs have the luxury of more players than they need, please let me know as there are several clubs at which they would be welcomed (notice on the website).
  3. On 25th September I sent out a request for all clubs to agree to the Rules (email attached). Remaining clubs please respond.
  4. Please enter your refs marks and team stats within 7 days of the match. Remember if you score a referee less than 51 to send a report to refsmarks@landc.org.uk.
  5. Remember to refer to the new league website www.landc.org.uk for all information other than fixtures, results, tables and associated admin which remain on Full Time. For those of you on Twitter, all posts to the website are sent to Twitter account @LandCAFL.

L&C weekly update: postponement details released

Only weeks into the season and the weather is already making its presence felt. Therefore, club secretaries have been sent details regarding postponement instructions in this week’s update.

1.      October fixtures are released on Full-Time. I did not think I would
be needing to issue the postponement instructions quite so early in the
season, but they are attached via email. They are also on the website www.landc.org.uk
<http://www.landc.org.uk> .
2.      If any clubs have the luxury of more players than they need, please
let me know as there are several clubs at which they would be welcomed.
3.      Please enter your refs marks and team stats within 7 days of the
match. Remember if you score a referee less than 51 to send a report to
refsmarks@landc.org.uk <mailto:refsmarks@landc.org.uk> .
4.      Remember to refer to the new league website www.landc.org.uk
<http://www.landc.org.uk>  for all information other than fixtures, results,
tables and associated admin which remain on Full Time. For those of you on
Twitter, all posts to the website are sent to Twitter account @LandCAFL.
5.      Keith Marsden is away Wednesday to Sunday this week and will deal
with any registrations issues on his return. I will cover approvals.
6.      A request has been received from a local authority to ensure no
litter is left on pitches. Please report to the ground provider if you find
a site littered by other users.

L&C fixture and website updates

Information for club secretaries and the committee is available regarding our new website and fixtures for the rest of the month.

  1. All September fixtures are now visible on Full-Time including on the 28th September, Round 2 of the Manchester Challenge Trophy and Premier Division changes.
  2. If you need to contact Urmston Town please contact Kyle. O’Connor k.y.199@msn.com or 07376133676, and not Chris Cole.
  3. If any clubs have the luxury of more players than they need, please let me know as there are several clubs at which they would be welcomed.
  4. Chris Lee of Chadderton Park is away until 21.09.19 and so will not be available to confirm fixtures for the next 2 matchweeks. In his absence can you please contact Mike on  07947 675847.
  5. Remember to refer to the new league website www.landc.org.uk for all information other than fixtures, results, tables and associated admin which remain on Full Time.

September fixtures – weekly update 01/09/19

As part of the latest weekly update for all L&C members, information is available regarding this month’s fixtures.

  1. All September fixtures are now visible on Full-Time. On the 28th September, Round 2 of the Manchester Challenge Trophy takes place so there will be mass Premier Division fixture changes.
  2. A reminder that at the EGM we agreed that attached Respect Codes of Conduct would be sent to all participants to abide by. Please forward them on within your clubs
  3. The Secretary will be away from 2nd Sept to the 13th. If you need help with Full Time Team Administrators please contact Malcolm Kershaw, on fixtures@landc.org.uk. Contact the relevant committee member for all matters please.
  4. If you need to contact Urmston Town please contact Kyle O’Connor k.y.199@msn.com or 07376133676, and not Chris Cole.
  5. Remember to refer to the new league website www.landc.org.uk for all information other than fixtures, results, tables and associated admin which remain on Full Time.
  6. An ex-referee from the league will be running in his 22nd Great North Run. If anyone would like to help him raise funds for Breast Cancer Care could you please visit his Just Giving Page? Just search Steve Grimsley. The page is titled “Grimmers 22nd Great North Run”. This message is also on the league website.

Fixture news and contact updates for L&C teams

To All Club Secretaries and Committee

  1. Fixtures have been released on Full Time up to Sept 14th, but will change. The County Cup draws except for the Manchester Amateur Cup (14th Sept) have been received and are being worked into the schedule.
  2. A reminder that at the EGM we agreed that attached Respect Codes of Conduct would be sent to all participants to abide by.
  3. Team Administrators: I have worked through every division and sent invites to those who don’t have a login ID and re-invited some to create one, as I could remember their names from the club details. New teams, I have sent invites to your people. If you have not received an invite and think you should have, check spam, and/or email me if you will need to login to Full-Time.
  4. Richard Mottram of Old Ashtonians is on holiday until 1st September, and Ken Jones  is back on Wednesday.
  5. If you need to contact Urmston Town please contact Kyle O’Connor k.y.199@msn.com or 07376133676, and not Chris Cole.
  6. Remember to refer to the new league website (still work in progress) landc.org.uk for all information other than fixtures, results, tables and associated admin which remain on Full Time.
  7. An ex-referee from the league will be running in his 22nd Great North Run. If anyone would like to help him raise funds for Breast Cancer Care, please visit his Just Giving page Just search Steve Grimsley. The page is titled “Grimmers 22nd Great North Run”

L&C AFL weekly update

Further to the final preparations for the new season, all club secretaries and committees are reminded of the information set out below.

  1. The League pre-season EGM is on Thursday 15th August 8PM at Curzon Ashton. The agenda was sent out on Thursday 1st August.
  2. The League structure has been attached via email and sent to all secretaries. Fixtures have been released on Full Time for August 17th and 24th. Thank you for your patience.
  3. A reminder that at the AGM we agreed that on registering, the players are agreeing – among other conditions which are on the registration form – to abide by the Respect Codes of Conduct. The documents are attached via email.
  4. The free Emergency First Aid training course on the 9th September at 6:30PM is now full and candidates have had details sent to them.
  5. Team Administrators: I have worked through every division and sent invites to those who don’t have a login ID and re-invited some to create one, as I could remember their names from the club details. New teams, I have sent invites to your people. If you have not received an invite and think you should have, check spam, and/or email me if you will need to login to Full-Time.
  6. If you need to contact Salford Victoria please contact Chris Carney on 07956 106564, and not Janet Carney.
  7. If you need to contact Urmston Town please contact Kyle O’Connor k.y.199@msn.com or 07376133676, and not Chris Cole.