Minutes of the meeting of Aylesbury and District Football League Committee held at 7.45 p.m. on Wednesday 6 May 2015 At Aylesbury Tennis Club
Present: P Rice, Mrs M Harrison, M Pollard, T Skeggs, K Saw, Mrs M Stevens, A Swain, M Thoday.
Apologies were received from D Bayliss, S Howard, N Sabatini.
The Minutes: of the meeting of 1 April were agreed.
Matthew Pill was contacted as he had not appeared at the last meeting. He said he was not aware that he should have been there, also that he did not know enough about the new system to give us any useful information.
FC Mandeville unfortunately lost their B & B FA Saturdau Junior cup match v Penn & Tylers Green.
A poster advertising the pre-season coaching course for managers on Saturday 4 July will be sent to all clubs.
We have received correspondence from Ron Gaffney of Stone St John’s to inform us that he is resigning from the club.
For the Haddenham/Long Marston game, both players involved have been charged with improper conduct.
Aylesbury FC are offering a discounted entry fee to their games for ADFL members. They are also offering to host fund-raising evenings.
We have had four enquiries about starting new teams.
Berkhamsted Sports and SUFC will not be continuing next year
Pitcheroo have sent details of their website to help the organisation of leagues and teams.
James Sparkes has sent his thanks for our continued support of the Tom Sparkes Cup final.
Waddesdon Lions owe money for their personal accident insurance, and are presently suspended by the B & B FA
Monthly Figures - League
Balance From Previous Month 12,482
Cup Final 1,239
Pitch Hire (52)
Photo ID Cards 9
Gate Receipts 1,045
From Field Shield 90
Balance Carried Forward 12,671
Gate receipts were down on previous year, £200 below average, primarily in the Reserve Cup and Field Shield.
Stone Magnets £25
Registration Secretary’s Report
9th April no team sheet received from Aylesbury Park Rangers. £20 fine rule 11a
11th April no team sheets received from Quainton or Waddesdon 1st team. £20 fine rule 11a each team
No ref mark from Aylesbury Park Rangers.£5 fine rule 13h
18th April no team sheets received from Wendover res or Longwick Sports. £20 fine rule 11a
25th April no team sheet received from Aylesbury Park Rangers. £20 fine rule 11a
2nd May no team sheet received from FC Spandits 1st team £20 fine rule 11a
Fixtures Secretary’s Report
Cancelled games Rule 10F
April 11 Long Crendon v Haddenham Reserves – game awarded Long Crendon, Haddenham fined £25
April 21 Bedgrove Utd v F C Mandeville – game awarded F C Mandeville, Bedgrove fined £25
April 25 Longwick v Oving – game awarded to Oving, Longwick fined £25
May 2 Ludgershall v Long Marston Reserves – game awarded to Ludgershall, Long Marston fined £25
May 7 Longwick v F C Mandeville, game awarded F C Mandeville , Longwick fined £25
April 25 Longwick did not pay referee – fined £25 rule 13E, plus referee fee of £35. Costs of transport for Oving – Longwick fined £39 rule 6b.
March 16 Longwick v F C Mandeville late kick off, Longwick fined £5 rule 10b
Berkhamsted fined £50 for withdrawal of team.
Referees Secretary’s Report
There have been a lot of cancelled games this season, which has caused great disruption for referees. The Committee agreed a statement to be sent to all registered clubs in preparation for the 2015/2016 season.
Chris Carter has resigned from the Berks and Bucks FA in his role as Referees Development Secretary.
Press/Results Secretary’s Report
Nothing to report
Any Other Business
The Presentation evening will be on 15 May at Tetsworth, 7.30 p.m. Members of each club that have won or are runners up of their division are required to attend, but all clubs are welcome. There will be a barbecue and a bar arranged by Tetsworth FC.
The Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday 25th June at Bucks CC Sports and Social Club.
There are likely to be issues with forming the premiership division next season. If a team wants to be considered, please contact Peter Rice.
Thanks were given to Roger Small for helping in the subsidiary cup.
The meeting closed at 9.10 p.m.
The next meeting was arranged for Wednesday June 3, 2015
Thomas Field Shield Accounts
Brought Forward 4,836
Cup Final 280
Minutes/Admin 90 £370
Gate Receipts 260 £280
Balance Carried Forward 4,746