Minutes of the meeting of Aylesbury and District Football League Committee held at
7.30 p.m. on Wednesday 5 April 2017 At Aylesbury Tennis Club
Present: P Rice, M Pollard, N Sabatini, K Saw, T Skeggs, R Small, Mrs M Stevens, M Thoday
Apologies R Lipscombe.
The Minutes: of the meeting of 1 March were agreed
Berks and Bucks have not responded to our latest correspondence re: Stone Utd.
Entry forms for existing and new clubs have been sent out, and so have the rule amendment proposals.
Ball boys are needed for each final, the finalist teams will be asked if they can supply them.
Wendover have been contacted regarding their poorly marked pitch.
Rivets FC have a new phone number for their secretary, Christian Hills 07376 113303.
There is a League Sanction Forum on April 6th, Kevin and Tony will attend.
Clubs have been reminded of the Berks and Bucks FA Roadshow on April 12th at the Ex-Servicemens Club, 7.00 p.m.
FA Cup tickets have been applied for.
Ludgershall owe £35.75.for unpaid pitch fees in the subsidiary cup to Aylesbury Dynamos Reserves
Fixtures Secretary’s Report
18/3/2017 Long Crendon Res v FC Spandits - FC Spandits no team
FC Spandits fined £50 rule 10f and match awarded to Long Crendon Res.
1/4/2017 APBS v New Zealand - APBS no team
APBS fine £50 rule 10f and match awarded to New Zealand
1/4/2017 Field Shield - Haddenham United v Elmhurst, Haddenham United no team- Haddenham United fined £182.50,rule 10f, game awarded to Elmhurst
Referees Secretary’s Report
There was full coverage of games by badges referees in March. Referees are not returning paperwork in time.
There has been a complaint about foul and abusive language. Referees have been asked to deal with this, it is also the responsibility of team managers and captains to deal with their players.
If referees are due half fees, Kevin will report to Tony who will send their money.
Press/Results Secretary’s Report
5 March Wendover - No result received fined £50 rule 11B
Crendon Res late result fined £10 rule 11A
Bedgrove Dynamos Res late result fined £10 rule 11A
18th March New Zealand late result, Bedgrove Utd late result both fined £10 rule 11A
Some clubs are not sending scorers and no one is sending match action over or photographs. This makes the job of the press secretary very difficult, we would like to keep a fairly high profile in the local papers, but without information from teams this is not possible.
25th March- Wendover Reserves no result fined £50 rul 11B
Bedgrove Utd late result fined £10 rule 11A.
Any Other Business
The AGM will be on Wednesday 17th May 2017 –please note this date as there are fines for teams who do not attend. The Marsworth Cup AGM will be at 7.30, Field Shield AGM 8.00 and ADFL AGM at 8.15p.m.
Marcie and Tony will represent the League at the final of the Berks and Bucks Junior Cup when New Zealand will be playing at Flackwell Heath v Olney Town Reserves.
The Subsidiary Cup Final will be held at Wingrave on Friday 12 May, 6.45 k.o.
Eric Miller has died, his funeral will be on 20 April. Eric was the VP of Bedgrove Utd, B&B Divisional Rep and a referee assessor.
Three teams have mentioned our website and the difficulty in navigating it, this is being looked into by one club member who may be able to put together an improved site.
The meeting closed at 8.50
The next meeting was arranged for Wednesday 3 May 2017