Minutes of the meeting of Aylesbury and District Football League Committee held at
7.30 p.m. on Wednesday 7 February 2018 At Aylesbury Tennis Club
Present: P Rice, R Lipscombe, M Pollard, N Sabatini, T Skeggs, R Small, A Swain, Mrs M Stevens,
M Thoday. Apologies, Mrs M Harrison, K Saw
The Minutes: of the meeting of 3 January 2018 were agreed
We have had a response from Liz Verral at B & B concerning information that should be passed on to us. Margaret will write to her again.
One proposed rule change has been received by the Chairman. The rules subcommittee will meet before the next committee meeting to discuss changes.
Simon Wears has withdrawn his resignation from Berks and Bucks. The Adult Leagues Benefits Pack is being dealt with by Lisa Welling, we will arrange a meeting with her.
We have had a letter from a member of Oving Reserves concerning abuse at a recent game.
This will be reported to Berks and Bucks FA and the other club involved will be contacted.
Two sets of kit which had been left at the cleaners a year ago have been allocated to the first two clubs who asked for it. Another two clubs made enquiries, so if anyone has spare kit they no longer use, please contact a member of the committee.
Peter is in constant touch with AVDC about hiring their pitches and finding playable ones for quarter-final cup matches
Brought Forward - £15,871
Pitch hire for cup semi-finals 462
Committee expenses 90
Donations to F.Nightingale 100
Fines - £510
Carried Forward - £15,733
Elmhurst £10 plus £20 for non-payment
St Johns (£90 paying in 3 instalments) £60
Monthly Figures – Club Deposits £3,675
Registration Secretary’s Report
late team sheets - Quainton Res and Bucks Blue fined £10 rule 11A
2nd Transfer back to original club as agreed for Giorgio Magnocavallo from Haddenham to Ayletico
Bartosz Sikora from Ayletico to Bucks CC
Nathan Lang resigned from Thame Rangers signed for Tetsworth.
Jack Kay registered for Ludgershall letter received from The Marines giving him permission to play.
Late team sheets - Aylesbury Raiders fined £10 rule 11A
Transfer - Safiea Khan from Elmhurst to Bedgrove Dynamos.
Andrew Lambie resigned from Thame Rangers signed for Haddenham.
Late team sheet - Wingrave Res fined £10 rule 11A
Fixtures Secretary’s Report
Free Dates requested and approved
17 February Aylesbury Dynamos 1st
24 February Long Marston 1st (moved from 10 February)
17 March Great Milton
31 March Ayletico
6 January Haddenham reserves could not field a team – 3rd offence – fined £75 plus half referee’s fee rule 10f
20 January New Zealand could not field a team fined £50 plus referee’s fee rule 10 f, match awarded to Elmhurst.
Referees Secretary’s Report
All games were covered with a badged official in January. All games currently are only just being covered with limited referees available at present. There are several referees that cannot referee some teams due to ongoing problems, following the increased number of critical referee reports received, these have been passed to County HQ for action.
Press/Results Secretary’s Report
Marc is looking for a photographer for the Cup Finals. If anyone is available can they let him know.
Any Other Business
The AGM will be on Thursday 7 June 2018 provisionally.
We have ball boys for the cup finals – they are in fact ball girls
Richard will organise the programmes for the finals.
The Tom Sparkes, Sheffield Jackman and Reserve Cups need to be returned to the Treasurer by the 28th February. They need to be properly cleaned.
This season if they are late or returned dirty the clubs will be fined.
Following the meeting the Committee heard two appeals from clubs concerning their fines.
The appeal from Quainton concerning an ineligible player was dismissed.
The appeal from Aylesbury Dynamos reserves concerning a late team sheet to the referee was dismissed. Aylesbury Dynamos appeal concerning a late kick off was allowed.
Representatives from Bedgrove Dynamos then attended the meeting to discuss the condition of the changing rooms at Wingrave New Rec in November and they agreed to take the matter back to their committee for discussion.
The meeting closed at 9.40
The next meeting was arranged for Wednesday 7 March 2018
Field Shield Accounts
Balance B/F 6,000
Pitch Hire for semi finals 154
Balance C/F 5,856