BARCLAYS U18 PREMIER LEAGUE - HANDBOOK Season 2014/15

BARCLAYS U18 PREMIER LEAGUE - HANDBOOK Season 2014/15

BARCLAYS U18 PREMIER LEAGUE HANDBOOK Season 2014/15

1 CONTENTS Club information 02 Format 16 Fixtures 17 Rules of U18 Professional Development League 1 32 PDL1 44 PDL2 45 PDL3 46 PDL4 47 PDL5 48 PDL6 49 PDL7 50 PDL8 51

3 2 CLUB INFORMATION BARCLAYS U18 PREMIER LEAGUE CLUB INFORMATION ASTON VILLA Bodymoor Heath Training Ground, Bodymoor Heath Lane , Middleton, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 2BB Home Ground: Bodymoor Heath Training Ground Correspondence address: As above (Bodymoor Heath Training Ground) Telephone No: 01827 872644 Facsimile No: 01827 875389 e-mail address: debbie.birch@avfc.co.uk Academy Manager: Shaun Kimberley Under 18 Coach: Tony McAndrew Administrator: Debbie Birch Match Day Co-ordinator: Syd Stonehouse Colours First Choice Shirts: Claret Body & Sky Blue Sleeves Shorts: White Socks: Sky Blue Colours Second Choice Shirts: White Shorts: Claret Socks: White Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Black Shorts: Black Socks: Black ARSENAL Hale End Sports Ground, Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4LU Home Ground: Arsenal Training Centre, Bell Lane, London Colney, St Albans, AL2 1DR Correspondence address: As above (Arsenal Training Centre) Telephone No: 01727 747 450 Facsimile No: 01727 747 471 e-mail address: sshipp@arsenal.co.uk Academy Manager: Andries Jonker Under 18 Coach: Kwame Ampadu & Frans de Kat Under 18 Administrator: Sue Shipp Match Day Co-ordinator: Mark Bonnick STUDENTS Correspondence address: As above (Hale End) Telephone No: 0208 5234458 Facsimile No: 0208 5314817 e-mail address: rcorry@arsenal.co.uk Under 9-15 Administrator: Ruth Corry Match Day Co-ordinator: James Thorne / Ruth Corry Colours First Choice Shirts: red/white Shorts: white Socks: red/white hoops Colours Second Choice Shirts: yellow/blue Shorts: blue Socks: yellow/blue hoops Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Black Shorts: Black Socks: Black Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Lime Green Shorts: Lime Green Socks: Lime Green Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Orange Shorts: Orange Socks: Orange BLACKBURN ROVERS Blackburn Rovers Academy, Brockhall Village, Old Langho, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB6 8BA Home Ground: Blackburn Rovers Academy Correspondence address: As above (Blackburn Rovers Academy) Telephone No: 01254 222 610 Facsimile No: 01254 245 414 e-mail address: ddunn@rovers.co.uk Academy Manager: Phil Cannon Under 18 Coach: David Lowe Administrator: Dawn Dunn Match Day Co-ordinator: Dawn Dunn Colours First Choice Shirts: Royal Blue and White Shorts: White Socks: White Colours Second Choice Shirts: Turbo Green and Navy Shorts: Navy Socks: Turbo Green and Navy Colours Third Choice Shirts: Red and White Shorts: Red Socks: Red Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Pale Purple Shorts: Pale Purple Socks: Pale Purple Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Purple Shorts: Navy Socks: Navy

4 5 CLUB INFORMATION BOLTON WANDERERS BWFC (Eddie Davies) Academy, Lostock Hall Farm site, Ox Hey Lane, Lostock, Bolton, BL6 4BJ Home Ground: Bolton Wanderers Football Club Academy Correspondence address: As above (BWFC (Eddie Davies) Academy) Telephone No: 01204 673673 Facsimile No: 01204 469046 e-mail address: nhorne@bwfc.co.uk Academy Manager: Jimmy Phillips Under 18 Coach: David Lee Administrator: Nick Horne Match Day Co-ordinator: Nick Horne Colours First Choice Shirts: White Shorts: Navy Socks: White/Navy Colours Second Choice Shirts: Navy Shorts: White Socks: Navy/White Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Neon Green Shorts: Neon Green Socks: Neon Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Neon Blue Shorts: Neon Blue Socks: Neon Blue BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION Brighton & Hove Albion Academy, American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, 60 Mash Barn Lane, Lancing, BN15 9FP Home Ground: American Express Elite Football Performance Centre, 60 Mash Barn Lane, Lancing, BN15 9FP Correspondence address: As above (American Express Centre) Telephone No: 01273 878 245 Facsimile No: 01273 878 238 e-mail address: Georgina.Parsons@bhafc.co.uk Academy Manager: John Morling Under 18 Coach: Simon Rusk Administrator: Georgina Parsons Match Day Co-ordinator: Terry Avann Colours First Choice Shirts: Blue/White Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue Colours Second Choice Shirts: Red/Black Shorts: Black Socks: Black Colours Third Choice Shirts: Orange Shorts: Black Socks: Black Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Purple Shorts: Purple Socks: Purple CLUB INFORMATION CHELSEA Chelsea Academy, Cobham Training Ground, 64 Stoke Road, Cobham , Surrey, KT11 3PT Home Ground: Cobham Training Ground Correspondence address: As above (Cobham Training Ground) Telephone No: 01932 596 150 Facsimile No: 01932 596 185 e-mail address: hayley.prior@chelseafc.com Head of Youth Development: Neil Bath Under 18 Coach: Joe Edwards Administrator: Hayley Prior Match Day Co-ordinator: Emma Thomas Colours First Choice Shirts: Blue Shorts: Blue Socks: White Colours Second Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Colours Third Choice Shirts: Dark Marine Shorts: Dark Marine Socks: Dark Marine Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Red Shorts: Red Socks: Red Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts:Yellow & Black Shorts: Yellow & Black Socks: Yellow & Black Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: White Shorts: White Socks: White DERBY COUNTY Derby County Academy, Moor Farm Training Centre, Morley Road, Oakwood, Derby, DE21 4TB Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above (Derby Academy Telephone No: 01332 640400 Facsimile No: 01332 293 514 e-mail address: Lindsey.booth@dcfc.co.uk Academy Manager: Darren Wassall Under 18 Coach: Pat Lyons Administrator: Lindsey Booth Match Day Co-ordinator: Rex Wesson Colours First Choice Shirts: Colour/Colour: White Shorts: Colour: Black Socks: Colour (Colour if clash): White Colours Second Choice Shirts: Navy Shorts: Navy Socks: Navy Colours Third Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Royal Blue Socks: Royal Blue Goalkeepers First Choice SShirts: Grey Shorts: Grey Socks: Grey Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green

6 7 CLUB INFORMATION EVERTON Everton Academy, Finch Farm Training Complex, Finch Lane, Halewood, L26 3UE Home Ground: Finch Farm Training Complex Correspondence address: As above (Finch Farm) Telephone No: 0151 448 7699 Facsimile No: 0151 448 7684 e-mail address: joel.waldron@evertonfc.com Daniel.Manning@evertonfc.com Academy Director: Tim Devine Under 18 Coach: Kevin Sheedy Administrator: Daniel Manning Academy Operations Manager: Joel Waldron Match Day Co-ordinator: Norman Ellis Colours First Choice Shirts: Blue Shorts: White Socks: Navy Colours Second Choice Shirts: Black Shorts: Black Socks: Black & White Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Grape Juice & Blackberry Cordial Shorts: Blackberry Cordial Socks: Blackberry Cordial FULHAM Fulham FC Training Ground, Motspur Park, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 6PT Home Ground: As Above Correspondence address: As above (Fulham FC Training Ground) Telephone No: 0208 336 7430 Facsimile No: 0208 336 7489 e-mail address: cbellamy@fulhamfc.com Academy Manager: Huw Jennings Under 18 Coach: Kevin Keen Administrator: Charlotte Bellamy Match Day Co-ordinator: Andy North Colours First Choice Shirts: White Shorts: Black Socks: White Colours Second Choice Shirts: Black Shorts: Red Socks: Black Colours Third Choice Shirts: Red Shorts: White Socks: Red Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Grey Shorts: Grey Socks: Grey CLUB INFORMATION LIVERPOOL Liverpool Academy, The Liverpool Way, Kirkby, Knowsley, L33 7ED Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 0151 477 3030 Facsimile No: 0151 477 1230 e-mail address: academy@liverpoolfc.com Academy Manager: Alex Inglethrope Under 18 Coach: Neil Critchley Administrator: Sarah Winter/Dean Brooke Match Day Co-ordinator: Paul Healy Colours First Choice Shirts:Red Shorts: Red Socks: Red Colours Second Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Purple Shorts: Black Socks: Purple Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Black Shorts: Black Socks: Black LEICESTER CITY Leicester City Academy, Training Ground, Middlesex Road, Aylestone, Leicester, LE2 8HN Home Ground: Training Ground Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 0116 291 5277 Facsimile No: 0116 222 8568 e-mail address: debbie.collins@lcfc.co.uk Academy Director: Jon Rudkin Under 18 Coach: Trevor Peake Administrator: Debbie Collins Match Day Co-ordinator: Debbie Collins Colours First Choice Shirts: Royal Blue with gold trim Shorts: White with blue trim Socks: Royal blue with white trim Colours Second Choice Shirts: Gold with navy trim Shorts: Navy with gold trim Socks: Navy with gold trim Colours Third Choice Shirts: Red with black trim Shorts: Red with black trim Socks: Red with black trim Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Black Shorts: Black Socks: Black Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Bright Pink Shorts: Bright Pink Socks: Bright Pink Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green

8 9 CLUB INFORMATION MANCHESTER CITY Manchester City Academy, Platt Lane Complex, Yew Tree Road, Manchester, M14 7UU City Football Academy, 400 Ashton New Road, Manchester, M11 4TQ Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 0161 225 2012 Facsimile No: 0161 225 2161 e-mail address: Ellen.kristiansen@mcfc.co.uk Leon.Collins@mcfc.co.uk Academy Manager: Mark Allen Under 18 Coach: Jason Wilcox Academy Secretary: Leon Collins Administrator: Ellen Kristiansen Match Day Co-ordinator: Neil Roberts/Ellen Kristiansen Colours First Choice Shirts: Sky Blue Shorts: Sky Blue/Obsidian Socks: Sky Blue/Obsidian Colours Second Choice Shirts: Dark Obsidian/Game Royal Shorts: Dark Obsidian Socks: Dark Obsidian/Game Royal Colours Third Choice Shirts: Court Purple Shorts: Court Purple Socks: Court Purple Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Hyper Verde Green Shorts: Hyper Verde Green Socks: Hyper Verde Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Pro Gold Shorts: Pro Gold Socks: Pro Gold Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Black/Solar Red Shorts: Black Socks: Black MANCHESTER UNITED Manchester United Football Academy, Aon Training Complex, Birch Road, Off Isherwood Road, Carrington, Manchester M31 4BH Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 0161 868 8051 Facsimile No: 0161 868 8875 e-mail address: clare.nicholas@manutd.co.uk Academy Manager: Brian McClair Under 18 Coach: Paul McGuinness Administrator: Clare Nicholas Match Day Co-ordinator: Ian Armstrong/Mark Johnson Colours First Choice Shirts: Red Shorts: White Socks: Black (White) Colours Second Choice Shirts: White Shorts: Black Socks: White Colours Third Choice Shirts: Blue Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Black/Grey Shorts: Black Socks: Black Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Blue Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green CLUB INFORMATION NEWCASTLE UNITED Newcastle United Academy, Off Greenlee Drive, Little Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7SF Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 0191 215 3200 Facsimile No: 0191 215 3217 e-mail address: judith.horey@nufc.co.uk Academy Manager: Joe Joyce Under 18 Coach: Dave Watson Administrator: Judith Horey Match Day Co-ordinator: TBC Colours First Choice Shirts: Black/White Shorts: Black Socks: Black Colours Second Choice Shirts: Silver Shorts: Silver Socks: Silver Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Green/Ebony Shorts: Green/Ebony Socks: Green/Ebony Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Orange Shorts: Orange Socks: Orange MIDDLESBROUGH Middlesbrough Academy, Rockliffe Park, Hurworth, Darlington, DL2 2DU Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 01325 722 222 Facsimile No: 01325 722 104 e-mail address: wendy.thomas@mfc.co.uk Academy Manager: David Parnaby Under 18 Coach: Paul Jenkins Administrator: Wendy Thomas Match Day Co-ordinator: Wendy Thomas Colours First Choice Shirts: Red with white sash Shorts: White with red trim Socks: Red with white top Colours Second Choice Shirts: Dark shale with navy stripes and yellow trim Shorts: Dark shale with yellow trim Socks: Dark shale with yellow top Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Amazon green with vivid green and white trim Shorts: Amazon green with vivid green and white trim Socks: Amazon green with vivid green and white trim Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Yellow with purple trim Shorts: Yellow with purple trim Socks: Yellow with purple top

10 11 CLUB INFORMATION NORWICH CITY Colney Training Centre, Hethersett Lane, Colney, Norwich, NR4 7TS Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 01603 813 059 Facsimile No: 01603 811 815 e-mail address: ali.colman@canaries.co.uk Academy Manager: TBC Under 18 Coach: TBC Administrator: Ali Colman Match Day Co-ordinator: Ali Colman Colours First Choice Shirts: Yellow/Green Shorts: Green Socks: Yellow/Green Colours Second Choice Shirts: Black/Red Shorts: Red Socks: Black/Red Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Black Shorts: Black Socks: Black Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Black Socks: Black Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Grey Shorts: Blue Socks: Grey READING Reading Academy, Reading FC Training Ground, Hogwood Park, Park Lane, Finchampstead, Wokingham, RG40 4PT Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 0118 907 2333 Facsimile No: 0118 976 2532 e-mail address: cmarcham@readingfc.co.uk Academy Manager: Eamonn Dolan Under 18 Coach: David Dodds Administrator: Claire Marcham Match Day Co-ordinator: Ray Emmans Colours First Choice Shirts: Blue and White Hoops Shorts: Blue with white panel Socks: White Colours Second Choice Shirts: Navy Blue Shorts: Red with blue panel Socks: Navy blue Colours Third Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Pink Shorts: Pink Socks: Pink Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Orange Shorts: Orange Socks: Orange CLUB INFORMATION STOKE CITY Stoke City Academy, Clayton Wood Training Ground, Rosetree Avenue, Stoke, ST4 6NL Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 01782 592 171 Facsimile No: 01782 644 338 e-mail address: academy@stokecityfc.com Academy Director: David Wright Under 18 Coach: John Perkins Academy Secretary: Margaret Stringer Administrator: Lyndsey Lockett Colours First Choice Shirts: Red and White Stripes Shorts: White Socks: Red with White Trim Colours Second Choice Shirts: Light Blue Navy Sash Shorts: Navy Blue Socks: Navy Blue Light Blue Trim Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Orange Shorts: Orange Socks: Orange SOUTHAMPTON Southampton Academy, Staplewood Training Ground, Long Lane, Marchwood, Southampton , SO40 4WR Home Ground: St Marys Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 5FP Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 02380 427 781 Facsimile No: 02380 427 781 e-mail address: ewebb@saintsfc.co.uk e-mail address: kbrown@saintsfc.co.uk Academy Manager: Matthew Hale Under 18 Coach: Anthony Limbrick Administrator: Emily Webb Match Day Co-ordinator: Kelly Brown Colours First Choice Shirts: Red and White Shorts: Black Socks: Red Colours Second Choice Shirts: Navy Shorts: Navy Socks: Navy Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers Third Choice Shirts: Grey Shorts: Grey Socks: Grey

12 13 CLUB INFORMATION TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR Tottenham Hotspur Academy, Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre, Hotspur Way, Enfield, EN2 9AP Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 020 3544 8500 Facsimile No: 020 3544 8600 e-mail address: academy@tottenhamhotspur.com Academy Manager: John McDermott Under 18 Coach: Kieran McKenna Administrator: Luke Godfrey Match Day Co-ordinator: Trevor Webb Colours First Choice Shirts: White Shorts: Navy Socks: White Colours Second Choice Shirts: Black Shorts: Black Socks: Black Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Grey Shorts: Grey Socks: Grey Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Purple Shorts: Purple Socks: Purple SUNDERLAND Academy Of Light, Sunderland Road, Cleadon, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR6 7UN Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 0871 911 1292 Facsimile No: 0191 542 8010 e-mail address: leann.cowperthwaite@safc.com Academy Manager: Ged McNamee Under 18 Academy Secretary: Leann Cowperthwaite Under 9 -15 Administrator: Jennifer Bacon Administrator: Leann Cowperthwaite Match Day Co-ordinator: Don Peattie Colours First Choice Shirts: Red & White Stripe Shorts: Black Socks: Black Colours Second Choice Shirts: Blue Shorts: Blue Socks: Blue Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green CLUB INFORMATION WEST BROMWICH ALBION West Bromwich Albion FC Development Centre, 430 Birmingham Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS5 3LQ Home Ground: WBA Development Centre, 430 Birmingham Road, Walsall, WS5 3LQ Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 0871 271 9850 Facsimile No:0871 271 9851 e-mail address: sarah.jones@wbafc.co.uk Academy Manager: Mark Harrison Under 18 Coach: Aaron Danks Administrator: Sarah Jones Under 9 -15 Administrator: Matt Layton Match Day Co-ordinator: Mark Link Colours First Choice Shirts: White with Navy Pinstripe Shorts: Navy Socks: Navy Colours Second Choice Shirts: Red Shorts: Red Socks: Red Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Tribe Yellow with Tribe Purple Trim Shorts: Tribe Yellow with Tribe Purple Trim Socks: Tribe Yellow with Tribe Purple Trim Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Green Zest with Amazon Green Trim Shorts: Green Zest with Amazon Green Trim Socks: Green Zest with Amazon Green Trim Goalkeepers ThirdChoice Shirts: Solar Blue with Vivid Berry Trim Shorts: Solar Blue with Vivid Berry Trim Socks: Solar Blue with Vivid Berry Trim

14 15 CLUB INFORMATION WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS Wolverhampton Wanderers Academy, Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground, Douglas Turner Way, Compton Park, Wolverhampton, WV3 9BF Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 01902 687 086 Facsimile No: 01902 687 059 e-mail address: jenniferrice@wolves.co.uk Academy Manager: Gareth Prosser Under 18 Coach: Rob Edwards Administrator: Jennifer Rice Match Day Co-ordinator: Ron Picken Colours First Choice Shirts: Gold Shorts: Black Socks: Gold Colours Second Choice Shirts: White Shorts: White Socks: White Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Green Shorts: Green Socks: Green Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: Pink Shorts: Pink Socks: Pink WEST HAM UNITED West Ham United Academy, Rush Green Road, Romford, Essex, RM7 0LU Home Ground: As above Correspondence address: As above Telephone No: 01708 577924 e-mail address: academy@westhamunited.co.uk Academy Manager: Terry Westley Under 18 Coach: Steve Potts Administrator: Trevor Lewin Match Day Co-ordinator: Trevor Lewin Colours First Choice Shirts: Claret Shorts: Sky Socks: Claret Colours Second Choice Shirts: Sky Shorts: Navy Socks: Sky Goalkeepers First Choice Shirts: Yellow Shorts: Yellow Socks: Yellow Goalkeepers Second Choice Shirts: White Shorts: White Socks: White

16 17 FIXTURES *Kick-off 11am unless stated Saturday, August 16th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Manchester City Derby County v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Everton v. Middlesbrough * 1pm Kick-off Manchester United v. Bolton Wanderers * 10am Kick-off Stoke City v. Liverpool Sunderland v. Newcastle United Barclays U18 Premier League - South Brighton and Hove Albion v. Arsenal Chelsea v. Southampton Reading v. Aston Villa * 1pm Kick-off Tottenham Hotspur v. Norwich City * 12 noon Kick-off West Bromwich Albion v. West Ham United * 12 noon Kick-off Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v.

Blackburn Rovers Liverpool v. Derby County * 12 noon Kick-off Manchester City v. Sunderland * 12.30pm Kick-off Stoke City v. Middlesbrough * 1pm Kick-off Newcastle United v. Manchester United * 12.30pm Kick-off Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Everton * 11.30am Kick-off FORMAT North South Blackburn Rovers Arsenal Bolton Wanderers Aston Villa Derby County Brighton & Hove Albion Everton Chelsea Liverpool Fulham Manchester City Leicester City Manchester United Norwich City Middlesbrough Reading Newcastle United Southampton Stoke City Tottenham Hotspur Sunderland West Bromwich Albion Wolverhampton Wanderers West Ham United Once the regional matches have been played the next phase of the season will be organised.

The next phase will be organised on the basis of the standings once the regional league has been concluded.

The allocation will be: Group A: Top 4 Clubs from each division to play each other in a 7 game programme Group B: Clubs from 5th place to 8th place (inclusive) to play each other in a 7 game programme Group C: Clubs from 9th place to 12th place (inclusive) to play each other in a 7 game programme Those clubs finishing in the top two places in each group will receive more home matches (4 home matches, 3 away matches). The Club finishing in top place within Group A will be deemed Barclays U18 Premier League Champions.

18 19 FIXTURES Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v.

Chelsea Aston Villa v. West Bromwich Albion Fulham v. Brighton and Hove Albion Norwich City v. Reading * 1pm Kick-off Southampton v. Tottenham Hotspur * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. Leicester City * 12 noon Kick-off Thursday, August 28th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - South Brighton and Hove Albion v. Norwich City * 1pm Kick-off Saturday, August 30th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v. Middlesbrough * 12.30pm Kick-off Derby County v. Blackburn Rovers * 12 noon Kick-off Liverpool v. Manchester United Manchester City v. Everton Stoke City v. Newcastle United Sunderland v.

Wolverhampton Wanderers * 1pm Kick-off Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. Aston Villa Fulham v. Reading Leicester City v. Chelsea * 12 noon Kick-off West Bromwich Albion v. Southampton * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. Tottenham Hotspur FIXTURES Saturday, September 13th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Sunderland * 12.30pm Kick-off Everton v. Derby County * 12 noon Kick-off Manchester United v. Stoke City * 1pm Kick-off Middlesbrough v. Liverpool Newcastle United v. Bolton Wanderers * 12.30pm Kick-off Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Manchester City * 12 noon Kick-off Barclays U18 Premier League - South Aston Villa v.

Fulham * 12 noon Kick-off Chelsea v. West Ham United Norwich City v. Arsenal Reading v. Brighton and Hove Albion * 12 noon Kick-off Southampton v. Leicester City * 12 noon Kick-off Tottenham Hotspur v. West Bromwich Albion * 12 noon Kick-off Saturday, September 20th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Everton Liverpool v. Bolton Wanderers Manchester City v. Manchester United Middlesbrough v. Newcastle United Stoke City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Sunderland v. Derby County * 1pm Kick-off

20 21 FIXTURES Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. Reading Brighton and Hove Albion v. Aston Villa Chelsea v. West Bromwich Albion * 12 noon Kick-off Leicester City v. Tottenham Hotspur * 12 noon Kick-off Norwich City v. Fulham * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. Southampton * 12 noon Kick-off Saturday, September 27th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v. Stoke City Derby County v. Manchester City Everton v. Sunderland * 12.30pm Kick-off Manchester United v. Middlesbrough * 12.30pm Kick-off Newcastle United v. Liverpool Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Blackburn Rovers * 12 noon Kick-off Barclays U18 Premier League - South Aston Villa v.

Norwich City * 12 noon Kick-off Fulham v. Arsenal Reading v. West Ham United Southampton v. Brighton and Hove Albion Tottenham Hotspur v. Chelsea West Bromwich Albion v. Leicester City FIXTURES Saturday, October 4th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v. Everton Liverpool v. Manchester City Manchester United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Middlesbrough v. Sunderland Newcastle United v. Derby County * 1pm Kick-off Stoke City v. Blackburn Rovers Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. Southampton Aston Villa v. Tottenham Hotspur * 12 noon Kick-off Brighton and Hove Albion v.

West Ham United Fulham v. West Bromwich Albion * 12 noon Kick-off Norwich City v. Chelsea * 12 noon Kick-off Reading v. Leicester City * 12 noon Kick-off Saturday, October 11th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Manchester United Derby County v. Middlesbrough * 1pm Kick-off Everton v. Stoke City Manchester City v. Newcastle United * 1pm Kick-off Sunderland v. Bolton Wanderers * 12.30pm Kick-off Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Liverpool

22 23 FIXTURES Barclays U18 Premier League - South Chelsea v. Aston Villa Leicester City v. Norwich City * 12 noon Kick-off Southampton v. Fulham Tottenham Hotspur v. Brighton and Hove Albion * 12 noon Kick-off West Bromwich Albion v. Reading * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. Arsenal Saturday, October 13th, 2015 Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. Fulham * 10.45am Kick-off Friday, October 17th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. Tottenham Hotspur Saturday, October 18th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Liverpool v.

Blackburn Rovers Manchester United v. Sunderland * 12.30pm Kick-off Middlesbrough v. Manchester City * 1pm Kick-off Newcastle United v. Everton * 12.30pm Kick-off Stoke City v. Derby County FIXTURES Barclays U18 Premier League - South Aston Villa v. Leicester City Brighton and Hove Albion v. Chelsea Fulham v. West Ham United Norwich City v. West Bromwich Albion * 12 noon Kick-off Reading v. Southampton Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Newcastle United * 12.30pm Kick-off Derby County v. Bolton Wanderers * 12 noon Kick-off Sunderland v. Liverpool Wolverhampton Wanderers v.

Middlesbrough * 1pm Kick-off Barclays U18 Premier League - South Chelsea v. Fulham Leicester City v. Arsenal * 11.30am Kick-off Southampton v. Norwich City Tottenham Hotspur v. Reading * 12 noon Kick-off West Bromwich Albion v. Brighton and Hove Albion * 1pm Kick-off West Ham United v. Aston Villa * 12 noon Kick-off Saturday, November 1st, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v. Manchester City Liverpool v. Everton Middlesbrough v. Blackburn Rovers * 12 noon Kick-off Newcastle United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers * 1pm Kick-off Stoke City v. Sunderland * 1pm Kick-off

24 25 FIXTURES Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. West Bromwich Albion Aston Villa v. Southampton Brighton and Hove Albion v. Leicester City * 12 noon Kick-off Fulham v. Tottenham Hotspur Norwich City v. West Ham United * 12 noon Kick-off Reading v. Chelsea Saturday, November 8th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - South Leicester City v. Fulham * 11.30am Kick-off West Bromwich Albion v. Tottenham Hotspur * 12 noon Kick-off Saturday, November 15th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Everton v. Manchester United Manchester City v. Stoke City Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v.

Bolton Wanderers Derby County v. Liverpool * 12 noon Kick-off Everton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers * 11.30am Kick-off Manchester United v. Newcastle United * 12.30pm Kick-off Middlesbrough v. Stoke City * 1pm Kick-off Sunderland v. Manchester City FIXTURES Barclays U18 Premier League - South Brighton and Hove Albion v. Fulham Chelsea v. Arsenal Leicester City v. West Ham United * 12 noon Kick-off Reading v. Norwich City * 1pm Kick-off Tottenham Hotspur v. Southampton * 12 noon Kick-off West Bromwich Albion v. Aston Villa Saturday, November 29th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v.

Manchester United Liverpool v. Stoke City Manchester City v. Blackburn Rovers Middlesbrough v. Everton * 12.30pm Kick-off Newcastle United v. Sunderland Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Derby County Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. Brighton and Hove Albion Aston Villa v. Reading * 12 noon Kick-off Fulham v. Leicester City * 11.30am Kick-off Norwich City v. Tottenham Hotspur * 12 noon Kick-off Southampton v. Chelsea * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. West Bromwich Albion * 12 noon Kick-off

26 27 FIXTURES Saturday, December 6th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Derby County * 12 noon Kick-off Everton v. Manchester City Manchester United v. Liverpool Middlesbrough v. Bolton Wanderers * 12.30pm Kick-off Newcastle United v. Stoke City Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Sunderland * 1pm Kick-off Barclays U18 Premier League - South Aston Villa v. Arsenal * 12 noon Kick-off Chelsea v. Leicester City * 12 noon Kick-off Norwich City v. Brighton and Hove Albion Reading v. Fulham Southampton v. West Bromwich Albion Tottenham Hotspur v. West Ham United Saturday, November 13th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Manchester United v.

Derby County * 11.30am Kick-off Saturday, December 20th, 2014 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v. Newcastle United * 12.30pm Kick-off Derby County v. Everton * 12 noon Kick-off Liverpool v. Middlesbrough * 1pm Kick-off Manchester City v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Stoke City v. Manchester United Sunderland v. Blackburn Rovers * 12.30pm Kick-off FIXTURES Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. Norwich City Brighton and Hove Albion v. Reading * 12 noon Kick-off Fulham v. Aston Villa * 12 noon Kick-off Leicester City v. Southampton * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v.

Chelsea Saturday, January 10th, 2015 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Wolverhampton Wanderers * 12 noon Kick-off Liverpool v. Newcastle United * 1pm Kick-off Manchester City v. Derby County * 12 noon Kick-off Middlesbrough v. Manchester United * 12.30pm Kick-off Stoke City v. Bolton Wanderers Sunderland v. Everton * 12.30pm Kick-off Barclays U18 Premier League - South Brighton and Hove Albion v. Southampton Chelsea v. Tottenham Hotspur Leicester City v. West Bromwich Albion Norwich City v. Aston Villa * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. Reading

28 29 FIXTURES Saturday, January 17th, 2015 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v. Liverpool Derby County v. Sunderland * 1pm Kick-off Everton v. Blackburn Rovers Manchester United v. Manchester City Newcastle United v. Middlesbrough Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Stoke City Barclays U18 Premier League - South Aston Villa v. Brighton and Hove Albion Fulham v. Norwich City * 12 noon Kick-off Reading v. Arsenal Southampton v. West Ham United * 12 noon Kick-off Tottenham Hotspur v. Leicester City * 12 noon Kick-off West Bromwich Albion v. Chelsea * 12 noon Kick-off Saturday, January 24th, 2015 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v.

Stoke City Derby County v. Newcastle United * 1pm Kick-off Everton v. Bolton Wanderers Manchester City v. Liverpool Sunderland v. Middlesbrough Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Manchester United * 11am Kick-off FIXTURES Barclays U18 Premier League - South Chelsea v. Norwich City * 12 noon Kick-off Leicester City v. Reading * 12 noon Kick-off Southampton v. Arsenal * 12 noon Kick-off Tottenham Hotspur v. Aston Villa * 12 noon Kick-off West Bromwich Albion v. Fulham * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. Brighton and Hove Albion Saturday, January 31st, 2015 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v.

Sunderland * 12.30pm Kick-off Liverpool v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Manchester United v. Blackburn Rovers Middlesbrough v. Derby County * 1pm Kick-off Newcastle United v. Manchester City Stoke City v. Everton Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. West Ham United Aston Villa v. Chelsea Brighton and Hove Albion v. Tottenham Hotspur * 12 noon Kick-off Fulham v. Southampton Norwich City v. Leicester City Reading v. West Bromwich Albion * 12 noon Kick-off

30 31 FIXTURES Saturday, February 7th, 2015 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Liverpool Derby County v. Stoke City Everton v. Newcastle United * 12.30pm Kick-off Manchester City v. Middlesbrough * 1pm Kick-off Sunderland v. Manchester United * 12.30pm Kick-off Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Bolton Wanderers Barclays U18 Premier League - South Chelsea v. Brighton and Hove Albion Leicester City v. Aston Villa Southampton v. Reading Tottenham Hotspur v. Arsenal West Bromwich Albion v. Norwich City * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. Fulham Saturday, February 14th, 2015 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Bolton Wanderers v.

Derby County * 12 noon Kick-off Liverpool v. Sunderland * 1pm Kick-off Manchester United v. Everton Middlesbrough v. Wolverhampton Wanderers * 1pm Kick-off Newcastle United v. Blackburn Rovers Stoke City v. Manchester City Barclays U18 Premier League - South Arsenal v. Leicester City Aston Villa v. West Ham United * 12 noon Kick-off Brighton and Hove Albion v. West Bromwich Albion * 12 noon Kick-off Fulham v. Chelsea Norwich City v. Southampton Reading v. Tottenham Hotspur * 12 noon Kick-off Saturday, February 21st, 2015 Barclays U18 Premier League - North Blackburn Rovers v. Middlesbrough * 12 noon Kick-off Derby County v.

Manchester United * 11.30am Kick-off Everton v. Liverpool Manchester City v. Bolton Wanderers Sunderland v. Stoke City * 1pm Kick-off Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Newcastle United Barclays U18 Premier League - South Chelsea v. Reading Leicester City v. Brighton and Hove Albion * 12 noon Kick-off Southampton v. Aston Villa Tottenham Hotspur v. Fulham West Bromwich Albion v. Arsenal * 12 noon Kick-off West Ham United v. Norwich City * 12 noon Kick-off

32 33 RULES OF U18 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE 1 (THE U18 PREMIER LEAGUE) CONTENTS Definitions 33 General Provisions 33 The League 34 Structure of the League 34 The League Competition 35 End of Season Competition 36 Finance 36 Fixtures 36 Pitch Size 37 Artificial Surfaces 37 Postponement of Matches 37 Kick-off and Restart 37 Team Sheet 38 Substitutes 38 Duration of Matches 38 Notification of Match Results 38 Strip 38 Equipment and Facilities 39 Match Officials 39 League Technical Match Observers 41 Medical 41 Player Eligibility 42 Disciplinary Procedures 42

34 35 Definitions 1.

IntheserulestermsdefinedinPremierLeagueRuleA.1andRule1oftheYouthDevelopment Rules shall have the meanings set out in those Rules save where a different definition is specifically adopted in these rules. 2. In addition, in these rules the following terms shall have the following meanings: 2.1. "Category 1 Academy" means an Academy which has been designated as Category 1 by the Professional Game Board; 2.2. “Home Club” means the Member Club at whose venue a Match is or was or should be or should have been played or, where the Member Clubs participating in that Match share a venue, the Member Club whose name first appears in respect of that Match on the fixture list; 2.3.

“Laws of the Game” means the laws governing the playing of association football as authorised from time to time by the International Football Association Board; 2.4. “Match” means a match played in the League and hence shall include: 2.4.1. matches between Member Clubs in the same regional league; 2.4.2. matches between Member Clubs in different regional leagues; 2.4.3. save in rules 23 and 24, the semi-finals and the final. 2.5. “Member Club” means a club in membership of the League; 2.6. “Premier League” means The Football Association Premier League Limited; 2.7. “Premier League Rules” means the rules for the time being of the Premier League; 2.8.

“Season” means the period commencing on the date of the first Match in the League and ending on the date of the last such Match; 2.9. “U18 Professional Development League 1” means the competition organised by the Premier League and designated as such and “League” shall have the same meaning; 2.10. “Under 18” and “Under 19” have the meaning in Youth Development Rule 2; and 2.11. “Visiting Club” means the Member Club playing, which has played, which should play or which should have played a Match at the venue of a Home Club or, where the Member Clubs participating in the Match share a ground, the Member Club whose name last appears in respect of that Match on the fixture list.

General Provisions 3. Unless the context otherwise requires: 3.1. words importing the singular shall include the plural and vice-versa; and 3.2. words importing any particular gender shall include all genders. 4. The headings in these rules are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation. RULES RULES 5. Premier League Rule B.12 shall apply to any discretion, right or power expressed in these rules to be exercisable by the Board. 6. Subject to rule 7, no alteration shall be made to these rules unless it has first been submitted to and approved by clubs in membership of the Premier League in accordance with the provisions of the Articles.

7. Rule 6 shall not apply to any matter which is stated in these rules to be a matter which shall be determined by Member Clubs. 8. In the event of any conflict between the provisions of these rules and the provisions of the Premier League Rules, the provisions of the Premier League Rules shall prevail. 9. Where a Member Club is required to submit a form to the Secretary or to the Premier League pursuant to these rules, the Board may instead require that the information to be provided in the form is submitted via the Extranet in such manner as it may determine. The League 10. The League shall be called the “U18 Premier League” to which name may be added the name of any title sponsor.

11. The League shall be governed, managed and organised by the Premier League, acting by and through the Board, subject to the provisions of the Articles, the Premier League Rules, and these rules. Structure of the League 12. Membership of the League shall be (subject to rule 14) mandatory for those Premier League clubs and Football League clubs who hold licences to operate Category 1 Academies for that Season. 13. Each Member Club shall submit to the Secretary on or before the 1st June in each year Form PUL1 duly completed.

14. Membership of the League shall cease if: 14.1. a Member Club is expelled from the Premier League or the Football League (as appropriate) or from the League; or 14.2.

a Member Club ceases to hold a licence to operate a Category 1 Academy. 15. There shall be no annual subscription. 16. The League shall be split into two regional leagues. 17. Each Member Club shall play: 17.1. each other Member Club in its regional league twice (once home and once away); and 17.2. each Member Club in the other regional league once (either home or away as determined by the Board).

18. The winner of each regional league shall receive 25 commemorative medals to distribute to such of their players and Officials as they think fit.

36 37 RULES The League Competition 19. Eligibility in the League shall be limited to players in age group Under 18 or younger, save that each club may nominate one Under 19 goalkeeper on its team sheet for any Match. 20. The membership of each regional league shall be determined annually by the Board after the 1st June and shall be published to Member Clubs as soon as practicable thereafter. 21. Except with the prior written approval of the Board, Member Clubs shall play home Matches at the venue indicated on Form PUL1.

The Board shall be empowered at any time to inspect the pitch and the facilities at all such venues and, if they are considered to be unsuitable for the playing of Matches, to order that they be played elsewhere. 22. Matches shall: 22.1. take place during the Professional Development Phase Games Programme; and 22.2. be played in accordance with the Laws of the Game. 23. Unless otherwise determined by either the Board or a Commission pursuant to the provisions of the Premier League Rules, the winner of a Match shall score 3 points and each Member Club participating in a Match which is drawn shall score one point.

24. The results of Matches shall be recorded by the Secretary in a table containing, in respect of each Member Club, the following information: 24.1. the number of Matches played; 24.2. the number of Matches won, drawn and lost; 24.3. the number of goals scored in Matches by and against that Member Club; 24.4. the number of points scored by each Member Club. 25. The position of Member Clubs in the table of each regional league shall be determined by the number of points scored, the Member Club having scored the highest number of points being at the top of the table and the Member Club having scored the lowest being at the bottom.

26. If any two or more Member Clubs have scored the same number of points their position in the table shall be determined on goal difference, that is to say, the difference between the total number of goals scored by and against a Member Club in Matches, and the higher or highest placed Member Club shall be the Member Club with the higher or highest goal difference. 27. If any two or more Member Clubs have scored the same number of points and have the same goal difference, the higher or highest placed Member Club shall be the Member Club having scored the most goals.

28. If any two or more Member Clubs have scored the same number of points, have the same goal difference and have scored the same number of goals they shall be deemed to occupy the same position in the table.

29. If at the conclusion of all Matches (save for the semi-finals and final) any two or more Member Clubs occupy the same position in a table, the Board shall determine the means, if any, by which they shall be separated. RULES 30. The results of Matches and each table shall be published on the Extranet and distributed to the media by the Secretary as soon as practicable after each Saturday during the Season upon which Matches are played.

31. The winner of the League shall receive a trophy, which it shall return to the Secretary in good order and condition not later than 3 weeks before the final Matches of the following Season, and both the winner of and the runner-up shall receive 25 commemorative medals to be presented to such of their players and Officials as they think fit. Additional medals may be presented with the consent of the Board. End of Season Competition 32. The winner of each regional league shall play the runner-up of the other league in the semi-finals of the League, with the winner of each regional league being the Home Club for its semi-final.

33. Each of the semi-finals and final shall be played at the Home Club’s ground registered pursuant to Premier League Rule K.5 or Football League Regulation 13.6 or at a neutral venue to be determined by the Premier League, and which club shall be the Home Club for the final shall be determined by a draw undertaken by the Premier League. 34. The winners of each of the semi-finals shall compete in the final, the winner of which shall be deemed to be the winner of U18 Premier League. Finance 35. The cost of staging Matches, including the fees and expenses of Match Officials, shall be met by the Home Club and the Visiting Club shall meet the cost of its attendance thereat.

36. Unless the Board otherwise determines in any particular case, charges for admission to a Match may be made at the discretion of and retained by the Home Club. 37. A Match shall not be broadcast without the prior written permission of the Board. Fixtures 38. The dates and kick-off times on which Matches shall be played shall be fixed and published by the Board as soon as practicable prior to the commencement of each Season and except as otherwise provided in rules 40, 46 and 47, Matches shall be played on the dates thus fixed.

39. All intellectual property and other rights in the League’s fixture list shall belong to the Premier League. 40. The Board shall have the power at any time to change the date upon which a Match is to be played. Before exercising such a power the Board will consult with and take into account any representations made by the Member Clubs participating in the Match in question and any other Member Club which may be affected by the proposed change. 41. Unless the Board otherwise provides, Matches will be played on Saturdays, with each Season commencing on a date to be determined by the Board.

38 39 RULES 42.

No later than 14 days before the date upon which a Match is to be played in accordance with the fixture list, the Home Club shall send Form PUL2 to the Visiting Club, the appointed Match Officials and the Secretary. Where the Match Officials have not been appointed by this time, the Home Club shall send Form PUL2 to the Match Officials as soon as it is notified of such appointment. Pitch Size 43. Unless otherwise permitted by the Board, in Matches the length of the pitch shall be 105 metres and its breadth 68 metres.

44. The dimensions of a pitch at a ground registered pursuant to Premier League Rule K.5 or Football League Regulation 13.6 shall be as determined by the Board for the purposes of the Premier League competition. Artificial Surfaces 45. No Match shall be played on an Artificial Surface. Postponement of Matches 46. A Match shall not be postponed or abandoned except with the written consent of the Board or on the instructions of the appointed referee who shall be empowered to instruct that the Match be postponed or abandoned only if he considers that the pitch is unfit for, or if adverse weather conditions preclude, the playing of the Match.

47. Upon a Match being postponed or abandoned in accordance with rule 46, the Home Club shall forthwith give notice thereof to the Secretary in Form PUL3 and the Board will thereupon exercise its power under rule 40 and fix a date upon which the Match in question shall be played.

48. Except in the case of a Match which, without either the Home Club or the Visiting Club being at fault, is postponed or abandoned under the provisions of rule 46, any Member Club which causes the postponement or abandonment of a Match on the date fixed under rule 38 or the date to which it is rearranged under rule 47 will be in breach of these rules. Kick-off and Restart 49. Unless otherwise decided by the Board, after consultation with both the Home Club and the Away Club, the kick-off time of a Match shall be no earlier than 11.00am and no later than 7.00pm and in any case shall be confirmed on Form PUL2.

50. Each Member Club participating in a Match shall adhere to the kick-off time and the Home Club shall report any delay to the kick-off or to the restart to the Secretary together with any explanation for such delay. 51. Any Member Club which without good reason causes the kick-off or the restart of a Match to be delayed from the time fixed will be in breach of these rules. RULES Team Sheet 52. At least 30 minutes before the kick-off time of a Match, each participating Member Club: 52.1. shall hand to the referee a team sheet in Form PUL4; and 52.2. shall hand to its opponents a team sheet in Form PUL5; each duly completed, which shall also include the names and job titles of up to five of its Officials who will occupy the trainers’ bench during the Match.

53. If any player or substitute player named in the team sheet is injured after the submission of the team sheet but before kick-off, upon the referee being satisfied that the injury is such that the player in question cannot reasonably be expected to play, the name of another player may be added to the team sheet as a player or substitute player. 54. No player whose name does not appear on the team sheet shall take the field of play in that Match.

Substitutes 55. A Member Club may include in its team sheet up to five substitute players, three of whom may take part in the Match subject to the conditions set out in Law 3 of the Laws of the Game. Duration of Matches 56. Subject to the provisions of Law 7 of the Laws of the Game and rule 57, the duration of a Match shall be 90 minutes. 57. The Board may order a Match which for whatever reason lasts for less than 90 minutes to count as a completed Match or to be replayed. 58. The half-time interval shall be 10 minutes. Notification of Match Results 59. Within 30 minutes of the conclusion of a Match the Home Club shall notify the result to the Premier League’s appointed media data collection and distribution partner.

60. Each Member Club participating in a Match shall complete Form PUL6 in duplicate, retaining one copy for its own records and submitting the other to the Secretary so that it is received by him within 72 hours of the conclusion of the Match. Strip 61. Each Member Club shall ensure that its Players only wear in Matches Strips which have been registered with the Premier League pursuant to Premier League Rules M.17 to M.20 (save that the provisions of Premier League Rule M.21 shall apply to a Member Club’s last home or away Match), or, in the case of a Member Club which is not a member of the Premier League, in accordance with the relevant regulations of the Football League concerning the registration of Strip.