Mainland Men's Premier Football League 2014 - COACHES HANDBOOK
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CONTENTS • Team details • Mainland Men’s Premier Football League Draw • Rules and regulations The Mainland Men’s Premier Football League is administered by Mainland Football. All enquiries should be forwarded to the office. MAINLAND FOOTBALL Address English Park 127 Cranford St Edgeware, Christchurch PO Box 21122, Christchurch www.mainlandfootball.co.nz Telephone (03) 375 4072 Facsimile (03) 355 4976 Game Colin Grant Development (03) 375 4072 Manager 021 998 194
MAINLAND MENS PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE TEAM DETAILS CASHMERE TECHNICAL Contact #s Coach John Brown 027 2439027 Manager Paul Nicholls 027 3090111 Colours First Strip Yellow/Blue/Blue Alternate Strip White/Blue/White Programme Geoff Price 021 331 989 Transfers Terry Mann 021 12987042 Administration Eileen Langridge 354 4003 COASTAL SPIRIT Contact #s Coach Xavier Morin 0211735878 Manager Chris Jones 0276565544 Colours First Strip Black/Black/Black Alternate Strip White/White/Light Blue Programme Gareth Turnbull 0277499283 Transfers Gareth Turnbull 0277499283 FERRYMEAD BAYS Contact #s Coach Danny Halligan 021 713360 Manager Andrew Rogers 027 2485577 Colours First Strip Navy Blue/Navy Blue/White Alternate Strip White/White/White Programme Erna Rogers 027 7465130 Transfers Erna Rogers 027 7465130
HALSWELL UNITED Contact #s Coach Thomas Fry 0276843051 Manager Jason Scott 0211294327 Colours First Strip White/Green/Green Alternate Strip Green/Green/White Programme Jason Scott 021 1294327 Transfers NELSON SUBURBS Contact #s Coach Ben Wright 022 0253314 Ass Coach Paul Brydon 021 0624751 Manager Cary Hamson 0275525671 Colours First Strip Top and shorts Sky blue with White and yellow trim/Sky Blue Alternate Strip Red with Yellow and White trim /Red with White trim/Red Programme Gary Hinks 027 4466581 Transfers Gary Hinks 027 4466581 NOMADS UNITED Contact #s Coach Dean Hutchison 021 907275 Manager Andrew Bull 027 2243381 Colours First Strip Blue/Blue/Red Alternate Strip Red/Red/Red Programme Kate Kingsland 027 229 1712 Transfers Rose Imms/ Colin Lambert 021 251 2462 (Colin Lambert) WESTERN Contact #s Coach Julian Morris 0210431923 Manager Graham Allan (Alby) 0210431923 Colours First Strip Red/Black/Black Alternate Strip Gold with Blue trim/Blue/Gold Programme Ray Parks 027-283-3669 Transfers Ray Parks 027-283-3669
UNIVERSITIES Contact #s Coach Joseph Hall (Primary contact) 0273566562 0212711040 Robbie Barraclough Manager Kayle Alley 0273889119 Colours First Strip Gold/maroon/Blk/Blk Alternate Strip Black/maroon/Blk/Blk Programme Ben Van Opzeeland/Simon 0272365302/0220996799 Bell Transfers Matthew Linton 0272255305
MAINLAND MENS PREMIER FOOTBALL LEAGUE PLAYING REGULATIONS Index 1.0 Competition Points 2.0 Promotion/Regulation 3.0 Playoff Competition 4.0 Registrations/Player Eligibility 5.0 Unregistered or Ineligible players 6.0 Fixtures 7.0 Postponed or Abandoned Matches 8.0 Discipline within Mainland Football Leagues 9.0 Traveling expenses 10.0 Playing equipment/strip 11.0 Changes of information 12.0 Trophies 13.0 Responsibilities 14.0 Behaviour Standards 15.0 Sponsorships 16.0 Fines 17.0 Misconduct of players 18.0 Appeals 19.0 Age Dispensation Schedule A Schedule B ABREVIATIONS MF – Mainland Football GDM –Game Development Manager PFL – Premier Football League
1.0 COMPETITION POINTS 1.1 In all games, three (3) points shall be awarded for a win, one (1) point for a draw and zero (0) points for a loss. 1.2 Team’s accumulated points shall govern all promotion and/or relegation for each season, or in the case of a tie, goal difference and if still level, the higher number of goals scored, shall be the deciding factors. Teams scores head to head during the MPFL season shall count, If still level the team with the least Red cards accumulated in the current season will be the deciding factor, If League winners are still level the League will be shared. If last placed teams are still level after the above criteria, one (1) game between the teams shall be played to decide who is relegated. 2.0 PROMOTION / RELEGATION The following will determine promotion/relegation 2.1 At the conclusion of the season MPFL Team 8 will be relegated to their highest next league. 2.3 Canterbury teams involved in the PFL must field a team in the Reserve League. 3.0 REGISTRATIONS / PLAYER ELIGIBLIITIY 3.1 Players shall be registered in accordance with Mainland Football Regulation 1 section 4 All players registered as MPFL players must remain within the MPFL and Reserve pool, there is no restriction on player’s movements between MPFL and Reserve. 5.0 UNREGISTERED OR INELIGBLE PLAYERS 5.1 In the event of any team playing unregistered or ineligible players, the following procedures from Mainland Football regulation 1 section 3.6 shall be adopted: 5.2 Fines as provided in Schedule “B” of these rules shall be imposed. b) If both Clubs are found to have played such players the match shall be cancelled. Fines shall be imposed as per schedule “B” and both teams penalised as per 5.1. 5.2 Any Club may have up to four guest players on the card from overseas countries who have not permanent residency in New Zealand, in any one match, provided that the rules of New Zealand Football Regulation 5.8 have been compiled with. Such players must be registered in accordance with MF Rules. 6.0 FIXTURES 6.1 All games will be played on Friday/Saturday/Sunday, unless the home team, with the sanction of MF, wishes to vary this. Notification of all such variation requests or determinations must be advised to the Game Development Manager (GDM) prior to the proposed changes being scheduled, no less than fourteen (14) days before the match is played. 6.2 Any team failing to take the field within 15 minutes of the Scheduled fixture kick off time shall be considered to have defaulted the match, unless the GDM is informed immediately of any delay. The GDM shall be advised immediately of any such occurrence.
6.3 Substitutes shall be 3 from 5 named on the team sheet non rolling. 7.0 POSTPONED or ABANDONED MATCHES (SEE SCHEDULE "C") 7.1 Any match abandoned shall be reported immediately to the GDM. After considering the facts the GDM may decide that: a) The scores at the time of the abandonment shall stand, or b) The match shall be re-scheduled on another date, or c) The matter may be referred to the board. 7.2 If the appointed Referee is not in attendance at the scheduled kick off time it is the responsibility of the appointed 1st assistant to take control of the game and appoint assistants. If no agreement can be reached the GDM has to be informed immediately. 8.0 DISIPLINE WITHIN MAINLAND FOOTBALL LEAGUES 8.1 Any Club who is found to be in default of a match in the Federation League or in their obligations to Mainland Football will incur immediate suspension and/or a fine as per Schedule "B" attached hereto. Defaults are scheduled matches which have not taken place due to a team’s inability to field a team, but not postponed, abandoned, deferred or delayed. The match shall be awarded to the non-offending team, a 3 (three) – 0 (nil) win will be recorded to the opposition and 3 (three) points deducted from the offending team. 8.2 entering of results: as per Mainland Football procedure 8.3 Team Cards a) All team cards are to contain the full name, not initials, of each player, including substitutes, with the number on the card corresponding to the individual player’s uniform. Team Cards must also include goal scorer’s numbers. If not correctly filled in the Club may be liable to a fine as per Schedule "B" attached hereto. b) Each team card should be signed after the game to confirm that the result and any misconduct, reported on the card, are correct. c) Team cards for all games shall be sent by all participating Clubs, these to be in the hands of the GDM within three (3) working days following the match. Clubs failing to comply shall be liable to a fine, as pre Schedule "B" attached hereto. d) In 2013 to assist Mainland Football with their end of season individual player awards, each coach shall nominate one (1) opposition player as their Player of The Day, this has to be marked on the team sheet POD beside players name. e) In 2013 season Mainland Football will endeavour to update players statistics online, therefore important that goal scorers and substitutions are marked on the team sheet. Team Fines 8.4 As per schedule “B” will be billed to the offending Club for payment within 30 days 9.0 TRAVELLING EXPENSES
All Clubs travelling expenses shall be the responsibility of the individual competing Club. 10.0 PLAYING EQUIPMENT / STRIP 10.1 Mainland Football will provide prior to the season 2 (two) FIFA approved size 5 Lotto Helex Pro match balls. Each home team must provide a minimum of three size 5 Lotto Helex Pro match balls in good playing order to be used in each MPFL game. Any replacement ball costs will be borne by the club. Fines for failure to provide the correct type and minimum number of match balls as per schedule “B” 10.2 In the referees opinion where team colours clash the visiting team shall be obliged to change. All teams are responsible for ascertaining the time and venue of the match and opposition team home colours. 10.3 Should MF obtain a Principal Sponsor. Any requirement by said sponsor will take precedence, any and all sponsorships placed on team strips will comply with sizes and situation as per NZS regulation. Failure to do so will attract a fine for each offence as per Schedule "B" attached hereto. 10.4 All team strips must be numbered on the back of the shirts, the number being the appropriate size and shall match that of the player on the team card. 10.5 Regulation nets, corner flags and also crowd barriers shall be supplied by the home team at all fixtures, as per Schedule "A" attached hereto. 11.0 CHANGES OF INFORMATION All Clubs are required to notify the GDM of all changes of Club Personnel, Telephone numbers, Club Colours etc. within seven (7) days of any such changes. 12.0 TROPHIES 12.1 All trophies shall remain the property of Mainland Football. 12.2 It is the responsibility of the Trophy winner to ensure that all Trophies are engraved correctly. Cost of the engraving shall be borne by Mainland Football however clubs must first seek approval from MF. 12.3 It is the responsibility of the trophy winner to ensure that the trophy is kept in safe custody and is returned to Mainland Football when requested, but not later than the 31st July each year. Failure to return the Trophy will involve the Club in the costs of providing a replacement Trophy, including engraving, similar to that damaged or lost. 13.0 RESPONSIBILITIES Each Club has a wider responsibility to the code and the Sponsor and to the supporters. This is achieved by providing and maintaining Football of the best achievable standard, a well presented playing surface and first class facilities. 14.0 BEHAVIOUR STANDARDS It is essential that each Club insist on high standards of behaviour and discipline both on and off the field. As per Mainland Football’s Code of Conduct. This relates to foul language, attitudes towards Referees etc. and if the Club become persistent offenders then they could face a fine or expulsion from the League. 15.0 SPONSORSHIP
15.1 Clubs match programs, must give PFL Sponsor recognition with logo on front cover, at no cost to the Sponsor or Mainland Football. 15.2 All Clubs are responsible for the safekeeping and stowage of any signage or other publicity material (unless it is specified by the sponsor that storage shall be at one of their agencies). The display of these items at each home fixture shall be the responsibility of the Club. 16.0 FINES Fines against Clubs in competitions shall be in accordance with Schedule "B" as follows payable by the 20th of the Month following invoice. If fines are not paid by due date, Mainland Football reserve the right to suspend Clubs until such fines have been paid in full as per Mainland football Rules 8b. 17.0 MISCONDUCT OF PLAYERS All misconducts shall be dealt with by MF in accordance with New Zealand Football Regulation 1.16.1 18.0 APPEALS 18.1 Each Club has the right of appeal against any regulations or ruling as per Mainland Football Regulation 1.16.1 19.0 AGE DISPENSATION 19.1 Clubs wanting to include players under the age of 16 years of age must apply for “Age Dispensation” through MF each year. 19.3 Clubs that fail to comply with this rule shall be fined and points deducted as per Mainland Football Regulation 1 (3.4) and as per fines on MPFL schedule “B”.
SCHEDULE "A" Criteria for 2013 Matson’s Premier Football League clubs Mainland Football reserves the right to inspect the grounds and facilities prior to the acceptance of any team into its competitions. If a Club fails to provide a suitable ground, or acceptable facilities, or has not met their obligations as per Mainland Football Rules that team may be refused entry to a particular competition. Premier Clubs are expected to have a higher standard of ground and facilities than lesser-placed teams. The exception to this schedule if for any reason the allocated ground cannot be used, the temporary alternative ground may not have some of the requirements 1 to 6. (1) Pitch Size: o FIFA ruling = 90m x 60m o Minimum area ideally should be 100m x 70m where possible (2) Fencing of ground: o All grounds need to be roped around the full perimeter of the field o The technical area should be marked in the space between the by line and fence line. (3) Pitch Markings: o Pitch markings will be of white ground marking paint. (4) Changing Facilities: Only MPFL teams have access to designated changing rooms, 1 hour prior o Separate changing facilities are to be lockable with adequate bench space and shower facilities with minimum of 4 shower heads o Toilet and hand basin are compulsory. o These facilities are to be cleaned prior to every game. (5) Shower Facilities: o Officials need to have separate changing and shower facilities o Mainland is to check facilities before the season. From here we will make contact with the council. (6) Sponsorship: As per 10.2 and 15.0 (7) Ball Kids: o Ball Kids (4 to 8) required for each home game age 11th grade upwards. (8) Programme: o A match programme must be supplied by all clubs of the home team, as per 15.1, match programme needs to have a minimum of 4 pages and handed to the referee prior to the game. Teams keep same shirt #’s when taking the field of play as given to opposing team programme. (10) Each Premier team must have a manager. (11) In the season of 2014 onwards the head coach of each MPFL team must have attained minimum of New Zealand Football Senior Level 2. (12) Mainland Football to allocate 4 spare grounds in any given week. (13) No other games to be scheduled on the same field prior to a MPFL match.
(14) Each MPL Team shall have a designated club member in attendance to welcome referees and act as a point of contact throughout the game and aftermatch. The club shall ensure a safe passage for referees between their changing room and field. Where possible this passageway to be roped off, in all instances a club member will ensure referees are escorted to and from changing rooms. SCHEDULE "B" FINES The fines listed herein are minimum only. It should be noted that if more than two incidents of the same nature per team occur then the fine will increase on the basis of twice the original fine. Other fines may be levied at the discretion of the Federation Board. PLAYERS Unregistered or Ineligible Player $50 Subsequent offence – same player $200 TEAM CARDS Late and/or No Team Cards $10 Incomplete Team Cards (Team Members) $10 RESULTS Late $10 GOAL SCORERS None per Telephone (Premier Division) $10 Not on Team Card (All Grades) $10 DEFAULTS Premier Division $2000 AGE DISPENSATION Failure to apply for dispensation $100 and points deducted as per mainland Football regulation 1 (2.5) Playing players after Age Dispensation declined $200 and points deducted as per mainland Football regulation 1 (2.5) MATCH BALLS Incorrect number of match balls $100 Incorrect match ball $100 NOT MEETING SCHEDULE “A” (2) Fencing of ground: Crowd barrier $50.00 (2) Fencing of ground: Technical area $50.00 (6) Programme: $50.00 (7) Ball Boys: $50.00 (8) Sponsorship: $50.00 (14) Case by case APPEALS As per Mainland Football regulation 1 section
SCHEDULE "C" Mainland Men’s Premier Football League – Cancellation Policy Where weather or ground conditions preceding a fixture raise doubts as to whether play shall take place, the Referee or Referee's liaison officer, (Referee, Inspector/Coach or 4th Official), General Manager and Game Development Manager shall meet at the ground to consider whether the ground is fit for play. This meeting and discussion shall be held in sufficient time to enable a team travelling on the day of the match to be notified prior to their departure for the match in question, of any cancellation. If there is doubt as to whether or not a fixture is to be played because of uncertainty about weather conditions, the Referee or Referee's liaison officer shall immediately notify Game Development Manager and home clubs General Manager following the ground inspection and the home club’s General Manager shall advise the visiting club. Where a travelling team has arrived in Christchurch or Nelson for game day - Given the travel cost of teams travelling to Christchurch or Nelson and given the difficulty in re-scheduling PFL fixtures at later times in the season, where games are played between Christchurch teams and Nelson teams, all possible action will be taken by referees to ensure games are played. Such actions include but are not limited to: Delaying kick off, to allow field repairs. Alternative venue in same location, even if a game is scheduled on the alternative venue, MPFL game takes precedent. Transfer game to alternative venue at a different location. If possible play game the following day. This same requirement will apply if a game has commenced and the ground has become unplayable because of weather. If the visiting team has been notified that a match is to be played provided no further rain falls, then all reasonable efforts must be made to ensure that the match proceeds. The Referee or Referee's liaison officer nominated for the match, following discussions with the Game Development Manager shall have sole discretion as to whether or not it shall be played on that ground or moved to another suitable field. If for any reason a match is abandoned, that match shall be replayed at the direction of Mainland Football, who shall first discuss the matter with the two affected clubs. Depending on circumstances of abandonment i.e. a travelling club refuses to play the game, the PFL club may be liable for the cost of travel for the rescheduled game. Colin Grant Cell Phone 021 998 194
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