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RESULTS FOR MAY 9TH ARE NOW ONLINE

All of the league results and goalscorers are in and available to view in the usual place.

The Division One Cup Final was won by Strokes who defeated Barnaby two nil with goals by Greene and Taylor.



Published: 02 May 2010


PROPOSED RULE CHANGES

Please see attached the proposed rule changes for next season.

Proposed Rule Changes



Published: 23 April 2010


KENT FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT - DETAILS BELOW.

With over 400 teams expected this is a must for all.

The tournament will be seven aside for Under 7s, 8s, 9s, 10s, 11s, 12s, 13s, 14s and 15s for both boys and girls.   Under 16s, 18s and Seniors can play in either seven or eleven aside or both.

Already we have received entries from Europe.

The winners of each age group will receive medals, a set of 10 mitre footballs and 100 car stickers with their club badge and logo. Runners up will also receive medals and 100 cars stickers with their club badge.*

Under 7's and 8's will play in a football festival in accordance with the 2008 / 2009 FA guidelines on competitive football. All players who participate in these age groups will receive a medal after the matches are completed.**

There will be trade stands indoors where you can look and buy all the latest kits and equipment, including the fantastic igoal which will be used at the event.
The FA will be present with their respect campaign where you can find out about becoming a referee and they will also have details of the various courses that the FA run.
There will be various football skill competitions with prizes.
DE Photography will be on site for you to take home photos of the day. They will also have photos of the day on their website after the event for you to browse at your leisure

The tournament will be held at the prestigious Kent Showground, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, chosen for its easy access and facilities.   It is situated on the A249 that connects the two main arteries of Kent, the M2 and the M20, making it just a 20 minute drive from South London, Dartford, Dover or Folkestone.   Facilities include easy parking, toilets and showers.   Hot and cold food will be available.

The entry fee is £30 for seven a side and £40 for eleven a side per team and more info can be found about the tournament on www.kentfootballtournament.com



Published: 16 March 2010


28TH FEBRUARY GAMES

IMPORTANT NEWS - All games tomorrow the 28th February have been postponed.

The games were postponed early as the pitches have already had a lot of rain on them over the past week. With further heavy rain due during Saturday night, the decision by Thanet Leisureforce & the league was to postpone the games at 6pm on Saturday instead of Sunday morning. Private grounds such as St Lukes and school pitches called their games off during Friday & Saturday. This gives players plently of notification, instead of the last minute notice at 9am on Sunday morning. Playing on water soaked pitches will only cause further damage to the pitch and impact the following months games due to damaged and unplayable pitches. We are trying to safeguard the pitches for your benefit.

Hope this explains the reason for the early postponement of games tomorrow.

Thanet Sunday League management committee



Published: 27 February 2010


RESPECT MEETING & EGM UPDATE...

Extract from Isle of Thanet Gazette (Friday 12 February 2010) 

ALBION Athletic have avoided being kicked out of the Belmonte Thanet Sunday Football League by the skin of their teeth. There was big support for the league’s proposal to expel them but it fell two votes short of being carried. Former double winners Albion were in hot water following a string of disciplinary issues, the most serious of these being the assault on referee Will Sanderson by Patrick Dyett which brought a charge of misconduct. Forty of the 67 votes cast at a league Respect meeting on Tuesday were in favour of excluding Albion. That added up to 60 per cent but a two-thirds majority (67 per cent) was required under league rules. George Thorley spoke for Albion and told the meeting his club were prepared to adhere to the FA’s Respect campaign and acknowledged they were on their last chance.

League chairman Ernie McGarvey said: I remind you all of the FA Respect programme slogan – ‘No respect, no referee, no game.’ “This is a daunting prospect and with the recent issues within our league leading to dwindling numbers of the men in black, we could not sit around and wait for this to happen.”

Referees are now marking clubs on their behaviour and the I.O.T.G paper will bring you regular updates on the Respect league table.



Published: 15 February 2010


USING BIRCHINGTON PITCHES

When using the facilities at Birchington Rec, please respect not only the parking conditions there but the local residents properties.

Banging muddy boots against a residents wall in attempt to clean them is not very nice, so please refrain from doing so in the future.



Published: 09 February 2010




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