Welcome all to the BBDFL 2017/2018 summer fixtures block
First, I would like to say THANK YOU for choosing the BBDFL to enter your team in, here at BBDFL we would like to help develop your players, you as a coach and your Club to be the best it can be.
If the league can help in anyway, please get in touch, we are here to help
Can i ask all managers to check all your details are correct on the BBDFL website
To assist all Managers/team officials with your preparations for the new season, please refer to the guidelines below:
No more than 2 coaches per team on the touchline.
Please ensure that a parent line is in place at every game, If you have no respect barriers, please use cones, but parents/ spectators must be on the other side of the pitch to the coaches and away from the pitch touchline.
Referees can only be a qualified coach or nominated qualified referee and not a parent / spectator unless agreed with the Age Group Secretary first. If a qualified referee is to be then please bear in mind you will need to split their fee amongst the teams.
All home coaches need to confirm the fixture details no later than close on Wednesday before the game.
Please provide at least 7 days’ notice if you are not requiring a game.
Home Managers need to confirm a match summary of the games by 6pm on the same day of the game (Pitch Number, teams, results WLD- this will used to look at matching teams).
League Rules:Please ensure you have a copy and have read the 2017/2018 League Rules, this can be found under the Governance Tab on the website.
All player registrations are dealt with through the 'iTeammate' sysytem
HOME MANAGERS - Please contact your opposition manager by no later than Wednesday evening to confirm the arrangements for Saturday.
Half Way Line Retreat – If the ball goes out for a goal kick, the opposition must retreat to the half way line to allow the team with the ball to play out from the back.
Powerplay – If there is a scoreline of 4 goals, the opposition can be permitted to bring on additional player to keep the game close and competitive.
These are U6 and U7s -please let them play and learn by playing the game.
Do not sign line coach, and no walking up and down or standing behind goals giving direction. The players will learn nothing from being told constantly what to do.
THIS AGE GROUP IS DEVELOPMENT, PLEASE ENCOURAGE, SUPPORT THE PLAYERS – NO SHOUTING, OR COMPLICATED INSTRUCTION
REMEMBER, IT’S THEIR GAME, LET THEM PLAY, THE WIN ISN’T IMPORTANT, THEIR ENJOYMENT IS.