Covid-19 – new guidelines and rules

All leagues and bookers must now follow the FA guidelines for the return to competitive football. It is important that you make everyone in your team or everyone in your booking aware of these.

Full guidelines can be seen at but please note the following:

(i) any members showing symptoms of covid-19 must not attend matches or bookings. Please see NHS website for more details on symptoms etc if you are unsure

(ii) Teams should arrive ready to play and avoid using changing rooms wherever possible

(iii) Players should bring their own hand gel and sanitise before, during and after matches

(iv) No handshakes, hugs or goal celebrations I’m afraid – more at

(v) some changes to playing rules are in effect, please see here

(vi) Contact info for track and trace for all players and users must be submitted after each game or booking.