The two teams that finish FIRST and SECOND play each other in the final of each CUP GROUP eg. Kappa Cup U9 Red.
The team that finishes FIRST in the Kappa Cup Group A, will play the team that finishes FIRST in the Kappa Cup Group B.
The team that finishes FIRST in the 4sports Trophy Group A, will play the team that finishes FIRST in the 4sports Trophy Group B
The team that finishes FIRST in the Kappa Trophy Group A, will play the team that finishes FIRST in the Kappa Trophy Group B.
Play each other in your cup group ONCE eg. Kappa Cup U9 Red.
Tables will be visible on Full-Time, score lines/results will not be shown and should continue to not be posted by clubs.
The Power Play rule cannot be used.
Matches must be played in halves.
Goal difference is not used to the term and standings.
Players can only be registered for one team, and cannot play for anyone else in that age group. eg. a player cannot play for any other team at that age group (including a transfer as they will be cup tied). This includes clubs where they may have multiple teams in the same age group eg. A player that plays for the ‘Harriers’ of Club X, could not play for the ‘Hurricanes’ of Club X.
Players could play for a team at U8 and U9, or U9 and U10, or U10 and U11, as they are different competitions.
Failure to fulfil a fixture (except in the event of pitch conditions) will see the tie awarded to the non-defaulting team. Clubs MAY be fined UP TO £50.
If a match is postponed due to pitch conditions, the fixture shall be re-arranged at the earliest available opportunity.
No extra-time or penalties to be played in the group stage format. There will be extra time and penalties in the final format if the match is a draw.
Results of all trophy event fixtures must be reported to the Full-Time/Matchday system.
Where there is a kit colour clash then the away team will change colours.
Teams can mutually agree to bring forward fixtures if there are gaps, please contact Jo or Karen – at U9/10, or Gary – at U11 to confirm this.
U10 5v5 matches matches remain in their development format. Players will be able to continue in those matches.