- Fixture Secretary
The club fixture secretary is the main contact
with other clubs for the day-to-day arrangement of fixtures, and often referees
(some clubs have a separate referees secretary who liaises with club referees).
your fixtures for mistakes, clashes, pitch allocation problems as soon as
fixtures are published by the league. Donít wait a week as itíll be too
late for the League Match Secretaries to be able to address any problems.
For all home
games ensure you confirm details (venue, kickoff time, team colours, and
details for post-match hospitality) with the opposition Fixture Secretary by the
Monday preceding the game. Do not simply leave a message on voicemail or
email and assume the game is confirmed. Make sure you receive
If you haven't had confirmation from your opposition or the referee by
the middle of the week, please contact the League Match Secretary and/or Referees'
Secretary (as appropriate).
For home games
ensure you confirm details (as above) with League appointed referees by the
Monday preceding the game. If you cannot contact a league appointed referee,
contact the appropriate Assistant Referees Secretary. If the league is unable to appoint
a referee for a game, the home club are responsible for providing a club
details of all matches with your team captains. If a team does not intend to
accept hospitality at away games, ensure you tell the opposition well in
advance. If the game is a Cup game, make sure t he captain knows the Cup Rules
(earlier kickoff time, details
for extra time and penalties).
you have booked pitches for all home games. If your home pitches may need
inspecting on the morning of the game, make sure you have made arrangements to
do so to prevent unnecessary travel.
have a game postponed for any reason, make sure you tell the referee,
referees' secretary, the
opposition and the League Match Secretary.
games have been played, make sure you collect in the results,
marks for referees, sportsmanship, hospitality etc and report scores and submit
them to the league. Note: some clubs have a separate officer responsible for this task.
However, you are advised to ensure one person is responsible for gathering
scores and telephoning these into the league, as it reduces the chance of an