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Jul 5, 2013, 10:41 PM
F.A. NOTES TO THE PRELIMINARY QUALIFYING AND FIRST ROUND QUALIFYING TIES
All ties must be played in week commencing Monday 9th September 2013, kick-off 7p.m., unless mutually agreed otherwise. Clubs are reminded
that when agreeing dates with opponents that ties in the F.A .Youth Cup Competition take priority over all other games with the exception of
home first team commitments. This therefore means that matches in the Competition take priority over other Youth and Reserve team matches.
If problems are experienced in fixing a date to avoid 1st XI fixtures, please contact the F.A. Competitions Department for assistance.
MATCH ARRANGEMENT FORM – DO NOT POST
Home Clubs must ensure that the Match Arrangement Form is received by The F.A. Competitions Department by Friday 9th August 2013
by faxing to 0844-980-0611 or e-mailing to email@example.com DO NOT POST.
PLAYER QUALIFICATION DATE
The player qualification date is 12 noon on the day previous to the date fixed for playing the match, this includes postponements.
A “registered player” is one who is either, in the case of a player under written contract, registered with The Association or, in the case
of a player without a written contract, registered with a League in which his Club competes in the current season. Any such registration
must have been received and accepted by The Association or League by 12 noon on the day previous to the date fixed for playing the match,
and the registration must be continuous through to the date of the match.
AGE GROUP BRACKETS
Only those players are eligible to take part who have reached the age of 15 years by midnight on 31st August of the current season
and not reached the age of 18 years as at midnight on 31st August of the current season.
For season 2013-2014 a player must have been born 1st September 1995 to 31st August 1998.
(This post was edited by John Treleven on Jul 5, 2013, 10:45 PM)