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11-a-side Football

Our 11-a-side Social League offers you the opportunity to play regular competitive weekly fixtures.

There are two 11-a-side leagues running at the following times:

  • Wednesday on AGP3 between 12:30-5pm
  • Sunday on AGP3 with matches between 1-6pm

All leagues are subject to NGB and government advice. Currently only outdoor sport leagues in Tier 2 are able to go ahead. More details will be shared in the new year once we no more but at this stage please express your interest so we can plan accordingly.

11-a-side Football Rules and Regulations

1. Organisation

The league is organised and delivered by Team Surrey in partnership with University of Surrey Football Club. The league will be managed by the Sport Development Officer and supported by the IMS Football Activator. This officer and the activator will have the final say in the league.

The IMS Activator is Manish Gurung.

The following rules are subject to change in line with current Government and National Governing Body Guidelines.

 

2. Squad

a) The Squad may consist of between 11 to 15 players

b) All players are expected to register to take part in the league to enable Team Surrey to comply with Government guidance on track and trace.

c) At least seven players must be present in order to play a match.

d) Once the captain has paid and registered their team, they will receive an email with instructions on how other team members are required to register.

e) The registration process for team members via the Playwaze app is free of charge and a one-time only process.

f) It is the captain’s responsibility to ensure all players are registered.

g) Random spot checks will take place during the course of the league. Teams with unregistered players face removal from the league.

h) Players who wish to play for more than one team must register with both teams and is up to the player’s discretion who they play for should the two teams play together

i) A maximum of 2 BUCS players per squad

 

3. General Rules

a) A referee will oversee each game who must be respected in line with the code of conduct, but teams must each provide a linesman who will adhere to the rules of the game at all times

b) Matches will consist of 2 x 27.5 minute halves with a 5min half time.

c) 3 points shall be awarded for a win, 1 for a draw, 0 for a loss.

d) A team forfeits a game if they fail to turn up to play within 15 minutes of the start time.

e) Fixtures will only be rearranged due to facility clashes or adverse weather conditions, if this occurs matches will be rearranged at the end of the planned league dates.

f) Informed walkover – 48hrs notice is required for cancellation or rearrangement of fixtures, the cancellation should be given to the league organiser(s). Cancellations after this deadline will automatically result in 3-0 win to the opponent. This is subject to the Sport Development Officers discretion.

g) Uninformed walkovers – no shows will not be tolerated, and walkovers awarded resulting in a 3-0 win to the opponent. Two no shows in the same league will result in removal.

h) Teams must complete team sheet and hand into the IMS Coordinator before each match.

 

4. Fixtures

 a) Fixtures will be generated via the Playwaze app

b) Captains are responsible for uploading the scores to the Playwaze app at the end of each match – this will need to be completed by 5pm the next day.

 

5. League Position

League position shall be decided upon:

i. Points obtained

ii. Goal difference

iii. Matches won

 

6. Disputes

Disputes shall be put to the League organiser and resolved. The league organiser’s decision is final.

Any cancellations, queries or disputes are to be sent to the Sport Development Officer via playsport@surrey.ac.uk.

 

7. Conduct

Should a team, or players from a team, indulge in any actions that are deemed by the organisers to be detrimental to the good spirit of the league, then the organisers are entitled to take whatever action is deemed appropriate. This may include, but is not limited to, suspension of players, loss of points or exclusion from the competition. Such penalties are subject to the approval of the League Organiser, whose decision is final.

 

8. Playing Rules

  • To score, the ball must go into your opponent’s goal. The whole ball needs to be over the line for it to be a legitimate goal. A goal can be scored with any part of the body apart from the hand or arm up to the shoulder.
  • Players are prohibited to use their hands apart from goalkeepers who can use any part of their body within the 18 yard box.
  • For fouls committed a player could receive either a yellow or red card depending on the severity of the foul; this comes down to the referee’s discretion. The yellow is a warning and a red card is a dismissal of that player. Two yellow cards will equal one red. Once a player is sent off then they cannot be replaced.
  • If a ball goes out of play off an opponent in either of the side lines then it is given as a throw in. If it goes out of play off an attacking player on the base line then it is a goal kick. If it comes off a defending player it is a corner kick.
  • Offside is called when an attacking player is in front of the last defender when the pass is played through to them. To be onside, the player must be placed behind the last defender when the ball is played to them. If the player is in front of that last defender then he is deemed to be offside and a free kick to the defending team will be given.
  • A player cannot be caught offside in their own half.
  • If a foul is committed inside the teams attacking 18 yard box, a penalty will be awarded. If a foul is committed outside the teams attacking 18 yard box, then a free kick will be awarded.
COVID-19 Rules and Measures

Hygiene and Safety Measures

  • Substitutes should keep 2m or 1m+ apart with risk mitigation in place where 2m is not possible
  • Team talks should be conducted in socially distant circles
  • Social norms including handshaking, goal celebrations, high 5’s etc. are not permitted
  • Shouting is not permitted
  • No sharing of water bottles and these should be clearly marked.

 

EQUIPMENT AND KIT

Balls

Balls will be sanitised before and after each match.

Bibs

Under these new modifications no bib sharing is allowed. Therefore, home teams are required to wear a t-shirt of a chosen colour and away teams in white.

Protection

Shin guards must be worn. They should be covered entirely by the socks and be made of a suitable material that offers a reasonable degree of protection.

Footwear must be either astroturf boots or trainers. Soft rubber moulded boots may be worn but not metal studs.

Posts

Posts will be sanitised before and after each match. Players are advised to not touch the posts, and if you do to notify the referee.

Face Coverings

Whilst playing you are not required to wear a face covering, however you will need to wear one if entering and exiting Surrey Sports Park.

Track and Trace

It is the captain’s responsibility to ensure that a team sheet is completed specifying who is playing prior to their fixture.

In order to participate in our IMS league, each and every time all players and officials confirm that:

  • They do not have any COVID-19 symptoms – high temperature (feeling hot, feeling cold, shivers and/or feeling under the weather), a new or persistent cough, a loss of taste or smell.
  • They have not received a positive test in the last seven days.
  • They are not waiting on a Coronavirus test result.
  • That no member of your household has Covid-19 symptoms or is waiting on a test result.
  • Has not been advised by NHS test and trace that you have come into contact with an individual who has tested positive for Coronavirus.
  • To the best of your knowledge you have not been in close contact with anyone who is exhibiting Coronavirus symptoms or has tested positive.
  • They have not returned from a foreign country in the last 14 days that the UK Government requires people to quarantine on return
  • All players and officials are willing to maintain social distancing where possible and to keep themselves, fellow players and officials safe by adhering to the safety advice and guidance given.

If any of the above statements cannot be qualified, then you MUST NOT participate. By participating you are thereby confirming the above to be correct.

IMS Leagues Code of Conduct

Should a team, or players from a team, indulge in any actions that are deemed by the organisers to be detrimental to the good spirit of the league, then the organisers are entitled to take whatever action is deemed appropriate. This may include, but is not limited to, suspension of players, loss of points or exclusion from the competition. Such penalties are subject to the approval of the League Organiser, whose decision is final.

Any questions please contact playsport@surrey.ac.uk

Player Code of Conduct

  • No abusive language, offensive or threatening behaviour/gestures/actions – especially directed at another player, team, official or spectator.
  • No physical contact/actions that go beyond the rules of the sport, these leagues are fun and social opportunities so please do not intimidate others.
  • Adhere to the rules in regard to COVID set out in the regulations, ensure that you sanitise your hands as often as possible to reduce risk to you and others.
  • Do not attend if you have COVID symptoms or have been in contact with someone that has been tested positive recently as explained in the league rules and regulations.
  • Recognise the valuable contribution of officials, never argue with an official or player during a game and listen to and cooperate with officials’ decisions, their call is final.
  • Participate within the rules and regulations of the game.
  • Players must be current University of Surrey students to enter and play in the Intramural leagues.
  • Players should not use any equipment or wear anything dangerous to themselves or another player. Jewellery should be removed.
  • Recognise fair play and good performance of all, including the opposition. Welcome any new teams or players where squad capacity allows.
  • Encourage your team members to learn the rules of the game and play within them.
  • At the end of play, thank your opponents and match officials.
  • Be respectful to SSP staff and public members. If a request is made by a member of staff, make sure you follow what has been asked of you.

 

Team Code of Conduct

  • Teams should compromise of no more than 2 BUCS players as per the rules and regulations of the league to allow for fair and closely matched fixtures.
  • Teams should arrive 5/10mins before their fixture start time to allow for the smooth running of fixtures.
  • Teams must pay the upfront payment by the requested deadline to enter into the league.
  • Disputes shall be put to the league organiser and resolved. The league organiser’s decision is final.

 

Confirming agreement to this Code of Conduct on sign up to the league displays that you, as acting role as captain of your team and on behalf of the players on your team, are aware and fully understand the rules laid out above. I understand that if I or my team fail to follow the code, Team Surrey may act against me/us, which may result in sanctions including bans and suspension.

Contact Us

If you're looking to get in touch, please contact us using the below details.

01483 689111

bucs@teamsurrey.co.uk (Competition)

memberships@surreysportspark.co.uk (Membership)

playsport@teamsurrey.co.uk (Social sport)

 

Team Surrey has Personal Accident Insurance to cover students engaging in Team Surrey activities. If you would like more information, please email l.bennet@surrey.ac.uk

Address

Surrey Sports Park,
University of Surrey,
Richard Meyjes Road,
Guildford,
Surrey,
GU2 7AD

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