BLUE FLAMES WALKING FOOTBALL CLUB
2016 FA Mars Just Play Legacy Award winners
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1 The League will Consist of all teams registered and players must be over the age of 50 years before the first game of the season, except for goalkeepers. Photographic Proof of age will be required if there are any question. (any goalkeepers registered as Under Age will not be able to play out of goal at any stage of the league)
1 The league is based on invited teams to play in organised friendly cup competitions and a monthly League competition.
2 The Organiser is Mr Steve Hill of Blue Flames, assisted by Ian Hutchinson (Treasurer) and other members of the Blue Flames Walking Football Club. All decisions will be decided by them together with selected Team Personnel if there are any disputes
3 Games will be played at either Blue Flames Indoor Complex and The Parks (outdoor) or any other appropriate venue made available to the Organiser.
4 A charge of £35 per session / month is to be paid by all individual teams at notification /registration of squads prior to games
5 Players cannot register for another team in the current League season
1 Teams will consist of 5 outfield players and a goalkeeper
2 Additional players meeting the above criteria of can re registered at any stage in the season except the last league games except in extenuating circumstances
3 Up to 2 substitutes may be used as running substitutes throughout the game
(I.e. a player being substituted can return at a later time in the game)
4 All substitutions will be controlled through the referee 5 Players in Teams are to wear the same colour tops/ bibs and the goalkeepers to wear a colour not clashing with their own team and their opponents.
1.The game will be played for 20 minutes as timed by the referee or referees assistant
2 KO times are to be adhered to - no games will be rearranged, a team that is short of players must take the field or be in default and the game awarded as a 3 - 0 victory to their opponents
The Referee / Rules
1 The Referee will wear a jersey to distinguish themselves from the players on the field and will be respected throughout and after the game.
2 Games to be played in accordance with the Walking Football Rules 2019
3 The games will last for 20 minutes no change over half time, Ends of play will be decided by the toss of a coin if required
4 Any issues of High ball will be controlled by the height of the cross bar at the location and at the referees discretion - there will be no heading of the ball at any time.
5 At the Blue Flames Complex - The game will restart with the award of a corner if the defending team play the ball past the goal line outside of the goal, except if the goalkeeper plays the ball high and wide in the act of making a save.
6 If the ball goes above the wooden barriers - play will restart with an indirect free kick at the position the ball went over.
7 If in the act of making a save the ball goes above the high ball level and returns into play, the ball will be returned to the goal keeper for the game to restart. Any deliberate flicking of the ball high will be treat as Ungentlemanly Conduct and an indirect free kick will be awarded 3metres outside of the box awarded. Persistent misconduct can result in the referee Sin-Binning or sending he player from the field of play.
8 The referee will be the solely responsible of the decision to sin bin (for 2 minutes) players for consistent running or consistent foul play, a second offence resulting in a the player being "sin binned" within the game will result in the player being sent from the field of play for the remainder of the game.
9 Any player receiving a second caution for on field activities will be sent from the field of play
10 Any player sent from the field of play will not be allowed to play in the next game. if a player is sent from the field for Gross Misconduct he will be banned for a period as defined by the organiser.
11 The act of a goalkeeper deliberately delivering a ball high out of his area will result in the award of an indirect free kick 3 metres outside of the goal area.
Issues Any issues or suggestions must be given to the organisers, preferably in writing, who will amend/add to these rules if appropriate.
Cup Competition dated Sunday 20th October 2018 at The Parks. North Shields
NB draw for groups to be made after all teams are registered on 20th October 2019
Teams DRAW Group 1 League gp1
1 Hadrian Team Team W D L F A GD Pts
2 Foxhumters Draw A v Draw D 1
3 Amble Draw G v Draw A 2
4 Blue Flames 1 Draw G v Draw D 3
5 Blue Flames 2
6 Blue Flames 3 Group 2 League gp2
7 Sunderland A Team W D L F A GD Pts
8 Sunderland B Draw B v Draw E 1
9 Peterlee Draw H v Draw B 2
Draw H v Draw E 3
Group 3 league gp3
Team W D L F A GD Pts
Draw C v Draw F 1
Draw I v Draw C 2
Draw F v Draw I 3
A Winners GP1 v Winners Gp2 NB Best 2nd Place Team based on points then goal difference
B Winners Gp3 v Best 2nd Place Losing Semi Finalist Blue Flames Rangers & Foxhunters
Final A v B Winners Peterlee R/Up Blueflames Rovers
Sunday 17th November 2019 At Blue Flames
Court 1 Court 2
10:30 Sunderland A v Sunderland B 10:30 Foxhunters v Blueflame 2
10:55 Blueflame 1 v Ashington 10:55 Peterlee v Amble
11:20 Hadrian v Foxhunters 11:20 Sunderland A v Blueflame 3
11:45 Blueflame 2 v Peterlee 11:45 Sunderland B v Blueflame 1
12:10 Amble v Blueflame 3 12:10 Ashington v Hadrian
Sunday 11th January 2020 At BlueFlames
Court 1 Court 2
10:30 Blueflame 2 v Ashington 10:30 Sunderland A v Peterlee
10:55 Amble v Foxhunters 10:55 Hadrian v Blueflame 1
11:20 Blueflame 3 v Peterlee 11:20 Sunderland B v Blueflame 2
11:45 Blueflame 1 v Sunderland A 11:45 Ashington v Amble
12:10 Foxhunters v Blueflame 3 12:10 Hadrian v Sunderland B
Sunday 23rd February 2020 At BlueFlames
Court 1 Court 2
10:30 Foxhunters v Ashington 10:30 Peterlee v Sunderland B
10:55 Blueflame 1 v Blueflame 2 10:55 Hadrian v Sunderland A
11:20 Amble v Sunderland B 11:20 Blueflame 3 v Ashington
11:45 Peterlee v Foxhunters 11:45 Blueflame 2 v Sunderland A
12:10 Amble v Hadrian 12:10 Blueflame 3 v Blueflame 1
Sunday 22 March 2020 At The Parks
Court 1 Court 2
10:30 Sunderland A v Foxhunters 10:30 Blueflame 2 v Amble
10:55 Hadrian v Blueflame 3 10:55 Ashington v Peterlee
11:20 Sunderland B v Foxhunters 11:20 Blueflame 1 v Amble
11:45 Sunderland A v Ashington 11:45 Hadrian v Blueflame 2
12:10 Blueflame 1 v Peterlee 12:10 Sunderland B v Blueflame 3
Sunday 19th April 2020 At The Parks
Court 1 Court2
10:30 Foxhunters v Blueflame 1 10:30 Ashington v Sunderland B
10:55 Amble v Sunderland B 10:55 Blueflame 3 v Blueflame 2
11:20 Peterlee v Hadrian 11:20 Sunderland B v Blueflame 1
11:55 Amble v Foxhunters 11:55 Peterlee v Blueflame 3
12:20 Sunderland B v Hadrian 12:20 Ashington v Blueflame 2
NB Games highlighted are friendlies as league is completed after the 11:20 Peterlee v Hadrian game