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  • 05/09/11
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VENUE: Bridge Chapel, Garston DATE: Monday 5th Spetember TIME: 7pm for a 7:30 start ADDRESS: Bridge Chapel Centre, Heath Road, Garston, L19 4XR

Opening Prayer: Forbes – special mention for Sam from South Parade who broke his leg last week during the game and any other players who have been injured.


Apologies… Frontline Academy
Absent… Grace & Sefton Churches

Confirmation of number of pitches at each venue, see Contact Sheet. Dan asked if all managers can keep an eye on games and check that we do not have too many games being played at a venue on a given date.

All results were given in a timely manner - thanks

Website - Extra info placed in “News” Section… List of Referees contact details.

If any other teams require login and passwords to update stats on the website please let Dan know. The MCL committee would like to encourage all teams to update their info and stats after each game. There is no need to add players already registered again.

Referee Report: JOHN BURTON
John mentioned the importance of not moving players if a player is injured. Said that if serious injury it is likely that the game will be abandoned.

2 new referees added… Steve Scott (07771 592547) and Danny Johnson (07805 716447)

John away from 14th-30th September… please contact refs as early as possible so he can help before he goes. When John is away, contact Dan if any issues.

Paperwork: RON CLAYTON
A big thanks from Ron to all teams for getting their PRF’s in on time. Still a few Insurance Policies outstanding, please get policy details to Ronnie ASAP. And all teams must confirm pitch payment or arrangements made by the next managers meeting.

Cup Competitions:

National Cup/Trophy information given out. All forms MUST be in to Ronnie by 19th September for group send in. £30 cheque to be made payable to MCL (£5 discount for group entry).

Akeju Cup – Draw Made… see “news” section of website for full draw. First round to be played 8th October 2011. Games will be added to fixture list once “guest teams” confirmed.
Teams knocked out in the first round will enter into the Claire House Shield. Future rounds to follow a "world cup format"... winner of game 1 will play winner of game 2 etc. Home and aways for subsequent rounds will be drawn at next managers meeting.
Guest teams 1, 2, and 3 to be confirmed over the next 2 weeks. They will be determined in alphabetical order (eg. Guest team 1 will be the team name with lowest letter at the start of their name). If we do not fill the 3 guest slots then the opposition club which has been drawn against the guest club will receive a bye.

Arthur will be adding all recent payments to the spreadsheet and will confirm shortly if there are any outstanding payments. Full finance update will be given at next meeting.


Tony Mitchell from FC Bootle asked Ronnie to explain the reduction that the MCL received in pitch fees from Liverpool Council.

Colin Campbell from South Parade mentioned a thanks to the sporting behaviour from the Breckfield lads after the recent cup final defeat. Said it was noted how gracious the lads were by the younger South Parade players.

NEXT MANAGER’S MEETING = 3rd October 2011 @ Emmanuel Church (details will be sent out via email and posted on website.

CLOSE: Closing Prayer = Forbes