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The Association issues each week a list detailing disciplinary decisions of the previous period with regard to players and club officials - these will be added below as the season progresses.

Click on the relevant link below for a copy of that week's list. Where action is taken against the club as a whole, these are detailed separately on this page. Please note that there are often delays between the decisions being taken and their being published here to allow for possible further appeals.

Commission Decisions - May 2017

Suspension Report No. 43 2016/17 - 27th May 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 42 2016/17 - 20th May 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 41 2016/17 - 13th May 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 40 2016/17 - 6th May 2017 Download PDF

Commission Decisions - April 2017

Suspension Report No. 39 2016/17 - 29th April 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 38 2016/17 - 22nd April 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 37 2016/17 - 15th April 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 36 2016/17 - 8th April 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 35 2016/17 - 1st April 2017 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the charges that Think Vans Cavaliers FC, Athletico Tremains and Pengam Pigeon Club had played ineligible players in the Sunday Intermediate Cup quarter-final ties Think Vans Cavaliers were represented by Michael Farley, Simon Azzopardi and Dan Hicks. The club were advised that they had played Philip Quick and Christopher Quick in their tie of 12 February and Christopher Quick in their tie of 2 October – players were ineligible under Association Cup Rule 26d. Pengam Pigeon Club were represented by Ashley Thomas, club secretary. The club were advised that they had played Ebenezer Nartey in their ties on 5 February  and 12 March when he was ineligible under Association Cup Rule 26d. Athletico Tremains were not represented but made written submissions. The club were charged with playing players Rob Symons and Matt Symons in their tie of 12 February when both players were ineligible under Association Cup Rule 26d. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered that all clubs were guilty of breach of rule and would be removed from the competition in accordance with Cup Rule 19. As there was only one club left in the competition and the semi-finals had not been concluded, it was decided that the competition would be cancelled for the season 2016-2017.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against players of Culverhouse Cross FC following their Cardiff and District League fixture of 11 March 2017. After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge proven. The Commission further decided that Culverhouse Cross FC would be fined £100, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2018 and would be reviewed pending good behaviour of the club’s players and officials. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by Lee Goodbody, a coach of Whitchurch Rangers FC following his club’s under-16 Cardiff & District League fixture of 18 February 2017. After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. The Commission further considered that in view of the extenuating circumstances described during the game, no further action would be taken on the matter. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW8283 – The charge of misconduct against Peter Cotterill of Thornhill Athletic FC following his club’s under-16 Cardiff & District League fixture of 18 February 2017 was proven. The Commission considered that in view of the extenuating circumstances described during the game, no further action would be taken on the matter.

AW/8355. The charge of misconduct against Splott Albion FC for allowing Daniel Harvey to be involved as an official in their South Wales Women’s & Girls League fixture of 9 April 2017 while he was under suspension by this Association as proven. Splott Albion were fined £60 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8335. The charge of misconduct against Danescourt FC for taking part in mini-football matches against Swansea Development Centre on 1 April 2017 without permission from the Association of their parent League was proven. Danecsourt FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2018 pending no future repetition of this offence by the club. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8329. The charge of misconduct against Cardiff Corinthians Juniors FC for taking part in mini-football matches against Swansea Development Centre on 1 April 2017 without permission from the Association of their parent League was proven. Cardiff Corinthians Juniors FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2018 pending no future repetition of this offence by the club. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8331. The charge of misconduct against Fairwater FC for taking part in mini-football matches against Swansea Development Centre on 1 April 2017 without permission from the Association of their parent League was proven. Fairwater FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2018 pending no future repetition of this offence by the club. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8330. The charge of misconduct against Lisvane Panthers FC for taking part in mini-football matches against Swansea Development Centre on 1 April 2017 without permission from the Association of their parent League was proven. Lisvane Panthers FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2018 pending no future repetition of this offence by the club. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8328. The charge of misconduct against Cardiff Crusaders FC for taking part in mini-football matches against Swansea Development Centre on 1 April 2017 without permission from the Association of their parent League was proven. Cardiff Crusaders FC were fined £150, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2018 pending no future repetition of this offence by the club. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission. It was also noted that the club had received a suspended fine of £75 following a similar offence on 12 February. That fine would be invoked if the club were guilty of a similar offence before 31 December 2017. The Commission decided that this constituted a similar breach and the £75 fine was now payable.

AW/8326. The charge of misconduct against Duffys FC in that they played a fixture in the Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley Sunday League on Sunday 19 March 2017 while the club was under suspension by the Association was proven. Duffys FC were fined £325, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2018 and would be reviewed if there were no more transgressions of the same type during that period. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8314. The charge of misconduct against Ray Sumner of Cardiff Cosmopolitan FC when acting as club assistant referee in his club’s South Wales Alliance League fixture of 25 March 2017 was proven. Ray Sumner was given a touchline suspension of four matches from 8 May 2017 and fined £60. The suspension to be measured by first team matches played by Cardiff Cosmopolitan FC. He was also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8324. The charge of misconduct against players of Grange Albion FC for player causing the abandonment of their Cardiff & District League fixture of 18 March 2017. Grange Albion FC were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2018 pending future good conduct by players of the club. The club were also warned as to their future conduct and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8325. The charge of misconduct against players of Bengal Dragons Athletic FC for player causing the abandonment of their Cardiff & District League fixture of 18 March 2017. Bengal Dragons Athletic FC were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2018 pending future good conduct by players of the club. The club were also warned as to their future conduct and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8322. The charge of misconduct by Cascade FC in that they submitted false information on an Association teamsheet following their South Wales Intermediate Cup tie of 18 March 2017 and playing players who were under suspension by this Association was proven. Cascade FC were fined £80 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission. It was also agreed the club will be refused entry to either the South Wales FA Senior or Intermediate Cup competitions for the next three seasons 

AW/8333. The charge of misconduct against Pencoed BGC for allowing player Jack Powell to be involved at their fixture versus Maesteg Park in the South Wales Youth League on 26 March 2017 was proven. Pencoed BGC were warned as to their future conduct and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

 

 

Commission Decisions - March 2017

Suspension Report No. 34 2016/17 - 25th March 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 33 2016/17 - 18th March 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 32.1 2016/17 - 11th March 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 31 2016/17 - 4th March 2017 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the appeal by Cwm Rhondda FC against the decision of the Rhondda & District League to fine the club £30 and deduct three points for causing the abandonment of a fixture on 20 August 2016.After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be dismissed and that the decision of the League upheld. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

The Commission considered the appeal by Penybont FC against the decision of the South Wales Women’s & Girls’ League to fine the club £30 and deduct three points for failing to fulfil a fixture on 8 January 2017.After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the matter would be referred back to the League for further consideration. The League to be advised that in all cases where they are considering matters of clubs failing to fixtures, they must be given the opportunity to present their case in front of the League Commission considering the matter and be given at least seven days’ notice of such a meeting. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW/8287 – The charge of misconduct against Afan Lido for failing to control their players causing the abandonment of their South Wales Youth League fixture of 23 October 2016 was proven. Afan Lido were fined £325, £225 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2017 pending future good conduct of their Youth team players. They were also warned as to the future conduct of their youth team players and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8286 - The charge of misconduct against Porthcawl Town Athletic FC for failing to control their players causing the abandonment of their South Wales Youth League fixture of 23 October 2016 was proven. Porthcawl Town Athletic FC were fined £325, £225 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2017 pending future good conduct of their Youth team players. They were also warned as to the future conduct of their youth team players and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8263 – The charge of misconduct against Gadlys Rovers FC for causing the abandonment of their Aberdare/Merthyr Cup fixture of 11 February 2017 was proven. Gadlys Rovers FC were fined £325, £225 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2017 pending future good conduct of their players. They were also warned as to the future conduct of their and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by Gwawr FC of allowing Jamie Morris, a registered player of the club, to become involved in their fixture of 18 February 2017 when he was under suspension from football by this Association.After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. Gwawr FC were severely warned as to their future conduct. The appeal fee was returned but Gwawr FC were instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the protest ledged by FC Abercwmboi that Cascade FC had played two ineligible players, namely Luke Franklin and Gerwyn Edwards, in the above fixture. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the protest would be upheld. The Commission further decided that Cascade FC would be removed from the competition in accordance with rule 19 of the Association Cup Rules and that FC Abercwmboi would be reinstated. In addition, Cascade FC will be charged with misconduct by the Association for the following breaches of rule for playing players while under suspension and for submitting a falsified team sheet. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW-8288 The charge of misconduct against Brackla FC of using insulting, abusive and/or offensive language on Facebook in the public domain was proven. Brackla FC were warned as to their future good conduct and reminded of the FAW policy on Social Media. They were also instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8290 The charge of misconduct against AFC Wattstown of allowing Mike Tucker to be involved in Association Football whilst suspended following their fixture of the 4th March 2017 in The Bryan Bees Rhondda & District League was proven. AFC Wattstown were fined £50. They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW-8291 The charge of misconduct against Stanleytown FC for failing to control their players causing the abandonment of their The Bryan Bees Rhondda & District League fixture of 4th March 2017 was proven. Stanley Town FC were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2017 pending the future good conduct of their players. They were also warned as to the future conduct of their players and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8292 The charge of misconduct against Tonypandy Albion for failing to control their players causing the abandonment of their The Bryan Bees Rhondda & District League fixture of 4th March 2017 was proven. Tonypandy Albion were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2017 pending future good conduct of their players. They were also warned as to the future conduct of their players and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8295 The charge of misconduct against Ely Rangers Juniors spectators’ supporters following their fixture of the 11th March 2017 in the Cardiff & District League was proven. Ely Rangers Juniors were fined £200, £100 of which would be suspended until 31st May 2018 pending the future good conduct of their U16’s spectators/supporters. They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW-8307 The charge of misconduct against Llangynwyd Rangers BGCW of taking part in Cardiff City Talent Spotting Competition without permission of the SWFA on the 26th February 2017 was proven. Llangynwyd Rangers BGCW were fined £75, the whole fine would be suspended until 31st August 2018 pending the future good conduct. They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW-8310 The charge of misconduct against Talbot Green spectators’ supporters following their fixture of the 18th March 2017 in the Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley League was proven. Talbot Green were fined £80 and warned as to the future good conduct of their spectators/supporters. They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW-8311 The charge of misconduct against Afan Lido supporters following their fixture of the 19th March 2017 in the South Wales Youth League was proven. Afan Lido were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended until 31st May 2018 pending the future good conduct of their spectators/supporters. They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW-8313 The charge of misconduct against Llanharry of playing a friendly match without the permission of the South Wales Football Association on the 18th March 2017 was proven. Llanharry AFC were fined £75, the whole fine would be suspended until 31st December 2017 pending their future good conduct. They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

 

Commission Decisions - February 2017

Suspension Report No. 30 2016/17 - 25th February 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 29 2016/17 - 18th February 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 28 2016/17 - 11th February 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 27 2016/17 - 4th February 2017 Download PDF

OTHER  CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the appeal by Bargoed YMCA against a decision of the Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley Football League to fine the club £5 for submitting an incorrectly completed team sheet in their under-13 fixture of 17 December 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the appeal be upheld. The Commission considered that the relevant League rule had been complied with by the club. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW/8255 - The charge of misconduct against Cyncoed FC for players making comments contrary to the FAW non-discrimination regulations following a training sessions on 2 February 2017 was proven. Cyncoed FC were fined £80 and were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8212 – The charge of misconduct against Penrhos FC by spectators/supporters following their Taff-Ely/Rhymney valley League fixture of 7 January 2017 was proven. Penrhos FC were fined £120, the entire fine to be suspended until 31 December 2017 pending future good conduct by club spectators/supporters. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8257 – The charge of misconduct against Cardiff Kestrels FC in that they took part in a football festival on 12 February 2017 without permission of the Association was proven. Cardiff Kestrels FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 December 2017 and would be repealed if there was no further misconduct of a similar nature by the club at any level. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8258 - The charge of misconduct against Cardiff Crusaders FC in that they took part in a football festival on 12 February 2017 without permission of the Association was proven. Cardiff Crusaders FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 December 2017 and would be repealed if there was no further misconduct of a similar nature by the club at any level. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8259 - The charge of misconduct against AFC Rumney Juniors FC in that they took part in a football festival on 12 February 2017 without permission of the Association was proven. AFC Rumney Juniors FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 December 2017 and would be repealed if there was no further misconduct of a similar nature by the club at any level. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

 

Commission Decisions - January 2017

Suspension Report No. 26 2016/17 - 28th January 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 25 2016/17 - 21st January 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 24 2016/17 - 14th January 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 23 2016/17 - 7th January 2017 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the appeal by Ton & Gelli BGC against the sending-off of player Mish McCarthy in the Aberdare Rhondda Junior League u16 fixture Tonyrefail BGC v Ton & Gelli BGC played on 18 December 2016.   After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that whilst they considered the referee’s decision to send off the player was correct, given the provocation received by the player, the standard suspension would not be imposed on this occasion. The Commission advised that should Mish McCarthy be sent-off again during the current season, an additional penalty would be incurred under the FAW disciplinary procedures. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.. 

The Commission consider the appeal lodged by Penybont Athletic FC against the decision of the Bridgend & District Football League to refuse to allow the club to register players under the age of six to play within their mini-football structure.    After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be upheld. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW--8178 The Commission considered the charge of serious misconduct charges against Sharon Champion of instructing the Cardiff City Ladies team to leave the field of player without permission causing the game to be abandoned.After carefully considering both the verbal & written evidence presented, the commission decided that the charge was proven. Sharon Champion was fined £150, with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017 pending her future good conduct, she was also ordered to pay £10 part costs of the commission, the appeal fee was returned.

The Commission to consider the appeal lodged by Porthcawl Town Athletic FC  against the decision of the Port Talbot & District Football League to refuse to allow the club to player under-8 players in the under-9 division.    After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be upheld. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW-8192. The Commission considered the charge of misconduct charges against the players/coaches/substitutes and/or spectators supporters of Dynamo Aber of becoming involved in a mass brawl with opposing players causing the game to be abandoned. After carefully considering both the verbal, written & video evidence presented, the commission decided that the charge was proven. Dynamo Aber were fined £325 with £100 suspended until 31st December 2017 pending the future good conduct of their players/coaches/substitutes and/or spectators supporters, they were also instructed to pay an additional £10 part cost of the commission.

AW-8193 The charge of misconduct against Aber Valley players/coaches/substitutes and/or spectators supporters of causing the abandonment of their South Wales Alliance League fixture of the 17th December 2017 was proven. Aber valley were fined £325 with £100 suspended until 31st December 2017 pending the future good conduct of their players/coaches/substitutes and/or spectators supporters, they were also instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

 

Commission Decisions - December 2016

Suspension Report No. 22 2016/17 - 31st December 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 21 2016/17 - 24th December 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 20 2016/17 - 17th December 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 19 2016/17 - 10th December 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 18 2016/17 - 3rd December 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

AW-8095. The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Courthouse FC of spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their Merthyr Tydfil League fixture of 8 October 2016 and of their management team using insulting abusive or offensive language at the fixture. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered that the charge proven in part. The Commission considered that spectators/supporters of the club could not be held responsible for causing the abandonment of the fixture but that the management team were guilty of using insulting, abusive or offensive language at the fixture. Courthouse FC were fined £75, the entire fine to be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good conduct by members of their management team and club officials. The appeal fee was returned but the club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW8104. The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against club official Robert Lea of Penrhos FC in that he entered the field of play without permission and used insulting, abusive or offensive language to the match referee at his club’s under-16 fixture of 16 October 2016. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that charge was proven in part. The Commission agreed that Mr Lea had entered the field of play without permission but did not consider that Mr Lea had used insulting, abusive or offensive language. The Commission decided that Mr Lea be warned as to his future conduct. The appeal fee was returned and Mr Lea was to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8105 – The charge of misconduct against Penrhos FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their under-16 fixture of 16 October 2016 was proven. Penrhos FC were fined £50, the entire amount would be suspended until 31 May pending future good conduct of the club’s spectators/supporters at junior fixtures. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8118 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against club official Steve Morris of Sully Sports following the club’s under-14 Vale of Glamorgan League fixture of 22 October 2016. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that charge was not proven and that no further action would be taken on the matter. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW/8117 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against spectators and supporters of Sully Sports FC following the club’s under-14 Vale of Glamorgan League fixture of 22 October 2016. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that charge was not proven and that no further action would be taken on the matter. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW-8045 The charge of misconduct against The Rose & Crown FC spectators/supporters following their fixture of the 24th September 2016 in the Merthyr Tydfil League was proven. The Rose & Crown FC were fined £100, with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017 pending the future good conduct of their spectators/supporters. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8076 The charge of misconduct against STM Sports OB Players/Management/Substitutes following their fixture of the 3rd December 2016 in the Cardiff Combination League was proven. STM Sports OB were fined £100, with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017, pending the future good conduct of their Players/Management/Substitutes, and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8136 The charge of misconduct against Afan Lido U16’s spectators/supporters following their fixture of the 29th November 2016 in the Port Talbot & District League was proven. Afan Lido were fined £50, and warned as to the future good conduct of their spectator/supporters and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8140 The charge of misconduct against Pencoed BGC spectators/supporters following their fixture of the 5th November 2016 in the South Wales Youth League was proven. Pencoed BGC were fined £80, and warned as to the future good conduct of their spectator/supporters and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8143 The charge of misconduct against Llanrumney YC U14’s spectators/supporters following their fixture of the 29th October 2016 2016 in the Cardiff & District League was proven. Llanrumney YC were fined £50, and warned as to the future good conduct of their spectator/supporters and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8144 The charge of misconduct against Butetown Youth players following their U12’s fixture of the 12th November in the Cardiff & District League was proven, Butetown Youth were warned as to the future good conduct of their spectators/supporters. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8147 The charge of misconduct against Cornelly United spectators/supporters following their fixture of the 15th October 2016 in the South Wales Alliance League was proven. Cornelly United were warned as to the future good conduct of their spectator/supporters and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8150 The charge of misconduct against Tiger Bay FC Players/Management/Substitutes following their fixture of the 3rd December 2016 in the Cardiff Combination League was proven. Tiger Bay were fined £100, with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017, pending the future good conduct of their Players/Management/Substitutes, and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8151 The charge of misconduct against Ely Rangers Juniors spectators/supporters following their fixture of the 26th November 2016 in the Cardiff & District U16’s League was Proven. Ely Rangers Juniors were fined warned as to the future good conduct of their spectators/supporters; they were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8154 The charge of misconduct against Cardiff Corinthians FC players following their fixture of the 26th November 2016 in the South Wales Alliance League was proven. Cardiff Corinthians FC were fined £100,with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017, The club were severely warned as to the future conduct of players and instructed to pay £5 part costs of Commission.

AW-8155 The charge of misconduct against AFC Butetown players following their fixture of the 26th November 2016 in the South Wales Alliance League was proven. AFC Butetown were fined £100,with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017, in addition a £100 fine suspended following misconduct at a fixture on 30th March 2016 (AW-7270) was now to be invoked. The club were severely warned as to the future conduct of players and instructed to pay £5 part costs of Commission.

AW-8157 The charge of misconduct against Georgetown BGC of allowing Steve Davies to be involved in Association Footfall while having an outstanding debt to the SWFA following their fixtures of 12 & 19th November 2016 in the Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley League was proven. Georgetown BGC were fined £100 with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017 pending the future good conduct. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8158 The charge of misconduct against Barry Athletic spectators/supporters following their fixture of the 26th November 2016 in the Vale of Glamorgan League was proven. Barry Athletic were fined £50, warned as to the future good conduct of their spectator/supporters and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8168 The charge of misconduct against Ty Celyn Black Spectator/supporters following their fixture of 3rd December 2016 in the Cardiff & District League U16’s was proven. Ty Celyn Black were warned as to the future good conduct of their spectator/supporters and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8182 The charge of misconduct against Coleg y Cymoedd players following their fixture of the 30th November 2016 in the BUSA league was proven. Coleg y Cymoedd   were fined £75, and warned as to the future good conduct of their players and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

 

 

Commission Decisions - November 2016

Suspension Report No. 17 2016/17 - 26th November 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 16 2016/17 - 19th November 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 15 2016/17 - 12th November 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 14 2016/17 - 5th November 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the appeal by Treforest FC against a decision of the Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley Football League to fine the club £20 for playing player Lochlan Olden in their under-10 team before his registration had been accepted by the League.After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be upheld. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

The Commission considered the appeal by Llanyrafon Ladies FC against the decision of the South Wales Women’s & Girls’ League to fine the club £30 and deduct three points for failing to fulfil a League fixture on 4 September 2016.After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be dismissed. The appeal fee was returned but there was no further order as to costs.

AW/8059 – The charge of misconduct against Cogan Coronation Mini & Juniors for playing a friendly match at under-9 level on 8 September 2016 without permission of the South Wales Football Association was proven. The club were fined £75 which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future compliance with rules by the club. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8114 – The charge of misconduct against Huw Bowen, a club official of Llantwit Fardre FC in that he made insulting, abusive or offensive comments on a Facebook post that was available to view in the public domain was proven. Huw Bowen was given a touchline suspension of five matches from 28 November 2016, this to be measured by games played by Llantwit Fardre FC first team. He was also fined £60 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8077 The charge of misconduct against Cardiff Bay FC of causing their fixture of the 1st October 2016 in the Cardiff & District League to be abandoned was proven. Cardiff Bay FC were fined £150, with £50 suspended until 31st May 2017, pending the future good conduct of their players, they were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8079 The charge of misconduct against Rhiwbina FC of causing their fixture of the 1st October 2016 in the Cardiff & District League to be abandoned was proven. Rhiwbina FC were fined £150, with £50 suspended until 31st May 2017, pending the future good conduct of their players, they were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission

AW-8093 The charge of misconduct against the players of Cwmbach Royal Stars following their fixture of 8th October 2016 in the Aberdare Valley Football League was prove. Cwmbach Royal Stars SC were fined £100 with £50 suspended until 31st May 2017 pending the future good conduct of their players, they were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8120 The charge of misconduct against AFC Rhoose following their fixture of 22nd October 2016 in the Vale of Glamorgan League was proven. AFC Rhoose were fined £50 and warned as to the future good conduct of their spectators/supporters, they were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission

AW-8087- The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against spectators/supporters of FC Cwmaman at their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 8 October 2016. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered that the charge was not proven and that no further action would be taken on the matter. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW8133. The charge of misconduct by spectators/supporters of Blaenllynfi Hotel following their Sunday Intermediate Cup fixture of 6 November 2016 was proven. Blaenllynfi Hotel were fined £80 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of Commission.

AW8125. The charge of misconduct by spectators/supporters of FC Trecennydd following their Sunday Intermediate Cup fixture of 6 November 2016 was proven. FC Trecennydd were fined £80 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of Commission.

AW8132. The charge of misconduct against Cowbridge Townb FC for failing to exercise a duty of care towards the referee and his equipment at their Vale of Glamorgan League fixture of 29 October 2016 was proven. Cowbridge Town FC were fined £25 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission

AW8131. The charge of misconduct against Dinas Powys FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters following their under-16 fixture of 29 October 2016 was proven. Dinas Powys were fined £80 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of their under-16 spectators/supporters.

AW8134. The charge of misconduct against Barry Athletic for spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their Vale of Glamorgan League fixture of 15 October 2016 was proven. The Commission however recognised this was a very unusual situation and decided that no further action would be taken against the club

AW8115. The charge of misconduct against Maerdy Social FC of allowing Nathan Parry to be involved in their fixture of 15 October 2016 while he was under suspension by this Association was proven. Maerdy Social FC were fined £40 and also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission

Commission Decisions - October 2016

Suspension Report No. 13 2016/17 - 29th October 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 12 2016/17 - 22nd October 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 11 2016/17 - 15th October 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 10 2016/17 - 8th October 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 09 2016/17 - 1st October 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the decision of the Cardiff Combination League to deduct fifteen points from STM Sports OB for the 2015/16 season and the consequential effect removing them as League Champions for the season. It was noted that no appeal had been received by the Association against the League’s decision.

As a further consequence of this, STM Sports were no longer the League’s nominated champions for promotion and the Commission decided that it would follow that the club were not entitled to be play within the South Wales Alliance Football League for season 2016/17. The Commission confirmed that the club would be removed from the League and would be entitled to play in the Premier Division of the Cardiff Combination League subject to clearing all financial obligations due to the League.

The place occupied by STM Sports OB in the South Wales Alliance Football League would be taken by Carnetown BGC as the next placed club in the play-off competition.

AW-8041 The charge of misconduct against players, management and spectators/supporters of Star FC in their SWFA Intermediate Cup R1 tie of the 17th September 2016 was proven. Star FC were fined £150, £75 of which would be suspended until 31st May 2017 pending the future good conduct of their players, management and spectators/supporters. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8048 The charge of misconduct against Treforest FC official/staff following their fixture of the 24th September 2017 in the Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley League was proven. Treforest FC were fined £50, with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017 pending the future good conduct of their club officials/staff. The club were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8068 The charge of misconduct against Llantrisant U13’s spectator/supporters following their fixture of the 24th September 2016 in the Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley League was proven. Llantristant were fined £150, with £100 suspended until 31st May 2017, pending the future good conduct of their U13s spectators/supporters. The club were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

The commission considered the charge of misconduct by John Jones an official of AFC Rumney Juniors following their SWFA Youth League fixture against Lisvane Panthers of the 11th September 2016. After carefully considering the written evidence presented, the commission found the charge proven. John Jones was warned as to his future good conduct, he was also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by the players of AFC Whitchurch YC following their Cardiff & District League U15’s fixture against Pentwyn Dynamos of the 17th September 2016. After carefully considering both the written & verbal evidence presented, the commission found the charge proven. AFC Whitchurch YC were fined £150, £75 of which was suspended until 31st May 2017 pending the future good conduct of their U15’s players, they were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission

AW-8054 The charge of misconduct against players of Pentwyn Dynamos of causing their fixture in the Cardiff & District League of 17th September 2016 to be abandoned was proven. Pentwyn Dynamos were fined £150, £75 of which was suspended until 31st May 2017 pending the future good conduct of their U15’s players, they were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission

AW-8084 The charge of misconduct against Gadlys Rovers following their fixture of the 24th September 2016 in the Aberdare Valley Football League was proven. Gadlys Rovers were fined £50; the fine was suspended until 31st May 2017 pending their future good conduct. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-8085 The charge of misconduct against spectator/supporters of Ferndale BGC U16’s following their fixture of the 2nd October 2016 in the Aberdare Rhondda Junior Football League was proven. Ferndale BGC were fined £150, with £100 suspended until 31st May 2017, pending the future good conduct of their U16s spectators/supporters. The club were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the appeal by Llantwit Fardre FC against the decision of the South Wales Women’s & Girls League to refuse the registration of player Tianna Teisar as she resided outside the vicinity of the club. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided the appeal would be upheld and the player would be allowed to register for the club for the 2016/17 season. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by club officials of and players of Maesteg Park FC at their fixture versus Parc Derwen on 24 September 2016. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission found the charge proven. Maesteg Park FC were fined £60, the entire amount being suspended until 31 May 2017. They were also warned as to the future conduct of club officials and players. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

AW/8086. The charge of misconduct against Penyfai FC for spectator/supporter causing the abandonment of their Bridgend League under-15 fixture of 8 October 2016 was proven. Penyfai FC were fined £150, £50 of which was suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good conduct of spectators/supporters and severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Croeserw Athletic FC for players and club representatives causing the abandonment of their Port Talbot & District League fixture versus Abercregan United on 10 September 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided the charge was proven. Croeserw Athletic were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good conduct of players and supporters/officials. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Abercregan United FC for players and club representatives causing the abandonment of their Port Talbot & District League fixture versus Croeserw Athletic on 10 September 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided the charge was proven. Abercregan United FC were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good conduct of players and supporters/officials. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Abercregan United of allowing Nicky Edwards to become involved in their match against Croeserw Atheltic on 10 September 2016 while he was under suspension from all aspects of Association Football by this Association. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission found the charge proven. Abercregan United were fined £60 and warned as to their future conduct. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW8073 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against club official Carl Deguara of AFC Rumney Juniors following his club’s Cardiff & District u-14 League fixture of 1 October 2016. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. Carl Deguara was warned as to his future conduct. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

 

Commission Decisions - September 2016

Suspension Report No. 08 2016/17 - 24th September 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 07 2016/17 - 17th September 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 06 2016/17 - 10th September 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 05 2016/17 - 3rd September 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

AW-8025. The charge of misconduct against Porthcawl Town Athletic FC of allowing Atif Iqbal to take a Porthcawl Town Athletic FC U7’s team to a competitive U7’s tournament without permission from the FAW and SWFA and the team engaging in completion football contrary to FAW regulations was proven. Porthcawl Town Athletic FC were fined £100, with the whole fine suspended until 31st August 2017 pending their future good conduct, they were also instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW-8026. The charge of misconduct against Atif Iqbal an official of Porthcawl Town Athletic FC of taking a Porthcawl Town Athletic U7’s team to a competitive U7’s tournament without permission from the FAW and SWFA and the team engaging in completion football contrary to FAW regulations was proven. Atif Iqbal was fined £100, with the whole fine suspended until 31st August 2017 pending his future good conduct; he was also instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

 

Commission Decisions - August 2016

Suspension Report No. 04 2016/17 - 27th August 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 03 2016/17 - 20th August 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 02 2016/17 - 13th August 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 01 2016/17 - 6th August 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

AW-8000 The charge of misconduct against the players of Space Jam Galaxy of causing their friendly game of the 10th July to be abandoned was proven. Space Jam Galaxy were fined £325 with £200 suspended until 31st May 2017 pending the future good conduct of their players, they were also instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

AW/8001. The charge of misconduct against STM Sports OB of allowing Lee Palfrey to be involved in Association Football whilst having an outstanding debt to the Association on the following dates 31st Oct 2015, 20th Feb 2016, 5th March 2016, 12th March 2016, 16th April 2016, 19th April 2016, 5th May 2016, 14th May 2016, and 26th May 2016 was proven. STM Sports OB were fined £75 and warned as to their future conduct, the club was also to be suspended from league fixtures during the period of sub judice and were also to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8005. The charge of misconduct against AFC Wattstown in that they played a friendly match on 9 July 2016 when they were not affiliated to the Association was proven. AFC Wattstown were fined £100, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 August 2017 and would be reviewed subject to no further repetition of the offence by the club. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8012. The charge of misconduct against AFC Rumney Juniors (Sunday) in that they played a Lazarou League fixture on Sunday 21 August 2016 while under suspension for monies owed to the Association was proven. AFC Rumney Juniors (Sunday) were fined £100, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2017 subject to the club’s future good conduct on dealing with administration matters. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of Commission.

 

Commission Decisions - June/July 2016

Suspension Report No. 44 2015/16 - 31st July 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

AW7274 - The Commission considered the charge of by Leanne Embling an official of Pencoed BGC following her conduct in her team’s under-16 fixture against Bryntirion Athletic Juniors on 26 March 2016. After carefully considering written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered that the charge was proven inasmuch that Ms Embling’s actions contravened Law 1 of the Laws of the Game by not remaining with her team. The Commission decided that Ms Embling would be warned as to her future conduct. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7273 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by players of Pencoed BGC following their under-16 fixture against Bryntirion Athletic Juniors on 26 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge was proven. Pencoed BGC were fined £100, the whole fine to be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good behaviour of players and officials of their under-16 team during the 2016/17 season. The appeal fee was returned but there was no further order as to costs.

 AW-7275 – The charge of misconduct by players of Bryntirion Athletic Juniors following their under-16 fixture against Pencoed BGC was proven. Bryntirion Athletic Juniors were fined £100, the whole fine to be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good behaviour of players and officials of their under-16 team during the 2016/17 season.

AW-7382 – The charge of misconduct against AFC Llwydcoed spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their Aberdare Rhondda Junior Football League U14’s fixture of 7th May 2016 was proven. AFC Llwydcoed were warned as to the future good conduct of their U14’s spectators/supporters.

AW-7384 - The Commission considered the charge of improper approach to players contrary to SWFA rule 18.1 by Paul James of Cadoxton Imps. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge was proven. Paul James was fined £50 with the whole fine suspended until 31st May 2017 and warned as to his future good conduct. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

AW-7385 - The Commission considered the charge of serious misconduct against Dale Davies of Glyncorrwg following his club’s Port Talbot & District League fixture of 7th May 2016. After carefully considering verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered that the charge was proven. Dale Davies was warned as to his future good conduct. The appeal fee was returned and Mr Davies was order to pay part commission costs of £5.

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The Commission considered the appeal by Cardiff City FC Women against the decision of the South Wales Women's & girls' Football League to fine the club £30 and deduct three points for failing to fulfil a fixture versus Dinas Powys in March 2016. After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence, the decision of the Commission was that the appeal be dismissed. The Commission considered that the League had acted correctly within their rules. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

APP024 - The Commission considered the appeal by Cornelly United against the decision of the South Wales Alliance Football League to relegate the club from the Premier Division to Division One at the end of the 2015/16 season. After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence submitted, it was resolved that the appeal was dismissed. The appeal fee was returned and there was no order as to costs.

AW-7297 – The charge of misconduct against Phil Clay, a coach of Llantwit Major FC following their SWFA Youth League fixture of 10th April 2016 was proven. Phil Clay was warned as to his future good conduct.

AW-7377 The charge of misconduct against the spectators/supporters and/or coaches, and/or substitutes of Fairwater Social following their Cardiff & District U15’s fixture of the 6th May 2016 was proven. It was noted that the club had a suspended fine of £50 in relation to the case AW-7335. The Commission decided that this fine would now be imposed and that the club be fined a further £150 for the subsequent misconduct with £100 suspended until 31st may 2017 pending the future good conduct of their U15’s spectators/supporters, coaches, and substitutes, they were also pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

 

 

Commission Decisions - May 2016

Suspension Report No. 43 2015/16 - 28th May 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 42 2015/16 - 21st May 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 41 2015/16 - 14th May 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 40 2015/16 - 7th May 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

APP0023 - The Commission considered the appeal by Cardiff City FC Women against the South Wales Women’s & Girls’ League’s decision to fine the club £30 and deduct three points for failing to fulfil a fixture versus Dinas Powys on 13 March 2016. After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the matter should be referred back to the League for further consideration. Whilst the Commission were satisfied that the League had followed their rules correctly, the Commission felt there was an imbalance in the way that both clubs were treated in the matter. The League were also advised to review their processes with regard to the appointment of officials and cases where officials subsequently refused to officiate said games. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

APP0024 - The Commission considered the appeal by Cwmaman Workmen’s Club against a decision of the Aberdare Valley Football League to fine the club £20 and deduct three points for failing to fulfil a fixture on 12 April 2016. After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence, the decision of the Commission was that the appeal be dismissed. The Commission considered that the League had acted correctly within their rules. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

AW7329 - The Commission considered the charge of alleged assault on the match referee by Neill Daniel of Bryn Rockets FC in a fixture of 23 April 2016. The player did not attend the hearing. The Commission decided that the player would remain suspended from all aspects of Association Football until he submitted a written request to appear before a Commission to hear the case and that the request be accompanied by a guarantee fee of £50. 

AW7352 - The Commission considered the charge of alleged assault on the match referee by Luke Sedgemoore of Lamb Inn FC in a fixture on 30 April 2016. The player did not attend the hearing although the match referee Mr M Griffiths was in attendance. The Commission considered the verbal and written evidence presented and decided that the assault would be considered a category A technical assault. The Commission further decided that Luke Sedgemoore would be suspended from all aspects of Association football from 30 April 2016 to 29 October 2016 and fined £50.

AW-7343 – The charge of misconduct against Neill Daniel of Bryn Rockets FC for playing in a match on 23 April 2016 while he was under suspension by this Association was allowed to remain on file until the case AW7329 had been resolved.

AW-7344 – The charge of misconduct against Bryn Rockets FC of allowing Neill Daniel to play while he was under suspension by this Association was proven. Bryn Rockets were fined £50.  

AW-7335. The charge of misconduct against Fairwater Social players following their Cardiff & District League under-15 fixture of 26 April 2016 was proven. Fairwater Social were fined £100, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission and warned as to the future conduct of their players.

AW-7334 - The charge of misconduct against Marshfield JYFC players following their Cardiff & District League under-15 fixture of 26 April 2016 was proven. Marshfield JYFC were fined £75, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission and warned as to the future conduct of their players.

AW-7302 – The charge of misconduct against Daggers FC for failing to provide a duty of care to the referee’s equipment at their Merthyr Tydfil League fixture of 12 April 2016 was proven. Daggers FC were fined £50 and instructed to pay £5 part Commission costs. The club to be reminded that they have a duty of care to the match referee and his tools and equipment at all times.

AW-7306. The charge of misconduct against Glyncoch Spartans for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Taff-Ely/Rhymney valley fixture of 13 April 2016 was proven. Glyncoch Spartans were fined £50 and also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-7322 – The charge of misconduct against St Albans FC for players/spectators/supporters and club officials becoming involved in an altercation with opponents causing the abandonment of their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 20 April 2016 was proven. St Albans were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good behaviour of club players, officials and spectators & supporters.

AW-7323 - The charge of misconduct against Graig FC for players/spectators/supporters and club officials becoming involved in an altercation with opponents causing the abandonment of their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 20 April 2016 was proven. Graig were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good behaviour of club players, officials and spectators & supporters.

AW-7356. The charge of misconduct by Porthcawl Town Athletic FC spectators/supporters at their Port Talbot League under-14 fixture on 20 April 2016 was proven. Porthcawl Town Athletic FC were fined £100, in addition a £100 fine suspended following misconduct at a fixture on 19 September 2015 (AW7049) was now to be invoked.The club were severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and instructed to pay £5 part costs of Commission.

AW-7319 – the charge of misconduct against Penrhos FC for spectators/supporters consuming alcohol in the vicinity of the playing area at their Taff-Ely/Rhymney valley League fixture of 18 April 2016 was proven. Penrhos FC were fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending no further repetition of this offence. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and instructed to pay £5 part Commission costs.

AW-7347 – the charge of misconduct against Llanrumney United FC players, spectators/supporters and club officials becoming involved in a confrontation with opponents that contributed to the abandonment of their Cardiff & District League fixture with Grange Catholics OB on 23 April 2016 was proven. Llanrumney United FC were fined £200, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of the club. They were also instructed to pay £5 part Commission costs.

 AW-7348 - the charge of misconduct against Grange Catholic OB players, spectators/supporters and club officials becoming involved in a confrontation with opponents that contributed to the abandonment of their Cardiff & Distreict League fixture with Llanrumney United on 23 April 2016 was proven. Grange Catholic OB were fined £200, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of the club. They were also instructed to pay £5 part Commission costs.

AW7380 – the charge of misconduct against Coedely FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Bridgend Sunday League fixture of 1 May 2016 was proven. Coedely FC  were fined £250, £125 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 and severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW7315 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Cefn Cribwr FC for allowing Steven Klein to be involved in football while he was under suspension on 27.02.2016, 02.03.2016 and 12.03.2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered that the charge was proven but accepted the factors of mitigation presented by the club. Cefn Cribwr were fined £120, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending no further repetition of this offence by the club. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7350 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by Parc Derwen FC causing the abandonment of their Bridgend & District League fixture of 30 April 2016. After carefully considering verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission found the case proven that actions of players from the club contributed to the abandonment of the fixture. Parc Derwen FC were fined £325, £275 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW-7351. The charge of misconduct against Caerau All Whites FC for players and spectators causing the abandonment of their Bridgend & District League fixture of 30 April 2016 was proven. Caerau All Whites FC were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of players and spectators/supporters. The club were also warned as to their future conduct.

 

AW-7318. The charge of misconduct against Ynysybwl FC for spectators/supporters consuming alcohol in the vicinity of the playing area at their Taff-Ely/Rhymney valley League fixture of 18 April 2016 was proven. Ynysybwl FC were fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending no further repetition of this offence. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and instructed to pay £5 part Commission costs.

AW-7369. The charge of misconduct against Llanrumney United players following their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 30 April 2016 was proven. Llanrumney United FC were fined £80 and warned as to the future conduct of their players. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-7353. The charge of misconduct against Llanharry FC for misconduct by players and spectators/supporters following their Bridgend League fixture of 21 April 2016 was proven. It was noted that the club had a suspended fine of £100 in relation to the case AW7158. The Commission decided that this fine would now be imposed and that the club be fined a further £150 for the subsequent misconduct and also pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW7381 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Mark Morgan, a club official of Pontyclun FC following his club’s under-12 Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley Cup Final of 1 May 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge of misconduct was proven.. Mr Mark Morgan was warned as to his future conduct. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

 

 

Commission Decisions - April 2016

Suspension Report No. 39 2015/16 - 30th April 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 38 2015/16 - 23rd April 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 37 2015/16 - 16th April 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 36 2015/16 - 9th April 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 35 2015/16 - 2nd April 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

APP019

The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Barry Athletic FC against the decision of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to cancel the registration of player Ieuan Griffiths for the remainder of the 2015/16 season.  After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal be dismissed and that the League were entitled to suspend the registration of the player in accordance with their rules. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

APP020

The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Barry Athletic FC against the decision of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to cancel the registration of player Nathan Williams for the remainder of the 2015/16 season.  After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal be dismissed and that the League were entitled to suspend the registration of the player in accordance with their rules. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7238 – The charge of serious misconduct against Aberdare Town FC for allowing Mr Paul Morris to be involved in their Aberdare Valley league match on 12 March 2016 while he was under suspension by this Association was proven. Aberdare Town FC were fined £150, £75 of which was suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good behaviour of club officials.

AW7236 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by Gurnos Social FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Merthyr Tydfil League fixture of 12 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. The commission decided that Gurnos Social FC be fined £100 but that the fine be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good behaviour of spectators/supporters. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

AW7263 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Claire Hicks, club official of Penarth Town following her club’s South Wales Youth League fixture of 20 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge was not proven and that no further action would be taken on the matter. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7264 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Alex Dodds, club official of Penarth Town following his club’s South Wales Youth League fixture of 20 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge was proven and that Alex Dodds be warned as to his future conduct. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7265 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against players of Penarth Town following their club’s South Wales Youth League fixture of 20 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge was not proven and that no further action would be taken on the matter. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7246 - The commission considered the charge of misconduct against Shaun Engelhardt, club official of Treforest FC following his club’s South Wales Alliance League fixture of 15 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. Shaun Engelhardt was given a touchline suspension of two matches from 25 April 2016 and fined £30.
The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7247 - The commission considered the charge of misconduct against Christopher Badman, club official of Treforest FC following the club’s South Wales Alliance League fixture of 15 March 2016. After carefully considering the submissions of the club, the Commission accepted that Mr Badman was not considered an official of the club and therefore the matter was outside the scope of the Commission to deal with. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7248 - The commission considered the charge of misconduct against Russell Riella, club official of Treforest FC following his club’s South Wales Alliance League fixture of 15 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. Russell Riella was given a touchline suspension of three matches from 25 April 2016 and fined £50. The suspension to be measure by competition matches played by Treforest FC first team. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7233 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Penyrenglyn FC for causing the abandonment of their Rhondda League fixture of 5 March 2016. After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered that the charge was proven. Penyrenglyn FC were fined £325 with £225 suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of players. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW 7234 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against The Baglan FC for causing the abandonment of their Rhondda League fixture of 5 March 2016. After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered that the charge was proven. The Baglan FC were fined £325 with £225 suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of players. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

APP021 - The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Penarth Town FC against the decision of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to cancel the registration of player Ellis Davey for the remainder of the 2015/16 season.  After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal be dismissed and that the League were entitled to suspend the registration of the player in accordance with their rules. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7186 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Cardiff Airport FC of playing Theo Richards in a match when he was under suspension by the Football Association of Wales. After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission found the case proven. The club were warned as to future conduct and to take on board the advice given regarding checking all players who are also signed with other clubs do not have suspension. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs. The decision was advised to the club at the hearing.

AW7240 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Wenvoe Arms Fc for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Vale of Glamorgan League fixture of 12 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. Wenvoe Arms FC were fined £100, £50 of this would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good behaviour of spectators/supporters. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW-7286. The charge of misconduct against FC Dragons for players and spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their South Wales Youth League fixture of 3 April 2016 was proven. FC Dragons were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of the club’s players and spectators/supporters. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

 AW-7284. The charge of misconduct against Canton Rangers for players and spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their South Wales Youth League fixture of 3 April 2016 was proven. Canton Rangers were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of the club’s players and spectators/supporters. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-7185. The charge of misconduct against Cornelly United of playing Joseph Jones in the South Wales Alliance League fixture of the 5th December 2015 was proven. After carefully considering the written mitigating evidence and accepting the mitigating evidence in full the commission found the case proven. The club were warned as to future conduct and to check all players who are also signed with other clubs do not have suspensions.

AW-7307 The charge of misconduct against the spectator/supporters of Port Talbot Town following their Port Talbot & District League U16’s fixture of the 13th April 2016 was proven. Port Talbot Town were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of the club’s U16’s spectators/supporters. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-7311 The charge of misconduct against Valley Blades U16’s for players causing the abandonment of their Aberdare Rhondda Junior Football League fixture of the 14th April 2016 was proven. Valley Blades were fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of the club’s players. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-7312 The charge of misconduct against AFC Perthcelyn U16’s for players causing the abandonment of their Aberdare Rhondda Junior Football League fixture of the 14th April 2016 was proven. AFC Perthcelyn were fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of the club’s players. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-7316 The charge of misconduct against the spectator/supporters of Cogan Coronation Juniors AFC following their Vale of Glamorgan League U14’s fixture of the 13th April 2016 was proven. Cogan Coronation Juniors AFC were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of the club’s U16’s spectators/supporters. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW7213 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Aberkenfig BGC for players and spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their under-16 Bridgend League fixture versus Caerau FC on 27 February 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence provided, the Commission found the charge proven. Aberkenfig BGC were fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of their under-16 players and spectators/supporters. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7187 - The charge of misconduct against Caerau FC for players and spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their under-16 Bridgend League fixture versus Aberkenfig BGC on 27 February 2016 was proven. Caerau FC were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of their under-16 players and spectators/supporters

AW7272 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Pencoed Athletic FC for coaching staff and players becoming involved in a confrontation with opponents causing the abandonment of their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 30 March 2016.

After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. Pencoed Athletic were fined £325, £100 of this would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good behaviour of coaches & players. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

NOTE - this case was subject to further appeal to the FA of Wales

AW7270 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against AFC Butetown for coaching staff and players becoming involved in a confrontation with opponents causing the abandonment of their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 30 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. AFC Butetown were fined £325, £100 of this would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good behaviour of coaches & players. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

 

AW-7290. The charge of misconduct against Brian Showdery of AFC Butetown following his club’s fixture of 30 March was proven. Brian Showdery was suspended from all aspects of Association Football for eight matches from 16 May 2016. He was also fined £75 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

 

 

 

 

Commission Decisions - March 2016

Suspension Report No. 34 2015/16 - 26th March 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 33 2015/16 - 19th March 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 32 2015/16 - 12th March 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 31 2015/16 - 5th March 2016 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

AW7177 - The Commission considered the charged of alleged assault on the match referee by Joshua Gale of Penrhos FC in his club’s Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley League fixture of 23 January 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge of assault was proven and that the player’s actions constituted an assault category B where there was physical contact between player and official. The Commission further decided that Joshua Gale be fined £75 and suspended from all aspects of Association Football from 23 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.

 AW7188 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Port Talbot Tigers FC for causing the abandonment of their Port Talbot League fixture of 13 February 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge of misconduct was proven. The Commission further decided that Port Talbot Tigers be fined £325 (£100 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of players) . The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs

AW/7159 – The charge against Glyncorrwg FC for causing the abandonment of their Port Talbot League fixture of 13 February 2016 was proven. Glyncorrwg were fined £325 (£225 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 pending future good conduct of players). They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/7198 - The charge of misconduct against Athletic Football Club Cardiff Dragons of playing a friendly match without the permission of the South Wales Football Association and as a club who are affiliated to a designated Sunday League can only play on that day was proven. Athletic Football Club Cardiff Dragons were fined £75, with the whole fine suspended until 31st December 2016 pending their future good conduct. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW/7197 - The charge of misconduct against Cardiff Social FC of playing a friendly match without the permission of the South Wales Football Association and against a club who are affiliated to a designated Sunday League and can only play on that day was proven. Cardiff Social FC were fined £75, with the whole fine suspended until 31st December 2016 pending their future good conduct. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW/7201 – The charge of misconduct by Aberfan Social FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Rhondda Youth League fixture of 28 February 2016 was proven. Aberfan Social FC were fined £50 and warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and instructed to pay £5 part costs of commission.

 APP017 - The Commission considered the appeal by Glyncorrwg FC against a decision of the Port Talbot & District League to fine the club £30 and deduct the club three points for failing to fulfil a fixture on 30 January 2016. After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided to refer the case back to the League for further consideration. The League were advised they must give the club the opportunity to attend any meeting and be given at least seven days’ notice of such meeting. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7210 - The Commission considered the charged of alleged assault on the match referee by Stephen Bassett of Penrhiwfer FC in his club’s South Wales Alliance League fixture of 5 March 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge of assault was proven and that the player’s actions constituted a technical assault category A. The Commission further decided that Stephen Bassett be fined £50 and suspended from all aspects of Association Football from 5 March 2016 to 31 May 2016.

AW7191 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Grange Albion FC for actions by players and substitutes contributing to the abandonment of their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 23 January 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charge of misconduct was proven. The Commission further decided that Grange Albion FC be fined £100 and severely warned as to the future conduct of their players and substitutes. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs

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The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Cardiff Hibernian against the sending-off of player Matthew Corp in their fixture versus Garw SGBC on 12th March 2016. After considering the evidence presented, the Commission considered that the sending off would remain on record but that no suspension would be imposed on this occasion. The player was also advised that should he be sent off again during this season, an additional penalty would be imposed in accordance with FAW regulations.

AW7221
The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Cogan Coronation FC for player/substitutes/ officials and spectators/supporters becoming involved in a fight with their opponents causing the abandonment of their South Wales Alliance League W John Owen Cup tie versus Cwmbach Royal Stars Sports on 5 March 2016.
 

After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. Cogan Coronation FC were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good conduct of the club’s first team players/officials and spectators/supporters. The appeal fee was retained and the club were also instructed to pat £16 part costs of the Commission.

AW- 7222 The charge of misconduct against Cwmbach Royal Stars Sports for player/substitutes/officials becoming involved in a fight with their opponents causing the abandonment of their South Wales Alliance League W John Owen Cup tie versus Cogan Coronation on 5 March 2016 was proven.  Cwmbach Royal Stars Sports were fined £325, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good conduct of the club’s first team players/officials and spectators/supporters. The club were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

 APP018
 

The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Island Marine FC against the decision of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to cancel the registration of player Sam Dyer for the remainder of the 2015/16 season.  After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal be dismissed and that the League were entitled to suspend the registration of the player in accordance with their rules. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW-7207 The charge of misconduct against Marshfield Athletic of failing to control their players in their fixture of the 27th February 2016 in the Cardiff Combination League was proven. Marshfield Athletic were fined £250 (£150 of which would be suspended until 31st May 2017 pending future good conduct of players). They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW-7223 The charge of serious misconduct against Samuel Harris of Splott Albion, while playing under the name Kyle Davies for Treforest FC in their fixture of the 6th March 2016 in the Taff Ely & Rhymney Valley Sunday League was proven. Samuel Harris was suspended from all aspects of Association Football from the 18th April 2016 to the 31st May 2017 and fined £200. (£100 of which would be suspended until 31st May 2018 pending his future good conduct). He was also severely warned as to his future conduct and instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.
 

AW-7224 The charge of misconduct against Splott Albion players and spectators/supporters for causing the abandonment of their fixture of the 5th March 2016 in the Cardiff & District League was proven. Splott Albion were fined £325 (£100 of which would be suspended until 31st December 2016 pending future good conduct of players and spectators/supporters). They were also instructed to pay an additional £5 part cost of the commission.

 

 

 

Commission Decisions - February 2016

Suspension Report No. 30 2015/16 - 27th February 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 29 2015/16 - 20th February 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 28 2015/16 - 13th February 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 27 2015/16 - 6th February 2016 Download PDF

Other cases heard during the month

The charge of misconduct against Penydarren BC spectators/supporters at their BGC Wales fixture v Afan Lido on 24 January 2016 was proven. Penydarren BC were fined £50 plus £5 part costs of Commission and warned as to the future conduct of the spectators/supporters at their under-14 games.

AW-7177 - The Commission considered the charge of alleged assault on the match referee by player Joshua Gale of Penrhos FC at his club’s Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley League fixture on 23 January 2016. The match referee Mr Wayne Morgan was in attendance, neither the player nor anyone from the club was present. The Commission decided that the player would remain suspended from all aspects of Association Football until he submitted a written request to appear before a Commission to hear the case and that the request be accompanied by a guarantee fee of £50. 

AW-7158 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by Llanharry FC spectators/supporters at their Bridgend & District League fixture of 28 November 2015. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge proven. Llanharry were fined £200, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2017 pending future good conduct of spectators/supporters, the club were also severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

AW-7171 - The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by club official Colin Jones of Sully Sports FC following his club’s Vale of Glamorgan League fixture of 16 January 2016. After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided the charge was proven. Colin Jones was given a two match touchline suspension of two matches from 7 March 2016 and fined £30. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW-7170. The charge of misconduct against Samuel White of Sully Sports following his sending-off at his club’s fixture of 16 January 2016 was proven. Samuel White was warned as to his future conduct.

AW-7172 The charge of misconduct against Splott Park Rangers of playing a friendly match without the permission of the South Wales Football Association and against a team not affiliated to the South Wales Football Association was proven. Splott Park Rangers were fined £75, with the whole fine suspended until 31st December 2016 pending their future good conduct. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW-7173 The charge of misconduct against Aberystwyth Exiles of playing a friendly match without the permission of the South Wales Football Association and against a club who are affiliated to a designated Sunday League can only play on that day was proven. Aberystwyth Exiles were fined £50, with the whole fine suspended until 31st December 2016 pending their future good conduct. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

 AW-7174 The charge of misconduct against Pontcanna Rangers of  playing a friendly match without the permission of the South Wales Football Association and on a day other than a Sunday when the club are affiliated to a designated Sunday League & can only play on that day was proven. Pontcanna Rangers FC were fined £75, with the whole fine suspended until 31st December 2016 pending their future good conduct. They were also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW-7178 The charge of misconduct against Steve Owen while acting as assistant coach of Goytre United U12’s in their Port Talbot & District League fixture of 23rd January 2016 was proven. Steve Owen was given a touchline suspension of 10 (TEN) matches from 7th March 2016, fined £100, and warned as to his future good conduct. The suspension to be measured by competitive games played by Goytre United U12’s, he was also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the commission.

AW-7179 The charge of misconduct against Craig Williams while acting as coach of Goytre United U12’s in their Port Talbot & District League fixture of 23rd January 2016 was proven. Craig Williams was given a touchline suspension of 7 matches from 7th March 2016, fined £75, and warned as to his future good conduct. The suspension to be measured by competitive games played by Goytre United U12’s, he was also ordered to pay £5 part costs of the commission. - subject to appeal to the FAW

AW-7107 - The Commission considered the charges of misconduct by club official Rhys Jones of Lisvane Panthers FC at the South Wales Youth League fixture versus Penarth Town on 25 October 2015. After carefully considering both verbal and written evidence presented, the decision of the panel was that the charge of misconduct was proven. The Commission decided that Rhys Jones would be warned as to his future conduct. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7108 - The Commission considered the charges of misconduct by club official Rhys Griffiths of Lisvane Panthers FC at the South Wales Youth League fixture versus Penarth Town on 25 October 2015. After carefully considering both verbal and written evidence presented, the decision of the panel was that the charge of misconduct was proven. The Commission decided that Rhys Griffiths would be warned as to his future conduct. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

APP016 - The Commission considered the appeal by Wenvoe FC against a decision of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to suspend the registration of player Curtis Davies from the League, sine die with no review for a period of at least five years. After carefully considering both verbal and written evidence presented, the decision of the panel was that the matter would be referred back to the League for further consideration. The appeal fee was returned and there was no order as to costs.

APP017 - The Commission considered the appeal by Master Mariner FC against a decision of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to suspend the registration of players Mark Kingdom & Scott Thomas from the League for the rest of the 2015/16 season and to suspend a further ban until the end of the 2017/18 season pending future good behaviour. After carefully considering both verbal and written evidence presented, the decision of the panel was that the appeal would be upheld in part. The suspension until the end of the 2015/16 season would remain but the suspended element would be dismissed. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW/7181. The charge of misconduct against Pencoed BGC for allowing player Dylan Powell to play in their u16 fixture on 23 January 2016 while he was under suspension by the Association was proven. It was noted that the club had been offered a reduced penalty but had not responded within the required timescale. The Commission decided that the club be given the standard minimum penalty of £50.

AW/7182. The charge of misconduct against Fairwater Juniors players and officials following their South Wales FA Junior Cup fixture of 23 January 2016 was proven. Fairwater Juniors were fined £100, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 and reviewed pending future good conduct of their under-16 players and officials. The clubs were also severely warned as to their future conduct.

AW/7183. The charge of misconduct against Treherbert BGC players, spectators/supporters and officials following their South Wales FA Junior Cup fixture of 23 January 2016 was proven. Treherbert BGC were fined £125, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 December 2016 and reviewed pending future good conduct of their under-16 players, spectators/supporters and officials. The clubs were also severely warned as to their future conduct.

Commission Decisions - January 2016

Suspension Report No. 26 2015/16 - 30th January 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 25 2015/16 - 23rd January 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 24 2015/16 - 16th January 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 23 2015/16 - 9th January 2016 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 22 2015/16 - 2nd January 2016 Download PDF

Other cases heard during the month

APP/010 - The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Pencoed BGC against the decision of the Bridgend & District Football League to fine the club £25 and deduct three points and award the match to their opponents for playing Dylan Powell in an U16a fixture on 12 December 2015 and to suspend the player for two matches.   
After carefully considering both written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be upheld in part. The result would remain as being awarded to their opponents but the additional three points deduction would be reversed. The fine would remain but the suspension of the player was removed as the League rules did not provide for this sanction to be issued. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

 APP/011 - The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Llangynwyd Rangers BGC against the decision of the Bridgend & District Football League to deduct three points from the club’s under-14 team and fine them £10 for failing to fulfil a fixture on 4 December 2015. The Commission decided that the League’s decision would remain as already advised. Following subsequent communication from the club it was agreed that the appeal fee would be refunded but there was no further order as to costs.

APP013 - The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Fairfield United FC against the decision of the Wales Veterans Football League to fine the club £40 and award the match to their opponents by a 3-0 scoreline for Fairfield United failing to fulfil a fixture on 6 December 2015. After carefully considering both written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal was dismissed inasmuch as the club failed to fulfil the fixture as scheduled. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

APP012 - The Commission considered the appeal lodged by Vale United FC against the decision of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to deduct three points from the club following their being found guilty by the South Wales FA of spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their fixture of 3 October 2015. After carefully considering both written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be upheld. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW7168 – The charge of misconduct against Penyfai FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters following their club’s abandoned under-16 fixture was proven. Penyfai FC were fined £100, £50 of which was suspended until 31 May 2016 pending future good conduct of spectators/supporters. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and are to pay £5 towards the costs of the Commission. CASE SUBJECT TO FURTHER APPEAL

AW7167 - The charge of misconduct against Pencoed BGC FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters following their club’s abandoned under-16 fixture was proven. Pencoed BGC FC were fined £200, £100 of which was suspended until 31 May 2016 pending future good conduct of spectators/supporters. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and are to pay £5 towards the costs of the Commission.

AW7160 – The charge of misconduct against Cornelly United for failing to control players at their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 5 December 2015 was proven. Cornelly United were fined £100 and severely warned as to the future conduct of their players. The club were also to pay £5 towards costs of the Commission.

AW7159 - The charge of misconduct against Treforest FC for failing to control players at their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 5 December 2015 was proven. Treforest FC were fined £100 and severely warned as to the future conduct of their players. The club were also to pay £5 towards costs of the Commission.

AW7162 – The charge of misconduct against Steve Blewitt , a club official of Treforest FC following his club’s Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley League fixture of 5 December 2015 was proven. Steve Blewitt was given a touchline suspension of six matches from 8 February 2016 and fined £75. He was also instructed to pay £5 towards the costs of the Commission.

AW7157 – The charge of misconduct against players of Tonypandy Albion following their fixture of 12 November 2015 was proven. Tonypandy Albion were warned as to the future conduct of their players.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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