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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 2018

Suspension Report No. 43. 2017/18 - 31th May 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 42. 2017/18 - 26th May 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 41. 2017/18 - 19th May 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 40. 2017/18 - 12th May 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 39. 2017/18 - 5th May 2018 Download PDF

Commission Decisions - April 2018

Suspension Report No. 38. 2017/18 - 28th April 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 37. 2017/18 - 21st April 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 36. 2017/18 - 14th April 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 35. 2017/18 - 7th April 2018 Dwnload PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the charges of misconduct against Zack Edwards of Garw SBGC FC in that he used language of an offensive or insulting or abusive nature and/or which was contemptuous, discriminatory or denigratory, pursuant to the FAW’s Non-Discrimination Regulations during the South Wales Alliance Football League fixture, Butetown v Garw SBGC, 7 October 2017. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided the charges were not proven and no further action would be taken on the matter. There was no order as to costs.

AW9254. The charge of misconduct against Tonyrefail BGC for misconduct by a spectator/supporter at their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 31 March 2018 was proven. Tonyrefail BGC were fined £80 and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9237. The charge of misconduct by Maindy Con FC of allowing insulting or abusive or offensive language in posts on their club facebook account was proven. Maindy Con FC were fined £100, the entire amount would be suspended until 31 May 2019 and rescinded if the club were not found guilty of a similar offence during the period. The club were also given a severe warning about allowing insulting, abusive or offensive language in posts on their social media and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9245. The charge of misconduct against University of South Wales for failure to control their players at their BUCS League fixture of 14 March 2018 was proven. University of South wales FC were fined £80 and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9251 i) and ii) . The charges of misconduct against Pant & Dowlais BGC for players and spectators/supporters causing their under-16 fixture with Penydarren BGC on 25 March 2018 to be abandoned were proven. Pant & Dowlais BGC were fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2019 and rescinded if the club were not found guilty of a similar offence during the period. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of players and spectators/supporters at their under-16 fixtures and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9248 i) and ii). The charges of misconduct against Penydarren BGC for players and spectators/supporters causing their under-16 fixture with Pant & Dowlais BGC on 25 March 2018 to be abandoned were proven. Penydarren BGC were fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2019 and rescinded if the club were not found guilty of a similar offence during the period. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of players and spectators/supporters at their under-16 fixtures and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9128 i) and ii) The charges of misconduct by AFC Butetown for failing to control spectators/supporters at their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 7 October 2017 were proven. AFC Butetown were fined £120 and severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters. The club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9258. The charge of misconduct against FC Abercwmboi for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Aberdare valley Football League fixture of 28 march 2018 was proven. FC Abercwmboi were warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9247. The charge of misconduct against Mountain Ash Juniors for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Aberdare Valley Junior League fixture of 10 March 2018 was proven. Mountain Ash Juniors were fined £50, £25 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2019 and rescinded if the club were not found guilty of a similar offence during the period. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of players and spectators/supporters at their under-12 fixtures and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9262. The charge of misconduct against Cambrian & Clydach Vale BGC for playing a friendly match on 25 March 2018 against unaffiliated opposition and without permission of the Association was proven. Cambrian & Clydach Vale BGC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 May 2019 and would be rescinded if the club were not found guilty of a similar offence before that date. The club to also be advised that ALL friendly matches must be sanctioned by the appropriate Association before the game is played and that matches against unaffiliated teams are not permitted under any circumstances. The club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9236. The charge of misconduct against Carnetown BGC for failure to control spectators/supporters at their Aberdare Rhondda Junior League fixture of 11 March 2018 was proven. Carnetown BGC were fined £75, the entire amount would be suspended until 31 May 2019 and rescinded if the club were not found guilty of a similar offence before that date. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters at under-16 matches and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission

 

Commission Decisions - March 2018

Suspension Report No. 34. 2017/18 - 31st March 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 33. 2017/18 - 24th March 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 32. 2017/18 - 17th March 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 31. 2017/18 - 10th March 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 30. 2017/18 - 3rd March 2018 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the appeal by Penydarren Social against a decision of the Merthyr Tydfil Football League to fine them £50 and deduct the club three points for failing to fulfil a fixture on 10 February 2018.After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the matter should be referred back to the League for further consideration. The League to be advised that the club must be given the opportunity to be present at any meeting where the matter is discussed and must be given at least seven days’ notice in writing or by email of such meeting.The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

AW9233. The charge of misconduct against AFC Porth BGC following misconduct by spectators/supporters at their ARJFL under-13 fixture of 24 February 2018 was proven. AFC Porth BGC were fined £100 and warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters at under-13 games. They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

  AW9227. The charge of misconduct against Cadoxton Barry FC following misconduct by    spectators/supporters at their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 17 February 2018 was proven. Cadoxton Barry FC were fined £80 and warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters . They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission

AW9233. The charge of misconduct against Cwmafan FC following misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Port Talbot & District League fixture of 17 March 2018 was proven. Cwmafan FC were fined £75 and warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters. They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW9239. The charge of misconduct against Barry Athletic for playing a friendly match on 4 February against a team that is not registered with any Association and without permission of this Association was proven. Barry Athletic were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 30 April 2019, the club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission

AW9213. The charge of misconduct against RAFA FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters following their Cardiff Combination League fixture of 3 February 2018 was proven. RAFA FC were fined £100, the entire amount to be suspended until 30 April 2019, the club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission

AW9232. The charge of misconduct against Cardiff Crusaders FC following misconduct by spectators at their under-13 Cardiff & District League fixture on 24 February 2018 was proven. Cardiff Crusaders were fined £100 and warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters at their under-13 matches. They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by spectator(s)/supporter(s) of Fochriw Mini & Juniors FC during Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley League under-11 mini-football on 18 November 2017. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge proven and that the words used breached the FAW non-discrimination regulations. Focrhiw Mini & Juniors FC were fined £750, £650 of this would be suspended until 31 May 2019 and rescinded unless the club were found guilty of a similar offence during this period. There was no order as to costs.

The Commission considered the charges of misconduct by spectator(s)/supporter(s) of Pentwyn Dynamo Football club in their Cardiff & District League under-12 division fixture of 18 November 2017. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided the charges were not proven and no further action would be taken on the matter.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Cardiff Draconians FC for their players failing to conduct themselves in an orderly fashion causing the abandonment of their Cardiff & District League fixture of 24 February 2018.After carefully considering the verbal and written evidence, the Commission decided that the charge was not proven and no further action would be taken on the matter. There was no order as to costs.

AW9235. The charge of misconduct against Caerau Albion FC in that players of the club were responsible for causing the abandonment of their Cardiff & District League fixture of 24 February 2018 was proven. Caerau Albion Fc were fined £325, £150 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2019 and rescinded unless the club were found guilty of a similar offence during this period. They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission..

 


Commission Decisions - February 2018

Suspension Report No.29 2017/18 - 24 February 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No.28 2017/18 - 17 February 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No.27 2017/18 - 10th February 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 26 2017/18 - 3rd February 2018 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered a charge of misconduct against RAFA FC for failure of player(s) to conduct themselves in an orderly fashion during the Cardiff Combination League fixture of13 January 2018. A further charge of spectators entering the field of play was withdrawn.After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge proven but accepted the mitigating factors presented by the club in writing and orally by the referee. It was decided that RAFA FC be severely warned as to the future conduct of their players, the club were also instructed to pay £40 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Tiger Bay FC for failing to control players and spectators during their Cardiff Combination League fixture of 13 January 2018.After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge proven It was decided that Tiger Bay FC be fined £80 and be severely warned as to the future conduct of their players and spectators, the club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Rhydyfelin FC for failure to control their players/spectators and or supporters during a Taff-Ely/Rhymney valley League match of 20 January 2018.After carefully considering the written, verbal and video evidence presented, the Commission considered the part of the charge that referred to failure to control their players was proven. The charge of failure to control spectators and/or supporter(s) was not proven.It was decided that Rhydyfelin FC be warned as to the future conduct of their players, the club were also instructed to pay £40 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconduct against Maindy Con FC of repeatedly allowing insulting and/or abusive and/or offensive and/or abusive language on their Facebook page in the public domain was considered proven. Maindy Con were fined £100 and warned as to the improper use of social media. They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against players of Cornelly United FC following their Port Talbot League fixture of 17 February 2018 was considered proven. The Commission decided that Cornelly United FC be fined £75 and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission. The club was also warned as to the future conduct of their players.

The charge of misconduct against Treharris Athletic Western FC for spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their under-12 fixture versus AFC Bargoed on 12 January 2018 was proven. Treharris Athletic Western FC were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended and reviewed on 31 May 2019 if there was no further misconduct by under-12 spectators/supporters. They were also severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters at their under-12 game and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconducts against AFC Bargoed for spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their under-12 fixture versus Treharris Athletic Western FC on 12 January 2018 was proven. AFC Bargoed were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended and reviewed on 31 May 2019 if there was no further misconduct by under-12 spectators/supporters. They were also severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters at their under-12 game and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against Penydarren BGC for misconduct by spectator(s)/supporter(s) of their under-16 team following their TERV League fixture of 14 January 2018 was considered proven. The Commission decided that Penydarren BGC FC be fined £100 and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission. The club was also warned as to the future conduct of their spectators/supporters.

The Commission considered the charges of misconduct against Daniel Tosh, an official of Pontypridd Town FC

1,  for his alleged failure to conduct himself in an orderly fashion by repeatedly entering the field of play without permission, during South Wales Youth League, Pontypridd Town v Penrhiwceiber Cons, 14th January 2018

2. for his alleged failure to conduct himself in an orderly fashion by repeatedly using insulting and/or offensive and/or abusive language, during South Wales Youth League, Pontypridd Town v Penrhiwceiber Cons, 14th January 2018.

 

After carefully considering verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that Mr Tosh would receive a touchline suspension of three matches from 19 March 2018. He was also fined £75 and instructed to pay £40 part costs of the Commission.

The charges of misconduct against Pontypridd Town for spectators/supporters causing the abandonment of their South Wales Youth League versus Penrhiwceiber Con Athletic on 14 January 2018 was proven. Pontypridd Town were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended and reviewed on 31 May 2019 if there was no further misconduct by South Wales Youth League spectators/supporters. They were also severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters at their South Wales Youth League games and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The charges of misconduct against Penrhiwceiber Con Athletic for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their South Wales Youth League fixture on 14 January 2018 was proven. Penrhiwceiber Con Athletic were fined £120 and severely warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters at their under-18 games. They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

 

Commission Decisions - January 2018

Suspension Report No. 25 2017/18 - 27th January 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 24 2017/18 - 20th January 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 23 2017/18 - 13th January 2018 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 22 2017/18 - 6th January 2018 Download PDF

Commission Decisions - December 2017

Suspension Report No. 21 2017/18 - 30th December 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 20 2017/18 - 23rd December 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 19 2017/18 - 16th December 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 18 2017/18 - 9th December 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 17 2017/18 - 2nd December 2017 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The Commission considered the appeal by Abergavenny Town Girls, Ladies & Rhinos FC against a decision of the South Wales Women’s & Girls League to play two players at under-12 rather than under-11 division.After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be dismissed. The appeal fee was retained but there was no further order as to costs.

The charge of misconduct by spectators/supporters of Trebanog FC following their club’s South Wales Alliance League fixture of 2 December 2017. Trebanog FC were fined £100, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2018 and removed provided the club were not found guilty of a similar offence in the meantime. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission .

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against spectators/supporters of Cefn Cribwr FC following their club’s South Wales Alliance League fixture of 28 October 2017. After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charges proven. Cefn Cribwr BC were warned as to the future conduct of their spectators/supporters and instructed to pay £40 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against players of Llangynwyd Rangers BGCW for becoming involved in an altercation with opponents at their under-16 Bridgend League fixture of 18 December 2017.After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered that the charges were proven. Llangynwyd Rangers BGCW were warned as to the future conduct of their under-16 players and instructed to pay £40 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconduct against Pencoed BGC for players becoming involved in an altercation with opponents at their under-16 Bridgend League fixture of 18 December 2017 was proven. Pencoed BGC were warned as to the future conduct of their under-16 players and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against spectators/supporters of Cwrt Rawlin FC following their club’s Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley League under-15 fixture of 11 November 2017. After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge proven. Cwrt Ralin FC were warned as to the future conduct of their spectators/supporters at under-15 games and instructed to pay £40 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against David William Walters then of Bettws FC, of giving an incorrect name to the match referee in the club’s South wales FA Senior Cup tie of 25 November 2017.After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided the charge was not proven and no further action would be taken on the matter. The Commission considered that Bettws FC were  guilty of failing to submit a correctly completed teamsheet as per Cup Rule 10 of the Association and would be fined £20 in accordance with rule.There was no further order as to costs.

 

Commission Decisions - November 2017

Suspension Report No. 16 2017/18 - 25th November 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 15 2017/18 - 18th November 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 14 2017/18 - 11th November 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 13 2017/18 - 04th November 2017 Download PDF

OTHER CASES HEARD DURING THE MONTH

The charge of misconduct against Brackla Juniors of playing a friendly without the permission os the SWFA, during Friendly match v Island Marine, 8th October 2017, After carefully considering all written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the explanation from the club would be accepted and that no further action would be taken on the matter. There was no order as to costs.

The charge of misconduct against Island Marine of playing a friendly without the permission os the SWFA, during Friendly match v Brackla Juniors, 8th October 2017, After carefully considering all written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the explanation from the club would be accepted and that no further action would be taken on the matter. There was no order as to costs.

The charge of misconduct against Brecon Corries following their South Wales Alliance League fixture of the 7th October 2017 was heard. After carefully considering all written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the explanation from the club would be accepted and that no further action would be taken on the matter. There was no order as to costs.

The charge of misconduct against Blaenllynfi Hotel of their players leaving the field of play causing the game to be abandoned in their Bridgend & District Sunday League fixture of the 22nd October 2017 was proven. Blaenllynfi Hotel were fined £325, £200 of which would be suspended until 31st May 2018 pending their future good conduct. The panel also decided that the club should pay £10 towards part costs of the commission.

The charge of misconduct against The Seagull spectator/supporters following their Bridgend & District Sunday League fixture of the 12th November 2017 was proven. The Seagull were fined £100 with £50 suspended until 31.12.18. The panel also decided that the club should pay £10 towards part costs of the commission.

The charge of misconduct against FC Abercwmboi spectator/supporters following their Aberdare Valley League fixture of the 18th November 2017 was proven. FC Abercwmboi  were fined £100 with £50 suspended until 31.12.18. The panel also decided that the club should pay £10 towards part costs of the commission.

The charge of misconduct against Graig FC spectator/supporters following their South Wales Alliance League fixture of the 11th November 2017 was proven, on the charge of spectators/supporters using insulting, abusive and of offensive language Graig FC were fined £100 with £50 suspended until 31.12.18. The panel also decided that the club should pay £10 towards part costs of the commission.

On the charge of club official failing to help the referee the club were fined £50 with the whole fine suspended until 31.12.18 and warned as to their future good conduct. The panel also decided that the club should pay £10 towards part costs of the commission.

The charge of misconduct against Penrhiwfer AFC spectator/supporters following their South Wales Alliance League fixture of the 25th November 2017 was proven. Penrhiwfer AFC were fined £100 with £50 suspended until 31.12.18. The panel also decided that the club should pay £10 towards part costs of the commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against St Mellons Athletic FC for players causing the abandonment of their Cardiff Combination fixture of 30 September 2017 against Glamorgan Athletic. After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the explanation from the club would be accepted and that no further action would be taken on the matter. There was no order as to costs.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by Penrhiwceiber Con Athletic FC following the club’s Youth team fixture of 17 September 2017.After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission found the case proven in that players became involved in an altercation with opponents. The club was warned as to the future conduct of their players. The club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by Neil Stokes, an official of Penrhiwceiber Con Athletic FC following the club’s Youth team fixture of 17 September 2017.After carefully considering the written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission found the case not proven and that no further action would be taken on the matter. There was no order as to costs.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct against AFC Wattstown following their Youth team fixture of 17 September 2017.The club acknowledged the charge but did not request a personal hearing. Having considered the verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge proven in that players became involved in an altercation with opponents. The club was warned as to the future conduct of their players. The club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct by players, officials and spectators od Carnetown BGC following their Aberdare Valley League fixture of 14 September 2017.After carefully considering verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission considered the charge was proven. Carnetown BGC were fined £80 and warned as to the future conduct of their players, officials and spectators. The club was also instructed to pay £40 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconduct against Cornelly United Juniors for players and/or spectators/supporters using insulting or abusive or offensive or provocative language at their under-14 fixture of 14 October was proven.Cornelly United were fined £40 and warned as to the future conduct of under-14 spectators/supporters, players and club officials. They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconduct against Bargoed YMCA FC for players and/or spectators/supporters using insulting or abusive or offensive or provocative language at their under-13 fixture of 17 September 2017 was proven. Bargoed YMCA were fined £40 and warned as to the future conduct of under-13 spectators/supporters, players and club officials. They were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission

The charge of misconduct against RAFA FC of allowing Lee Harding to be involved in their fixture of 14 October 2017 while he was under suspension by this Association was proven.RAFA FC were fined £90 and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconduct against Bryncae FC for misconduct by managers/coaches at their under-14 fixture of 14 October 2017 was proven. Bryncae FC were warned as to the future conduct of their management team and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconduct by Grange Albion Youth FC of misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Cardiff & District u-13 fixture of 7 October 2017, contributing to the game being abandoned was proven. Grange Albion Youth were fined £150, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2018. They were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators at their under-13 game and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconduct by Butetown Youth FC of misconduct by spectators/supporters at their Cardiff & District u-13 fixture of 7 October 2017, contributing to the game being abandoned was proven. Butetown Youth were fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2018. They were also warned as to the future conduct of spectators at their under-13 game and instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

The charge of misconduct by Marvin Gray, a coach of Butetown Youth FC of failing to conduct himself in an orderly fashion at his club’s under-13 fixture of 7 October 2017 was proven. Marvin Gray was warned as to his future conduct.

 

 

 

Commission Decisions - October 2017

Suspension Report No. 12 2017/18 - 28th October 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 11 2017/18 - 21st October 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 10 2017/18 - 14th October 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 09 2017/18 - 7th October 2017 Download PDF

Other cases heard during the month

The Commission considered the appeal by FC Cwmaman against a decision of the South Wales Alliance League to suspend the registration of player Jack Thomas following alleged misconduct in the Alliance League fixture at Treforest on 22 August 2017.After carefully considering the 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 than when the matter of suspension of a player’s registration was being considered the League must give the opportunity to appear personally before a Commission.The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

 

Commission Decisions - September 2017

Suspension Report No. 08 2017/18 - 30th September 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 07 2017/18 - 23rd September 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 06 2017/18 - 16th September 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 05 2017/18 - 09th September 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 04 2017/18 - 02nd September 2017 Download PDF

Other cases heard during the month

AW/9038 – the charges of misconduct against Ystrad FC for playing friendly matches on 9 July 2017 and 3 & 13 August 2017 without permission from the Association and on a day contrary to their status as a Sunday club were proven. Ystrad FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 August 2018 and warned as to their future conduct. The club were also instructed to pay £10 costs of the Commission.

AW/9017(1). The charge of misconduct against Llanharry FC for failing to control spectator(s)/supporter(s) at their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 15 August 2017 was proven. Llanharry FC were fined £75 and warned as to the future conduct of spectators/supporters. They were also instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

AW/9017(2). The charge of misconduct against Llanharry FC for allowing Rory Woodland to be involved at their South Wales Alliance League fixture of 15 August 2017 while he was under suspension by this Association was proven. Llanharry FC were fined £90 and instructed to pay £5 part costs of the Commission.

The Commission considered the appeal by Treforest FC against the decision of the Taff-Ely/Rhymney Valley Football League to refuse to allow the club to change fixtures that may be scheduled for 28 October, 25 November, 9 December, 23 December, 17 March and 23 April during the 2017/18 season.After carefully considering all written and verbal evidence presented, the Commission decided that the appeal would be dismissed. The appeal fee was forfeited and there was no further order as to costs. The decision was conveyed to both parties on the evening. Both club and league were reminded of League rule 8e, Clubs may mutually agree to transfer an arranged Saturday match to the next day provided that they notify the League, in writing, three clear days before the Saturday concerned. Clubs may also arrange matches under floodlights or on astroturf providing it is mutually agreed with their opponents and the League has been informed accordingly.

AW/9029 – The charge of misconduct against Tondu Robins for playing friendly matches without permission from the Association were proven. Tondu Robins were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 August 2018 and warned as to their future conduct. The club were also instructed to pay £10 costs of the Commission.

 AW/9030 – The charge of misconduct against Bridgend Town Juniors FC for playing friendly matches without permission from the Association were proven. Bridgend Town Juniors FC were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 August 2018 and warned as to their future conduct. The club were also instructed to pay £10 costs of the Commission

AW/9031 – The charge of misconduct against Pencoed Athletic for playing friendly matches without permission from the Association were proven. Pencoed Athletic were fined £75, the entire amount to be suspended until 31 August 2018 and warned as to their future conduct. The club were also instructed to pay £10 costs of the Commission.

AW/9034– The charge of misconduct against Cyncoed Athletic of allowing Tim Pugh to play in their Cardiff & District fixture of the 5th September 2017 whilst he was suspended was proven. Cyncoed Athletic were £80 and warned as to their future good conduct. The club were also instructed to pay £10 costs of the Commission.

AW/9057 – the charge of misconduct against Brackla FC following their Bridgend & District Football League fixture of the 9th September 2017 was proven. Brackla FC were warned as to the future good conduct of their club official(s) and spectator(s) and player(s). The club were also instructed to pay £10 costs of the Commission.

AW-9071 The charge of misconduct against Corey Glover an official of Afan Lido of attempting to induce a bona fide player/s of another club/s to transfer and or register for a club other than the club was proven. Corey Glover was fined £150, £100 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2018 and reviewed pending the future good conduct of Corey Glover, in addition a £50 fine suspended following misconduct ref AW-9010 was now to be invoked, Corey Glover was also warned as to his future good conduct. He was also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

 

 

Commission Decisions - August 2017

Suspension Report No. 03 2017/18 - 26th August 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 02 2017/18 - 19th August 2017 Download PDF

Suspension Report No. 01 2017/18 - 12th August 2017 Download PDF

 

AW-9005 The charge of misconduct against Duffys of playing a friendly on a day other than a Sunday and without permission of the SWFA was proven.  Duffys were fined £75 with the whole amount suspended until the 31st August 2018 pending the future good conduct of their players, they were also instructed to pay an additional £10 part cost of the commission.

AW-9007 The charge of misconduct against AFC Cardiff Dragons of playing a friendly without permission of the SWFA was proven.  AFC Cardiff Dragons were fined £75 with the whole amount suspended until the 31st August 2018 pending the future good conduct of their players, they were also in-structed to pay an additional £10 part cost of the commission.

AW-9008 The charge of misconduct against Llanrumney YC of playing a friendly without permission of the SWFA was proven.  Llanrumney YC were fined £75 with the whole amount suspended until the 31st August 2018 pending the future good conduct of their players, they were also instructed to pay an additional £10 part cost of the commission.

AW-9012 The charge of misconduct against Pantyscallog Village Juniors of playing a friendly without permission of the SWFA & playing Jamie Davies whilst under suspension was proven.  Pantyscallog Village Juniors were fined £100 with the whole amount suspended until the 31st August 2018 pending the future good conduct of their players, they were also instructed to pay an additional £10 part cost of the commission.

The Commission considered the appeal by Dinas Powys FC against the refusal of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to accept their entry into the League under-12 division due to the club not complying with rule 71a on registering sufficient players before the start of the season.After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided the appeal would be upheld in part. The Commission decided the club would be allowed to enter the under-12 League but not to enter any Associated Cup competitions. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

The Commission considered the appeal by Barry Town United FC against the refusal of the Vale of Glamorgan Football League to accept their entry into the League under-14 division due to the club not complying with rule 71a on registering sufficient players before the start of the season.After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided the appeal would be upheld in part. The Commission decided the club would be allowed to enter the under-14 League but not to enter any Associated Cup competitions. The appeal fee was returned and there was no further order as to costs.

The Commission considered the charge of misconduct requested by Penyrenglyn FC following their charges of misconduct in playing friendly matches without permission of the Association and outside the permitted dates for playing friendly matches as defined by the Football Association of Wales.After carefully considering all verbal and written evidence presented, the Commission decided that the charges were proven. Penyrenglyn were warned as to their future conduct and instructed to pay £50 part costs of the Commission. The club were also fined £75, the entire amount would be suspended until 1 August 2018 and removed provided the club were not found guilty of any further transgressions of this nature in that period.

AW/8438. The charge of misconduct against Maindy Corries FC of playing a friendly match without permission of the Association and outside the permitted dates for playing friendly matches as defined by the Football Association of Wales was proven. Maindy Corries were fined £75, the entire amount would be suspended until 1 August 2018 and removed provided the club were not found guilty of any further transgressions of this nature in that period. The club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW/8437 The charge of misconduct against Pentre Rovers FC of playing a friendly match without permission of the Association and outside the permitted dates for playing friendly matches as defined by the Football Association of Wales was proven. Pentre Rovers were fined £75, the entire amount would be suspended until 1 August 2018 and removed provided the club were not found guilty of any further transgressions of this nature in that period. The club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW/9000. The charge of misconduct against Splott Albion FC of failing to control their players and spectators/supporters and taking part in a mini football event on Saturday 8 July 2017 without permission of the Association was proven. Splott Albion were fined £125, £75 of which would be suspended until 1 August 2018 and reviewed pending future good behaviour of the club. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of players and spectators at junior and mini football matches and were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission

AW/9001. The charge of misconduct against AFC Rumney Juniors of failing to control their players and spectators/supporters at a mini football event on Saturday 8 July 2017 was proven. AFC Rumney Juniors were fined £50 the club. The club were also warned as to the future conduct of players and spectators at junior and mini football matches and were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission

AW/9003. The charge of misconduct against Splott Athletic FC for misconduct by spectators/supporters at their friendly match versus AFC Radyr on 16 July 2017was proven. Splott Athletic FC were fined £150 and warned as to the future conduct of their spectators/supporters. They were also instructed to pat £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW/9009. The charge of misconduct against Fairwater FC of playing under-age players in the Cardiff Combination League on 22 October 2016 was proven. Fairwater FC were fined £100, the entire amount suspended until 31 May 2018 and warned as to their future conduct. The club were also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

AW/9010. The charge of misconduct against Corey Glover, a coach of Port Talbot Town FC of making an unauthorised approach to players who had signed for other clubs during the 2016/27 season, contrary to rule, was proven. Corey Glover was fined £100, £50 of which would be suspended until 31 May 2018 and reviewed pending future good conduct of Mr Glover. He was also instructed to pay £10 part costs of the Commission.

 

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