Club Rules and Constitution
1) NAME:- The name shall be called Woodford Town Football Club.
2) OBJECTS:-The object of The Club is to provide a safe environment in which to play Association football and arrange social activities
For its members regardless of gender, race, religion, or ability.
The club also aims to promote football and sport as a means of enhancing health education, learning opportunities.
And local community involvement, with young people acquiring sporting and personal skills from which they will derive lifelong benefits,
Self-respect, self-esteem, self-confidence, integrity, and respect for others.
a) The Club Colours shall be Yellow Blue & White or a change of Blue & White b) All kit and equipment shall remain the property of Woodford Town Football Club.
4) STATUS OF RULES: These rules (The Club Rules) form a binding agreement between each member of The Club.
5) RULES AND REGULATIONS:
a) The Club shall have the status of an Affiliated Member Club of The London Football Association. By virtue of this affiliation The Rules and Regulations of The Football Association Ltd and the Parent County Association and league or competition to which The Club Is affiliated for the time being shall be deemed to be incorporated into The Club Rules. b) The Club will also abide by the FA’s Child Protection Policies and Procedures, Codes of Conduct and the Equal Opportunities and anti-Discrimination Policy.
6) CLUB MEMBERSHIP:
a) The members of the Club from time to time shall be those persons listed in the register of members (the Membership Register) which shall be Maintained by the Club Secretary. b) Any person who wishes to be a member must apply on the Membership Application Form and deliver it to the Club. Election to membership shall be at the sole discretion of the Club Committee. Membership shall become effective upon an applicant’s name being entered in the Membership Register. c) In the event of a member’s resignation or expulsion, his or her name shall be removed from the Membership Register. d) The club shall keep a list of players it registers containing the following details: Name, address, DOB, school and date of joining the club. e) All players must pay a signing on fee to the club at the start of each season. The amount to be decided at the preceding AGM. f) The club shall not be held liable for injuries to players incurred while playing. g) The club recommends that all players should have their own personal accident insurance. h) The Football Association and parent County Association shall be given access to the Membership Register on demand.
7) CLUB COMMITTEE:
a) The Club Committee shall consist of the following Club Officers: Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary, Minutes Secretary And all team managers, plus up to six other members, elected at an Annual General Meeting. b) Each Club Officer and Club Committee Member shall hold office from the date of appointment until the next Annual General Meeting unless otherwise
resolved at a Special General Meeting. One person may hold no more than two positions of Club Officer at any time.
The Club Committee shall be responsible for the management of all the affairs of the Club. Decisions of the Club Committee shall be made by a simple majority of those attending the Club Committee meeting. The quorum for the transaction of business of the Club Committee shall be three.
c) Decisions of the Club Committee of meetings shall be entered into the Minute Book of the Club to be maintained by the Club Secretary. d) Any member of the Club Committee may call a meeting of the Club Committee by giving not less than seven days’ notice to all members of the club committee. The Club Committee shall hold not less than eleven meetings a year. e) An outgoing member of the Club Committee may be re-elected. Any vacancy on the Club Committee which arises between Annual General Meetings shall
be filled by a member proposed by one and seconded by another of the remaining Club Committee members and approved by a simple majority of the remaining Club Committee members.
f) Save as provided for in the Rules and Regulations of The Football Association and the County Association to which the Club is affiliated, the Club Committee shall have the power to decide all questions and disputes arising in respect of any issue concerning the Club Rules.