Useful Information and Downloads

This section includes useful downloads and information to support Club administration.

If there are any additional documents that you believe would be beneficial to be included in this section, please e-mail

Please click on the area that you are looking for guidance or support: 

Festival or Tournament Application:  All festivals and tournaments must be sanctioned by the County FA. Please complete the Application for Sanction of Competition Form and return to the County Office prior to the start of the competition, along with the appropriate fee.

A list of affiliated / registered tournaments and festivals can be accessed by clicking HERE

Application for International Clearance: All players moving countries (including Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) must have International Clearance. This applies to all players over the age of 12.

Application to play matches against Foreign Opposition: Clubs travelling outside the country for friendly matches should read the accompanying letter, complete the relevant application form and return it to the County FA.

Match Based Discipline Guidance: To provide guidance on the disciplinary process to assist with the smooth running of your Club.

Guidance regarding Repeat Substitutions: There are a number of Leagues in Cumberland (but not all) that are piloting this Law. Please enquire with your league to see if this effects you.

A Guide to Marking Referees: The mark awarded by a Club must be based on the referee’s overall performance.

Winning V Development - How do you Balance both Player Development and Winning in your club, read the Professional and grassroots views.