Time limits for a Claim are strict, claims received late will not be considered
(If Bank Holidays fall within the period, the appropriate number of extra days will be made available)
(The Match Official cautioned the wrong Player from the field of play)
A Club must submit to the Head of Disciplinary written reasons for the claim, any supporting evidence and the appeal fee (£25), within three working days of the match. If a claim is successful the appeal fee will be returned and the suspension/fine will be removed from the incorrect Player’s record and transferred to the correct Player.
(You must provide evidence that the Match Official made a serious and obvious error in dismissing the Player from the field of play)
A dismissal from the field of play (using offensive language and/or insulting and/or abusive language and/or gestures) or (receiving a second caution in the same match) is not within the criteria for a claim.
A Club must, within three working day of the match, notify the Head of Disciplinary their intention to lodge a claim with appeal fee of £25. They must submit evidence, which shows the full incident leading to the dismissal of the Player, together with written reasons for the claim of wrongful dismissal, any supporting evidence and the relevant appeal within three working days.
Please be aware that the evidence must show that the Match Official made a serious and obvious error.
If a claim is successful the appeal fee will be returned and the suspension/fine will be removed from the Player’s record. However, the details of the dismissal will remain.
Appeal payment of £25 must be paid in League Account before your club appeal will be investigated and within 3 days of the match:
Sort Code 04-00-04
Reference: “Appeal Club Name“