Legendz League

FIXTURES

FIXTURES

RESULTS

Results

DateMatchTime/Results
Naughty Boyz vs Selecao Masters FC
Actonville Legends vs Crusaders Legends
Actonville Legends vs Selecao Masters FC
Umlilo Fire vs Crusaders Legends
Lakefield Sporting vs Ama Vula Vala
Actonville Legends vs Umlilo Fire
Lakefield Sporting vs Crusaders Legends
Naughty Boyz vs Ama Vula Vala
Umlilo Fire vs Lakefield Sporting
Lakefield Sporting vs Selecao Masters FC
Naughty Boyz vs Crusaders Legends
Lakefield Sporting Team 2 vs Umlilo Fire
Actonville Legends vs Ama Vula Vala
Umlilo Fire vs Selecao Masters FC
Lakefield Sporting vs Naughty Boyz
Lakefield Sporting Team 2 vs Actonville Legends
Ama Vula Vala vs Crusaders Legends
Selecao Masters FC vs Crusaders Legends
Actonville Legends vs Lakefield Sporting
Selecao Masters FC vs Ama Vula Vala
Ama Vula Vala vs Crusaders Legends
Actonville Legends vs Naughty Boyz
Selecao Masters FC vs Lakefield Sporting Team 2
Umlilo Fire vs Lakefield Sporting
Lakefield Sporting vs Crusaders Legends
Lakefield Sporting Team 2 vs Naughty Boyz
Actonville Legends vs Selecao Masters FC
Umlilo Fire vs Ama Vula Vala
Lakefield Sporting vs Ama Vula Vala
Naughty Boyz vs Selecao Masters FC
Lakefield Sporting Team 2 vs Umlilo Fire
Actonville Legends vs Crusaders Legends
Umlilo Fire vs Naughty Boyz
Selecao Masters FC vs Crusaders Legends
Actonville Legends vs Ama Vula Vala
Actonville Legends vs Lakefield Sporting
Selecao Masters FC vs Ama Vula Vala
Umlilo Fire vs Crusaders Legends
Lakefield Sporting vs Naughty Boyz
Umlilo Fire vs Selecao Masters FC
Lakefield Sporting vs Selecao Masters FC
Actonville Legends vs Umlilo Fire
Naughty Boyz vs Ama Vula Vala
Actonville Legends vs Naughty Boyz
Umlilo Fire vs Naughty Boyz
Umlilo Fire vs Ama Vula Vala

LEAGUE RULES

LAKEFIELD SPORTING CLUB – ASTROPLEX

LEAGUE RULES

 

Streams:
• Over 35 Legendz League
• Over 45 Legendz League
Age Criterion :
• Over 35 : Born in 1987 or earlier
• Over 45 : Born in 1977 or earlier
Season Registration Fee:
• R350.00 per team (payable before start of season)
Match Fee:
• R350.00 per team (payable before start of each match)
Payment Method :
• Online at www.astroplex.co.za
• EFT ( Banking details on request)
• Cash/Card at Astroplex Booking Office.
Match Nights :
• Wednesday Nights
Kick off /Timeslots:
• 7:30pm
• 8:30pm
➢ Times will change depending on approximate Sunset times as the year
progresses.
Match Format:
• 6 a side ( 1 x GK, 5 x Infield Players).
• Rolling Subs Rule will apply
• Matches consist of 2 halves of 20 minutes each with a 5 min half time break.
• Referee may at his discretion add additional time at the end of each half to
compensate for time lost due to stoppages, injuries etc.

League Participation Rules

1. Each team is allowed only 1 postponement per season
2. Postponements need to be made 24hrs prior to kick off time.
3. Should a team fail to pitch for the fixture without 24hrs prior notification, this will
result in the offending team forfeiting the match, however the match fee will still
be due.
4. Please exercise due punctuality. Teams are encouraged to arrive at least 15mins
before kick off in order to comply with Covid check in protocols and to process
match payments.
5. A grace period of 5 mins will be allowed for latecoming. Teams that arrive after
the grace periodwill be penalized with a 2 goal penalty for every 5 mins that kick
off is delayed.
6. Kindly adhere to Age Limitation Criteria. Teams found to be fielding underage
players will be awarded a loss for the respective match/es and stripped of any
points earned. Opposition team will be awarded a win at a score of 7-0.
7. If for any reason a Team cannot field enough appropriately aged players to fulfill
a fixture, the respective Captain can seek prior permission from the opposing
Team Captain to field a younger replacement player. However, in this
circumstance, such player must be at least 33 years old(for over 35 stream) and
at least 43years old ( for over 45 stream) in order to play.
8. No player may play for more than 1 team in a particular age stream. However.
should a team be short of players to begin or continue a match, they may use
players from another team from the same age stream only if they have obtained
prior permission from the opposing team captain. Both Captains must inform the
referee of such permission obtained. Thereafter the match will be allowed to
proceed.

MATCH PLAY RULES

1.Squad /Team Composition:
1. Teams may register up to 15 players per squad per stream for the season.
2. A maximum of 5 Players plus a goalkeeper ( total 6) per team may be on the
field at once, with up to 4 substitutes per team who may substitute in for other
players during the game ( Rolling Subs)
3. A minimum of 4 players plus a goalkeeper (total 5) per team is required to
constitute a valid game.

2.Tackles:
1. No tackling a player from behind. This results in a free kick to the opposing team.
Referee may at his discretion award the offender a yellow or red card depending
on the severity of tackle from behind. If offence occurs in the goalkeepers area,
the Referee may award a penalty against the offending team.
2. No bicycle or scissor kicks allowed. This will be deemed as dangerous play, and
a free kick will be awarded to the opposition. If offence is committed by defending
team in their own goalkeepers area, the Referee may at his discretion award a
penalty against the offending team.
3. No slide tackling, sliding for interception, or any form of sliding will be permitted.
A free kick will be awarded to the opposition. If offence is committed by
defending team in their own goalkeepers area, the Referee may at his discretion
award a penalty against the offending team.Sliding offences ( with contact) will
result in a yellow card being issued.
4. No two-on-one tackles allowed.
5. A free kick will be awarded to the opposition. If offence is committed by
defending team in their own goalkeepers area, the Referee may at his discretion
award a penalty against the offending team.

3.Goalkeepers
1. Goalkeepers may not pick the ball up from a direct back pass. If Goalkeeper has
picked up an Intentional direct back pass to him by a team mate, the result will
be an award of a penalty kick to the opposing team.
2. Goalkeepers may pick up a back pass if it is played off the side walls
only(excludes back wall), or if it last came of the head or chest of a team mate.
3. Goalkeepers may only handle the ball in the demarcated goalkeepers area. .The
goalkeeper has 6 seconds to distribute the ball once picked up. Failing to do so
will result in a penalty spot kick given to the opposing team.
4. The goalkeeper may slide anywhere within his designated box. (No studs up).
However if in the opinion of the referee that the slide by the goalkeeper was
dangerous or constituted foul play , he may award a penalty to the opposing
team.
5. The goalkeeper may not drag the ball from outside his box back in and pick it up,
nor will a goalkeeper be allowed to place the ball down and pick it up again.
Should either of these offences occur, a penalty spot kick will be given to
opposing team.
6. 2-on-1 challenges are allowed in the box provided one of the two defending
players is the goalkeeper.
7. The goalkeeper may score a goal from his/her penalty box, provided the ball has
touched the ground at least once. No direct throw-in goals are allowed.
8. Goalkeepers may throw or kick ball over the halfway line.

4.Open Play
1. A player in possession of the ball may not carry that ball backwards for more
than two steps in an attempt to win a free kick from a “challenge from behind”.
2. Players may not hold on to the nets or the boards (wall) that surrounds the pitch.
This will result in a free kick being awarded to opposing team at the spot where
the offence was committed.
3. Outfield players may not deliberately handle the ball at any time during open
play. Handball includes the entire arm up to (but not including) the shoulder.
Referee will use his discretion to judge whether handball was deliberate or
accidental.This will result in a free kick being awarded to opposing team . If
offence is committed by the defending team within the Goalkeepers area, this will
result in a penalty to the attacking team.
4. With the exception of the Goalkeeper , players may not play the ball whilst laying
on the ground. This will include :
i. Player laying on the ground .
ii. Player with one or both knees on the ground.
iii. This offence will result in a free kick to the opposing team.
iv. If such offence is committed by the defending team in the goalkeepers area, a
penalty will be awarded to the opposing team.

5.The Corner Arcs
1. Corner Arcs are indicated in each corner of the field , 5 seconds are allowed for
the player in possession of the ball in the corner to play the ball.
2. Space (min 2ft) should be given by opposition to allow player in possession to
pass or maneuver out of the corner arcs.
3. If player in possession of the ball has not played the ball within 5 seconds , the
opposing player may attempt to legally win control/possession of the ball.
4. Players may not hold onto either the nets or boards whilst attempting to either
play or regain possession of the ball.
5. No pushing of opposition players onto boards will be allowed.

6.The Side Lines
1. Side Lines are indicated on either side of the field. Player in possession of the
ball within the side lines have 3 seconds to play the ball , either further along the
lines or infield.
2. Space (min 2ft)should be given by opposition to allow player in possession of the
ball to pass or maneuver out of the side lines .
3. If player in possession of the ball has not played the ball within 3 seconds , the
opposing player may attempt to legally win control/possession of the ball.
4. Players may not hold onto either the nets or boards whilst attempting to either
[lay or regain possession of the ball.
5. No pushing of opposition players onto boards will be allowed.

7.Free Kicks
1. During a free kick:
2. The opposition player(s) must be a minimum of 2m away from the ball. Only a
one man wall will be allowed.
3. The attacking player may shoot for goal directly.
4. The player cannot pass the ball to himself and continue with play, he must pass
to a team mate.
5. The player cannot use any wall to pass to himself from a free kick.

8.Penalty Kick
1. One footed penalty kick method will apply .
2. Kicker will place non kicking foot beside the ball and kick with the other foot in
one continuous motion.
3. The defending goalkeeper is not allowed to move off his goal line until the ball
has been touched by the penalty taker

9.Cautions /Disciplinary Action
Blue Card:
1. As per Referee’s discretion, Referee may issue a verbal ‘ Blue Card’ to player
indicating that such player leave the field of play to ‘ cool down’ for 3 minutes,
either due to continuous technical fouls or rising temper, arguing with referee etc.
2. Offending Player’s Team may effect a substitution during this time.
3. Referee will indicate when 3 minutes have elapsed so that offending player who
was shown the green card may return to play.
Yellow Card:
1. As per Referee’s discretion, Referee may issue a Yellow Card to player
indicating that such player leave the field of play for 5 minutes, either due to
technical fouls, dangerous play, rising temper ,dissent, arguing with referee etc.
2. Offending Player’s Team may not effect a substitution during this time.
3. Referee will indicate when 5 minutes have elapsed so that offending team may
return an extra player into play.
Red Card:
1. As per Referee’s discretion, Referee may issue a Red Card to player indicating
that such player leave the field of play for the rest of the match either due to
repeated technical fouls ,dangerous play, rising temper, dissent, arguing with
referee etc. Offending Player’s Team may not effect a substitution and will play
the remainder of the match with a man short.
2. Any player receiving a Red Card will serve an automatic one match ban .
However, if the red card was issued due to a serious offence , the League DC
may at it’s discretion extend ban to either 2 games or more , possibly extending
to season or life time ban.

10.Referee’s Authority
1. The Referee has full control of the game to enforce the laws of the game as
indicated above.
2. The Referee will at times use his sole discretion to judge the incidences or
severity of any infringements that may occur.
3. Whilst the Referees are impartial , non biased and continuously strive for
consistency , we have to take into account that by the very nature of Football and
Refereeing at all levels of the Game all over the world, errors/ misjudgements by
referees are likely to occur .
4. In order to ensure that matches are played in the true the Spirit of the Game , all
players.teams have to respect that the Referee’s decision is FINAL.
5. No arguing , dissent ,intimadatory action , actual or threatened physical /verbal
assault will be tolerated.
6. Any violation of the above will result in action either in terms of cautionary cards
( yellow , red ) or extended bans as per Astroplex Disciplinary Committee
decision. Persons ( Players, Officials ,Team Entourage) found to have assaulted
Referees or Match Officials will also be subject to Criminal Charges if necessary.
7. Any Issues relating to Referee Performance should be directed to the League
Manager Mr.Humayd Moosa on 0824958730 or Mr.Abdul Sibda on 0713978082.

 

 

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