History & Archives

History of mini soccer in South Buckinghamshire from 1999 when the web site was founded, to 2014 .  Some links no longer work due to age of information.

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25th December 2014 —Here are the groups that the U11 teams will play in for the second half of the season and here are the U11 fixtures : –

24th December 2014 — U8 Yellow group fixtures and U8 Blue Group fixtures published for 2015

13 December 2014 — Joint team photos were taken at several SBMSC games last weekend to remember the 1914 Christmas Truce when WW1 soldiers on opposing sides played football in No Mans Land.

Naphill and Wycombe Saints U11

Crendon Corintians and Marlow Under 9 : –

Chinnor and Thame U12:-

6th December 2014 —

20 November 2014 — Fixtures up to Christmas published for U9 Red and U9 Green groups.

17 Nov 2014 — A new team Bedgrove Dynamos Youth U7 has joined the U7 West group, taking over fixtures from Thame Youth U7 which has folded

16 November 2014 –

11th November 2014 — Pictures of Aylesbury, Marlow, Hughenden and Downley teams in Buckinghamshire observing silence on Remembrance Sunday.

8th November — numerous changes across the U11 age group. The White group has been split into two separate small groups called Black group and White group. Fixture versions are now : –

4th November — U10 Yellow group fixtures updated with cumulative changes since the beginning of the season : –

  • Thame Youth has shrunk from a full squad to a single team and buddied up with Wendover Junior Colts
  • Downley dynamos buddy team is no longer playing but is replaced with Chalfont Saints
  • Totteridge / Beaconsfield Holtspur buddy teams have grown to become two separate full sizes squads
  • There is one Bye as before.

28 October 2014 — Some U8 fixtures change as Seer Green and Chesham Athletic U8 teams swap groups and fixtures and Chinnor and Downley Dynamos U8 teams swap groups and fixtures. The affected fixture lists are updated here – U8 Green to version 2, U8 Yellow to version 3 and U8 Blue fixtures to version 4.

19 October — Windsor Eagles U9 has a new venue for its matches

11 October — U11 Yellow fixtures updated to v5 to correct some Week 12 games

7 October — U11 Yellow fixtures updated to v4 as Seer Green FC joins. Dates are clarified in U11 White fixtures version 4

6th October 2014 — U11 White fixtures version 4 are published

1st October 2014 — Fixtures updated for U11 Red, U11 Geeen, U11 Blue, U11 Yellow, with effect from this weekend. Bourne End Juniors U11 folded plus Ruislip Rangers, Beaconsfield Holtspur Harriers and Haddenham Youth Colts moved groups.We also expect changes to the U11 White group fixtures in the next day or so.

27 Sept 2014 — Marlow Town folds in U9 Red so updated fixtures (Issue 2) have been published, covering the period up to half term. There are two Byes in this group so team managers have the option of arranging a game.

22 September 2014 — Some U9 fixtures have changed as Bucks CC Under 9 has moved group. U9 Green fixtures Issue 2 and U9 Blue fixures Issues 2have been published.

11 September 2014 —

8th September 2014 — Quite a few U11 changes in the last week but the U11 Age Group Rep has minimised disruption to the fixtures already published : –

3rd September 2014 —

1st September 2014 — Under 12’s and Under 10’s fixtures have been published

27th August 2014 —

26th August 2014 — Fixtures are published for Under 11’s : –

25th August 2014 —

7th August 2014 — U10 teams have been organised into their groups.

2nd August 2014 —

29 July 2014 — There have not been enough registrations to make a U13 friendly league viable this season.

7 July 2014 —

26 June – AGM

25 May 2014 — Fairplay winners for this season announced. Scores for Managers, Supporters and Players have been scored by opposing teams throughout the season and now the overall rankings are out. Click your age group to see your clubs scores and ranking : –

  • Under 12 – Pitstone and Ivinghoe win this new age group
  • Under 11 – Pitstone and Ivinghoe get a double by winning U11 and U12 age groups.
  • Under 10 – Aylesbury FC Blacks win
  • Under 9 – Naphill are at the top of the table
  • Under 8 – Winners are Marlow Town
  • Under 7 – Marlow Royals win

3rd April 2014 – U12 Cup final details for 11th May announced

16th March 2014 — The U11 Cup finals are to take place on 27th April at Thame FC ground.

30th January 2014 — Fairplay tables as at the end of December 2013 have been published for Managers, Supporters and Players in four of the age groups : –

  • Under 12 – New age group this year sees Naphill Colts leading
  • Under 11 – Pitstone and Ivinghoe head the table
  • Under 8 – Downley Dynamos Colts are in the lead
  • Under 7 – Marlow Royals are top

10th January 2014 — Three U12 teams have moved divisions and fixtures have been finalised for all U12 groups, that is Red, Green, Blue, and Yellowfor the next few weeks. There will be a draw for the competition in March next week.


30th December 2013 — Directions to Naphill pitches have been updated

8th November 2013 — Our guide for preparing a mini soccer pitch has been updated to align with FA recomendations

31 October — U10 cup results : –

2nd September 2013 —Rules for next season are now available, including new formats for U11 and U12 mini soccer.

3rd August 2013 — Football age Checker has been updated to reflect the latest FA rules for Mini Soccer age group formats as well as changes at U11 and U12 age groups.

7th July 2013 – Fairplay Scores were announced at the AGM Scores for Managers, Supporters and Players are detailed this year with teams shown in order of the average score that they achieved by the end of the season. Click your age group to see your clubs scores and ranking : –

  • Under 11 – New age group this year sees Wendover Whites win followed by Downley Dynamos Green
  • Under 10 – Hughenden lead with Holmer Green Colts / Naphill buddy teams second
  • Under 9 – Christmas positions are held by Flackwell Heath Colts / Naphill buddy teams followed by Loudwater FC
  • Under 8 – Pitstone & Ivinghoe come upfrom second to win, followed by Thame boys
  • Under 7 – Haddenham stay in front since Christmas followed by AFC Lighting

27 June 2013 – AGM tonight at 8pm at Wycombe Wanderers FC, Adams Park. The FA are changing emphasis this season, allotting sections of the season for competitive matches. The Berks and Bucks FA Youth Development Officer will be attending to answer questions. To discuss the differences for each age group, at times the meeting will divide. For clubs that want to help forge the new format, it is important to send a team representative from each age group.

20th March 2013 — Under 9 Cup and U9 Plate finals will be played 21st April at Magnolia Park, High Wycombe.

12th March 2013 — U11 Geoff Springell Cup Semi Finals

10th March 2013 — Photos or the Fairplay awards to last seasons age group winners at Wycombe Wanderers last weekend.

Details of how high quality versions of these photos can be obtained from WWFC official photographer.

30th January 2013 —

18th January 2013 — Fairplay League table positions up to Christmas 2012 are out! Click your age group to see your clubs scores and ranking : –

  • Under 11 – New age group this year sees Hughenden Kites leading followed by Downley Dynamos Green
  • Under 10 – Hughenden lead with Holmer Green Colts / Naphill buddy teams second
  • Under 9 – top of the table is Flackwell Heath Colts / Naphill buddy teams followed by Loudwater FC
  • Under 8 – Hughenden Valley hold on to the top position but Pitstone & Ivinghoe are close behind second.
  • Under 7 – Haddenham in front followed by Bourne End JSC

The Fairplay league measures sporting behaviour shown by a teams supporters, players and officials so well done to all. To see how your team scored in each of these categories please click the link for your age group.


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6th October — U8 Blue Version 3 after Bucks CC folds and is replaced by new buddy team Bourne End JSC / Penn & Tylers Green

30th September 2012 —

23 September —

6th September 2012 — Rules for mini soccer games for this season, as sanctioned by Berks and Bucks FA, including the new nine a side format for Under 11s

28th June 2012 — At last night’s AGM, Fairplay League winners for this season were announced : –

  • Under 10 – Thame Boys held on to the top position from Christmas and Wendover Colts race up the table to finish second.
  • Under 9 – unchanged from the Christmas positions at top of the table is Pitstone & Ivinghoe followed by Chesham United
  • Under 8 – Since Christmas the top of the table has completely changed. Stokenchurch take the to prize with Naphill runners up.
  • Under 7 – Marlow Youth in front followed by Hughenden Valley, reversing the Christmas positions

The Fairplay league measures sporting behaviour shown by a teams supporters, players and officials so well done to all. To see how your team scored in each of these categories please click the link for your age group.

20th June 2012 —

28th May 2012 — The Conference is pleased to announce it is re-starting its Under 11 group next season playing 9 a side.

22nd April — Flackwell Heath Minors win the U9 Cup, and Holtspur win the U9 Plate this season.

19th March 2012 —

13th January 2012 — Wycombe Wanderers are running a coaching demo event on 18 Feb, free for coaches affiliated with League member clubs. 

8th January – Fairplay rankings so far this season have been published. See the side bar (right) or click your age group to see your clubs scores and ranking : –Under 10 | Under 9 | Under 8 | Under 7


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9th December — Team Groupings following discussions at the MGM held 8th December 2011. Over the Christmas holiday, these groupings will be used to generate the fixtures for play starting January 2012

7th December 2011 —

3rd July – Details of two WWFC offers to our member clubs for pre season games against Crystal Palace and West Ham – Guard of Honour and Mascot Experience.

30 June 2011 — AGM

22nd June 2011 — Fairplay final scores for this season are published for all teams. The winners are : –

9 June 2011 — The committee is looking for a volunteer to be Age Group Rep for the Under 7’s next season. Make contact …

10th April 2011 — Level 1 and Level 2 coaching courses run by Wycombe Wanderers Community Coaches are being offered at a discount to SBMSC member clubs.

15 January 2011 — Last season’s Fairplay winners award is to take place at Wycombe Wanderers match against Aldershot Town on March 5th 2011. Wycombe Wanderers have kindly sponsored 24 free tickets for each winning team : – AFC Lightning 2009/2010 U7, Hughenden Valley 2009/2010 U8, Thame Youth 2009/2010 U9 and Flackwell Heath Minors 2009/2010 U10.


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6th November – The Mid Season General Meeting takes take place 1st December at 7:45pm. All Team Managers and coaches are invited.

17 Sept — Directions to Chesham U9 updated and Marlow United added

16 Sept — Links page updated with new Thame Boys website

4th September 2010 — some fixtures updated to version 3

  • U7 South Version 3 – Stokenchurch and Holmer Green have withdrawn and Marlow United are a single team. Marlow Royals move to the U7 Westso there are no byes.
  • U8 Blue Version 3 — Holmer Green removed from the Blue league, leaving Holmer Green Colts only
  • U10 Blue Version 3: Chalfont St Peter buddied with Chalfont Wasps Blue and Loudwater buddied with Stokenchurch.

1st September 2010 — Directions to Aylesbury Town pitches at Haywood Way added

28th August 2010 — Directions to AFC Lightning ground updated

17 August 2010 — Directions to Cookham Dean ground added.

2nd July 2010 — Last dates by which U9 Cup and Plate matches have to be played are published.

27 June 2010 –Fairplay League results published for the season

26 June 2010 — Marlow United U9 enters the Conference, while Westwood U9 and Chinnor U9 move groups.

17 June 2010 —

  • Under 8 teams that want to play in next season’s Under 9 Cup, should apply to your Age Group Representative.
  • Cookham Dean are applying for membership of SBMSC, to play in fixtures from September.

13 June 2010 —

  • South Bucks mini soccer fixture calendar starting September 2010
  • Wycombe Wanderers will be the venue for the AGM in the evening of 30th June

3 June 2010 —

  • New Clubs interested in joining the Conference at next season enquire here.
  • Last Call for friendly U11 Nine-a-side applications

3rd May 2010 —

  • The AGM will take place 30th June
  • Choice of 48 summer football tournaments in June, July and Pre-season.

12th April — Six clubs have expressed interest in entering teams to play Friendly U11 Nine a side matches next season. We are inviting feedback from other U10 Managers

20th March — There is a First Aid course running at St Johns in High Wycombe on 26th April.

16th March — Under 9 Plate and Cup final teams, date and venue details

11th March 2010 — Photos of the 2008/2009 season Fairplay winners at Adams Park last weekend. These were – Under 10 (Chinnor Youth), Under 9(Risborough Rangers), Under 8 – (Hughenden Valley), Under 7 (Westwood Park). Photo ordering details.

20th January 2010 —

16th January 2010 — Risborough Rangers Football Club are suspended by the Berks & Bucks FA. Therefore any team which is due to play them must not do so until their suspension is lifted. We confirm that it will not be lifted this week end. Please under no circumstance can you play Risborough.

8th January 2010 — Fairplay league tables have been released with scores and rankings for matches played up to Christmas 2009.


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29 December 2009 — Team groupings for the second half of the season have been updated following the MGM.

7th December 2009 — Proposals for placing teams in groups for the second half of the season. To be ratified at the General Meeting on the 14th December at Penn & Tylers Green FC

22nd November 2009 — Mid-season general meeting of the Conference will take place on the 14th December at Penn & Tylers Green FC starting at 8pm.

20 October 2009 — Directions to Chesham United U10 ground updated

11 September 2009 — U7 North Version 3 fixtures published with byes as Naphill has withdrawn.

9th September 2009 —

21st August 2009 — U7 South and U7 West fixtures version 2 are published as Aylesbury Town has pulled out of U7 West and U7 South Byes have been replaced by matches with U7 West teams.

17 August 2009 — Seer Green Utd will not be putting out an under 10’s team so Fixtures for Under 10 Blue version 3 have been issued.

20 July 2009 —

13th July 2009 — Mini Soccer fixtures for the season starting Sept 2009 published : –

6th July 2009 — Player’s online Age Checker is now set up with age eligibility data for next season starting September 2009.

1st July 2009 — Calendar for 2009/2010 mini soccer fixtures

29th June 2009 — Proposed team groupings version 3 published

7th June 2009 — Agenda for the AGM on 24th June.

1st June 2009 — Proposed groupings for next season is updated, showing which teams have registered before the deadline.

17th May 2009 — Clubs are advised the deadline to submit applications with payment for teams to join the Conference next season is 31st May.

12th May 2009 — Club Welfare Officer Workshop and Safeguarding Children Workshops – updated list of courses run by the County FA.

11th May 2009 — Fairplay League winners announced for season 2008/9

10th May 2009 — The AGM will take place at Bucks CC (Stoke Mandeville) on Wednesday evening 24th June at 8pm.

26th April 2009 — Results of the U9 Cup final and Plate Finals

15th April 2009 — Over 40 local club tournaments to choose from

12th March 2009 — Photos for 2007/2008 Winners prize presentation at Adams Park

17th February 2009 — Directions to Downley Dynamos updated (three pitches)

25th January 2009 — Link added to Risborough Rangers web site and directions to pitches.

3rd January 2009 — Under 8 Blue fixtures are now published.


5th December — New teams voted in at last night’s MGM were : – Marlow United U7, Totteridge U10, Marlow Royals U8 and U10. These teams will be included in fixtures commencing January 2009.

1st December — Teams listed in their proposed Groups effective January to be ratified at the Mid season General Meeting this Thursday 4th December.

27th November 2008 —

20th November — The Mid season General Meeting will take place on Thursday 4th December 2008 at 7:45pm for 8:00pm start at Penn and Tylers Green FC club house.

2nd November 2008 — Prize presentation for last season’s Fairplay winners will take place on the Wycombe Wanderers football pitch prior to the Port Vale match on 22nd November.

17th October 2008 — U10 Blue fixtures now Version 5, published Chiltern Athletic are now fielding two teams and there are BYE fixtures now.

10 October — U10 Blue fixtures now version 4, after Risborough Colts & Chiltern Athletic have become Buddy teams from Round 6, on 19th October. Please note some other fixtures have been changed to accomodate this and there are no BYE fixtures now.

5th October 2008 — Under 9 Cup and Under 9 Plate second round draws

2nd October — SBMSC Fair Play Award rules updated (submissions are by email, not cards. U9 Cup matches are not reported for Fairplay purposes)

29th September 2008 —

16th September — Maps and directions updated for Chalfont St Peter, Chafont Wasps, Gerrards Cross & Fulmer and Penn & Tylers Green U7

6th September — Club links page updated

1st September 2008 — U9 Cup entries closed and fixtures finalised.

Not sure which group your team is in?
Not sure which age group you qualify to play in?

6 July 2008 —

27th June 2008 —

  • We are looking for two managers, one U7 and one U8, to volunteer to be the Age Group Representative for the forthcoming season.
  • U9 Cup final result

23rd June — Teams listed in their proposed groups for next season

19th June 2008 —

11th June 2008 —

1st May 2008 —

22 April 2008 — The AGM will take place on 30th June at Bucks CC (Stoke Mandeville) 7:45 for 8pm start.

16th April — Places are filling up in some of the tournaments. As Organisers inform us, the full age groups are marked in red.

22 January — Directions to additional venue for Marlow matches.

17th January — Anyone for Under 11 mini soccer next season?

10th January 2008 —

4th January — List of Summer Tournaments organised by clubs is now live.


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17th December 2007 — Fixtures starting January 2008 have been published

25th November — Proposed team groupings for the second half of the season starting January 2008.

31 October 2007 —

  • FairPlay winners 2006/07 are to be presented their award at the Wycombe Wanderers match on Saturday 17th November.
  • Details of the Mid-season General Meeting on the 29th November to be held at Wycombe Wanderers gound. Team Managers are asked to send any outstanding results from the seasons games so far to Age Group Representatives by 18th November 2007. This is to ensure teams are put into the apropriate groups after Christmas.

18 October 2007 — Improved directions and map to Holmer Green Minors.

24 September 2007 —

10th September 2007 — Under 10 Red fixtures Version 2 is published due to Kingswood Rangers withdrawal. With significant changes from Round 2 onwards, it has also been possible to get rid of the Byes.

7th Sept 2007 — Under 7 South fixtures version 2 has no Byes as new team Real Penn & Tyler joins.

6th Sept 2007 — U10 Green fixtures updated to Version 2 due to Totteridge withdrawal

4th August 2007 — Fixtures starting September announced

21 July 07 — Buddy team arrangements in U10 Blue are finalised (Aston Clinton Colts/Pitstone & Ivinghoe form one squad and Marlow Town/Wingrave form another)

6th July — Fixture calendar for next season ammended

5 July – Team groupings for next season are now frozen and listed here.

30 June 2007–

27 June —

  • AGM is tomorrow, Thursday at 7:45 for 8pm start at Wilks Park, Flackwell Heath near the Launderette (not Green Dragon Lane). Directions and Map
  • Volunteers required for U7 and U10 Age Group Representative positions
  • So far only one enquiry and no applications received for U11 next season

24 June 2007 —

11 June 2007 – –

28 May — Team Managers are asked to send outstanding results to Age Group Representatives by 15th June.

26 May — The AGM is to be held on 28th June at Flackwell Heath F.C.

12 May 2007 — Existing member clubs that wish to renew membership for next season can download their Form here.

21 April 2007 — Fair Play league winners for the closing season were

Well done to team players, managers and supporters!

19 April 2007 —

  • We’re looking for a new Fairplay Secretary as our current one plans to stepdown at the AGM this summer.
  • Clubs looking for admission to this Conference or existing clubs that want to enter additional Team(s) please let us know here (renewing teams have a different process). We are hoping to run a U11 section next season.

7 April 2007 — The Bucks Girls Football League have been in touch with the SBMSC to notify their U10 to U16 structure for the 2007/8 Season. This League is separate from SBMSC, but we are happy to relay information to managers of girls teams. Click here for more.


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Winning teams on the pitch at half time at Wycombe Wanderers.

19 December 2006 – Fairplay Award ceremony at Wycombe Wanderers last weekend – photos of winning teams from last season representing the following clubs: – AFC Holmer Green, Aylesbury Athletic, Penn and Tylers Green, Marlow Royals, Risborough

18 December 2006 — Fixtures published for the second half of the season starting January 2007. Under 11 : – enough clubs expressed interest to make 2007/08 season fixtures look viable for this age group.

12 December —

1st December 2006 — Penn & Tylers Green U8 home ground change

27 November — Agenda for Mid-season General Meeting on 5th December

22 November 2006 —

  • Change of date for the Mid-season General Metting which will now take place a day earlier on 5th December. The venue, Bucks CC F.C, is unchanged.
  • Stokenchurch Under 9 has a single team and requires another to buddy with for the second half of the season

2 October 2006 — New venue for Chalfont St Peter Youth Mini Soccer fixtures

3 Sept

  • Chesham have pulled out of the Under 9 Blue group league and AFC Holmer Green (AFCHG) are now a single team looking for a buddy. (This doesn’t affect the two AFCHG teams in U9 Red group)
  • link to Crendon Corinthians website added.

22 August 2006 —

  • Fixtures published for season 2006 /2007
  • Directions to Hercules FC ground added

11 July — Directions to new Pitstone and Ivinghoe pitch, plus link to Ballinger website added.

6 July 2006 —

2nd July 2006 —

  • Several new clubs applied to join and were voted in at the AGM
  • Not enough Under 11 teams registered to run fixtures this season.
  • Volunteer Age Group Representatives for U7 and U8 were voted in at the AGM.

16 June 2006 —

  • Representative required for U7 and another for U8 Age Groups. Enquire about volunteering here
  • Agenda for AGM on 29th June
  • Correction – Fee for next season is at lower rate of £5 per double-header team, not £10 previously shown.

23 April 2006 — Fairplay results are out, measuring sporting behaviour shown by a teams supporters, players and officials. Congratulations to the winning teams which are: –

Under 7 AFC Holmer Green full results
Under 8 Aylesbury Athletic full results
Under 9 Penn & Tylers Green full results
Under 10 Marlow Royals full results
Under 11 Risborough full results

15 March 2006 — AGM will be on Thursday 29th June at Holmer Green Minors FC, Watchet Lane starting 8pm.

21 January 2006 — Guidelines for bad weather updated to cover Frozen pitches based on debate at the November 2005 General Meeting. These guidelines minimise wasted journeys.Just one of the teams receiving the Fairplay award at the Wycombe Wanderers. Click here to see all age group winners

20 January 2006 — Fairplay awards presented at the Wycombe Wanderers match last weekend (photo above)

11 November — Mid-season General Meeting will take place on 28th November hosted by Phoenix St Johns FC at Stone.

14 Oct — New directions to Bourne End pitch at Wooburn Park

12 October 2005 — Wycombe Wanderers are sponsoring last season’s Fairplay winners to attend the 29th October match against Peterborough. The Fairplay shield will be presented on the pitch at halftime. More…

15 September 2005 —

13 September 2005 — Directions to U9 Chesham United Red team pitch

5 Sept 2005 — Revised AFC Holmer Green pitch venue

15 July 2005.

10 June — Agenda for the AGM to be held 30th June at Penn & Tylers Green FC.

8th June 2005 —

  • Draft groupings for U7, U9 & U10 teams next season.
  • We have received application to join from new club AFC Holmer Green which is now listed on the Links page and its venue is shown in maps pages

2nd June 2005 —

  • Full timetable available for Clubs to join, get fixtures and contact sheets for next season
  • Team applications for next season are required by 23rd June together with fees
  • Age Group Representative volunteers are required for Under 9 and Under 7 (mentoring and assistance available to help).
  • The Conference has applied to the Berks and Bucks FA to run Nine-a-side format for Under 11 age group next season
  • Calendar proposed for next season fixtures, to be voted on at the AGM

11 May — Fairplay Award winners for this season are announced: Aylesbury Athletic U7, Widmer End U8, Thame Boys U9, Pitstone & Ivinghoe U10, Towersey U11

17 April 2005 —

  • AGM will be on 30th June at Penn & Tylers Green FC. Agenda, proposed team groupings for next season and other details will be published on this website in the next few weeks.
  • Team Managers please ensure your Age Group Rep has scores etc required to draft goupings for next season
  • New teams may apply here
  • 21 clubs now advertising Summer Tournaments

18 March 2005 — Map to new Naphill ground.

14 March — Committee is looking for member club to host our AGM this summer. Large club house with bar would be nice. Any offers?

1 March — 17 clubs now advertising their Summer Tournaments including updates to Loudwater date.

11 Feb — Fairplay winners of each age group last season collected their award at Wycombe Wanderers match. Photos

6 Jan — Level One Certificate in Coaching Course is being run over several days starting on 22nd Jan for parent helpers and Team Managers.


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22nd Dec — Under 10 Blue group Aylesbury Saints buddy with Haywood Youth. No change to fixtures.

19 December 2004 —

6 December — Fixtures starting January 2005

U10 AYLESBURY SAINTS need buddy to play in the Blue group.

Hardcopy contacts lists are planned to be sent in the post to Team Managers over the Christmas holidays.

1 Dec — Proposed groupings following General Meeting earlier this week

26 Nov — Wycombe Wanderers sponsor fairplay prize tickets for 22nd January match

13 November — Proposed groupings by club for the second half 04/05 season, following Age Group Rep meeting this Wednesday. Team Managers are asked to raise any concerns with Reps no later than the General Meeting on 29th November. Groupings will be frozen on 7th December, ready for new fixtures to be cut.

Added directions to Gerrards Cross & Fulmer FC ground and link to their website

3 November 2004 — Towersey Athletic, Marlow Youth, Chiltern Athletic, Aston Clinton, Penn & Tylers Green announced as winners of last season’s Fairplay.

27 October 2004 —

  • Team Managers are asked to ensure scores from all matches are sent to Age Group Representatives by 7th November, ready for a planning meeting later in that week.
  • Mid Season General Meeting will be held at Chesham United on 29th November. Agenda and directions.

13 September — three U9 teams are short of players and so the Blue group fixtures have been re-arranged eliminating byes. Click here for the second Issue of U9 Blue fixture list.

12 September 2004 – Rules updated to bring SBMSC rules in line with latest FA Mini Soccer Law for penalty lines, which no longer run the full width of the pitch.

5 September — Fixtures published:

Find out which group your team is in here.

— Rules updated: Under 7 and Under 8 now sanctioned to play 6-a-side matches this season (was 5 a side). In our documentation on this website the age qualification dates moved forward one year to keep up with the the new season.

29 July —

6 July — List of registered teams playing next season including buddy arrangements and finalised groups.

3 July — Fixture calendar for season 2004 / 2005 is slightly modified following feedback at AGM

1 July — List of teams playing next season is updated following the AGM held on 29 June.

28 June — Agenda for AGM this tuesday.

22 June — List of teams playing next season with group proposals from the recent Age Group Rep meeting.

18 June 2004 —

14 June — Most of the 42 clubs that played last season have applied to play again next season, but a small list of clubs have yet to apply.

13 June — Age Group Representative meeting this week to prepare team group proposals for next season. Team managers are asked to ensure their Age Group Rep has been advised of last season’s scores by 16th June.

8 May — AGM venue will be Haddenham FC, starting 7:30 on 29th June.

31 March 2004 —

31 Jan — Links added to Prestwood and Bucks CC websites

27 Jan — Summer tournament listings start

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16 Dec 2003 — Under 10 Green fixtures now at Issue 3 (was Issue 2 on 14 Dec following date changes in February 2004)

14 Dec 2003 — Twelve member clubs now have websites listed on our links page, with Pitstone and Ivinghoe the latest.

13 Dec — Fixtures for the second half of the season starting January 2004. If your ISP only gives you the old fixture pages, hold down “ctrl” key and press “F5” key to force a refresh.

4 December 2003 — Proposed colour groupings for second half of season starting Jan 2004 was updated at the 1 Dec Meeting and is now published for comment prior to freezing on 8th December.

Buddy team opportunities still open:-

  • Under 7 Loudwater
  • Under 8: All teams have now located a buddy team.
  • Under 9 Chalfont St Peter Youth
  • Under 10 (Green or Blue) Flackwell Heath Colts

1st December Mid-season General Meeting at Loudwater F.C. Registration deadlines and timetable bought forward. Record number of teams to buddy up.

27 November 2003  —

Draft Colour groups from Jan 2004

Timetable and deadlines for getting your team in the right colour group fixtures starting Jan 2004.

Buddy teams Clubs with partial squads require other buddy clubs to make up a pair of teams for fixtures purposes in U7, U8, U9 and U10 age groups. Interested?

New U8 Blue Fixtures Issue 2 is published as Chalfont St. Peter withdraws

Under 10 Green fixtures and U10 Blue fixtures are updated to issue 2. Highlights are :-

  • Chinnor Youth swaps fixtures with Pitstone & Ivinghoe.
  • Gerrards Cross & Fulmer Club have buddy teamed up with Chalfont St. Peter Youth
  • bye fixtures in U10 Blue are eliminated

22 Nov 2003 Reminder: Age Group Reps meeting planned for 25 November. Team Managers are requested to send outstanding scores in beforehand, indicating whether there is a wish to change group in the New Year fixtures

Loudwater has a website – see Links page.

9 Nov  — Mid-season General Meeting will be on 1st December at Loudwater F.C. starting 8.00pm

3 Nov 2003 —

  • Fixtures: U7 Aylesbury Town not playing,  U10 friendlies available near Milton Keynes.
  • New Year colour groups: Age Group Reps meeting planned for 25 November. Team Managers are requested to send outstanding scores in beforehand, indicating whether there is a wish to change group.
  • Wendover has a website – see Links page

17 Oct — Stokenchurch pitch directions

16 October 2003 :-

  • Girls football at Wendover
  • Aylesbury Athletic have temporarily dropped out of  U7 West fixtures. However there is one team in U7 North and another in U7 South without games each round, should clubs desire a match, albeit further away.

29 Sept — Fairplay scheme suspended as SBMSC seeks sponsor.

3 Sep  — Referee courses.

1 Sep  — Under 8 Red fixtures have no byes as Chesham joins.

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19 August 2003:

4 July  — Gerrards Cross & Fulmer (new club) voted in to the SBMSC at the AGM.

Post AGM team changes and colour groupings for season 2003 / 2004 now on this website.

21 June – Calendar for fixtures and Registered Team list is published ready for Monday’s AGM:-

  • There has been some deletion of unregistered teams, where thought unlikely that they would register
  • Growth in number of Under 7 teams playing next season has led to proposal to have regional groupings
  • partial teams looking for buddy teams shown
  • age group reps required for U7 West, U7 North, U7 South, U8 Blue, U8 Green, U9 Blue, & U10 Green.

20 June 2003 — 113 teams listed as fully registered for next season including Downley and Chiltern clubs plus U10 added by Towersey & Prestwood who have also modified some team names. Only clubs not paid are Chalfont St Peter,  Aylesbury Town and Hayward.

18 June  — Teams playing next season published here.

14 June  — Registration deadline tomorrow for teams wishing to play next season. Check here whether your team is in or out!
10 June  — Proposed U8 colour groupings; more registrations and buddy requests
7 June  — colour groupings proposed by Age Group Reps added
5 June  — registered team list updated; U9 Blue Age group rep wanted.
28 May — Teams start registering for next season. See list.
24 May — Additional clubs listed looking for buddy teams for 2003 /2004 season

May  –Deadline for giving notice that your team wishes to register for 2003 /2004 season is 1st June 03; payment deadline is 15 June. Timetable details.

Annual General Meeting on 23rd June at Aylesbury United. >> Draft agenda, registration timing, Committee vacancies, venue and club seeking buddy team.

Fairplay winners April-03May 03 — Winners of Fairplay awards at Wycombe Wanderers on 26 April (photo left) comprising five age groups. More photos

16 April  – Fairplay results for second half of season: Wendover, Aylesbury Athletic, Crendon Corinthians, Downley Dynamos and Totteridge get tickets for a team to see Wycombe Wanderers versus Colchester United on 26th April. Award ceremony details.

2 April 2003
Update on Referee courses.
— 19 summer tournaments listed
Link to Berks & Bucks FA website

26 Feb  Photos of teams winning the fairplay award in the first half of the season. (right)

4 Feb — Marlow Youth Colts fixtures cancelled due to lack of buddy team. Under 8 Blue fixtures now version 2.

26/27 Jan — Chesham Strides FC / Risborough Colts buddy team formed in U10 blue group. Round 4 fixture is on 2nd Feb, not 9th Feb as previously shown

18 Jan  — Join 11 a side referee course on 21 January.

Under 9 Blue Version 3 fixtures affect Totteridge, Preswood, Aylesbury United, Towersey, and Pitstone.

Improved links to weather forecasts

11 Jan 2003 — Haddenham U7 looking for club to buddy with. (needs min 5 players).Marlow U8 still looking for a buddy team.

Jan 2003 — Fairplay results for first half of season: Crendon Corintians,   Loudwater, Totteridge, Widmer End all get tickets for a team to go to the 8 Feb Wycombe Wanderers match. See which age groups won, with tables showing all team scores

Jan 2003 — Tournament Organisers advertise on 2003 tournament list.


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23 Dec 2002 fixture updates —

Under 9 Reds Version 2 issued with new fixtures for Round 12 (30 March 2003). Teams now meet a wider variety of opponents.

Under 11s Version 2 issued with Round 4 on 2nd February 2003, not 9th Feb as previously shown.

15 Dec 2002 Fixture updates–

U9 Blue version 2 fixtures (Hughenden is not in this group)

Under 8 Green version 2 fixtures include Haddenham Youth.

10 Dec  — U11 fixtures published and Version 3 of U7 fixtures now includes Aston Clinton. (Use refresh if it shows version 2)       

6 Dec 2002 — U7 fixtures re-issued (version 2)

5 Dec  — Fixtures for second half of season starting January 2003

30 Nov 2002 — Do you have too many players for your fixtures? – how about a second team buddying up with another club? Following the mid-season General Meeting, Marlow U8 requires buddy team; Strides (Chesham) requires U10 buddy team for blue group; we are also looking for a U7 buddy team. Register interest in any of these squads urgently

28 Nov 2002  — Directions to Wilks Park, the venue for Mid-Season General Meeting tomorrow (Thursday, 7:45 for 8pm).

24 Nov  — Draft colour groups for 2nd half of season announced

14 November  —

28 Oct — Notes from AGM in July 2002 including Constitution.

22 Oct — Four girls training dates

5 October 2002 —

30 Sept 2002

  • SBMSC re-issues its appeal for a volunteer to coordinate training courses and join the commmittee.
  • Some early information is now available about the new Club coach course.
  • Chesham U8 are half way to another team and seek a buddy for fixtures. Interested?

29 Sept  — directions to new Aylesbury Town pitch.

22 Sept — Bourne End and Marlow have buddy teams in U8 Green;
Aylesbury Athletic Team Manager is now Under 8 Blue Age Group Representative.

18 Sept — Risborough Colts under 9’s are looking for a buddy. Is your club interested?

16 Sept  2002 — Directions to new ground for Bourne End

10 Sept  — Directions to ground of Little Chalfont, new club to SBMSC this season.

8 Sept — Downley relocates its ground (see new map) and its website is launched on our links page

Changes to Fairplay including new guidelines for scoring opponents. Navigation improved.

27 Aug  —  minor changes to U9 Orange & U9 Blue fixtures as Chiltern Athletic swap with Chalfont St. Peter.

13 Aug — Chesham United Youth Under 10s seek another team to buddy with.

13 Aug — FA restructures Mini Soccer training courses

18 July — Fixture dates for next season

5 July  — New constitution voted in at AGM. Updated colour groups for next season. Under 8 Blue group requires volunteer Rep.

30, 29 and 28 June– colour group proposals published

29, 28 June – Updates to list of paid-up teams

27 June — Commmittee vacancies are advertised,

22 June– Age eligibility rules for 2002/3 season

19 June — Following this week’s Age Group Rep meeting, provisional colour groupings for next season are available.

17 June  — Teams have now paid up to play next season, other teams need to rush payments to play.

29 May — FA Junior Team Manager course cancelled. Delegates’ cheques to be returned.

25 May 2002  — Agenda for forthcoming AGM.

13 May — The FA Junior team manager course planned for 17 and 18 May is postponed due to trainer now being unavailable. Instead one of the weekends: 21/22 June, 28/29 June or 5/6 July 2002 is proposed.

4 May 2002 — Girls training on 11 May

21 Apr — AGM changed to 1st July 2002

18 April 2002 — Girls’ training update. All-girls U9 team entered into Loudwater tournament.

13 April  — Five teams collect their Fairplay award after Wycombe Wanderers donate tickets to its match against Oldham. Full report and photos.

2 April 2002– FA Junior Team Manager course will run in on 17 May 2002. Online enquiry form here.

22 Feb 2002 — News about the SBMSC Girls initiative; second training session will be 16 March.

14 Feb 2002   –Team photos of Fairplay winners.
— Updated tournaments list.

21 Jan 2002 — Fairplay Award winners announced for first half of 2001/02 season up to Christmas. Wycombe Wanderers sponsor tickets for five teams to go to 9th Feb match vs Bristol City.

18 Jan 2002 — Tournament listings go live.

16 Jan 2002 — Directions for Marlow Youth U7 & U8 pitch.

4 Jan 2002– Extra Under 7 fixtures as Aylesbury Athletic now has full team and does not buddy with Aston Clinton.

3 Jan 2002 — Directions to ground of new team, Marlow Royals


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29 Dec 2001 — Fixture dates for second half of season published
Outcome of the 20th Dec meeting: SBMSC announces its intention to produce a constitution to enforce votes carried at GMs

14 Dec 2001— SBMSC confirms newspaper report that on 20th December it is to meet the two clubs that disagree with votes taken at the recent General Meeting.
Calendar for 2002 fixture rounds now available including proposed girls matches. Further fixture details have been delayed.

11 Dec  2001– Publication of fixture dates for the second half of the year has slipped due to the time taken responding to press enquiries.
— Further detail has been added to “Highlights of the Meeting” to clarify misleading press claims.

10 Dec  2001– BBC’s local news programme for Oxfordshire and West Bucks covers mini soccer after the 6 O’clock TV news and on the BBC website.    Central TV also covered the topic.

7 Dec 2001   2001– The Jimmy Young Show on Radio 2 and BBC Radio Oxford listeners hear SBMSC explain why our managers don’t want to publish results
Our FA Junior Team Manager course starts this evening

6 Dec — Sky and Three Counties Radio are reporting SBMSC’s response to inaccurate criticsism of its intention to enforce existing rules on publishing scores. After adverse coverage in the morning, Talk Sport now have heard our side of the story.

4 Dec 2001 — Highlights from the Managers General Meeting held on 26/11/01 and attended by about 70 managers. Topics include fixtures, girls football, results publication, Home team provides goals, rules

13 Nov — Directions to Loudwater pitch added
11 Nov — Map to Penn and Tylers Green home ground added
7 Nov — FA Junior Team Manager course time & venue announced
Directions to Chesham U9 pitch added

23 Oct 2001 — Five newspapers cover the Fairplay event

13 Oct — U7, U8, U9, U10 and U11 age group Fairplay winners from last season with their award and Wycombe Wanderers’ Chairman, Ivor Beeks, at today’s match at Adams Park. More photos added 17 October. | Report | Full table of results

12 Oct  2001– Directions to Aylesbury Athletic and Marlow added — Next General Meeting announced for 26 November at Penn & Tylers Green clubhouse.
Detail from the handbook about procedures for setting up fixtures is now on this website.

12 Sept  — Map to Bucks CC pitch added      — Fairplay Score cards now arriving with Team managers  —

26 Aug 2001 — Wycombe Wanderers, sponsors of the Fairplay prize,  provide tickets for Fairplay winner teams to attend the 13th Oct match.

28 July — Fixtures published for next season, including online weather forecasts, calendar, and a request for U9 managers seeking weekly fixtures to make contact.

19 July – Emergency Aid course planned for November 2001

20 June 2001– U10 team required to buddy up; SBMSC welcomes new club, Strides FC; With two consecutive wins of the U8 Fairplay Award, Pitstone & Ivingoe kindly donate their prize to runners up in the U8 group.

18 June 2001– Results of Fairplay league published for 2000/01 second half of the season. Five teams win tickets to Wycombe Wanderers FC

10 May 2001 — Wycombe Wanderers FC are to sponsor prize tickets for 2nd half-season’s Fairplay league winners ; Due to growth in information on this website an Advanced search facility has been added; Modifications to Fairplay rules;

4 April 2001– Annual General Meeting confirmed for 8pm 19 June 2001 at Prestwood FC, Honor Lane.

28 March — Wycombe Wanderers veteran Dave Carroll presents Fairplay shield to five of our teams – report and photos.

17 March 2001– Loudwater tournament cancelled as a Foot & Mouth precaution.

10 March 2001  — FA Junior Team Manager course will be fittted into Saturday 24th March, without the need for a friday evening session on 23rd as originally planned.

2 Mar  2001 – — Prize ceremony planned for the Fairplay league winners at the 17th March Wycombe Wanderers match.

2 Mar  2001  — St Peters U11 disbands, fixtures cancelled.

February 2001 — Designated a Cool Site in the Netscape Open Directory Mini Soccer categorycoolstar

23 Jan  2001 — FA Junior Team Manager course is to run in March. Team coaches and helpers sign up now!

12 Jan  2001 — 2001 tournament bulletin board starts.
– Backpass rule clarified explicity (all age groups).

6 Jan  2001 — Fairplay League “top 5” tables published for first half of season. Five lucky teams get prizes sponsored by Wycombe Wanderers FC.

6 Jan  2001 — Frequently Asked Questions added


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Thame U11 map updated; Crendon & Risborough directions added (29 Nov 2000)

26 Nov 2000 — 21/11 General Meeting highlights
Chairman announces he is to resign;
New method for grouping teams within age groups (including monitoring of scores);
Some U10 results to be published internally;
Training course coordinator required;
Back pass and other rules clarified;
Timetable for registering new or buddy teams

6 Nov 2000 — FA Junior Team Manager course details

15 Sep 2000 – Wycombe District Council sponsors Fair Play League encouraging good sportsmanship.

8 August 2000 — 115 teams have registered to play in 2000/2001 season, including two new clubs – Amersham and Pitstone/Ivinghoe.

June 2000 — Manager guide to fees & new U7 & U8 team sizes

2000 — Age eligibility & fixture frequency info

24 March 2000 — Pre-match preparation guidelines for SBMSC fixtures are published

29 Feb 2000 — The F.A. is to trial a new form of mini Soccer for the Under 11 age group in Buckinghamshire next season — Next season, starting September 2000 a new conference for the Under 11 year group will run trials of a new format soccer that will bridge the gap between mini soccer and the full football rules. This new format will be trialled for the F.A. here in Buckinghamshire.

In Europe, most countries organise full 11-a-side football starting at 14 years of age, but here in England we move up from small sided games at 11 years. From Under 7 up to this age, many FA-affiliated clubs from the Wycombe to Aylesbury area play small sided games in the South Bucks Mini Soccer Conference, using rules that are suited to these young ages.

The SBMSC is helping with the development of the new rules which will bridge the gap between the full “adult” rules currently played at this age group, and the simplified rules played by younger age groups. The new rules require ratification by the FA, but at Under 11  there is an increase of players contact time with the ball by making matches nine-a-side. Rolling substitution during matches will be allowed – even encouraged – so that clubs can run reasonable sized squads if they want to. At a consultative meeting on the 29th February attended by representatives of eleven of the clubs participating at Under 10 in the South Bucks Mini Soccer Conference, detailed options relating to fixture format and rules were discussed.

Some of the clubs were able to commit to enter a team into the new conference. Most of the other attending representatives will be discussing the proposals with their clubs before reaching a final decision. The new conference is still seeking further teams to join.

The new conference will not be replacing existing 11-a-side leagues for this age group, so teams will have a choice of which type of game suits them. The South Bucks Mini Soccer Conference will continue to run small sided games for Under 10 down to Under 7 age groups.The trial follows representations made by the South Bucks Mini Soccer Conference (SBMSC) to the F.A Mini Soccer working party.


December 1999 — South Bucks Mini Soccer Conference official website goes live. Main featuers are  Fixtures, rules, and Parents code of conduct.

1990’s — South Bucks Mini Soccer Conference is founded.

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