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History of mini soccer in South Buckinghamshire going back a dozen years to the web site's foundation in 1999. A few links no longer work due to age of information.
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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 : -
3rd April 2014 - U12 Cup final details for 11th May announced
23rd March -- Fairplay tables as at the end of December 2013 have been published for Managers, Supporters and Players in U9 and U10 age groups. AFC Lightning were in the leading the U10 tables and Haddenham Youth were at the top of U9 tables. This corrects the announcment earlier in the week which had the teams swapped on the home page; the tables were/are corrrect however.
22nd March -- U12 Cup draws to be played 23rd March
16th March 2014 -- The U11 Cup finals are to take place on 27th April at Thame FC ground.
8th February 2014 -- U12 Cup draw announced
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 : -
10th January 2014 -- Three U12 teams have moved divisions and fixtures have been finalised for all U12 groups, that is Red, Green, Blue, and Yellow for the next few weeks. There will be a draw for the competition in March next week.
8th January 2014 -- Fixtures published for
7th January 2014 --
6th January 2014 --
30th December 2013 -- Directions to Naphill pitches have been updated
17th November 2013 -- U11 and U12 Cup finals day will be held at Thame United FC ground on 11th May 2014
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 : -
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.
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.
6th March 2013 -- U11 Geoff Springell Cup round 4 fixtures updated
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 : -
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.
11th January 2013 --
7th January 2013 -- Fixtures published for U8 - U11: -
1st January 2013 -- Happy New Year! Groupings for the second half of the season have been changed since we started in September. See which group your team is now in. Fixtures for 2013 will be puiblished early in January.1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | Top of page
17 October 2012 --
30th September 2012 --
29th September --
26th September --
24 September -- Stokenchurch and Bucks CC withdraw from U8 group
23 September -- Chesham United U8 plays at Brushwood School
18th September -- Version 3 for U10 Green fixtures corrected after an update was made by mistake yesterday.
17th September -- Fixtures update summary: -
8th September 2012 : -
16 August 2012 -- Groupings for U9 next season
23rd July -- Groupings for U11 next season
8th July -- Groupings for U7 and U8 next season
3rd July -- Groupings for U10 next season
28th June 2012 -- At last night's AGM, Fairplay League winners for this season were announced : -
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 --
19th March 2012 --
5th February -- A reminder of the SBMSC "Bad Weather" guidelines
8th January -
7th January 2012 --
3rd January 2012 -- Fixtures are now published : -
20th December 2011 -- U9 Cup quarter final draws are published
11th December -- U8 Red and Green Groups changes as Prestwood and Holtspur swap
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 --
4th December 2011 --
14th August 2011 -- Fixtures are now published : -
16th July 2011 --
30 June 2011 -- Notices from AGM : -
22nd June 2011 -- Fairplay final scores for this season are published for all teams. The winners are : -
9 June 2011 --
30 May 2011 --
20 April -- The Annual Genral Meeting takes place on Wednesday, 29th June 2011 at Wycombe Wanderers FC. All Club secretaries and Team Managers are welcome to attend.
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.
13 January 2011 -- U9 Cup and Plate Semi finals draw
3 January 2011 --
30th December 2010 -- Fixtures starting in January : -
23rd November -- U9 Cup third round and Plate draw
21st November 2010 -- Mid Season General Meeting Agenda published
6th November - The Mid Season General Meeting takes take place 1st December at 7:45pm. All Team Managers and coaches are invited.
13th October 2010 -- U9 Cup second round and Plate draw
27th September 2010 -- Major changes to U9 Green fixtures which are updated to version 3
20 September -- Gerrards Cross & Fulmer U7 not able to field a team to play in the U7 South division
7th September 2010 -- U9 Green fixtures updated to version 2
4th September 2010 -- some fixtures updated to version 3
1st September 2010 -- Directions to Aylesbury Town pitches at Haywood Way added
28th August 2010 -- Directions to AFC Lightning ground updated
26th August 2010 -- some fixtures updated to version 2 : -
23 August 2010 -- U9 Cup draw for first Round
17 August 2010 -- Directions to Cookham Dean ground added.
29 July 2010 -- Fixtures starting in September 2010 are published:
22 July 2010 - Team groups for next season are updated
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 --
13 June 2010 --
3 June 2010 --
3rd May 2010 --
22 April -- More details about this Sunday's Under 9 Plate and Cup final
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 --
30 December 2009 -- Fixtures for second half of the season are :
11th December 2009 -- U8 team required to buddy with Loudwater for the second half of the season. Please contact U8 Age Group Representative.
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
26th November 2009 -- Under 9 Cup and Plate third round draws published
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 --
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.
17th May 2009 -- Clubs are advised the deadline to submit applications with payment for teams to join the Conference next season is 31st May.
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.
23rd December 2008 -- Under 9 Blue fixtures version 2 with corrected Round 7 details.
21st December 2008 --
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.
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.
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 --
6th September -- Club links page updated
1st September 2008 -- U9 Cup entries closed and fixtures finalised.
13th August 2008 -- Under 9 Cup draw announced
8th July 2008 -- Fixtures published for next season
6 July 2008 --
27th June 2008 --
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.
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.
17th December 2007 -- Fixtures starting January 2008 have been published
23rd November -- Photos of FairPlay winners 2006/07 at the Award ceremony on Saturday
31 October 2007 --
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 --
24 June 2007 --
11 June 2007 - -
26 May -- The AGM is to be held on 28th June at Flackwell Heath F.C.
21 April 2007 -- Fair Play league winners for the closing season were
Well done to team players, managers and supporters!
19 April 2007 --
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.
14th January 2007 -- mid season Fair Play League tables from matches September to December 2006 have been published
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
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 --
2 October 2006 -- New venue for Chalfont St Peter Youth Mini Soccer fixtures
22 August 2006 -- Fixtures published for season 2006 /2007
August -- AFC Holmer Green to budy with Chesham United's 3rd team
21 July 2006 -- Groups are now frozen and published, including U10 Blue. The most recent changes have been : -
6 July 2006 --
2nd July 2006 --
26 June -- Draft team groups (version 3) for next season, based on information as at 23 June.
19 June -- Draft team groups (version 2) for next season, assuming all clubs renew membership. If your team is not yet registered, please note applications and renewals close 22nd June. Please register quickly
16 June 2006 --
7th June 2006 --
15 March 2006 -- AGM will be on Thursday 29th June at Holmer Green Minors FC, Watchet Lane starting 8pm.
25 January 2006 -- U10 Blue group has some byes, as Aylesbury Vale buddies up with Bucks CC. Fixtures version 3 published.
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.
20 January 2006 -- Fairplay awards presented at the Wycombe Wanderers match last weekend (photo above)
14 January 2006 -- Clubs start to list Summer tournaments.
27 December 2005 -- Under 10 Bucks CC and Aylesbury Vale both single teams but not buddy teams. U10 Blue group fixtures Issue 2 posted.
21 December -- New Under 7 team, Prestwood Panthers, is buddying up with Aston Clinton so Under 7 North fixture list is updated.
20 December -- Under 10 Blue fixtures are under review and may change shortly.
13 December 2005 -- Fixtures from January 2006 announced
Reminder that any changes to contact details must be notified to the secretary by this Thursday to get into the hardcopy pack.
3rd December -- Team groupings now version 3, with additional Bourne End team buddy joining Stokenchurch in U9 Blue. A few buddy teams are still being sought in other groups.
30 November -- Directions to Holyport Memorial pitch
23 November 2005 --
13 November -- new date of Saturday, 14th January 2006 for the Fairplay shield to be presented to last seasons winners. More...
10 November -- Age Group Rep meeting scheduled later this month to draft groupings for the second half of the season. Team managers to submit any outstanding match scores by 21st November please.
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...
30 September 2005 -- Under 10 Blue group Issue 3 fixtures are published
15 September 2005 --
13 September 2005 -- Directions to U9 Chesham United Red team pitch
11 September - Under 11 fixtures announced (7 a side)
10 September 2005 --
8 Sept 2005 -- U8 Buddy teams required for Blue and Green groups
5 Sept 2005 -- Revised AFC Holmer Green pitch venue
15 July 2005
2nd July 2005 -- Team groupings for next season agreed at the AGM on Thursday.
26 June 2005 --
14 June -- Version 5 of next season's Team list - more single teams looking for buddies.
10 June -- Agenda for the AGM to be held 30th June at Penn & Tylers Green FC.
9 June -- Draft groupings for U8 published.
8th June 2005 --
2nd June 2005 --
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 --
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.
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
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.
27 October 2004 --
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.
A Matchday Soccer Skills course is planned for October run by the Berks and Bucks FA Referees Training Officer. More ...24 July -- Full AGM notes. Key points are :-
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.
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 --
27 Jan -- Summer tournament listings start
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:-
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 :-
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 --
17 Oct -- Stokenchurch pitch directions
16 October 2003 :-
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.
Press "Refresh" on your browser to make sure you see latest version of the list.
19 August 2003:
4 July -- Gerrards Cross & Fulmer (new club) voted in to the SBMSC at the AGM.
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
18 June -- Teams playing next season published here.
Annual General Meeting on 23rd June at Aylesbury United. >> Draft agenda, registration timing, Committee vacancies, venue and club seeking buddy team.
May 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.
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).
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
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)
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,
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
29 Sept -- directions to new Aylesbury Town pitch.
22 Sept -- Bourne End and Marlow have buddy teams in U8 Green;
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
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.
18 July -- Fixture dates for next season
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
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.
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
30 Dec 2001 -- corrections to U9 Blue and U8 Red fixture dates
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.
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.
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
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
27 Nov 2001 -- U10 Green Age Group Rep required.
23 Nov -- Wanted! Club with 5 or more U7 players to buddy with a single team from Aston Clinton.
17 Nov -- Proposed groupings for the second half of the season are announced. Highlights are :- Under 8 now has three groups replacing the two large ones; two new teams join from Marlow; various teams moving between groups.
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.
20 Sept -- Aylesbury United JFC withdraws its Under 10 team. Fixtures in the Green group are taken by Stokenchurch U10.
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.
27 July - 2001/02 season rules: Age qualification dates changed to 2001
19 July - Emergency Aid course planned for November 2001
10 Jul 2001 - List closes for teams playing next season.
22 June 2001-- Full list of paid-up teams registered to play in U7 to U11 fixtures next season is published. Please check your team hasn't missed out if you want fixtures next season. More detail has been added to the timetable for getting fixtures.
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.
19 June 2001- Reminder to managers: AGM tonight! Click here for the list of teams that have registered including proposed colour groupings
18 June 2001-- Results of Fairplay league published for 2000/01 second half of the season. Five teams win tickets to Wycombe Wanderers FC
26 May 2001-- 19 June AGM is the deadline for registration cheques if your team is to play next season.
23 May --- Update to the timetable for registering your team to play in the new season starting sept 2001 ; One tournament added, another cancelled;
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;
1 May -- More tournaments added
7 April --
6 April 2001 -- Full news archives back to early 2000
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.
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.
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
5 Jan 2001 -- Welcome Flackwell Heath Team Manager as U8 Orange Age Group Rep.
2 Jan 2001 -- Changes to U9 Red and Orange groups
31 Dec 2000 -- Changes to Under 8 Orange fixtures
30 Dec 2000 -- Fixtures for Jan to April 2001 published. Press your "refresh" button if you see old fixtures.
19 Dec 2000 -- Expanding number of colour groups means we need more Age Group reps. Volunteer here for U10 Blue, U8 Blue, U9 Orange or other positions.
15 Dec 2000 -- Groupings for teams to play in the second half of the season is announced. Please check your team is included by 22 Dec.
26 Nov 2000 -- 21/11 General Meeting highlights
6 Nov 2000 -- FA Junior Team Manager course details
15 Sep 2000 - Wycombe District Council sponsors Fair Play League encouraging good sportsmanship.
14 Sept 2000 -- links to member club websites added
28 August 2000 -- Dates of fixtures are published
24 July 2000 -- Rules for next season published (see sidebar). Summary of changes.
June 2000 -- Manager guide to fees & new U7 & U8 team sizes
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.
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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