The Dorset Football League was formed for the 2009/2010 season and is affiliated to Dorset County Football Association.
As a very active League we run a Senior League and five additional Adult divisions. We also run an under 18 league, a Veterans' League and a Womens' League.
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Please would all visiting clubs check the email from their hosts to ensure that there is no clash of kit colours
As a recent example it is not ideal for a visiting club to play in red when the home team play in orange
All clubs with open age teams will be required to have a named Club Welfare Officer at the point of affiliation from 2023 – 2024 season onwards.
All open age teams with 16/17 year old players must ensure that the team coaches have an in date FA DBS in place.
It is the responsibility of clubs to ensure that they are aware of any 16/17 year olds playing, and to adhere to the FA DBS requirements.
Please note deadline for England Football re-accreditation 30 April
If you have any questions please contact Jemma Tewkesbury at Dorset FA (01202 688279) or Derek Hansford (01305 268722)
Piddlehinton United FC has completed their Accreditation - Please feel free to download as a good example
Accredication Contacts for other local Leagues
At a recent Disciplinary Sub-committee meeting the following procedure was agreed in respect of Rule 20.E.1
(In the event of a Club failing to keep to its fixture):
Clubs will be charged and asked to either:
If the charge is accepted or the supplied mitigation is not accepted by the Discipline Sub-committee the following penalties will be applied:
This applies to 2022-23 only and will be reviewed at the end of the season.