Fixture alterations: The League would like to reiterate once again that requests for postponements, alterations etc. to the published fixtures will no longer be entertained.
Postponements and alterations will be granted only in exceptional circumstances in order to avoid disruption to the fixture programme and inconvenience to the vast number of clubs who are adhering to the rules governing fixtures. Under no circumstances are clubs to re-arrange fixtures between themselves or contact the appointed referee.
Fees: All fees are now overdue. Clubs whose accounts are not in order must immediately contact the League. Fixtures will be withdrawn from clubs who fail to make contact. Referees Meet: A meeting of the Kildare/Laois Branch of the Irish Soccer Referees Society will take place in Arus Cill Dara on Mon, June 27, 8pm.
Full attendance essential. Leinster Under 18 Trials: Congratulations to Suncroft duo Dylan Connolly and Willie Hayes on being selected to take part in trials for the Leinster Football Association squad, who will take on German League side Westfalia later this year. The lads declared themselves happy with their performances and will have their fingers crossed that they will get the nod from LFA manager Robbie Hoey.
Oscar Manager appointed: The League is happy to announce that Leslie Kelly has been confirmed as manager to the Oscar Traynor squad for the upcoming 2011/12 campaign. Leslie took charge of the KDFL Oscar Traynor side for the final game last season and delivered one of the best results in the history of the League, a 3-0 win over the Leinster Senior League. Kelly will appoint his backroom staff over the coming weeks and a schedule for the preparation of the side will be announced later.
Suspensions: All clubs please note that players sent off must serve an automatic suspension in their next game. This suspension must be served with the team the player was representing when dismissed. Club Secretaries are now being informed on a weekly basis by email of all suspensions imposed by the League.
Note for referees: Please note that all KDFL match cards must be completed in full and forwarded to the League Secretary the day following the game. Match results to be texted to 087-2569173 asap after the game. Match reports to be submitted each Sun before 5pm, email: kildarefootball@ rocketmail.com or phone 045-529559.