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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for London Football

These T&Cs feature a League Services Agreement and our general terms.
For team Managers, here are some key points:

  • Teams join London Football for the duration of an entire season (see 1.3)
  • Team Managers and all team players are jointly responsible for payment of team fees, fines, and any resulting debts (see 1.5).
  • If a team cancels a match it will incur additional charges (see 2.6)
  • Upon joining London Football, team Managers agree to be bound by the T&Cs and Rules.
  • League Rules are available on our website.

This is an agreement for League Services between London Football and your team. We do not accept teams on any other terms. These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights.

  1. Conditions Of Participation

    1. When a team joins a London Football it enters into a contract with London Football subject to this agreement and the Rules.
    2. The team and its individual players agree to abide by the League and playing Rules as published on London Football’s website (see link above).
    3. By signing up to this agreement, the team agrees to participate in and pay for the whole season, whose duration depends on the number of teams in the League. London Football reserves the right to adjust the length of a season part way through it, as required by the competition.
    4. The team will be contacted towards the end of each season for confirmation of its participation in the next season. By providing such confirmation the team agrees to continue to be bound by these T&Cs.
    5. The team managers and all team players are collectively responsible for paying their team's fees, fines, and for settling any outstanding team debts.
    6. The team Manager (who completes the application form and agrees to the T&Cs) must be aged 18 or over.
    7. All players must be aged 16 or over.
    8. London Football reserves the right to refuse any team or individual player entry to or continued participation in its league for breaches of these T&Cs, or of the Playing Rules or for any misconduct whatsoever, including that of the team's supporters or associates.
  2. Ongoing Fees And Payment

    1. The team managers and all team players are collectively responsible for paying their team's fees, fines, and for settling any outstanding team debts.
    2. The total match fee for your team's league is as stated on London Football’s website.
    3. The match fees can either be paid in full before the season, or in advance of each individual match in the season.
    4. Payment methods: Teams pay match fees in advance by bank transfer.
    5. Minimum player registrations: Each team must register a minimum of 7, 9 or 16 players, depending on the competition and this is done on-line, via London Football’s web site.
    6. Match cancellation: Teams cancelling a match or failing to turn up will be charged their match fee. In addition, teams will also be charged as follows:
    7. Opposing team's match fee.
    8. Lost pitch costs if unable to cancel.
    9. Non-payment of match fees. If the full match fee is not received before the match, London Football may deny your team the opportunity to play and at London Football’s sole discretion, may award the result of the match to the opposing team. Where applicable, the team may also be liable for their opposition's match fee and lost pitch costs.
    10. Failure to pay match fees may also result in the team being removed from the League.
    11. London Football reserves the right to withhold any trophies or medals from teams owing monies.
    12. A refundable deposit may be payable as a condition of entering a League.
  3. Leaving Procedure And Settlement Of Fees

    1. Teams can only leave a League at the end of a season, to ensure each season's fixtures are completed.
    2. The registered Manager(s) and all players who were registered at the time of the team's withdrawal, and participated during the season in question, are jointly responsible for all outstanding payments.
    3. The team will be contacted towards the end of each season for confirmation of its participation in the next season. By providing such confirmation the team agrees to continue to be bound by these T&C's.
    4. Teams that notify London Football in good time of their intention to leave a league will have any deposit balance refunded to the team Manager within 28 days via bank transfer. “Good Time” is the term written in to the Rules of each competition.
    5. Any team leaving the League before the end of the season shall forfeit its deposit balance and remain liable for the full season's fees, including, if applicable, forfeit fines/fees.
    6. Any team removed from its League for disciplinary reasons will not have its deposit refunded.
    7. Any team leaving with monies owed shall be pursued by a debt collection agency, who may levy their own charges.
  4. Health And Safety

    1. The team understands that the events are contact sports containing an element of risk to its participating players.
    2. Through London Football's affiliation with the FA, we proudly offer essential coverage for players' Personal Accident Insurance and teams' Public Liability Insurance, all at no cost. Our FA insurance plan provides coverage of up to £10M to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants. For teams seeking additional insurance options, the opportunity to purchase higher levels of coverage is available before joining our league. This allows teams to tailor their insurance needs according to their preferences and requirements.
    3. London Football recommends the use of suitable, safe venues and able FA-qualified match officials. It does not have exclusive occupation of the venues and is therefore unable to control persons admitted to the venues or how they are used and left before each team's match.
    4. Team Managers are responsible for ensuring that they do not allow their match to commence until and unless they are satisfied that the surface and other conditions are safe.
    5. Team Managers must report to London Football at the earliest opportunity, any perceived dangers, violence (or threats thereof) or any other misconduct of whatever type.
    6. Smoking, drinking alcohol and anti-social behaviour are strictly forbidden at League venues. London Football reserves the right to ban the entire team in the event of any of the above.
  5. Liability And Breach

    1. London Football shall provide its services with reasonable skill and care and to a reasonable standard.
    2. In so far as London Football is in breach of this agreement and the breach is capable of remedy, London Football will use reasonable efforts to provide a solution mutually acceptable to the team and London Football.
    3. Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by London Football’s negligence, London Football shall not be liable to the team by reason of any condition or other term, or duty at common law, or under the express terms of this agreement, for any loss of profit or any indirect, special or consequential loss, damage, costs, expenses or other claims (whether caused by the negligence of London Football, its employees or agents or otherwise) suffered by the team which arise out of or in connection with the provision of London Football’s services.
    4. Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by London Football‘s negligence, the entire liability of London Football shall not exceed the total amount paid by the team to London Football pursuant to the League in respect of which London Football committed a breach or tort.
  6. General

    1. London Football may subcontract the performance of any of its obligations under this Agreement to any person without notice. Where London Football does subcontract its obligation under this agreement it shall not be responsible for every act or omission of the sub-contractor. This includes the use of FA match officials.
    2. This Agreement shall not be assignable by the team without London Football’s prior written consent. London Football may assign this Agreement to any person or entity.
    3. London Football shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by delay in the performance or non-performance of any of its obligations where the same is occasioned by any cause whatsoever that is beyond its reasonable control including but not limited to an Act of God, war, civil disturbance, un-preventable flood, failure or neglect on the part of any utility supplying electricity, gas or water, the unavailability of or the prevention of access to premises, governmental regulations, prohibitions or enactments of any kind, strike, lock-out or trade dispute (whether involving its own employees or those or any other person), difficulties in obtaining staff or materials, breakdown of machinery, fire or accident or loss of premises. Should any such event occur London Football may cancel or suspend the Agreement without incurring any liability for any loss or damages thereby occasioned.
    4. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Laws of English and Wales. Each party irrevocably agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in England.
  7. Acceptance Of Terms (Website)

    By accessing the content of our website, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out herein and you accept our privacy policy available at Privacy Policy. If you object to any of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement you should not use any of the products or services on the website and leave immediately.

    You agree that you shall not use the website for illegal purposes, and will respect all applicable laws and regulations. You agree not to use the website in a way that may impair the performance, corrupt the content or otherwise reduce the overall functionality of the website. You also agree not to compromise the security of the website or attempt to gain access to secured areas or sensitive information.

    You agree to be fully responsible for any claim, expense, liability, losses, costs including legal fees incurred by us arising from any infringement of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement.

  8. Modification

    London Football reserve the right to change any part of this agreement without notice and your use of the website will be deemed as acceptance of this agreement. We advise users to regularly check the Terms and Conditions of this agreement.

    London Football have complete discretion to modify or remove any part of this site without warning or liability arising from such action.

  9. Limitation Of Liability

    London Football will under no circumstance be liable for indirect, special, or consequential damages including any loss of business, revenue, profits, or data in relation to your use of the website.

    Nothing within this Agreement will operate to exclude any liability for death or personal injury arising as result of the negligence of London Football, its employees or agents.

  10. Copyright

    All intellectual property of London Football such as trademarks, trade names, patents, registered designs and any other automatic intellectual property rights derived from the aesthetics or functionality of the website remain the property of London Football.

    By using the website you agree to respect the intellectual property rights of London Football and will refrain from copying, downloading, transmitting, reproducing, printing, or exploiting for commercial purpose any material contained within the website.

  11. Disclaimers

    The information is provided on the understanding that the website is not engaged in rendering advice and should not be wholly relied upon when making any related decision.

    The information contained with the website is provided on an “as is” basis with no warranties expressed or otherwise implied relating to the accuracy, fitness for purpose, compatibility or security of any components of the website. We hope you find the contents of this website interesting and informative, the contents are for general information only. We believe the contents to be true and accurate as at the date of writing but can give no assurances or warranty regarding the accuracy, currency or applicability of any of the contents in relation to specific situations and particular circumstances. As such, the contents should not be relied upon and professional advice should be taken in specific cases. In addition, none of the content of this website will form any part of any contract between us or constitutes an offer by us. Specific disclaimers may apply in addition to certain content or parts of the site.

    We do not guarantee uninterrupted availability of our website and cannot provide any representation that using the website will be error free.

  12. Third Parties

    The website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by other parties. We do not control such websites and we take no responsibility for, and will not incur any liability in respect of, their content. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of views, statements or information contained in such websites.

  13. Severance

    If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall remain in force.

  14. Covid19

    By agreeing to our terms and conditions, you and your group agree to abide by Government and FA guidelines outlining social distancing and group training sessions, in addition to our normal terms and conditions. These guidelines can be found here: England Coronavirus Guidelines and The FA Guidelines.