Youdan Football Cup - General Rules

Youdan Football Cup - General Rules  (1867) 
by Anonymous

Handbill or programme for the Youdan Football Cup, an 1867 Sheffield rules football competition.


Youdan Football Cup.

General Rules

for the

Guidance of Referees, Umpires and Players

In the first series of games for the Silver Cup, Presented by Thomas Youdan, Esq., to the Clubs of the town and neighbourhood.

First draw.—Games to be played on Saturday, 16th February, as follows:

1.—United Mechanics' v. Norton at Norton.

Referee—Mr. W. I. Bingham.

A Bus will leave the Surrey Arms, Granville-st., at Half-past 1 o'clock punctually.

2.—Garrick v. Mackenzie, at The Orphanage.

Referee—Mr. J. Frith.

3.—Hallam v. Heeley, at Hallam.

Referee—Mr. (illegible text) Dickenson.

A Bus will leave Heeley Bridge about 1 o'clock and call at the bottom of Ecclesall Head at Half-past 1.

4.—Norfolk v. Fir Vale, at Norfolk Park.

Referee—Mr. J. Tomlinson.

5.—Broomhall v. Pitsmoor, at Ecclesall Road.

Referee—Mr. J. Pinder.

6.—Milton v. Wellington, at The Orphanage.

Referee—Mr. J. Crapper.

1.—The Game played by 12 a-side.
2.—The Games to commence punctually at Three o'clock. No waiting for Players allowed.
3.—That each Game be played one hour and a half, in the usual way, but if at the end of that time a draw takes place, the Clubs again toss for choice of goals, and play on, the first point scored to decide the Game; but if after one hour's play the Game still remains a draw, it is adjourned to Monday at Three o'clock.
4.—That for each Match there be two Umpires and one Referee. The decision of the Referee to be final.

Fredk. Corbett, Hon. Sec.

15th Feb., 1867

(Brittlebank, Printer, Sheffield

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