It has been the intention of North Riding FA since the outset to conclude the 2019/20 County Cup competitions if possible and without impacting upon the resumption of leagues.
Therefore, the Competitions Committee of North Riding FA met this morning and have agreed the following measures in relation to the conclusion of our competitions.
All competitions must be completed on or before 31st August 2020.
The finals of all adult cup competitions (excluding the Senior Cup) will take place on the home ground of one of the competing finalists. The venues were decided by a coin toss. If the selected venue is unavailable then the game will be switched to the ground of the opposing team.
Saturday County Cup – Saturday 15th August, kick-off 2pm
Richmond Town v Boro Rangers
Saturday Challenge Cup – Saturday 22nd August, kick-off 2pm
Itis Itis v Bishopthorpe
Sunday County Cup – Sunday 30th August, kick-off 10.30am
Marton Cricket Club v Middlesbrough Dormans
Sunday Challenge Cup – Sunday 23rd August, kick-off 10.30am
Village Park Rangers v Newlands Park
U19s Cup – Thursday 13th August, kick-off 6.30pm
Thirsk Falcons v York Cubs
Women’s Cup – Sunday 23rd August, kick off 2.00pm
Redcar Town v Boro Rangers / York City
All remaining semi-final ties must be played on or before Sunday 9th August. The dates of these ties are to be agreed by the competing teams and confirmation must be provided to North Riding FA no later than 7 days in advance of the tie so that a match official can be appointed. If an agreement cannot be reached then North Riding FA will set the date and kick-off time for the tie.
The finals of all junior cup competitions will take place on the home ground of one of the competing finalists. The venues were decided by a coin toss. If the selected venue is unavailable then the game will be switched to the ground of the opposing team.
U12 Girls – Saturday 8th August, kick-off 1.00pm
Leven DFC v Boro Rangers
U14 Girls – Saturday 8th August, kick-off 11.00am
Boro Rangers v Scarborough Ladies
U16 Girls – Saturday 8th August, kick-off 3.00pm
Northallerton Town v Boro Rangers
U13 Boys – Tuesday 11th August, kick-off 6.30pm
Boro Rangers v Marton
U14 Boys – Tuesday 11th August, kick-off 6.30pm
Boro Rangers v Marske United
U12, U15 & U16 Boys Finals TBC (Please click here for final venues)
The following criteria will apply in relation to player eligibility for the semi-finals and finals:
• All competing clubs must have completed their 2020/21 affiliation to North Riding FA
• All players must be registered with their respective club for the 2020/21 season
• Players who played in the 2019/20 competition for a previous club will remain cup tied
• There are no eligibility criteria in relation to player appearances to allow them to appear in a semi-final or final tie
Any club which is unable to fulfil a fixture will be allowed to withdraw from the respective competition and no fine will be placed upon the club. Where this applies to a Final Tie the opposition will be awarded the trophy.