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    Phil Hiscox
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    Devon FA Step Seven Restructure Update

    Application Deadline Passed

    Well we have passed the 28th February and I can advise you that from our original 57 “Expressions of Interest”, we have now 40 applications for the 32 spaces that is available in the new Devon County Step Seven League, with two Clubs on standby should we go below the required 32 that we hope to finish with.

    We now move into March and several clubs that have applied will now have a visit from our Ground Grading team to inspect and confirm that their grounds will meet the criteria required for Step Seven. It is hoped these dates will be announced later following this update.

    Following their visit and the work completed or confirmed by the applicants we shall have a further list of Clubs in early April.

    The new League Committee have their first meeting in the next few weeks and they will be working upon many of the issues that need addressing, such as League Rules, Sponsorship, Prize Money, Website, League set up requirements and many more items to review.

    I have listed below a full list of the new Committee Members and I expect they may wish to add to the current list in due course.

    Committee Update

    I am pleased to advise the following volunteers have committed to supporting the new Devon County Step Seven League.
    Chairman David Graham
    Vice Chairman Dave Baskwill
    League Secretary Neil Anthony
    Treasurer David Richardson
    Registrations Lorraine Duke
    Fixtures Chris Cole
    Ground Grading Mike Norman
    Referee Support Keith Greenleaf
    Charter Standard Dave Loder

    Support will also be there from Devon County FA for the first couple of years whilst the League gets itself established.

    More announcements will follow shortly following the first meeting of the League Committee.

    The Story so Far for Step Seven Applications

    Current Step 7 Devon & Exeter Football League South Devon Football League
    ALPHINGTON
    BERE ALSTON UNITED
    LIVERTON UNITED
    PLYMSTOCK UNITED
    ST MARTINS
    TEIGNMOUTH
    UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
    WALDON ATHLETIC

    *Denotes Clubs are have applied for Step Six

    BRIXHAM*
    HONITON TOWN*
    STOKE GABRIEL*
    TORRIDGESIDE*

    Yellow denotes possible North/East Division

    Blue denotes possible South/West Division

    CAPITAL & Bold denotes Club have submitted a Step Seven application Form. Beer Albion – Withdrawn
    CLYST VALLEY
    Colyton – Withdrawn
    TOPSHAM CRONIES – (name change)
    EXMOUTH TOWN RES
    EXWICK VILLA
    FENITON
    HEAVITREE UNITED
    NEWTOWN
    Topsham Town – Withdrawn
    Upottery – Withdrawn
    WITHERIDGE
    Hatherleigh Town – Withdrawn
    KENTISBEARE
    Sidmouth Town Res – Withdrawn
    Axminster Town Res – Withdrawn
    OTTERY ST MARY
    ASHBURTON
    BRIXHAM RES
    BUCKLAND ATHLETIC RES
    CHUDLEIGH ATHLETIC
    DARTMOUTH*
    East Allington Utd – Withdrawn
    KINGSTEIGNTON ATHLETIC
    PAIGNTON VILLA
    ROSELANDS
    TOTNES & DARTINGTON
    WATCOMBE WANDERERS
    BOVEY TRACEY RES
    Ivybridge Town Res – Withdrawn
    NEWTON ABBOT 66
    PAIGNTON SAINTS
    Torbay Police – Withdrawn
    IPPLEPEN ATHLETIC
    STOKE GABRIEL RES

    North Devon Football League
    BRAUNTON
    FREMINGTON
    Park United – Withdrawn
    Shamwickshire Rovers – Withdrawn
    TORRINGTON*

    Plymouth & West Devon Football League East Cornwall & Others
    LAKESIDE ATHLETIC
    PLYMPTON ATHLETIC
    PLYMOUTH ARGYLE RES
    Horrabridge Rangers – Withdrawn
    Elburton Villa Res – Withdrawn
    TAVISTOCK RES
    Cullompton Rangers – Withdrawn
    Pro Direct Academy – Withdrawn

    Standby Applications
    KINGSKERSWELL & CHELSTON
    CHADDLEWOOD MINERS OB

    JLC Meeting
    We have just held our first JLC (Joint Liaison Meeting) with representatives from the new Devon & Cornwall Step Seven League, South West Peninsula League and also key officers both the Devon and Cornwall County FA’s. The purpose of this meeting is to try and achieve consistency across the new Step Seven County Leagues.

    A positive meeting was held and I’m sure that both Leagues will share some of the main discussion points during the next few weeks.

    For your Information the JLC is made up of the following

    Four Members from Devon Step Seven League
    Four Members from Cornwall Step Seven League
    Chairman, CEO and CDM from both respective County FA’s
    Representatives from Step Six League

    Will keep you posted and speak to you all soon

    Paul Morrison
    Devon FA Chief Executive

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