Boston and District Saturday League aim to keep action going with Maccasports Trophy

Saturday League teams have  anew competition to look forward to.Saturday League teams have  anew competition to look forward to.
Saturday League teams have anew competition to look forward to.
Interested clubs looking forward to alternative competition...

The Boston and District Saturday Football League are preparing to launch the Maccasports Trophy.

With the normal season being declared null and void, interested clubs are preparing to take part in this new competition to enable teams to continue playing.

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The format sees teams placed in two leagues, both with two groups.

Each club will face the other sides in their group once, the two winners of each league's group will then meet in a final.

The competition is sponsored by Maccasports and Boston Town will host the finals.

League A will see Horncastle Town Reserves, Woodhall Spa United, Railway Athletic, Wyberton Reserves, Bull Athletic, Freiston, Park United and Benington compete in Group One.

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Group Two will include Fishtoft, Eagle United, Pointon, Swineshead Institute, Spilsby Town, Billinghay Athletic, Northgate Olympic and Kirton Town.

In League B, Bull Athletic Reserves, Spilsby Town Reserves, Sibsey, Railway Athletic Reserves, Park United Reserves, Boston Bears, Pointon Reserves, Woodhall Spa United Reserves and Eagle United Reserves will make up Group One.

FC Wrangle, Pinchbeck United Sports, Holbeach Bank, Boston Athletic, Wyberton A, Fishtoft Reserves, Caythorpe and Swineshead Institute Reserves will compete in Group Two.

The competition has to be rubber stamped by Lincolnshire FA and has to fall in line with Government grassroots sport guidelines.

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Players must have been registered with their clubs by February 24 to be eligible to compete.

Under the current Government roadmap out of lockdown, clubs can begin training from Monday, March 29 when all outdoor grassroots sports can resume.