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Dates Set For Temporary Dismissal (Sin Bin) Training Sessions

From the start of the 2019/20 season The FA have stated that the use of Temporary Dismissals (Sin Bins) will be used across all leagues that operate at Step 5 of the National Football League System and below, this includes all Saturday, Sunday, Veterans, Women’s and Youth Leagues and Competitions that are affiliated to or sanctioned by Cornwall FA or The FA.

Below is the list of Leagues in which Cornish teams compete that will be using the Temporary Dismissals from next season;

Saturday Leagues: Carlsberg South West Peninsula League, East Cornwall League Carlsberg South West Peninsula League, St Piran League, Cornwall Combination League, Duchy League (already in use), Trelawny League (already in use) , North Devon League

Women’s League:  Cornwall Women’s League, South West Women’s Football League    

Sunday Leagues: Cornwall Combined Sunday League 

Veterans League: Cornwall Veterans League        

Youth Leagues: Kernow Youth League, East Cornwall Youth, League Cornwall Girl’s League, Devon Junior Minor League, FA County Youth Cup and South West Counties Championship,  All Schools and College Competitions


Training for all clubs, leagues and referees will be delivered across Cornwall over the next few months by Governance Manager Richard Pallot and our Referees Workforce Officer Stuart Kane, there will also be Webex (video conference) training run by The FA.

It is expected that a member of each club throughout Cornwall is represented at one of these meetings, preferably the manager or captain of a team that have not used the system before, along with all our referees. 

Please see below the dates for the Temporary Dismissal (Sin Bin Training);

Monday 29th April 2019 – Cornwall FA HQ – 7pm – 9pm

Monday 13th May 2019 – Callington Town FC – 7pm-9pm

Thursday 16th May 2019 – Helston Athletic FC – 7pm – 9pm

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 – Cornwall FA HQ – 7pm-9pm

To book a place on one of the sessions please email with your name, club/team representing and which session you would like to book onto.