No alteration in the Laws of Game shall be valid unless first passed
by a majority of two-thirds of those present at the Annual General
Meeting or a Special General Meeting of one of the National
Associations, and afterwards unanimously agreed to by the
Representatives of the four National Associations, at a Conference
which shall be convened by each of these Associations in turn, in the
month of June each year.
Each Association will recognise suspensions of Clubs and individuals
by other National Associations, and the registrations of each National
Association shall be binding on each other National Association
Re-instatements and transfers of Professionals can only be made by the
Association with whom the player is registered.
The Football Association, the Scottish Football Association, and the
Football Association of Wales will not consider it a breach of their
rules for an English, Scottish, or Welsh Club to register a player
registered with the Irish Football Association between the 1st and
20th of May, and the Irish Football Association will not consider it a
breach of their rules for one of their players to sign a registration
form for an English, Scottish, or Welsh club, between the 1st and 20th
of May. A player shall be allowed to complete his engagement without
incurring any penalty for playing in Ireland during the English,
Scottish, and Welsh close seasons (a).
See Supplementary Agreement dated June 8th, 1907.
(a) See Supplementary Agreement
dated June 11th, 1904.
At International Matches space shall be reserved for the
Representatives of the Visiting Association, and this space shall be
used for no other purpose, and proper access shall be provided.
It was agreed between the Representatives of England and Scotland that
the Home Association shall send the Visiting Association 100 Tickets
for covered stand, seven days before the match.
In order to simplify the working of Law 13, that National Associations
delegate their authority to the Local Affiliated Associations in
respect of offences which occur in the cup ties of the Affiliated
Associations, and in other minor matches where the two clubs are under
the jurisdiction of the same affiliated Association. Each National
Association has liberty to issue a circular authorising Referees to
report direct to the Local Affiliated Associations in such cases. Thus
circular to provide that the Local Association must report the
circumstances of the case, and the penalty imposed, to the parent
Association without loss of time.
In International Matches the qualification of players shall be birth.
In case of British subjects born abroad
their nationality shall be decided by the nationality of their
Goal nets must be used in all International Matches.
Recommended that each Association adopt a rule as follows : In cases
of dispute between clubs and players, legal proceeding shall not be
taken except as a last resource, and then only with the previous
consent of the Association concerned.
Recommended unanimously that the respective Associations use their
influence with clubs to ensure to other National Associations the
services of players in International Matches.
No item in the Memorandum of Agreements shall be altered or rescinded
without notice being given in accordance with Rule 3 of the
The Agreement of June 18th, 1894, was supplemented as follows :—
Players of the Irish Football Association shall not be approached
between the 1st and 20th of May, under the Agreement, without 48 hours
notice having been given to the club with which the player is
The Agreement of the International Board entered into on the 18th
June, 1894, shall not apply to the suspension of a player who at the
time of investigation is playing under the jurisdiction of another
Association, unless such Association considers it desirable to enforce
the suspension in its area.
An International Match shall not commence later than 3-30 p.m., except
by mutual consent of the Associations concerned.
As the playing season in Scotland now ends on April 30th, as is
the case in England and Wales, several of the Agreements have become
inoperative, and the Agreements were revised to meet the altered
Mr. Liddell gave notice that at the next meeting of the Board the
Scottish F.A. would move that the International Fixtures for 1911 be
On the motion of Mr. Crump , seconded by Mr. Kirkpatrick, the Chairman
was thanked for his services in the chair.