Sin Bins Training for Season 2019/20


The Football Association (FA) has announced that temporary dismissals – more commonly known as ‘sin bins’ – will be implemented at the grassroots level of the game from the 2019/20 season onward.

From 2019/20, temporary dismissals will become a permanent feature of the grassroots landscape for all leagues at Step 5 and below in the men’s game as well as Tier 5 and below of the women’s pyramid and all youth leagues.

Devon Football Association will be hosting 4 presentations around Devon in order to provide clubs with a better understanding of the new rule. Information on SIN BIN’s will be circulated to all clubs, prior to the 2019/20 season and will also have access to an online video presentation produced by the FA - so please do not panic if you are unable to make one of the below dates, as all information will be available via online resources.

Each team will be permitted to have a maximum of two members that can attend a presentation and will be on a first come first serve basis.

Each of the below presentation nights will have two separate time slots for clubs to book onto – one at 6:00pm & one at 7:30pm. Clubs will have until Wednesday 22nd May at 5pm to book onto one of the four presentations.

Tuesday 28th May (East Area)

Venue: Exeter City FC, Trust Suite


Thursday 30th May (North Area)

Venue: Barnstaple Town Social Club


Tuesday 11th June (West Area)

Venue: Ernesettle Sports Club, Plymouth Parkway


Thursday 13th June (South Area)

Venue: DCFA Corner Flag


Clubs are required to sign up for the presentation night via the following link:

Please note; You will not be permitted to attend if you do not complete the above sign up.

Should you have any questions regarding the above or SIN BINS, please contact the discipline department by emailing –

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