Club Rules, 1885

By Malc King

Club Rules, 1885-86

  1. That the Club be called the “Gloucester Football Club”.
  2. That the rules of the Club be those of the Rugby Football Union.
  3. That the dress consist of red, yellow and black jerseys and stockings, and dark blue knickerbockers.
  4. That the business of the Club be transacted by a Committee consisting of the Captain, Secretary, Treasurer, Captain of second team, and eight other effective members of the Club; six to form a quorum.
  5. That two general meetings of the Club shall be held during the year, one at the beginning of each season to elect the officers for ensuing season; and the other at the end of each season to receive from the Treasurer a statement of accounts; at which meeting every member of the Club shall be entitled to vote.
  6. Any gentleman seeking election to the Club must be proposed and seconded at a Committee meeting, and any such applicant shall not be considered a member if two black balls are placed against his name.
  7. That the Annual subscription for Honorary and Playing Members be Five Shillings.
  8. That no person be considered a member until his subscription be paid.
  9. That all Members playing in Matches shall wear the Club Colours.
  10. That no member shall be admitted to the ground on a Match Day unless he present his subscriber’s ticket to the gatekeeper for inspection.
  11. That the Committee have power to rescind, vary, or add to any of these Rules from time to time, as they may think fit.
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