How to register a player?

Modified on Thu, 15 Feb 2024 at 10:40 AM

The following guide explains how to register a player who has never been registered before, or has an existing COMET profile already.

Locate the player's COMET profile

If they have never been registered to a club before, you will have to create their profile by clicking 'First Registration' under the 'Players' tab as seen below.

If the player already has an existing COMET account (if they have played for a club in Wales before), then you will need to locate this profile, instead of creating a new one.

To do this, first click on the 'Search players' button, also underneath the 'Players' tab.

Once on the Search Players page, there are 2 ways of finding the player you are looking for:

1.) Entering their COMET ID - highlighted by the red box below

2.) Entering their surname and date of birth - highlighted by the green boxes below

Please note that entering all 3 details (ID, name and DOB) will not work.

Having hit the red 'Search' button after entering the player's details, a list of player(s) with matching details will appear. Click on the appropriate player and you will be taken to their COMET profile.

If you cannot find them from the list which is brought up, please create a 'First Registration' as seen at the top of this article.

Entering a registration for the player

Now you are on the player's COMET profile, either by creating a new 'First Registration', or by locating an existing profile, you can now enter a registration for the player.

  • If you made a new First Registration, simply click 'Save' after entering the player's details.
  • If you found an existing COMET profile, click the 'New registration' button highlighted by the green box below.

This will bring up a box, with your club's details automatically filled in. Click 'Save' at the bottom of this, and you will see the registration is at Entered Status.

Now the registration is at Entered status, this triggers the sending of a registration form to the player's email address (or guardian's email if they are under 16). 

The player/guardian needs to sign this form and return it to whoever is completing the registration on COMET. 

When the form is returned, find their COMET profile again and click 'Edit' on the Entered registration. After clicking 'Edit', click on 'Documents'.

After clicking 'Edit' and 'Documents', a window will open (seen below) with the option to upload a registration form. Click on the + symbol next to 'Registration form', highlighted by the Green box below. From here you can choose which file to upload. 

Once uploaded, click off the window and you will be back on the player's main profile. Click 'Save as' and then 'Save as Submitted' from the options.

Now the registration has been Submitted, it now sits with the Football Services Team / Registrations Team to process.

They will either Approve the registration, where it will remain until the registration fee has been paid, from which it will then move to Confirmed status.

Or, they will return it to Entered status and explain their reasoning in the notes. Once you have done whatever was requested, simply 'save as submitted' again to return the registration to the team.

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