Overriding a game outcome / result

Applicable to: Association and Club Administrators
Application(s): Admin Portal > Game Day > Game Details

This article will cover the following:

  1. How to update results of finalised, cancelled and abandoned games
  2. The available override outcome options

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The Game Details page allows you to manage all aspects of a game from entering players, team scores and fouls, editing game scores, and overriding game results. Game results can also be overridden i.e. by selecting abandoned, cancelled, forfeits etc.

To access the Game Details page for a given game, select the Game Day menu. The resulting page will display a list of games allocated to a given day. The default view is for today's date. If you are searching for games on a different day, use the Calendar to select the date.

With the correct list of games showing, select the relevant game's Details button to view the Game Details page.

Edit Game

You may be prevented from editing a game or receive a warning message depending on the situation of the game, see below the different game status:

Game is currently being Live Scored & the scheduled playing time has not elapsed Games is currently being Live Scored & the schedules playing time has elapsed Game is not currently being live scored
Unable to edit result until the scheduled playing time is elapsed

To override game results, click Edit Game > Yes, Edit Game

Warning: This will prevent any further e-scoring. The current scorer will be locked out of the match.

To override game results, click Edit Result

Warning: e-scoring for this game will now be blocked, scorers will no longer be able to access this game.





Set Override Result

The screen image below displays the Override options available for a game.


Select the 'Update changes' button to confirm your override selection.

The game status on the left may change according to the override selection and you'll receive a success message banner once updated. 

To better understand how your override results affect the game status, see the table below.

Override Result Status Game status Description
Team A Penalty Shootout Win Final Penalty shootouts can be used to determine an outcome for drawn games after regular or extra time (if used).
Team B Penalty Shootout Win
Team A Forfeit Final A forfeit occurs when a team is unable to meet the basic standards for playing the game, either before the game begins or as a result of actions that happen during the game. In such a case, the team not forfeiting wins the match.
Team B Forfeit
Double Forfeit Final In the event of a double forfeit, both teams will have losses recorded against their record.
Team A Disqualified Final A disqualification occurs when a participant or team is removed from the contest due to a violation of the sport's rules. The exact violations that lead to a disqualification can vary. In such a case, the team not disqualified wins the match.
Team B Disqualified
Double Disqualification Final
In the event of a double disqualification, both teams will have losses and penalties recorded.
Game Cancelled Cancelled In the event of a cancelled or abandoned game, the contest is considered null and void with no results recorded against teams and does not count as a game played.
Game Abandoned Abandoned

Note: You can edit team and participant scores, fouls, and adjust player line-ups if required.

For more information on understanding game status.

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