Sheffield & District Junior Sunday Football League News
October 2017

FA Futsal Conference 2018
( Thu 19th Oct 2017 @ 14:37:03 ) 67 Views

NewsImageThe FA have announced details of the 2018 Futsal Conference.Click here for details. ....

FA Skills Half Term Event
( Thu 19th Oct 2017 @ 10:25:11 ) 115 Views

NewsImageFA Skills half term football event on Monday 30th October.The cost is just £5 for the event which runs 10am -3pm at SGP Thorncliffe. For children aged 5-11.http://faskills.thefa.com/SkillCentres/Sheffield%20and%20Hallamshire/ThornecliffeStGeorges  ....

Place Based Social Action
( Wed 18th Oct 2017 @ 23:40:14 ) 33 Views

NewsImage20 grants up to £5,000 initially are available for existing partnerships across England who have identified or are already working together to address a social challenge or local priority in their area. The funds can go to support and development costs; 10 larger grants will be available for a later phase.The funding can be used to address some of the following:A local ....

The FA Discipline Handbook
( Tue 17th Oct 2017 @ 17:44:20 ) 322 Views

NewsImageThe Discipline Handbook 2017 - 18 is an online interactive reference guide to aid Leagues, Clubs and Players through the season. The handbook will be a useful guide to explain the disciplinary process and details the changes that have taken place over the last year – including match based discipline, sanction guidelines and changes to handling discrimination. ....

The FA Referee Course .(West Riding CountyFA)
( Tue 17th Oct 2017 @ 17:08:14 ) 99 Views

NewsImageWest Riding County FA --Coulman Recreation GroundCoulman Road, ThorneDoncasterSOUTH YORKSHIRE Course Information:Minimum Age: 14Course Duration: Minimum of 34 Guided Learning HoursCourse Prerequisites: Completion of pre-course activity packNo ....

How To Coach Disabled People In Sport
( Mon 16th Oct 2017 @ 11:06:01 ) 131 Views

NewsImageHow To Coach Disabled People In Sport - UK Coaching (Previously SportsCoach UK)Thursday 7th December 201718:00-20:00 Suitable for all coaches, this workshop aims to answer the commonly asked questions about disabled sports participants and it will show you how, with a few minor adjustments to the way you work, you can make your coaching more inclusive and effect ....

Praise for U9 team
( Mon 16th Oct 2017 @ 11:00:53 ) 302 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"Another email to you to publicly praise a team we played against yesterday. We had a cup match against Aston Swallownest U9's yesterday that was simply junior grassroots football in its purest and best form.Although Aston travelled the M1 north for a fair amount of time on a beautiful Autumn Sunday with a deple ....

U14 team withdrawn
( Mon 16th Oct 2017 @ 07:48:46 ) 182 Views

NewsImageEcclesfield Red Rose U14 Boys have sadly withdrawn front the League. They were in Under 14 A Green. ....

Latest Newsletter
( Mon 16th Oct 2017 @ 00:51:52 ) 76 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest League newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220801 ....

Praise for U12 teams
( Sun 15th Oct 2017 @ 22:56:20 ) 387 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"Penistone Church U12 v Wisewood JFC Black U12Just a quick note to comment on the above game. It was a well contested game that went to extra time. The players (without exception), parents and managers were 100% supportive at all times and displayed exemplary behaviour and sportsmanship the whole time. An absolute pleasure to be a par ....

Parents Respect To Manager Leigh Anderton - Kiveton Park U8s
( Sun 15th Oct 2017 @ 21:18:34 ) 536 Views

NewsImage The league has recieved this email Hi, I'm the father of William - No 5 who plays for Abbey Lane, the little chap that missed the penalty. Just wanted to thank your manager Leigh for taking the time to go over to William and offer some one to one training. It really was a nice touch and is defo grass roots at his best. All credit to your manager, players and ....

Help Support Guide
( Sun 15th Oct 2017 @ 20:43:04 ) 56 Views

NewsImageThis is intended to be a useful help guide for managers The first person to contact if there is a problem or query is your club secretary, then your age-group registrar.The home manager must contact the opposition manager 5 clear days prior to a match and provide full details of ground, kit colours (remember team ....

Referee praise - U7s
( Sun 15th Oct 2017 @ 20:37:05 ) 267 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email: "I would like praise the referee in our cup games against Beighton/Wisewood today, he was absolutely brilliant from start to finish he took time with the kids talked them through the game as well as stopping the play immediately when the child was injured or laces was undone, which can be very frequent with small children. ....

Referee Praise - U14s
( Sun 15th Oct 2017 @ 20:06:16 ) 299 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"Our ref today in the cup between Malty Juniors & AFC Hallamshire U14, Norman Jenins, was top class, he had a very good game. He explained his decisions to the players and let the players play wherever he could. Thanks Norman from everyone at AFC Hallamshire." ....

Praise all round for Worksop Boys & Hillsborough Pumas
( Sun 15th Oct 2017 @ 19:13:26 ) 341 Views

NewsImageThe league has recieved this email I would just like to let you know about today's game the game between us was the best game off grassroots football I have seen while I have been in the game for the last couple off years both sets off players give 110% today in a 6-6 draw which hillsbrough Pumas won in extra time but the respect all the players and coaches had for each o ....

Praise for Mosborough FC & Conisborough FC - U16s
( Sun 15th Oct 2017 @ 17:50:42 ) 285 Views

NewsImageThe league has recieved this email todayThe canakin cup produced a fantastic cup tie at the Isobel Bowler hub in Mosborough this weekend.  Mosborough and conisborough had met 3 times in cups over the last year and once again we were treated to a competitive tie where the teams couldn't be separated over the 90 mins.   Conisborough were 4-1 up at HT but were brought bac ....

Praise for Parent - Brampton Yellows U12s
( Sun 15th Oct 2017 @ 13:22:31 ) 433 Views

NewsImageThe league has recieved this email today I would like to praise a parent from Brampton Yellows U12, upon arrival at our ground today, a parent from Brampton Yellow offered to help me carry out the goals which was a great help to me at that time of the morning. Great to see parents of other clubs offering to support the opposition. Well done Brampton. Thanks ....

Coming Soon - Manager, Coaches ID Cards
( Sat 14th Oct 2017 @ 07:42:23 ) 222 Views

NewsImageManager, Coaches ID CardsOn the League admin website you can now add photo profiles of your manager, coach/arranger for use by the League to produce ID cards. If you wish to display the images on the league website (club contact page), edit the record and choose 'Yes' under each image and update the record.The League manager, coaches, club officials League ....

SHCFA U13 & U16 County Cup Draw - 3rd Round
( Thu 12th Oct 2017 @ 23:33:31 ) 214 Views

NewsImageThe draw for the 3rd rounds of the SHCFA County Cups have taken placeYouth Challenge Cup (U16)U13s Boys Chall in Assn with SIV  ....

FA Emergency First Aid
( Wed 11th Oct 2017 @ 19:30:38 ) 465 Views

NewsImageCourse Information: This course will take place on Wednesday 6th December 2017, 6pm  - at SHCFA, S9 1BN. The course cost is £25 per candidate. Minimum Age: 16Course Duration: 3 hours Course Prerequisites: NoneWho is it for: A short c ....

U7-U10 Hosts and Medal Collections
( Tue 10th Oct 2017 @ 16:25:37 ) 1,129 Views

NewsImageTo assist clubs/teams regarding hosting and collecting trophies for this weekends U7 to U10 cup please see the spreadsheet below. Please not the original spreadsheet was wrong concerning U7/U8 hosts and should all be second team alphabetically. Any issues contact matt.hardman@junleague.com T ....

Persimmon Healthy Communities
( Tue 10th Oct 2017 @ 16:17:07 ) 272 Views

NewsImageThis scheme supports amateur sport for young people in England, Wales and Scotland. They are giving away 30 monthly donations of £750 each to purchase sports kits and equipment for teams and individuals aged 21 and under.You can choose to go for the big prize - in January 2018 their 30 businesses will each choose one entry to go forward into the national competition.This is ....

Futsal - Level 1 - Register your Interest
( Tue 10th Oct 2017 @ 15:57:12 ) 436 Views

NewsImageThe aim of this course is to provide learners with an understanding of the techniques and skills related to the game of Futsal. This course will help learners organise and deliver basic Futsal practises. It will also provide learners with an introduction to the structure of the game, the laws and the role Futsal can play in developing underlying techniques and skills footballers14th Feb ....

Amazing achievement
( Tue 10th Oct 2017 @ 00:11:18 ) 1,060 Views

NewsImageI just wanted to make the league aware of a fantastic achievement by 2 players from our club.On Saturday night, James and Malachi from our under 10s team, completed the St Luke's Hospice Night Strider half marathon, in around 5 hours.  They were walking, to raise money for an amazing cause that was very close to their hearts. Then on Sunday, with tired and sore legs, ....

Medal & Trophy Collection Reminder for U7 to U10 (updated with List)
( Mon 9th Oct 2017 @ 14:44:50 ) 405 Views

NewsImageHi allFulltime should be fully showing all the Final games for this weekend for the U7-U10 Cups.Please note that for U7 and U8 the team named second Alphabetically is to pick up the medals. This is the middle team on Fulltime when searching.For U9 and U10 if you were in Group B for the first 3 weeks you are at home this eeekend and it is your resopbonsibilty to pick up ....

The REFspect weekend - 7th-8th April
( Mon 9th Oct 2017 @ 13:34:18 ) 243 Views

NewsImage"Breaking News" For Don't X The Line Campaign, after talks with the PGMOL the official REFspect awareness weekend will be held on the 7th-8th April 2018....We still ask all involved within grassroots football to continue with the REFspect week in week out to the big build up to the weekend...If you have any ideas for The REFspect weekend, then please do not hesitate to contact DXT ....

Referee Praise - James Spencer
( Mon 9th Oct 2017 @ 10:59:35 ) 314 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"Just like to say a few words about our referee yesterday, James Spencer, James refereed our game yesterday Caribbean Sports FC 13s v Mosborough Juniors, he was superb throughout, even without the aid any assistant referees running lines he managed the game perfectly, got the main decisions correct & was also considera ....

League newsletter
( Sun 8th Oct 2017 @ 23:34:28 ) 178 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220793 ....

Players newsletter
( Sat 7th Oct 2017 @ 21:54:40 ) 301 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest players newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/2e8f40150c8f/2pv7hul43f-2220785 ....

Grassroots Conference 2017
( Sat 7th Oct 2017 @ 18:50:28 ) 271 Views

NewsImage Grassroots Conference 2017 - St. George's Park  - 3rd Dec 2017Please see link for info/ booking details https://eventspace.thefa.com/FALearning/grassroots_conference_2017_03122017#MainContent_ctl00_registeredwrapper ....

Praise for Shaw Lane
( Sat 7th Oct 2017 @ 07:38:48 ) 511 Views

NewsImageThe League has received the following message following the recent Stocksbridge Park Steels v Shaw Lane U9 gameHi Adrian can I ask a favour please in that, on my behalf as REFEREE  could you please compliment Shaw Lane to the league and especially their manager Mike in how he conducted himself and how he is developing boys to play football in the correct, respectful manner in which ....

FA Grassroots Survey
( Fri 6th Oct 2017 @ 13:14:40 ) 169 Views

NewsImageThe annual Grassroots Football Survey launches on Friday 6th October, providing the opportunity for football’s wide variety of participant’s to feed in their views on the game.Kelly Simmons, The FA’s Director of Participation and Development, said: “Since launching in 2015, the Grassroots Survey has started to become a fixture of the football season at this l ....

Warburtons in the community
( Fri 6th Oct 2017 @ 09:23:42 ) 193 Views

NewsImageWarburtons supports charities and the community in three ways: with financial support, product donations and the personal involvement of individual people – both Warburton family members and employees.Their main focus is on grass roots activities that have a positive effect on the aspirations, education, skills and employability of young people, as well as projects that are centred ....

Wilkinsons – Helping Hands
( Fri 6th Oct 2017 @ 09:21:01 ) 505 Views

NewsImageHelping the local community which Wilkinsons serve and being a good neighbour is really important to them. If you’re a local charity or community group in need of a Helping Hand, please visit your local Wilkinson store to pick up an application form.Every Wilkinson store has a small budget to help their local community to do great things. They want their donations to improve the li ....

Making a positive impact on Sheffield kids through the beautiful game
( Thu 5th Oct 2017 @ 21:16:46 ) 310 Views

NewsImageClick here to read about a member clubhttp://www.thestar.co.uk/news/darnall-football-academy-making-a-positive-impact-on-sheffield-kids-through-the-beautiful-game-1-8788725 ....

Abbey Lane & Chesterfield Junior Blues Praised
( Wed 4th Oct 2017 @ 22:44:36 ) 440 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"I would really appreciate it if you would post the following on your website...Last Sunday I had the privilege of being the Referee of Abbey Lane Black u13 v Chesterfield Juniors Blues u13 (Panthers). Both teams had very talented players but above all else they played the game with the upmost sportsmanship. I would hope that anyone wat ....

Coach Available
( Wed 4th Oct 2017 @ 15:09:37 ) 498 Views

NewsImageMy name is James collins I just recently returned from coaching within the USA and Canada. Now back living in Sheffield I am looking at getting back into coaching here in sheffield I am currently working alongside sheffield university running one of the sides up there.I am wanting to coach or help with a junior Sunday side preferably U13 and above. Could you please let me know if there a ....

Latest FA Children's Safeguarding Workshops
( Wed 4th Oct 2017 @ 08:58:20 ) 322 Views

NewsImageCourse DescriptionFor everyone who works with young people, this workshop focuses on making football safe. The course teaches our football workforce to promote best practice to protect young people. Candidates will learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse, and understand fears involved in these concerns.Course Pre-requisitesC ....

Event Co-ordinator
( Wed 4th Oct 2017 @ 00:30:02 ) 251 Views

NewsImageThe League is looking for an event co-ordinator to help with the upcoming futsal tournament. The co-ordinator will help on the day to make sure teams are playing who they should be and deal with any issues that arise.If interested contact chairman@junleague.com a fee will be paid. ....

Praise for Wickersley Youth Blues U16s
( Tue 3rd Oct 2017 @ 15:42:41 ) 709 Views

NewsImageThe league has recieved this email Can I take this opportunity to congratulate Wickersley Youth Blue's U16's players, coaches & parents for the way they conducted themselves in our match with them Sunday 01/102017, the opposition only had a bare 11 players and I feel that their industrious & never give up attitude needs to be acknowledged.We lo ....

U7-U10 Trophy Collection
( Tue 3rd Oct 2017 @ 14:45:30 ) 1,193 Views

NewsImageHi All The medals and trophy (where applicable) for presenting on Sunday the 15th October should be collected by the host team (details on the spreadsheets - click here) should be collected on Friday the 13th October between 4 pm ....

No ID Card - No Game
( Mon 2nd Oct 2017 @ 20:37:11 ) 178 Views

NewsImageA reminder that no player ID card - no game - no exceptions. Before each game you must check the player ID cards from your opponents. All ID cards will have a hologram on them. If an ID card is not available for that player, then they cannot play. ....

Worksop Boys Club & Ecclesfield Red Rose Under 10 Recognition
( Sun 1st Oct 2017 @ 23:28:57 ) 795 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email: Hi I officiated over the Worksop Boys Club vs Ecclesfield Red Rose Under 10's game today. I wanted to applaud the two teams for their excellent football, positive attitudes and exemplary sportsmanship. This was typified when the ball ricocheted off several players before going out of play & I wa ....

Latest Newsletter
( Sun 1st Oct 2017 @ 19:21:12 ) 169 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220781 ....

Respect for Whitwell FC U11s
( Sun 1st Oct 2017 @ 19:16:21 ) 222 Views

NewsImage  The league has recieved this email earlierCan you please give a shout out to Whitwell FC u11’s on there first win today , it’s took two seasons to get a win , the hard work has paid off , so proud of you all  Many thanks Kris ....

Praise for U12 Game
( Sun 1st Oct 2017 @ 18:50:15 ) 531 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email I would like to praise Sheffield Steelers under  12 s v Mill houses JFC  that I refereed ,the game late on the game  was played in a great spirit and theattitude from both sets of  players was excellent plus the managers coaches and parents it was a pleasure to refereethe game was end to end it fin ....

Praise For Under 8 Game
( Sat 30th Sep 2017 @ 16:55:11 ) 811 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:Whiston Wildcats Vs. Sheffield Six’s Under 8’s PraiseCould I please send a praise for the website for whiston wildcats U8’s double. The atmosphere at the game today was amazing. I’ve never enjoyed watching and managing a game as much as I did today. Everyone seemed to have a good time at ....

Women’s Voice in Sport Conference
( Fri 29th Sep 2017 @ 19:08:28 ) 170 Views

NewsImageWednesday 4th October at AESSEAL New York Stadium. Arrivals between 9.45am – 10.00am. Event closes at 1.00pmOur aim is to give BAME women a platform to discuss barriers to sport and physical activity, and how we can support more women to engage in a more active lifestyle.Interactive workshopsGuest speakersLight lunch includedFor furth ....

Last Chance to register for Futsal
( Thu 28th Sep 2017 @ 23:19:08 ) 266 Views

NewsImageThe League is looking at its Futsal provison.For U7-U11 see below for the winter programme and to register your interest by Monday 2nd October.For U12-U16 the League is looking at a summer offering in May on a Sunday - http://tinyurl.com/ybp5nckf   **CALLING ALL LEAGUE CLUBS ....

Free Online CPD for Level 1 to Level 4 Coaches
( Thu 28th Sep 2017 @ 14:20:32 ) 1,033 Views

NewsImageThe FA have released new CPD opportunities for Level 1 – 4 coaches. These are online webinars.Visti http://www.thefa.com/get-involved/coach/the-fa-cpd-programme for details. ....

Brinsworth Whitehill Under 9's
( Thu 28th Sep 2017 @ 08:17:05 ) 731 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:This email is being sent to offer my praise for everyone associated with Brinsworth Whitehill Under 9's. Brinsworth were our guests in a cup match on Sunday and from the very first meeting you could tell it was going to be a great spectacle. Everyone from Phil and Ash and the other coach (I forget his name) on the management team to their parents an ....

How to market sport and physical activity to young people
( Wed 27th Sep 2017 @ 23:08:40 ) 260 Views

NewsImagePromoting your club is about telling people what you can offer them. It's really important to spend time planning your marketing, thinking about who you are targeting, choosing ways you can reach them and how you will measure the effectiveness of your communication. Find out ways to do this successfully at this workshop.Course objectives:• Understanding Marketing, your &# ....

Tesco Funding - (Bags of Help)
( Tue 26th Sep 2017 @ 20:11:13 ) 462 Views

NewsImage  Tesco Bags of Help funds local projects that improve communities. Grants of up to £4,000 are available. Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised from the plastic bags sales in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community pr ....

The FA Mini Soccer Referees Course - (Theory) -Nottinghamshire FA
( Tue 26th Sep 2017 @ 18:51:04 ) 353 Views

NewsImageCourse Information:(Nottinghamshire FA)Minimum Age: 14Course Duration: Minimum of 9 Guided Learning HoursCourse Prerequisites: NoneWho is it for: This course is open to anyone who is interested in officiating mini soccer foo ....

The Boot Room - Issue 29
( Tue 26th Sep 2017 @ 18:33:29 ) 164 Views

NewsImage Effective coaching practices are realistic, relevant and rewarding for all the individuals involved. In this edition of The Boot Room we ask a variety of coaching experts to provide an insight into how they design effective coaching practices and gather their top-tips for engaging, motivating and challenging young players. Take a look at what's included: ....

England Manager Gareth Southgate congratulates Ecclesfield Spartans on their funding success
( Tue 26th Sep 2017 @ 10:57:59 ) 348 Views

NewsImageEngland Manager Gareth Southgate congratulates Ecclesfield Spartans on their funding success  Ecclesfield Spartans J.F.C. are celebrating after being awarded a £3,000 Grow the Game grant, something that has attracted praise from England Manager Gareth Southgate. The grant, which will provide a boost to grassroots football in Eccle ....

Opportunity’s at Rawmarsh St Josephs
( Tue 26th Sep 2017 @ 10:41:44 ) 2,441 Views

NewsImageRawmarsh St Josephs are looking for volunteers. Team Manager/Coach Role DescriptionTo be responsible for, and to provide leadership and direction in accordance to Club and FA guidelines. To ensure, the successful running for all aspects of activity across an age group at Rawmarsh St Josephs JFC.  ....

SHCFA Closed - Wednesday 27th September
( Tue 26th Sep 2017 @ 10:38:19 ) 140 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email today: Dear Secretary Please note that due to a large event taking place in Doncaster tomorrow, and staff being in attendance, I have to inform you that the office will be closed all day Wednesday, 27th September, 2017.  We will not be accepting any callers to the office nor telephone call ....

Pride of Sport Awards
( Mon 25th Sep 2017 @ 14:48:42 ) 225 Views

NewsImageYou can nominate anyone of any age for a Pride of  Sport Award. It could be a selfless volunteer who has given up their time to coach youngsters for years, or someone who washes kits to make sure players look their best week in week out. Click here for more information and to nominate. ....

Latest Newsletter
( Mon 25th Sep 2017 @ 00:32:13 ) 161 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest League newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220773  ....


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