Sheffield & District Junior Sunday Football League News
April 2019

Raise Money For Your Team And Save Money At The Same Time
( Sat 20th Apr 2019 @ 10:31:02 ) 145 Views

Fundraising Opportunity For Your Team - The DNA Card The DNA Card is a discount scheme that was launched by Club Doncaster at the beginning of our 17/18 season and we already have over 12,000 DNA Cards in circulation. The card costs £20, and is valid for a year from the date of purchase. The card holder is entitled to a range of local and nat ....

New Offer For Players and their friends
( Fri 19th Apr 2019 @ 08:39:53 ) 58 Views

Traveling on First Bus around South Yorkshire just became a little easier thanks to the League sponsors If you have previously used the codes, then the good news is that the codes are now re-set so you can use them again Simply download the First m-Ticket app by searching First Bus m-Tickets,Select 'Buy your ticket' ....

Player fundraising for his cub
( Thu 18th Apr 2019 @ 16:06:18 ) 242 Views

A Middlewood Rovers Player is fundraising for his cub - see https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/stacey-barnsley?utm_id=125 ....

Wesleyan Foundation Large Grants
( Thu 18th Apr 2019 @ 14:08:09 ) 21 Views

Grants from £2,000 - £10,000 are available for Sheffield groups that focus on:education health  social: provide local solutions to meet local needs, promote community cohesion and develop sustainable and supportive communitiesGroups must have an income below £500,000, have been running for at least 2 years, and not asking fo ....

Presentation Evenings itinerary
( Wed 17th Apr 2019 @ 23:54:44 ) 110 Views

League Presentation Evenings itinerary As you are aware the venue for the Presentation Evenings is the Barnsley Metrodome, which is a NO SMOKING venue. The format for the evening will be as follows:-6:45pm to 7:45pm SwimmingThe swimming pool complex will be open to the children to use and enjoy. They will howe ....

RAMADAN AND FOOTBALL 2019
( Tue 16th Apr 2019 @ 19:09:44 ) 187 Views

This year Ramadan falls between 5th May and 5th June this year, the FA have published practical advice for Leagues, Coaches and Players.Ramadan is the most significant event in the Muslim calendar and this year it will happen between 5th May and the 5th June in 2019. This is, therefore, significant to football because it will fall partly within both football seasons, professional and ama ....

Latest League newsletter
( Mon 15th Apr 2019 @ 18:31:00 ) 110 Views

Click here to read the latest League newsletter-> https://mailchi.mp/5d7804cac9ca/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2221385 ....

U10 Praise
( Mon 15th Apr 2019 @ 14:41:29 ) 109 Views

The League has received this message:Worksop boys yellow U10 would like to thank Greenhill JFC blues for the use of the loan pilot. We had 6 players and the Greenhill coach in fair play offered one of their players Liam. Liam was brilliant instantly working endlessly for the team. The game became a fantastic close end to end match, grassroots football at its best. We would also thank the ....

U16 Praise
( Sun 14th Apr 2019 @ 22:52:04 ) 373 Views

The League has received this message:We'd just like to say thanks Wath Stars U16s for the part they played in a brilliant game of football in today's B Division title decider, and also their form throughout the season. They pushed us all the way, and were unbeaten at home until today's game - a brilliant record. A special mention to referee Michael Cooke who officiated su ....

Fun Football
( Sun 14th Apr 2019 @ 18:55:48 ) 142 Views

Fun Football is the perfect way to get your kids active and playing football for the first time. Football Activities, football centres and competitions - http://bit.ly/2HQBKPr ....

Social Eyes And Rawmarsh St Josephs JFC Delighted With New ‘Tie-Up’
( Sat 13th Apr 2019 @ 18:14:20 ) 193 Views

Another big step in the journey for Social Eyes FC, who have just completed their first season in the five-a-side, South Yorkshire Ability Counts League – ‘breaking news’ they are nowaffiliating under the umbrella of Rawmarsh St Josephs JFC for future seasons. Both sides are absolutely delighted to have taken this step, ....

Sport England Community Asset Fund
( Fri 12th Apr 2019 @ 07:12:57 ) 255 Views

Sport England’s Community Asset Fund offers grants of between £1,000 – £50,000 to community organisations, sports clubs, statutory bodies and educational establishments to enhance local community spaces which encourage people to play sport and get active. The programme aims to:Improve and protect existing sports facilities that support the needs of local comm ....

£3m available for village hall improvements
( Fri 12th Apr 2019 @ 07:10:36 ) 175 Views

The government has launched a £3 million fund to improve village halls and help better connect rural communities across the UK.Village hall committees can apply for grants of up to £75,000 towards refurbishment and alteration of their buildings, from improvement works on existing facilities through to new meeting rooms.The new  ....

Website Updates
( Thu 11th Apr 2019 @ 21:41:14 ) 91 Views

Club adverts This is a new feature to advertise for coaches, club officials. To add a club advert the secretary needs to logon to the league admin system and in the club information section there is now an option for club adverts. Please remember the rules about player advertising (https://www.junleague.com/new ....

Sunday Road Closures
( Wed 10th Apr 2019 @ 14:28:13 ) 390 Views

Road closures due to the to contend with if travelling in Sheffield for a game this Sunday 14th.See full details at https://www.runforall.com/media/270509/2019-shm-road-closure-poster.pdf ....

Under 17s
( Tue 9th Apr 2019 @ 11:08:24 ) 298 Views

Please see the attached regarding under 17s for next season. If teams still want to get involved please email chairman@junleague.com ....

Who Wants To Be A Ref Conference
( Tue 9th Apr 2019 @ 10:21:23 ) 207 Views

Who wants to be a ref? A one-day conference focusing on how we recruit and develop the best match officials across all sports and how we can ensure that we have a motivated and qualified officiating workforce for the future 24th September 2019Bramall Lane, Sheffield United ....

The FA Uniting Grassroots Football Roadshows
( Mon 8th Apr 2019 @ 10:07:09 ) 247 Views

These events are your chance to hear about and shape the future of grassroots club football in England.Find out about how the latest research is shaping the changes as well as hearing about funding and other support on offer to clubs through The FA and County FAs.It’s free to attend. Complete the form at to book your place on a roadshow -  ....

Latest League Newsletter
( Sun 7th Apr 2019 @ 21:58:14 ) 111 Views

click here to read the latest League newsletter-> https://mailchi.mp/e871ca3a1f65/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2221381 ....

Summer Tournaments List
( Sun 7th Apr 2019 @ 19:58:08 ) 226 Views

The League now has a list of all summer tournaments - see https://www.junleague.com/clubtournaments.php ....

Is your football club a CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club)?
( Sun 7th Apr 2019 @ 19:49:05 ) 205 Views

This free webex will tell you how you can use that status to make more money!: bit.ly/2CDxvT3 Webex Date: Monday 8th April Time: 7pm-8pm Meeting Password: Donations ....

Praise for u8s
( Sun 7th Apr 2019 @ 17:18:44 ) 315 Views

The League has received the following email:Great game between Greenhill and Ecclesfield Spartans. Nicely topped off with a lovely gesture, all out players at Ecclesfield Spartans were very kindly handed Cadbury’s chocolate at the end of the game, many thanks From all at Spartans u8s   ....

Best wishes and get well soon.
( Sun 7th Apr 2019 @ 16:00:48 ) 540 Views

The League has received this message: Can you please pass on this message on the website from all at Anston Rangers.  Everyone at Anston Rangers JFC would like to wish Rawmarsh St Joseph’s David Santana a speedy recover from his injury in the U14 Vase Cup Final this afternoon. Best wishes and get well soon.  From all at An ....

Great tribute
( Sun 7th Apr 2019 @ 15:30:28 ) 283 Views

The League has received this message:Just a note of respect today from Ravenfield Rangers u8 blue team and Swinton Athletic Spartans u8.We would like to thank Swinton athletic Spartans for their cooperation at today's game . Both teams have recently lost a loved one and marked it with a minutes silence before the game . Also a big thank you to all the parents from Swinton who ....

YOUR GUIDE TO RUNNING A SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR ALL AGES
( Sat 6th Apr 2019 @ 18:59:56 ) 164 Views

This guidance will assist your club and/or league in creating and maintaining a supportive, safe and fun environment in which children and young people can learn and develop their football skills and knowledge. You’ll find advice on taking photographs of children, organising travel and trips, collecting players’ data, running a club website, including and safeguarding deaf and disab ....

Presentation Evening change
( Fri 5th Apr 2019 @ 20:11:45 ) 191 Views

Under 15 Green presentations that evening will now be on the 7th May  ....

NEFA ANNOUNCE NEW GIRL’S SQUAD FOR THE 2019/20 SEASON.
( Fri 5th Apr 2019 @ 13:17:45 ) 142 Views

ROTHERHAM BASED PRIVATE PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL ACADEMY (NEFA) ANNOUNCE NEW GIRL’SSQUAD FOR THE 2019/20 SEASON.Girls football in Rotherham is set for a huge boost as the opportunity for 16-18 year old girls to be full-time football scholars becomes a reality. Following on from a successful three years operating a boys squad the Academy (which plays in partnership with Frickley A ....

THE FA AND MCDONALDS GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL AWARDS ARE BACK - NOMINATE NOW
( Fri 5th Apr 2019 @ 09:54:53 ) 324 Views

The County FA  will be celebrating those people, clubs and leagues who make a positive difference across our communities. This is our chance to celebrate work that goes into the grassroots game – and say a big thank you to the incredible volunteers who inspire us to make the football better For All.Nominate your Grassroots hero now!Nominations are open from 5 April unti ....

Fundraising Opportunity For Your Team
( Thu 4th Apr 2019 @ 16:26:58 ) 237 Views

Fundraising Opportunity For Your Team - The DNA CardThe DNA Card is a discount scheme that was launched by Club Doncaster at the beginning of our 17/18 season and we already have over 12,000 DNA Cards in circulation. The card costs £20, and is valid for a year from the date of purchase. The card holder is entitled to a range of local and national discounts in most major ....

Latest Players / Parents Newsletter
( Thu 4th Apr 2019 @ 10:26:10 ) 114 Views

Click here to read the latest players / parents newsletter - https://mailchi.mp/ffe183cdcbe9/2pv7hul43f-2221373 ....

Respect in Under 13s
( Wed 3rd Apr 2019 @ 19:54:57 ) 384 Views

The League has received this message: I just wanted to let you know about some great sportsmanship shown from the away team manager during our match with Wisewood U13s on Saturday 30th April. David Priestley (manager of Wisewood), opted to play with 10 to match our 10 that we had (low on numbers), even when they were behind he kep ....

Brexit Stops Presentation Evening
( Tue 2nd Apr 2019 @ 19:29:39 ) 769 Views

This is no April Fools, due to the possibility of European Elections taking place on 23rd May, this means that the Under 15 Green presentations that evening will now be on Thursday 16th.If European elections occur, then Barnsley Metrodome will be used to count the votes, so the League have taken the decision to move the presentation evening now to avoid any potential issues. ....

Matlock Tournament
( Tue 2nd Apr 2019 @ 11:50:38 ) 190 Views

Matlock Town Juniors FC will be holding their 17th Festival Of Football on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June 2019 at Cavendish Park Playing Fields, Matlock. To book and for more information visit https://www.festival-of-football.co.uk/ ....

Can You Kick It? The BBC are Looking For the Most Technically Gifted
( Mon 1st Apr 2019 @ 12:04:17 ) 222 Views

From The BBC:If you’ve got silky skills, moves like Messi and top tekkerz to appear on TV, then we want to hear from you!CBBC is searching for the most technically gifted footballing boys and girls across the UK. If you’re aged between 10-15 and would like to take on our incredible skills course, then read on!If you are selected by the team at CBBC, yo ....

Under 10 Praise
( Mon 1st Apr 2019 @ 11:40:41 ) 291 Views

The League has received the following email: We just wanted to provide some feedback following our game yesterday.Both teams supported "Odd Socks" in support of Downs Syndrome Awareness and I have attached 2 great photos of all the boys.The game was played with great spirit  and competitiveness. Dodworth were comfortably leading after th ....

League newsletter
( Mon 1st Apr 2019 @ 01:29:59 ) 120 Views

Click here to read the latest newsletter -> https://mailchi.mp/297e63d4e143/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2221369 ....

Mother’s Day Praise
( Sun 31st Mar 2019 @ 16:34:02 ) 354 Views

The League has received this email Can I just say a big thank you to Whiston Wildcats U9’s for the lovely daffodils and glass of fizz they gave to all the mums. It was a lovely gesture and very thoughtful. The game was played in great spirit. It was a true example of what junior football should be.Thank YouBeighton Magpies U9’s  ....

U7 and Ref Praise
( Sun 31st Mar 2019 @ 16:07:52 ) 87 Views

The League has received the following email I would just like to express my praise for the referee Vance Warner today in our away game against Worksop Town u7s.  He was what I consider a referee should be. He was very helpful to the players on both sides offering advice when needed and praise when they did something we'll. He created the perfect atmospher ....

FA Full Time
( Sun 31st Mar 2019 @ 15:04:53 ) 549 Views

This message has appeared on FA Full Time Sunday 31st March (2pm)We are currently investigating performance issues with Full-TimePlease note that we are aware that some users are currently having issues when logged into Full-Time, with slow response times and being logged out. We are investigating this at the moment. Our apologies for the inconv ....

Under 11 Praise
( Sun 31st Mar 2019 @ 14:23:10 ) 380 Views

The League has received the following email: I just wanted to email you about our under 11s Orange match today, against MDS Falcons U11 Green.What a brilliant game of football it was, between two dedicated and hard working teams. Falcons showed great sportsmanship by playing 8v8 as we couldn't field a full team, and their players did them proud. I saw some amazing t ....

Under 8 Praise
( Sun 31st Mar 2019 @ 14:08:54 ) 215 Views

The League has received this email Would like to thank Aston Swallownest U8’s for the game today against our boys, Hallam & Redmires Rangers U8’s. The calm and positive atmosphere that the boys, coaches and parents created was lovely. Also thanks for bringing over the snacks after the game, you made our boys very happy. Also just want to mention what a great g ....

Under 12 Praise
( Sat 30th Mar 2019 @ 19:30:50 ) 183 Views

The League has received the following email I would just like to pass on my praises to the league on a fixture I had the joy of refereeing. Hillsborough pumas V Wisewood u12 30/03/19.The coaching staff for both teams made me feel very welcome, and were a joy to work with, the players got on with what they are supposed to do and got on with the game and were not on ....

Under 6 Football
( Sat 30th Mar 2019 @ 18:12:19 ) 98 Views

A reminder that under 6 games are NOT allowed. Please find below, from the Football Association’s Standard Code of Rules for Youth Competitions, Qualification of Players states:   A player who has not attained the age of  6 shall not play, and shall not be permitted or encouraged to play, in a match of any kind.  &nb ....

Sin Bin Sessions
( Fri 29th Mar 2019 @ 15:21:46 ) 145 Views

SHCFA have now finalised a list of workshops which are available to support peoples’ knowledge around Temporary Dismissals (sin bins) which is coming into effect from the 2019-20 season for all grassroots football (this includes mini-soccer and youth football, men’s football (from Step 5 and below) and women’s football (Step level TBC). This League was a pilot Leag ....

Under 7 Manager Wanted
( Fri 29th Mar 2019 @ 15:15:06 ) 200 Views

Charnock Ridgeway JFC are a Charter Standard club, based at Lightwood Playing Fields, Bowman Drive Sheffield S12 3LH.We are looking for a coach / manager for our Under 7’s next season.The club is willing to fund an appropriate Coaching & Safeguarding course plus a Criminal Record Check.For further information please contact our secretary, Ray Haywood –  ....

Football Emotions - The Grassroots Football Song
( Fri 29th Mar 2019 @ 00:03:05 ) 87 Views

Please download Football Emotions - the Grassroots Football song from Don’t Cross The Line.Football Emotions - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/football-emotions-single/1456247704  ....

Update From The Children’s Hospital
( Thu 28th Mar 2019 @ 19:40:36 ) 159 Views

It's been an egg-citing March!More than 200 of you have taken part in our Golden Hour Challenge this month, each raising £60 to help transform our Emergency Department at Sheffield Children's Hospital.The eggs have started to arrive and with Easter just a few weeks away we thought we'd update you on all the ways you can make a differenc ....

Magic Little Grants 2019
( Thu 28th Mar 2019 @ 19:39:26 ) 208 Views

Local charities and community groups can apply for a £500 grant to deliver projects that encourage people to be physically active.  Applicants must have an annual income under £250,000. Preference will be given to projects that encourage social cohesion and help vulnerable people to overcome barriers to participation in physical activities. Funding can be used ....

League Wins In Sponsorship Awards
( Wed 27th Mar 2019 @ 10:31:56 ) 232 Views

The League wins an award at the 25th UK Sponsorship Awards. Evian’s Wimbledon 2018 campaign, entered by Wavemaker, was revealed as Sponsorship of the Year at the 25th UK Sponsorship Awards, hosted by BBC royal correspondent Jonny Dymond at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square on Tuesday, March 26, 2018. The campaign also picked up three other awards in the Sport, ....

Barlborough Tournament
( Tue 26th Mar 2019 @ 14:53:54 ) 134 Views

Barlborough Junior Football Club BJFC Soccer TournamentUnder 8s, 9s, 10s, 11s, 12s and 13sTo be held at Barlborough Country Park, Clowne Road, Barlborough, S43 4EJSaturday 15th June and Sunday 16th June 2019.Click on the form below for more details. ....

League Shortlisted For Business Sports Award
( Tue 26th Mar 2019 @ 13:31:55 ) 221 Views

The League has just received notification that it is one of the shortlisted finalists for this year’s Sports Business Awards in the Best Sports Charity (or best use of sport by a charity) category.The shortlist is:EFL’s Charity Partnership with MindEverton in the CommunityLord’s TavernersNewcastle United FoundationRackets ....

League Un-Sung Hero Award
( Mon 25th Mar 2019 @ 22:26:57 ) 203 Views

The League's Eric Service Award, is to recognise the many un-sung heroes within clubs across the League.To nominate someone please complete the form at https://goo.gl/forms/6U5g78As9ZBjjxTD3 by April 22nd. ....

Latest League newsletter
( Mon 25th Mar 2019 @ 12:33:20 ) 130 Views

Clcik here for the latest League newsletter -> https://mailchi.mp/18ab3620964a/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2221365 ....

Refspect Month
( Sun 24th Mar 2019 @ 23:02:21 ) 243 Views

Don’t Cross The Line are holding a month of Refspect awareness which conincides with the launch of the new song called “Football Emotions”. The awareness month runs from March 31st to April 28th.  ....

Thank You From Ecclesfield Red Rose
( Sun 24th Mar 2019 @ 21:46:18 ) 480 Views

The League has received the following email: Ecclesfield Red Rose Juniors Under 12’s would like to thank everyone involved with Greasbrough Youth including parents and todays referee’s for the very generous donation towards the Sheffield children’s hospital charity, who are currently treating one of our players for Leukemia. The amount of money raised by all ....

U13 Praise
( Sun 24th Mar 2019 @ 17:48:29 ) 424 Views

The League has received this email: After a long time of not officiating due to work, today I have had the privilege to referee for two amazing teams. Pro Soccer Pumas U13 (Yellow) against Chapeltown Athletics U13. The game was played in a wonderful environment and high positive spirit, the players, coaches/managers, and the spectator ....

Thank You - Odd Socks
( Sun 24th Mar 2019 @ 17:37:49 ) 351 Views

The League has received this email:  I just wanted to get in touch and ask you to put something on the website about my game today.  My little son has Down Syndrome and today both sets of teams wore odd coloured socks to show support.  I contacted the coach from Worksop during the week and asked if his lads would wea ....

Well wishes from Greasbrough youth FC U12’s
( Sun 24th Mar 2019 @ 15:03:31 ) 679 Views

The League has received this email: Today Greasbrough Youth U12’s played Ecclesfield red rose. Many of you may be aware but others may not, a player from their team has been diagnosed with leukaemia, some of his team mates have shaved their heads as a sign of respect. It shows the true meaning of friendship and teamwork. Our U12 boys today and their parents had a whip r ....

Referee Praise
( Sat 23rd Mar 2019 @ 18:30:09 ) 382 Views

The League has received this email: I want to say a sincere thanks to Paul furniss who refereed our game today against nethergreen. It was an excellent fair game made all the better by a top class referee. Paul always encourages the players, both sides and keeps the game moving. Paul has looked after a few of our games and I always look forward to them as I know he will just ....

Tournament - Hyde Park Knights
( Fri 22nd Mar 2019 @ 23:01:46 ) 241 Views

Hyde Park Knights JFC Tournament is on Sunday 14th July. U7s to U12s season 2019/20. ....

Nominations are open to the public for TWO For All Women's Football Awards.
( Fri 22nd Mar 2019 @ 21:05:30 ) 197 Views

THE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION HAS OPENED PUBLIC NOMINATIONS FOR ‘UNSUNG HERO’ AND ‘BEST FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE’ AT THE FA WOMEN’S FOOTBALL AWARDS.The annual awards ceremony will take place at St. George’s Park on Friday 17 May and will celebrate the very best of women’s football, from grassroots through to the international game. ....

Odd Socks For Downs Syndrome
( Fri 22nd Mar 2019 @ 21:01:37 ) 254 Views

This week many people and organisations are promoting Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week and World Down Syndrome Day by wearing odd socks. To celebrate the differences, challenge our society’s misconceptions about Down’s syndrome and to call for it to be more inclusive. It would be great to see many of the teams in the League involved. ....

YE Young Helper
( Fri 22nd Mar 2019 @ 20:01:23 ) 191 Views

The League has received this email:Can you shout out my son who always helps me his manager set up no matter what the weather this is himStraight after school tonight helping me set up for the game young elites U10s   Many thanks Peter cordon ....

Photos Wanted For The Star Grassroots
( Fri 22nd Mar 2019 @ 13:16:29 ) 791 Views

The Sheffield Star newspaper is planning to publish the All-Stars edition of Grassroots, featuring photographs of local junior football teams, on Friday, May 10, 2019. Please submit your team photos by email and in jpg format to andrew.jarvis@jpimedia.co.uk remember ....

Nominate the young people helping your club
( Fri 22nd Mar 2019 @ 10:30:27 ) 166 Views

Diana Award open for nominations19th March 2019Nominations are now open for this year’s Diana Award, which rewards young people for their social action or humanitarian work.Nominations are open for young people aged 9-25 years, with a deadline of 29 March.To be eligible for  ....

Nominate a volunteer for the Yorkshire Women Volunteer Awards
( Fri 22nd Mar 2019 @ 10:16:23 ) 150 Views

Yorkshire Women Volunteer Awards want to recognise volunteers throughout Yorkshire who provide emotional and social support, inspire, motivate and play a key role in supporting or fundraising for a range of projects and activities.Categories include Charity Shop Volunteer Award and Sport Volunteer Award, with an additional award for Outs ....

Under 6 Football
( Thu 21st Mar 2019 @ 20:11:04 ) 257 Views

A reminder that under 6 games are NOT allowed. Please find below, from the Football Association’s Standard Code of Rules for Youth Competitions, Qualification of Players states:   A player who has not attained the age of  6 shall not play, and shall not be permitted or encouraged to play, in a match of any kind.  &nb ....


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