Sheffield & District Junior Sunday Football League News
September 2017

Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award
( Sat 23rd Sep 2017 @ 23:11:26 ) 17 Views

NewsImageThe BBC Get Inspired Unsung Hero award is expanding its search to recognise those who devote their free time to help people in grass-roots activity and sports.Now in its 15th year, Unsung Hero is spreading its net wider in 2017 to include not only sporting volunteers but those in other fitness activities.This year the age-range limits have changed so you can now nominate volunteer ....

Sheffield United Community Foundation NCS Offer
( Fri 22nd Sep 2017 @ 18:50:26 ) 341 Views

NewsImage  We at Sheffield United Community Foundation are offering junior football teams £100 for every player that signs up and complete The National Citizenship Service (NCS) with us. The 6 day programme will run in the october half term. Kicking off Sunday 29th October we will be heading up to YHA Hawkshead for a 3 night away residential. It is here the players will tak ....

Concussion guidelines outline clear message – ‘If in doubt, sit them out’
( Thu 21st Sep 2017 @ 22:52:22 ) 116 Views

NewsImageFootballers who sustain a suspected concussion, either during training or in a game, should immediately be removed from the pitch and not allowed to return, until the appropriate treatment has been administered. That is the message at the heart of new guidelines launched today by The FA for managing head injuries at all levels of the game.Available as both a ....

Referee Looking For Games
( Thu 21st Sep 2017 @ 19:54:48 ) 70 Views

NewsImageI am happy to cover other clubs when available. I am available to referee boys & girls matches on Saturdays and Sundays age groups ages 7-11yrs within the local Rotherham/ Sheffield area.. The best email to get me on is as follows if you can amend. wsslewismcquillin@wickersley.net & ....

Anston Rangers need your support for new facilities
( Wed 20th Sep 2017 @ 06:45:50 ) 941 Views

NewsImageAnston Rangers are applying to Rotherham Borough Council for planning approval of their own Football Facility. They would like to ask you to support them in their endeavours.These new facilities will offer the community and surrounding area a purpose built facility on Common Road. This new facility will offer Anston Rangers  all the use of 2 x mini ....

Futsal - U7 to U16
( Wed 20th Sep 2017 @ 00:20:07 ) 939 Views

NewsImageThe League is looking at its Futsal provison.For U7-U11 see http://junleague.com/news.php?newsid=1740 for the winter programme and to register your interest by 25th September.For U12-U16 the League is looking at a summer offering in May on a Sunday - http://tinyurl.com/ybp5nckf& ....

Exciting Opportunity with The FA
( Tue 19th Sep 2017 @ 23:29:13 ) 159 Views

NewsImageMember of the Council of the Football Association – Women’s and Girls’ Football The Council of the Football Association consists of over 100 members, the majority of whom are elected by the game’s stakeholders, including County FAs, the Premier League, the English Football League, supporters, etc.Its role is to set the game’s rules, regula ....

Win a Football
( Mon 18th Sep 2017 @ 15:41:41 ) 359 Views

NewsImageTo celebrate 15 Years of McDonalds Supporting Community Football they are giving away 1,500 footballs. For chances to win visit http://bit.ly/2wukc1b pic.twitter.com/TDvzityfmV ....

Latest Newsletter
( Sun 17th Sep 2017 @ 23:22:28 ) 146 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest newsletterhttp://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220765 ....

Mosborough FC Kitted out thanks to Asda Foundation Grant
( Sun 17th Sep 2017 @ 21:41:18 ) 207 Views

NewsImageYoung footballers from Mosborough FC will be taking to the pitch in these smart new kits thanks to a grant from the Asda Foundation. The players called in at our Sheffield Drakehouse store to receive a cheque for £995.37 and thank our community champion Nanette Mansell for her help securing the donation.Team manager Shane Latham said: "We’re very, very ....

Praise for Darnall Llera Diamonds U11s
( Sun 17th Sep 2017 @ 21:04:04 ) 375 Views

NewsImageThe League has recieved the following email Hi , I was the referee for todays under 11s fixture between Aston Swallownest  blues and darnall Llera. I am writing to praise the whole of darnall Llera for their sportsmanship and conduct during the game. The Managers, spectators and players were all a credit to themselves. The father's on the sidelines were praising all ....

Club Support
( Sun 17th Sep 2017 @ 07:27:47 ) 178 Views

NewsImageThe FA is offering mentor support to coaches and teams within the League – anyone interested needs to contact : mike.thorpe@thefa.comjohn.williams@thefa.com ....

Coach of the Year award - deadline to nominate is 22 September
( Sun 17th Sep 2017 @ 07:26:31 ) 142 Views

NewsImageNominations for the twentieth edition of the UK Coaching Awards are now open.Do you know a coach who goes above and beyond the line of duty? Have they transformed someone’s life or had a significant impact on their local community? Now is the time to show your appreciation for all they do and nominate them for the UK Coaching Awards.Hosted by UK Coaching, th ....

75% Respect discount ends soon - act now
( Sat 16th Sep 2017 @ 08:09:35 ) 107 Views

NewsImageDue to unprecedented demand, the offer of a 75% discount on FA Respect equipment will now expire at 5pm on 22/09/2017. Beyond this date, the FA Respect equipment will remain available for purchase at a discounted price of 50%: http://www.footballfoundation.org.uk/funding-schemes/respect/ ....

League Welfare Officiers
( Fri 15th Sep 2017 @ 20:05:35 ) 116 Views

NewsImageThe League has had a reshuffle in regards to League Welfare officiers.For clubs A-L  the League welfare officer is Leanne Fletcher (welfareA-L@junleague.com)For clubs M-Z the League welfare officier is Lisa Watson (Welfare m-z@junleague.com) ....

Cup Return (u7-U11 from last season)
( Thu 14th Sep 2017 @ 13:22:39 ) 1,121 Views

NewsImageThe Cups won in October from last seasons U7-U11 need returning no later then Saturday 29th September. A list is in the spreadsheet below.They need returning to:Vision 2000Unit 61 M1 Commerce ParkMarkham LaneDuckmantonChesterfieldS44 5HS Before traveling check that they are open -  call 01246 240244 Any ....

U13 & U16 County Cup Draw
( Wed 13th Sep 2017 @ 21:54:22 ) 1,598 Views

NewsImageThe 2nd round draw for the Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA Cup has taken place.Go to http://www.sheffieldfa.com/cups? for the details ....

#ForRespect – Pass it on
( Wed 13th Sep 2017 @ 15:33:06 ) 384 Views

NewsImageFrom The FA: We need your help in promoting the values and behaviours of Respect throughout the game. Everyone has a part to play and we encourage you to use your social channels to champion positive behaviour. We have created a number of assets for social media, which we hope will support a lot of the fantastic work that is being delivered around the country, fro ....

FA is looking for your opinion to help improve the offering at St. George’s Park.
( Tue 12th Sep 2017 @ 11:58:57 ) 286 Views

NewsImageThe Football Association (FA) is looking for your opinion to help improve the offering at St. George’s Park (Burton - National Football Centre)The FA are committed to improving the offering at their St. George's Park facility and would be very grateful if you would take the time to complete a quick survey.The survey is focused on awareness and perception ....

Nominating a group for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
( Tue 12th Sep 2017 @ 07:15:15 ) 105 Views

NewsImageThe Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.Any group doing volunteer work that provides a social, economic or environmental service to the loca ....

Match Watchers Required
( Mon 11th Sep 2017 @ 18:01:32 ) 2,167 Views

NewsImageCan you help the League by watching games as a mystery shopper?The League is looking to increase its number of match watchers. Those selected to be match watchers are asked by the League welfare officiers to attend certain fixtures to observe and feedback any observations. If interested contact Leanne at welfarea-d@junleague.com ....

Futsal - U7-U11
( Mon 11th Sep 2017 @ 13:05:06 ) 1,235 Views

NewsImage**CALLING ALL LEAGUE CLUBS WITH ANY TEAMS COMPETING AT U7 - U11 LEVEL**Dear Manager / Club Secretary,I am now in a position to offer a Futsal programme throughout the winter period of 2017/18.  As in previous years, the programme is open to ALL CLUBS with any teams playing at U7-U11 level.  We are also hoping to develop a programme for U12-U16 at some po ....

Win A kit for your team
( Mon 11th Sep 2017 @ 08:35:00 ) 1,271 Views

NewsImageWickes are offering all tradespeople the chance to win 1 of 230 Mitre sports football kits for their entire team. Click to enter. http://bit.ly/2wMoCo2 ....

Latest Newsletter
( Sun 10th Sep 2017 @ 20:39:13 ) 136 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest newsletter http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220757  ....

Football Boot Amnesty incentive/ ARJFC & The Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice Charity
( Sun 10th Sep 2017 @ 18:25:08 ) 235 Views

NewsImagePlease see below the attached document for the Football Amnesty Incentive -  Anston Rangers JFC  - All monies raised for the bluebell wood Children's Hospice. Regards ARJFC.   ....

Praise to Chapeltown Athletic U14s
( Sun 10th Sep 2017 @ 16:09:31 ) 179 Views

NewsImageThe league has recieved this email Again i am writing to praise chapeltown athletic u14. They have played against a game in which they have won heavily at no point did i hear the players gloat about the score they just carried on playing their game and also a special mention to valley knights never lost spirit and played really well in parts of the game but Chapeltown Athleti ....

Praise to all involved at Dodworth U8s
( Sun 10th Sep 2017 @ 16:05:14 ) 145 Views

NewsImageThe League has recieved this email Good afternoon Greasbrough Under 8's played Dodworth away today.  The welcome that we received was wonderful.  James and his crew were friendly and welcoming. It was a terrific game of football between 2 teams that wanted to play football with a swagger.  Both teams deserve a great dea ....

Praise for Registrars
( Sat 9th Sep 2017 @ 20:42:19 ) 204 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"Nathan I'd just like to congratulate the Sheffield Junior League and in particular the Registrars I have come across  during my sort time with the league. Firstly I'd like to thank Alison Lewis for helping me through my 1st season with the Sheffield League. The transition from our ....

Reminder For U7-U11 About Publishing Results
( Sat 9th Sep 2017 @ 15:02:26 ) 343 Views

NewsImageThis is a reminder that results of U7-U11 development matches should NOT be published by anyone in any format. The FA rule is: (Standard Code of Rules For Youth Compeition 11 D)"The Competition and Clubs are permitted to collect but  NOT publish results or any grading tables for fixtures involving Under 7s, Under 8s, Under 9s, Under 10s, and Under11s ....

Social Networking
( Sat 9th Sep 2017 @ 15:01:16 ) 103 Views

NewsImageThe FA has seen an increase in the number of complaints and referrals it has received in relation to postings on social networking sites such as Twitter & Facebook.This is of concern to the FA and we would ask you to remind all participants within your club of the following key points:• All comments on social networking sites may be considered public comment by The FA and ....

Respect Discussion
( Fri 8th Sep 2017 @ 23:16:51 ) 87 Views

NewsImageNathan French, the FA National Respect Lead, is coming to see us on September 19th. He has kindly offered to do a respect workshop in the evening for a small number of people. He is wanting 5 refs, 5 coaches, 5 parents, 5 players, 5 CWO, plus league committee members.To book your place email secretary@junleague.com stating w ....

Latest FA Referees Courses
( Thu 7th Sep 2017 @ 20:48:36 ) 767 Views

NewsImage  The FA Basic Referee Course (Theory & Practical)  Course Information:Course Content:The course consists of 6 clear units with the following elements:Unit 1 - Registration and Pre Course ActivityUnit 2-4 - Practical Delivery and Evaluation of Performance:Unit 5 ....

Could you use a portable sports court?
( Wed 6th Sep 2017 @ 22:51:26 ) 230 Views

NewsImageYorkshire Sport Foundation are giving away its portable 7x10m court to a not-for-profit community, sports or similar organisation in South Yorkshire or West Yorkshire that wants to get more people into activity and keep them involved.Tell them why they should give it to your organisation by filling in an online app ....

Fraudsters and e-mail scams targeting sports clubs in England
( Wed 6th Sep 2017 @ 22:49:52 ) 132 Views

NewsImageFrom: https://www.sportenglandclubmatters.com/fraudsters-and-e-mail-scams-targeting-sports-clubs-in-england/ Sports clubs and treasurers urged to be wary of online scams and fraudstersIn recent months there have been reports of community sports clubs and c ....

Get your club’s structure fit for the future
( Wed 6th Sep 2017 @ 22:48:07 ) 149 Views

NewsImageYour club's legal structure is important to get right, Club Matters have the tools to help you consider all the options.From ....

Help shape the future of sport in your district
( Wed 6th Sep 2017 @ 22:47:38 ) 98 Views

NewsImageDo you want to have a say in the future of sport in your district?Yorkshire Sport Foundation are helping to setup District Activity Partnerships in Barnsley and Rotherham. If you are interested in being involved, or simply want to find out more, get in touch with your District contact. BarnsleyKat Clarkekat.clarke@yorkshire ....

Reach Workshop - Supporting Women into Coaching
( Wed 6th Sep 2017 @ 22:44:50 ) 116 Views

NewsImageFrom Yorkshire Sport Foundation WhenWed, 20 Sep 2017 (18:00 - 20:00)An opportunity for female coaches, leaders and activators to share their experiences and influence coaching development. Female coaches, activators and leaders are invited to join us for a Women into Coaching focus group with UK Coaching.The aim of the evening is to pro ....

Barnsley Sport and active recreation funding
( Wed 6th Sep 2017 @ 22:41:42 ) 108 Views

NewsImageAmount Available: up to £250Type of funding: Club, Group or OrganisationSpecific Locations: BarnsleyDeadline: 11:59pm - Fri 8th September, 2017The aim of the Sport & Active Recreation grant is to get people in Barnsley more active and moving. The funding is specifically l ....

Get Inspired Unsung Hero Award
( Wed 6th Sep 2017 @ 11:02:45 ) 168 Views

NewsImageNominations for BBC's Get Inspired Unsung Hero 2017 are now open. Nominate someone who helps get you active http://ow.ly/6YjT30eWEqI  ....

The FA & Kick It Out’s Faith Calendar for the 2017-18 season
( Wed 6th Sep 2017 @ 00:10:20 ) 206 Views

NewsImageThe FA & Kick It Out’s Faith Calendar for the 2017-18 seasonThis calendar is designed for use across football to raise awareness of the impact of faith events on the game. This seasons calendar includes guidance on appropriate social media messages around faith dates. ....

Sin Bin - SHCFA Cups
( Tue 5th Sep 2017 @ 16:13:30 ) 416 Views

NewsImageA reminder for those involved in the U13 & U16 SHCFA cups this Sunday (http://www.sheffieldfa.com/cups) that the FA Sin Pilot is NOT taking place in that competition and thus cannot be used.  ....

U7-U10 Cup Updates
( Tue 5th Sep 2017 @ 15:49:33 ) 1,183 Views

NewsImageRevised spreadsheet attached with playing times attached and also cross game details. ....

Praise for League Registrars
( Mon 4th Sep 2017 @ 19:29:24 ) 285 Views

NewsImageJust a quick note to express our gratitude to all the Registrars who have helped us get our kids playing football.A no doubt thankless task. From all the staff and players at Staincross Rangers JFC  Thank you ....

Latest Newsletter
( Mon 4th Sep 2017 @ 01:40:59 ) 269 Views

NewsImageClick here for the latest newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220741. ....

Praise for referee
( Sun 3rd Sep 2017 @ 23:07:49 ) 740 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"Hi Nathan, Firstly thank you for all yours and all the league's volunteers efforts to get the new season underway. It really is appreciated by us managers, although it's come round so quick! Secondly, the reason I'm emailing you is to give some public praise to the "person in charge&quo ....

Praise for Anston Rangers Reds U8s
( Sun 3rd Sep 2017 @ 16:32:25 ) 515 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"Our U8's joined the SDJSL this season and although were looking forward to it they didn't know what to expect after coming from another League.  It's far exceeded their expectation especially when their opposition, Anston Rangers Reds, helped them take down the nets etc after the game.  This is truly grass roots at it& ....

Green Card Winners
( Sun 3rd Sep 2017 @ 14:54:28 ) 2,110 Views

NewsImageClick here to see a list of Player Green Card winners  -> https://www.sportswik.com/#/leagueorganizersite/5/fairplaycard  The Green Card for Fair Play is the fair play prize of the match, awarded by the opposition team staff to an opponent player that has shown the greatest sportsma ....

Praise for Chapeltown Athletic u14 and AFC Hallamshire u14
( Sun 3rd Sep 2017 @ 14:43:50 ) 477 Views

NewsImageThe League has received the following email:"I would just like to give a mention to chapeltown athletic u14 and afc hallamshire u14. I referee'd a game between these two teams today and it was a pleasure, the teams battled hard and never got disheartened when the other team scored also the parents were fantastic and the coaches were. Good luck to them both in ....

100 Smiles campaign
( Fri 1st Sep 2017 @ 11:09:29 ) 295 Views

NewsImageDo you know someone who makes people smile?The 100 Smiles initiative is looking for people who go out of their way to bring happiness to others. From volunteers to scout leaders and teachers to foster parents, the 100 Smiles campaign wants you to nominate the region’s most passionate and inspirational individuals.100 finalists, and their guests, will be invited to a night of ....

Referee Looking For Games
( Thu 31st Aug 2017 @ 19:52:11 ) 434 Views

NewsImageDerbyshire CFA referee looking for games Chris BrownTel/text: 07511 939915Email: cbrown164@outlook.comAvailable all week for matches except Tuesdays and only half a day on a Sunday ....

League Cup Draw
( Thu 31st Aug 2017 @ 15:11:34 ) 3,949 Views

NewsImageThe League cup draws have taken place and can be found in the attachements below. Please note teams cannot change competition. If any teams are missing then contact chairman@junleague.com  ....

SHCFA Respect Team of the Month
( Thu 31st Aug 2017 @ 14:21:20 ) 164 Views

NewsImage SHCFA believes that RESPECT is an important part of football and something that the County FA wants to promote and support as much as possible.Each and every month anyone will be able to nominate ONE team for this award. We would love to see as many applications as possible every month. The nomination process will be via an online survey and ....

Latest - FA Safeguarding Children's Workshops 2017
( Thu 31st Aug 2017 @ 11:13:13 ) 272 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 ....

League New Social Media Platform
( Wed 30th Aug 2017 @ 19:24:51 ) 520 Views

NewsImageSheffield & District Junior League and Sportswik have partnered up to give the league a new social app and media site where we can share our passion for our teams. The Sportswik app and media platform enables users to upload pictures and videos, post comments, and for older age categories with results and tables, to report goals and game events with just a few simple touc ....

League Funding
( Tue 29th Aug 2017 @ 22:30:55 ) 954 Views

NewsImageTo help support clubs, players and volunteers the League will be providing grants to help.  Player Hardship FundSome players may not have available funds to take part in a team and the hardship funds allow coaches to apply for the fund for a player.. Anyone can apply for the hardship fund but must state their reasons the participant would b ....

New Elected Members
( Tue 29th Aug 2017 @ 22:24:35 ) 288 Views

NewsImageThe League is pleased to welcome Scott Willis and Brian Eaton on to the League committee as elected members. Scott is involved with Kiveton Park and Brian is a referee. ....

Latest Newsletter
( Mon 28th Aug 2017 @ 19:58:15 ) 245 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220725 ....

Back Pass U7-U10 & Re-treat
( Sun 27th Aug 2017 @ 15:57:47 ) 939 Views

NewsImage A reminder that for mini soccer players (U7-U10) must retreat to the half way line for goal kicks. The  back pass rule applies to all age-groups, including U7-U10 ....

FA Welfare Officer Workshop - DDJSFL League Offices
( Sat 26th Aug 2017 @ 21:56:23 ) 292 Views

NewsImageCourse Description This 3 hour workshop is mandatory for anyone taking on the role of Welfare Officer for their grassroots club or league. This workshop builds on the Safeguarding Children Workshop providing welfare officers with the specifics of their role; what will be required of them, where to go for professional support and guidance and how to access more informatio ....

Snap Shot Weekly guide to help managers
( Sat 26th Aug 2017 @ 21:15:04 ) 585 Views

NewsImageThis is intended to be a useful help guide for managersThe 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 teams cannot wear ....


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