Sheffield & District Junior Sunday Football League News
July 2017

SHCFA Women's and Girls Celebration Evening
( Thu 27th Jul 2017 @ 12:57:29 ) 145 Views

NewsImageSHCFA are hosting a Women’s and Girls Football Celebration Evening, on Wednesday 20th September 2017 at Rotherham United’s New York Stadium. The evening aims to Inspire, Develop and Promote the Women’s Game with a great line up of guest speakers to be announced at a later date.Keep an eye on www.sheffieldfa.co ....

Teams Working Together To Create Teams
( Wed 26th Jul 2017 @ 18:05:59 ) 728 Views

NewsImageThe League has received this email:"Rotherham Town u13s have lost some players this year and with no new players coming to training (despite advertisements) we were concerned about getting a squad together for this coming season. After contacting a number of other local clubs to see if they have turned down any players that we could bring into our team, Col ....

Rotherham Community Achievement Awards
( Wed 26th Jul 2017 @ 10:31:46 ) 138 Views

NewsImageDo you know an organisation or individual who has made a real difference to life in the community in Rotherham?  Then why not nominate them for a Community Achievement Award.There are three categories you can nominate people or organisations for; these are Volunteer, Young Volunteer (under 25) or Project.If you know someone that deserves recognition for the fantasti ....

U12 - U16 Divisions
( Tue 25th Jul 2017 @ 13:51:01 ) 5,485 Views

NewsImageThe divisions for the U12-U16 can be viewed below.The draft divisions were sent out for comment and based on those comments changes were made. These are now the final groups and will only be changed if teams enter or a team has not been missed.Fixtures are due out early August.U7-U11 will follow.  ....

Latest Referees Courses
( Mon 24th Jul 2017 @ 10:32:56 ) 174 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: ....

Latest Newsletter
( Sun 23rd Jul 2017 @ 20:16:18 ) 178 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220677 ....

Do you need a ref?
( Sat 22nd Jul 2017 @ 19:59:01 ) 328 Views

NewsImageIf you need a ref for the new season, then get someone from within your team on the next referee course.Click on the links below for more details The FA Basic Referee Course (Theory & Practical) - September at Barnsley College ....

The Boot Room
( Fri 21st Jul 2017 @ 21:04:04 ) 246 Views

NewsImage The Boot Room Issue 27: Are you ready for the new season? With teams returning to training over the next few weeks, this month's Boot Room – The FA coaching magazine – takes a look at how coaches can get their players ready for the new season.Included in issue 27: ....

Become a grassroots champion
( Fri 21st Jul 2017 @ 20:50:48 ) 174 Views

NewsImageThe Get Your Kit On: A Guide to Grassroots Sport and Recreation has been created by the Sport and Recreation Alliance. The guide has been designed to help parliamentarians understand the key issues surround grassroots sport in their constituencies.  The guide offers help and advice for all, so well worth a read as it contains some helpful hints and tips. Re ....

FA Futsal Referee Course
( Thu 20th Jul 2017 @ 15:11:38 ) 298 Views

NewsImage The FA Futsal Referee Course is for both existing football referees and for those who don’t have a referee qualification. This course is designed to provide training for those who want to referee Futsal and will focus on the following key areas:Understanding the laws of Futsal and their practical applicationThe realities of your role - ....

Staffordshire University Football Study
( Wed 19th Jul 2017 @ 15:51:21 ) 358 Views

NewsImageNOTE: This is for players aged 18 or over initially My name is Curtis Sinclair and I am a doctoral research student at Staffordshire University within the Sport and Exercise Psychology department.I am contacting Saturday and Sunday League football teams from across England to take part in a research study. Those that take part in the study will also ....

An evening with Mark Clattenburg on Thursday 3rd August 2017
( Tue 18th Jul 2017 @ 18:52:02 ) 555 Views

NewsImageVoted the World's Best Referee in 2016, Mark Clattenburg takes time out of his busy schedule in Saudi Arabia to give you his personal story of how he made it to the top.Following this there will be an open forum where you will get the opportunity to ask questions to the man himself. Venue: The EDGE ....

League App
( Tue 18th Jul 2017 @ 15:18:40 ) 206 Views

NewsImageFollow the League at:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SDJSFL/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ ....

Langold Juniors FC Celebrating 50 yrs - Raises money for Bluebell Wood
( Mon 17th Jul 2017 @ 12:15:28 ) 173 Views

NewsImageThe league has recieved the following emailHello Langold Juniors are celebrating 50 years of junior football this season and to celebrate all age groups had arranged friendlies to raise money for Bluebell Wood Hospice.The day raised £936:30 in total with raffles,tombola and donations from parents players and all visiting,many thanks Mark Bloomer.Langold Juniors Chairman  ....

Latest Newsletter
( Sun 16th Jul 2017 @ 17:28:31 ) 245 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220673 ....

The FA’s England DNA Foundation Phase Is Out Now
( Sat 15th Jul 2017 @ 19:52:52 ) 503 Views

NewsImageThe FA’s England DNA Foundation Phase project – an exciting new content resource being developed by The FA that connects the fundamentals of the coaching and playing philosophy of the England youth teams with 5-11 grassroots football.  Featuring an array of content-types – ranging from practical session plan ideas through to theory-based features and gui ....

FA Disciplinary Regulation Changes 2017/18
( Fri 14th Jul 2017 @ 14:02:09 ) 911 Views

NewsImageThe FA's key Regulation amendments for 2017/18 season for all Clubs operating at Step 5 and below (County FA football). Disciplinary Regulation Changes 2017/18 - CLICK HERE Suspen ....

Nominating a group for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
( Thu 13th Jul 2017 @ 09:56:43 ) 163 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 ....

Mark Blackburn - Rest In Peace
( Thu 13th Jul 2017 @ 06:25:54 ) 379 Views

NewsImageThe League is sad to here that former Hoyland Town manager, Mark Blackburn, lost his fight against cancer yesterday.Mark had been with HoylandTown JFC last season U16s from there formation at U6s and was manager up to U14s and then helped at 15s and 16s .The Leagues thoughts are with the family and players at this sad time. ....

FA Grassroots Coaching, Talent ID, Futsal & GK CPD Sessions Announced
( Wed 12th Jul 2017 @ 06:40:06 ) 244 Views

NewsImageThe FA are delighted to announce four new one-day events taking place at St. George's Park next season.Open to all levels, backgrounds and experiences, these events will feature FA, grassroots and pro-game experts sharing best practice and insight from their fields across four specific areas:Grassroots Coaching: 3 December 2017 ....

Possible Advertising Opportunity For Clubs
( Tue 11th Jul 2017 @ 11:57:19 ) 630 Views

NewsImageIt's easy to stay connected to your neighbourhood, wherever you are.Nextdoor is the best way to stay informed about what's going on in your neighbourhood—whether it's finding a last-minute babysitter, planning a local event, or sharing safety tips. There are so many ways our neighbours can help us.Maybe an opportunity to promote your club in the community! ....

Langold Juniors FC - Charity event in aid of Bluebell Wood
( Mon 10th Jul 2017 @ 19:42:34 ) 258 Views

NewsImageLangold Juniors are holding a charity event in aid of Buebell Wood children's hospice on Sunday 16th July and invite you all to attend. The teams will be kicking of as follows:Langold nursery vs Craig spink coach school. KO 9:30Langold U10 vs worksop town U10 KO 11amLangold U9 vs maltby U9 KO 1pmLangold U11 vs charnock ridgeway U11 KO 10am...Langold U12 vs anst ....

Praise and respect to all involved at MDS Falcons FC - RE- Referee Rob Sewell
( Sun 9th Jul 2017 @ 22:41:51 ) 424 Views

NewsImageThe league has recieved this email today Hi Just a quick report on Mds Falcons U21friendly match today against the Horse and tiger.We had a minutes applause in recognition of Bradley who sadly lost his long battle with cancer this week.Our referee was Rob Sewell.The first half was an amazing game with water breaks as it was so hot today. ....

Latest Newsletter
( Sun 9th Jul 2017 @ 19:37:37 ) 170 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest League newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220665 ....

Respect for Bradley Lowery
( Sun 9th Jul 2017 @ 15:17:18 ) 276 Views

NewsImageToday Charnock Ridgeway U8s v Beighton Magpies U8s in friendly has been an absolute pleasure to watch, what a game!!! All players, coaches & people watching came together to mark our respects to Bradley Lowery, the players all stood side by side, as did the managers & all the people watching. Today makes us realise just why we commit so much time & effort to our players & their ....

Does Your Club Need Volunteers?
( Sat 8th Jul 2017 @ 19:00:45 ) 365 Views

NewsImageClubs run on volunteers so please thank them when you can.For clubs, they can use Join In to help attract new volunteers.Volunteering in local sport has the power to create healthier, happier people and stronger communitiesJoin In is the national brand for local sports volunteering. ....

Make Sport Everyone’s Game by ensuring your Club is inclusive
( Sat 8th Jul 2017 @ 18:54:32 ) 263 Views

NewsImageBeing welcoming and inclusive is a strong feature of many healthy and successful clubs.Sometimes this can be challenging for sports clubs. Creating an inclusive club may require changing the club’s culture – a task that calls for strong leadership, appropriate ....

ITSA Goal
( Fri 7th Jul 2017 @ 11:03:11 ) 169 Views

NewsImageITSA Goal & Soccertackle are proud to present an Exclusive offer to the Sheffield & District Junior Sunday Football League.For the first time, an exclusive to our local league, we offer you these top quality training packs, all your football clubs needs.Get your orders for football goals and equipment placed with us ready for next season, all made in SHEFFIELD – The ....

VOTE RUCST through to finals of National Lottery Awards
( Fri 7th Jul 2017 @ 07:12:15 ) 139 Views

NewsImageRotherham United Community Sports Trust need your VOTE to help them win the National Lottery Awards for the “Back into Sport” project which is being delivered in the local community.To vote please click here; http://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/back-sportBack into Sport project overview ....

Keepy-Uppys Competition - win an iPad Air
( Thu 6th Jul 2017 @ 22:16:52 ) 328 Views

NewsImageCOMPETITION: Here's a challenge for you! How many Keepy-Uppys can you do?WIN an iPad Air if you are 18 and under!1. Film your Keepy Uppys, like the Youdan Trophy Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/youdantrophy/)  or Instagram page and post your video tagging @youdantrophy ....

Youdan Trophy - Coaches Masterclass on Sunday 30th July 2017
( Thu 6th Jul 2017 @ 22:04:49 ) 166 Views

NewsImageJoin the Youdan Trophu for a coaches masterclass which is open to grassroots, youth and adults alike. Everyone is welcome to come along and learn.Key speakers will be:The two time U.S. Academy coach of the year Marc Nicholls - Technical Director at Seattle Sounders F.C.Paul McGuiness - Ex Manchester United Academy DirectorThey will cover va ....

League Open Days (Helping Players Find teams and Team find players)
( Thu 6th Jul 2017 @ 16:06:14 ) 1,649 Views

NewsImageThe League are again holding a number of Open Days this summer.This is a Sheffield and District Junior Sunday League event hosted by member clubs across the region. The aim is purely to give anyone who wishes to play regular team football the chance to do so.Clubs and players alike can register with education@junleague.com and details will be passed on to the players looking for a ....

FREE Event - Creating and Developing Coaches - 1889 Restaurant SUFC
( Wed 5th Jul 2017 @ 21:22:53 ) 302 Views

NewsImage1889 Restaurant - SUFCBramall LaneSheffieldStart Date:31/07/2017 - 7:00 PM This event is best suited to individuals who:Aspire to coach within football;Currently coach at any level of the game;Want to learn how to create and develop football clubs;Want to learn ....

Statement on 3G Pitches
( Wed 5th Jul 2017 @ 18:38:03 ) 1,162 Views

NewsImage STAKEHOLDER POSITION STATEMENT ON 3G PITCHES“Third generation or 3G artificial grass pitches are recognised as durable, safe, year-round playing surfaces, able to withstand intensive use and all kinds of weather. They mean more people can benefit from all the associated social and health benefits of physical activity.Co ....

FREE- Bus pass for players.
( Wed 5th Jul 2017 @ 18:32:37 ) 2,874 Views

NewsImage On the player registration form this season you will see an option to claim a free entitlement  bus pass. This is related to the league sponsorship and  is for the players to claim their free Bus pass. That will be needed for a future scheme to raise money for clubs. Under 11-16's can get cheaper bus, tram and train travel with a MegaTr ....

Youth Social Action - South Yorkshire
( Tue 4th Jul 2017 @ 14:13:12 ) 215 Views

NewsImageGrants of £1,000 - £5,000 are available through South Yorkshire's Community Foundation for work with young people (aged 10 - 20 years, or up to 25 for people with disabilities) which helps them start taking part in social action - this could be things like campaigning, volunteering, or fundraising.A key element is that they must be taking part for the first time - ....

Small grants in Rotherham
( Tue 4th Jul 2017 @ 14:12:23 ) 302 Views

NewsImageVoluntary Action Rotherham are administering a small grant scheme funded by Rotherham Council and the Rotherham Together Partnership. Grants up to £250 are available for small faith, voluntary and community groups to demonstrate and promote good community relations, bring people and neighbourhoods together, and help to build stronger communities across the borough.The grant priorit ....

Goal Celebration Competition #DRFCCELEB
( Mon 3rd Jul 2017 @ 12:25:15 ) 653 Views

NewsImageTo celebrate the start of the new season in League One, Doncaster Rovers are giving away 15 jnr tickets and a pitch experience at EVERY SINGLE HOME GAME. Open to local teams, clubs and individuals under 12 years of age. We want you to tweet in your own celebration photos every week using the hashtag #DRFCCELEB and our first team players will pick their favourite and recreate ....

Sin Bin Training session added.
( Mon 3rd Jul 2017 @ 11:33:35 ) 373 Views

NewsImageThe League has a sin bin training session taking place on Thursday 10 August 2017 at 7:30pm at the Barnsley MetrodomeYou must book to attend - to book click on the link belowhttps://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sdjsfl-august-meeting-sin-bin-training-tickets-35870904842 ....

FA Emergency Aid - Latest Workshops
( Sun 2nd Jul 2017 @ 21:11:41 ) 301 Views

NewsImageCourse Information: Minimum Age: 16Course Duration: 3 hours Course Prerequisites: NoneWho is it for: A short course over 3 hours to train club representatives in resuscitation and life-saving skills.Course aims and objectives: ....

New Laws Of The Game
( Sun 2nd Jul 2017 @ 19:04:51 ) 996 Views

NewsImagePlease CLICK HERE to view the new IFAB edition of the Laws of the Game for 2017-2018DocumentsLaw Revisions 2014-2015: Guidelines for Assistant Referees Awarding a Pen ....

Latest Newsletter
( Sat 1st Jul 2017 @ 22:50:38 ) 227 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest League newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220653 ....

Sin Bin Training Sessions
( Sat 1st Jul 2017 @ 22:08:33 ) 2,944 Views

NewsImageFurther to the announcement earlier in the week regarding the League selected as one of the Leagues to trial Sin Bins for dissent, the FA have arranged 13 different training dates for webinars. Please make sure all club officials, team managers and referees are aware of this opportunity.A webinar is short for Web-based seminar, a webinar is ....

Teams cannot wear black or very dark shirts
( Sat 1st Jul 2017 @ 14:32:29 ) 689 Views

NewsImagePlease see the email below from Sheffield & Hallamshire County FA: Following various meetings and discussions with different bodies after receiving a communication from The Football Association as to whether Referees should be allowed to wear coloured shirts, I can inform you that the decision in this County Association is that Referees officiating in local ma ....

FA GIRLS' FOOTBALL WEEK WILL RUN FROM 16 JULY UNTIL 6 AUGUST 2017
( Fri 30th Jun 2017 @ 10:54:23 ) 474 Views

NewsImageDuring FA Girls’ Football Week the whole country gears up to encourage football activities for girls which can including playing, training or even just learning more about the beautiful game. Organisations can register their on-going activities as part of the week, or maybe even start something brand new to kick-start girls’ football. The week i ....

Popular Funding Stream Back Open - Skipton Building Society’s Grassroots Giving 2017
( Fri 30th Jun 2017 @ 06:48:28 ) 471 Views

NewsImageIn recent years many clubs in the League have benefited from the Skipton Building Society Grassroots Giving scheme.This year, there are 164 pots of £500 to give away to support the development of local grassroots groups from across the UK.Grassroots Giving aims to support small community groups which might not normally attract any sort of funding. Organisations should show a ....

The FA Welfare Officer Workshop
( Thu 29th Jun 2017 @ 18:00:15 ) 451 Views

NewsImageCourse Description 3rd August 2017 - SHCFA Offices 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, wher ....

League Selected To Trial Sin Bins
( Thu 29th Jun 2017 @ 11:37:02 ) 2,172 Views

NewsImageThe FA have asked Leagues if they would like to be considered to trial "sin-bins" for next season. See http://www.thefa.com/home/news/2017/may/03/fa-invite-grassroots-leagues-to-trial-temporary-dismissals-030517 for more details.The FA have confirmed today, ....

Brocky’s Trust Junior Sports Kit Programme - NOW OPEN
( Thu 29th Jun 2017 @ 09:45:11 ) 467 Views

NewsImageBrocky’s Trust is a charity set up by Mob’s Managing Director and Executive Producer, John Brocklehurst in memory of his late Father John Brocklehurst (Brocky).Brocky was an excellent sportsman playing football and cricket at professional, club and county level. He loved sport and loved to watch his sons ....

League Open Days - Request for help - (Helping Players Find teams and Teams Find players)
( Wed 28th Jun 2017 @ 18:15:45 ) 1,134 Views

NewsImageLeague Open Days (Helping Players Find teams and Team find players)The League are again holding a number of Open Days this summer.This is a Sheffield and District Junior Sunday League event hosted by member clubs across the region. The aim is purely to give anyone who wishes to play regular team football the chance to do so.Clubs and players alike can regis ....

Free Course For Teachers
( Wed 28th Jun 2017 @ 11:35:50 ) 652 Views

NewsImageAre you a qualified teacher? The FA, in partnership with Club Doncaster Foundation, are running a free Teacher CPD course on Tuesday 4 July at the Keepmoat Stadium.The course is a Football Association Primary Teachers Award and aims to provide a basic introduction to the skills which are required when planning to deliver a KS1 or KS2 Physical Education lessons, th ....

Bobby Moore Charity Walking Football Festival
( Tue 27th Jun 2017 @ 19:10:07 ) 687 Views

NewsImageThe FA and the Bobby Moore Fund will be hosting a Walking Football festival in Sheffield on Saturday 8th July. The festival is in aid of The FA’s Charity Partner, the Bobby Moore Fund, and is open to everyone regardless of ability or background.Since the Bobby Moore fund was set up in 1993 mortality rates have fallen 30% and over £23.5 million has been rais ....

Coaching Disabled Footballers - register your interest
( Mon 26th Jun 2017 @ 19:22:28 ) 228 Views

NewsImage  2nd September at Westfield SGP. 9.30am-4.30pm With the ever increasing number of disability football opportunities, and the growing awareness of disability football in West Riding we are looking for clubs and coaches to support the programme to move forward in the coming seasons.In order to facilitate this and provide coaches ....

Youdan Trophy
( Mon 26th Jun 2017 @ 17:05:52 ) 748 Views

NewsImageIt's back, it's going to be bigger and better than ever – and the Final will feature one of sport's highest profile personalities!The Youdan Trophy is not only becoming the talk of football across the globe it is already being hailed as THE go-to tournament for would-be sporting heroes of tomorrow – and we would like the generous people of a city renowned for its ....

Latest Newsletter
( Sun 25th Jun 2017 @ 20:12:19 ) 239 Views

NewsImageClick here to read the latest League newsletter -> http://mailchi.mp/junleague/sdjsfl-newsletter-issue-2220645 ....

SDJSFL EXCLUSIVE from ITSA Goal and Soccertackle
( Sat 24th Jun 2017 @ 12:37:59 ) 710 Views

NewsImageITSA Goal & Soccertackle are proud to present our 1st ever Exclusive to you, the Sheffield & District Junior Sunday Football League. ....

Grants of up to £250 are available for faith, voluntary and community groups operating in Rotherham
( Fri 23rd Jun 2017 @ 12:31:16 ) 488 Views

NewsImageBuilding on Rotherham’s community spirit and friendliness, Rotherham Borough Council and the Rotherham Together Partnership have allocated a small funding pot for grants up to £250 per group.  This small grants programme is aimed at faith, voluntary and community groups that can demonstrate and promote good community relations, bring people and neighbourhoods together, and help ....

Groundwork Community Awards are open for applications!
( Fri 23rd Jun 2017 @ 07:02:08 ) 422 Views

NewsImageDo you know a community group that deserves special recognition for making your local area a better place to live? If so, then we would like you to nominate them to receive a Groundwork Community Award!There are fantastic examples of community groups who work selflessly and ti ....

Constitution of the Competition For the 2017/2018 season
( Thu 22nd Jun 2017 @ 23:17:45 ) 334 Views

NewsImageThe following decision was voted and approved at the League AGM Under 7s will be grouped together based on location to play fixtures in the first part of the season. Part 2 of the season (winter months) will be futsal, with part 3 teams “graded” into groups based on part 1 of the season. Note, clubs will be asked in September time if they wish to take part in the ....

Chairman's Report
( Thu 22nd Jun 2017 @ 21:51:28 ) 404 Views

NewsImageThe Report from the League Chairman as read out at the League AGM: Well at the AGM last year I set a challenge to see if we could have matches where spectators mingled with one another and appreciate the efforts of both sides and until I reread last year’s report before writing this one I’d completely forgotten about it.However subconsciously it must have r ....


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