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This is the official home of the Scottish Youth Football Association Limited (SYFA) the national governing body of youth football in Scotland. We are responsible for EVERYDAY, RECREATIONAL, GRASSROOTS football from Orkney to Edinburgh from Peterhead to Lockerbie and cover age groups up to and including 21's.

Have a browse through our website to get a flavour of what is happening in Youth Football today and tomorrow in Scotland.

The Scottish Youth FA mission is:

Leading the way and modernising our approach to guarantee the continued growth of grassroots football

Encouraging all boys and girls throughout Scotland to play organised football and enabling every child to develop and flourish as a player.

SYFA is helping all SYFA volunteers to create a safe and fun environment while developing and supporting all players.

The Scottish Youth FA vision is:

To increase the number of children and young adults playing organised, quality football throughout Scotland.

Latest News

St Peters FC 99s Memorial Match Eilish Herron

Earlier this season St Peters FC 1999s captain Niall Herron lost his sister Eilish in a tragic motoring accident at the petrol station at Asda, Linwood. The Herron family have been involved with St Peters for over 10 years, and Eilish was a regular supporter of the team throughout this period. As a mark of respect to Eilish and her family, St Peters FC are in the process of organising a memorial match between St Peters FC 99s v’s a PJDYFL Select on Sunday 24th May 2015 1pm kick off at Arthurlie Juniors, Dunterlie Park, Barrhead, with all money raised going to ‘The Brightest Star’ charity in Eilish’s name, click here for more information.

Potential Volunteers Survey

SYFA have created a Potential Volunteers Survey to gain feedback in regards to volunteering and achieve our key aims. Please click here for more information.

Silent Sunday Sponsorship

To highlight the aims of Positive Coaching Scotland’s ethos for the parents,supporters and coaches of the Aberdeen and District Juvenile FA’s Development Soccer Sevens we are are asking all parents, supporters and coaches to watch the games on Sunday 3rd of May 2015 in total silence apart from applauding good play or goals. Click here for more information

Scottish Cup 2014/15

Please click here to see the Scottish Cup 2014/15 draws. Updated on 20/04/2015.

SYFA Facebook

Please click here to go to the Official Facebook Page. Remember to Like Us!

First Aid 

Please click here to go to the First Aid Page which has all details of First Aid Courses including the List of Recognised Suppliers and the SFP reduced cost £20.00 courses.

Community Club Membership

Please click here to read about Community Club Membership

Playing It Safe 

Please click here for the Playing It Safe Course Application

Small Sided Second Team Registration Form

Please click here to view the SSG Second Team Registration Form 

Playing It Safe Newsletter


Playing It Safe March 2015 edition now available! The Playing It Safe newsletter is SYFA's Protection newsletter which includes news about PVG, Protection Policies, First Aid and Welfare and more.

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Registrations Website

registrations website

Click here to visit the SYFA Registrations website. The Registrations website is used to Register / re-register your football club, Register / re-register your football league, Register / re-register a new tournament, Register / re-register your community football club and much more.

Kickabout Newsletter

kickabout april 2015

Kickabout April Scottish Cup Finals edition is now available! The Kickabout Newsletter is the SYFA information newsletter, it is sent out four times a year and will keep you up to date with all SYFA news.

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Login - Directors Only

This is the new SYFA Noticeboard with all our latest adverts for players/coaches wanted etc. Please click here

To view the SYFA Gallery with all the latest photographs please click here

sfa coaching courses
Please click here to view our SFA Coaching Courses page where you can find national and local brochures of the Coaching Courses.

  • sportguard

    Sportsguard are an official partner of the Scottish Youth FA. Sportsguard have launched their brand new website that allows our members to access discounted travel insurance for trips outside of the UK, this can be on a per person basis or as a group for a bigger discount. Please click here to find out more.
  • trans-world

    Trans World Soccer are the official sponsors of the Trans World Soccer Scottish Youth FA Cup. Trans World Soccer (TWS) gives school groups and youth football teams the opportunity to taste life as a Pro' on 'The Ultimate Player Experience'. Please click on the following link to view the Trans World soccer website http://www.twsoccer.com/

  • euro-sportring

    Every year Euro-Sportring organizes more than 130 youth and senior tournaments all over Europe. International tournaments are organized on many levels in countries like England, Scotland, Italy, Belgium, Spain, France and the Czech Republic. During these tournaments around 8000 teams from more than 30 countries participate every year. We offer tournaments to fit every budget so please visit our website: http://www.euro-sportring.com/en/about-us/about-euro-sportring
  • joma-logo

    Joma Sport are a company with a fantastic football heritage of over 40 years and are delighted to be supporting the SYFA. Our business model is aimed at the grassroots of the game and this is a brilliant opportunity to show our support. http://www.joma-sport.com/en

  • team-wear-scotland

    Total Teamware Limited (TTL) is a Scottish based team wear specialist and the largest Joma Sport licensed supplier in the country. They supply both at SPL level with St Johnstone FC and grassroots level with many clubs already buying Joma from TTL. http://www.teamwearscotland.com

  • positive coaching

    Positive Coaching Scotland (PCS)  is a cultural change programme designed to create a positive environment for young people in sport, by teaching them to: appreciate the value of effort and learning; improve personal performance; foster a competitive, but fair, sporting mentality and deal positively with mistakes.
  • club website advert

    The Scottish Youth Football Association is a proud partner of Club Website, the UK’s leading grassroots football social network. This partnership is central to the SYFA’s ongoing support for football in Scotland and enables all affiliated leagues and clubs to host their very own website completely free of charge.

  • domaindesignagency

    Domain Design Agency is our main source for web design and development. Please click here to visit their website.