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This is the official information website 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.

We have two websites https://www.scottishyouthfa.co.uk is this information website and https://www.scottishfalive.co.uk/syfa  is the Registrations Website to register Clubs, Teams, Players, Tournaments, Friendlies and Leagues.

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.  



It is with great sadness that the Scottish Youth FA announce the passing of






John Mitchell2




John was a long time administrator and friend of youth football in Scotland and sadly passed on the evening of 6th August 2018. He held many positions within the game and was a well-respected member of the SYFA since its formation, serving on various committees.


John, until recently, volunteered one day per week within the office at both Park Gardens and ultimately at Hampden and he will be sadly missed by his colleagues.







The funeral arrangements for John Mitchell are as follows:


12.30 pm Wednesday 15/08/2018
Westwood Parish Church
Belmont Drive
East Kilbride
G75 8HD



South Lanarkshire Crematorium
Sydes Brae
G72 0TL



The office will be closed on Wednesday 15 August 2018  all day in respect of JOHN MITCHELL and to allow all staff to attend the funeral of our colleague. 








SYFA have extended partenership with inspiresport for the Scottish Cup until 2021.
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inspiresport Scottish Youth FA Cup for Season 2018-2019 will be available soon  

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