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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.

Sunday, 09 September, 2012

Playing It Safe Newsletter

playing it safe for modules march 2013

Playing It Safe September 2014 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 Christmas edition is now available! All SYFA Board members and office staff wish all readers and subscribers of Kickabout a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 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.

  • 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
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    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.
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    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.

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

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    If your company would like to advertise and get your message across to our 3000 member clubs and 12000 volunteer officials please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.