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The SYFA office is closed until further notice. We do not take this step lightly, but must act in the best interests of the general public and emergency services and with the health and safety of our staff and volunteers in mind. Staff will work from home during this period and, as postal mail collections will be limited, we would ask everyone to communicate with us via email wherever possible, using the email addresses listed on the ‘contact us’ section of this website.


Angus McConnell, 13th February 1931- 15th February 2021


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Everyone at the Scottish Youth FA was deeply saddened by the news of Angus McConnell’s passing.

Angus was one of the founding members of the SYFA, and played a key role in its inception. He was the first Vice President of the Association, and after two years in this position, went on to become the Association’s second President.

A truly outstanding ambassador for Scottish football, Angus’ contribution across many organisations, including the Central Lanarkshire Youth Football Association and East Kilbride YM FC, was felt and appreciated by all. 

Angus not only dedicated so much of his time and knowledge to grassroots football, he did so with grace, respect and humility. A gentleman through and through, he will be deeply missed, and our deepest sympathies are with his family at this difficult time.


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.  




SYFA have extended partnership with inspiresport for the Scottish Cup until 2021.
To view the Official signing on Youtube click here

inspiresport Scottish Youth FA Cup for Season 2019-2020 last updated 17/02/20  Click Here

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