Seryfa News

The Andy Towns Cup - U17s

The SERYFA U17s will play for a new cup this season THE ANDY TOWNS CUP. The cup has been presented to the Seryfa Alpha Trophies leagues in memory of a former play who played in our leagues. 

INFO - Re Scottish Cup Ties - team lines

Just a reminder to all teams are playing a Scottish Cup tie that they MUST use the teamlines issued by the SYFA. 

Important information for ALL Referees, Team Secretaries, Coaches and Parents

We have been asked to put the following information on the website so all Referees, Team Secretaries and Coaches are aware of the new rules. Please read the following PDF file

Referee Fees are now at £40
New Laws Of The Game are in place (copy on website) including Team staff sanctions where the SFA Offences are as per attached (from SFA Referee Operations team).

IFAB Changes to Laws of Game

Hi all,
IFAB have just launched the first-ever official mobile app presenting the Laws of association football so that players, coaches, journalists and fans have access to the Laws while watching a match on TV or at a stadium. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SEASON 2019/20

ANY TEAM /CLUB APPLYING TO JOIN THE ALPHA TROPHIES LEAGUES FOR SEASON 2019/20 PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION.

In order to have their SYFA form accepted they must first submit a league membership form to the League Secretary, ALLAN ARCHIBALD

For people dealing with children as coaches or Child Welfare Protection officers.

AN INVITATION!
Some of you may be aware of the work of the Paediatrician Dr Nadine Burke- Harris on the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences ( A.C.Es) on health and well-being (physical, mental, socio-economic etc etc).
You may also be aware that, locally and nationally, there is growing, multi-disciplinary recognition of the significant impact of A.C.Es on children and on the adults they become.

INFO RE CONTACTING OPPONENTS IN SCOTTISH CUP HOME OR AWAY

We have had the following info re contacting Scottish Cup Opponents sent to us by Hampden. Both teams have a responsibility to contact their opponents re fixture details as early as possible. if you are the away team in any Scottish. Cup tie you are also expexted to contact your opponents if you have not heard from them. Do not leave it to late to contact opponents

Contacts for Scottish Cup opponents are live on old system http://www.scottishyouthfa.co.uk

FTAO ALL SERYFA REFEREES - NOTICE FROM HAMPDEN

To All League and Regional Secretaries

Dear Colleague
I would be grateful if you could remind all referees appointed for any fixture that they should ensure all players’ boots are inspected prior to kick-off to ensure that their footwear is appropriate for the surface and safe.
I appreciate your assistance in this matter.

Kind regards

Fiona

Fiona Stewart
Operations Manager
Scottish Youth FA
Hampden Park
Glasgow G42 9BF
Tel: 0141 620 4594

All roles within clubs that require PVG Checks

I’m contacting you all to provide an updated list of all roles which require the completion of a PVG check.

The relevant roles are listed below:

Club Coach Co-ordinator
Club Child Wellbeing and Protection Officer
Club Additional Signatory

Team Coach (level 1.2.or above)
Team Coach Assistant
Team Helper
Team Goalkeeping Coach

Team First Aider
Team Secretary

FTAO OF ALL CLUBS

I understand there is an urgent need across multiple regions for more additional signatories.

In order to alleviate this pressure, I am going to alter the process for issuing signatory codes with immediate effect.
Nominated trainers will now be able to issue codes directly to their members on successful completion of training.

Please read the below steps carefully as failure to do so may result in the issue of invalid codes or the need for repeat training.

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