U13s &U14s Alpha Trophies Monthly League Meeting will be held on Monday 27th January 2020 at Jewel Miners Club, 56-60 Duddingston Park South Edinburgh EH15 3LJ. The meeting will start at 7pm sharp. All teams are requested to attend the meeting. If you are unable to attend please inform Allan Archibald before 3pm on day of meeting
U13s & U14s Alpha Trophies Monthly League Meeting
Important Notice - Re playing U20s E O S Lowland League
All players, teams and secretarys should note that ANY PLAYER registered to play for any SERYFA team at any age group CANNOT play as a trialist for any U20's E O S Lowland League team. It is an offence and breach of SYFA rules
Guidelines from SYFA re heading the ball
This email has been sent to League and Regional Secretaries, the same information has also been distributed to all clubs, however please feel free to share throughout any other appropriate forums.
Following Dr Willie Stewart’s recent study into dementia risks in former professional footballers, the SYFA has now updated our guidance accordingly.
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
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.
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