Seryfa News

Seryfa - Message and Challenge

The committee of the seryfa would like to pass on our thoughts and prayers for everyone at this desperate time. We hope everyone is well and managing to cope at these difficult times for everyone. All we ask is that everyone takes care and listen to all the advice and information given out by the Government. 
Please abide with the rules that have been set out for everyone and also use social media to keep in touch with your players and team mates. It's a difficult time for everyone and hopefully we will all recover from this and get back playing football when it's safe to do so. 

Latest Information From SYFA Re Coronavirus

This email has been sent to all Regional, League and Club Secretaries; please ensure you share it with all other relevant officials.

I sincerely hope you are all keeping safe and well during these challenging times. 

Please find attached and below the latest Coronavirus Joint Response Group Update.

Update from SYFA re office closure

In light of yesterday’s updated advice from the UK government regarding working from home where possible, the SYFA office will close at 17:00 today 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.

Festivals and Tournaments Guidance -

Good Morning

This email has been sent to all League and Regional Secretaries.

We are still receiving some enquiries regarding teams hoping to travel to festivals and tournaments outwith Scotland.  The likelihood is that this matter will be taken out of their hands entirely, as most large scale events and gatherings across Europe are being cancelled or postponed, along with flights.

Corona Virus Latest info from SYFA

Good Evening, This email has been sent to all current Regional, League and Club Secretaries; please ensure you share it with all other relevant officials. Please find attached and below the latest Coronavirus Joint Response Group Update. 

Cancellation of all grassroots football fixtures

In line with the statement released by the Scottish FA Joint Board all football including ALL grassroots football is now cancelled until further notice.

We will keep you updated as to when we can return but as we stand all matches are NOW cancelled until further notice.

The decision to suspend or continue training is at each club’s discretion at this time, however clubs must ensure to follow current medical guidance when making this decision.  

SYFA Coronavirus-19 Additional Information

To All League Secretaries,

Coronavirus Information


This email has been sent to League and Regional Secretaries, the information will also be distributed to all clubs, however please feel free to share throughout any other appropriate forums.
Following the SFA and SPFL guidance on COVID-19, the SYFA has now updated our guidance in line with Scottish Government guidelines.  This may change as the situation develops throughout the country and the SYFA will update as and when there are any changes.

Kind regards,​

Fiona Dainty
Assistant Child Wellbeing and Protection  Officer
Scottish Youth FA

Harry Smith Referee of the Year 2019-20

Harry Smith Referee of the Year 2019/20
This is the SERYFA 4th year of the Harry Smith Referee of The Year Award.
We introduced this award in the memory of our former SERYFA President Harry Smith who sadly passed away on the 7th July 2016.

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