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.
Corona Virus Latest info from SYFA
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,
SYFA COVID-19 INFORMATION MEMO
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.
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
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).