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NORTHUMBERLAND SCHOOLS' FA
ESFA U16 Inter County Champions 1997, 1999
ESFA U18 Inter County Champions 1987, 1988, 1991, 1996, 1999, 2009

 

WELCOME to the Northumberland Schools' FA website. You should be able to find out all you need to know about schools' football in the county here.  If you have any comments or queries CONTACT US

 

SEASON 2020-21


COUNTY CUPS

The Executive Committee met on 7th September and decided that County Cup competitons will be deferred until the Spring Term 2021. Entry forms will be emailed to schools immediately after October half-term.

COUNTY TEAMS

At that same meeting the Executive Committee decided that they will enter County teams at U14 and U16 girls, Under 16 and U18 boys in ESFA and Northern Counties competitions.

The trial process will start soon and information will be emailed to schools.  Players will only be allowed to attend trials if properly nominated by their school/college on the appropriate form.

Nomination forms can also be downloaded here:

U14 girls

U16 girls

U16 boys

U18 boys

Details of the arrangements for the trials will be sent to nominated players and their schools once the nominations have been received and the organisers know how many players they need to cater for.

The Risk Assessment for the NSFA trials can viewed here:
NSFA COUNTY TRIALS RISK ASSESSMENT

COVID 19 GUIDANCE from DfE and ESFA

The ESFA has a page on the DfE website with latest guidance. Click anywhere in this message for the link.







TEMPORARY DISMISSALS

The use of temporary dismissals ("Sin Bins") applies to all football below the professional game for this season.  Schools have been sent a link to The FA's training video - but more information can be found by clicking HERE



The FA Mini Soccer and Youth Futsal Handbook

You can download a copy of this document here


HISTORICAL FEATURE ON THE WEBSITE

We have just added a page called 'Historical Snippets'. 

The first feature is about George Priest who played for Northumberland in 1930. See the page listed on the left or follow this LINK







SUPPORT for PE in SCHOOLS from The FA



Ryan Davies – Regional PE & Coaching in Education Coordinator (North East)

Ryan has recently been appointed as the Regional PE and Coaching in Education Coordinator for the North East region. Ryan has 10 years’ experience as a Head of Department and Physical Education teacher in both Primary and Secondary settings, alongside coaching in a Premier League Academy. As part of the role Ryan is available to provide tailored PE CPD sessions to teachers and trainees throughout Northumberland as well as delivering the FA Primary Teachers Award. All sessions and courses are delivered free of charge by The FA.

See the FA Physical Education page to learn more...



"COUNTY' or 'DISTRICT' ??

SAFEGUARDING

If you have any concerns regrding the Safeguarding of young people in football, please do not hesitate to contact our Child Welfare Officer, Steve Swinyard

The FA has commissioned a dedicated NSPCC free helpline for adults who were victims of sexual abuse in childhood within the football industry.

Staffed by independent, experienced NSPCC professionals, the helpline will offer support and guidance for adults who were victims of childhood sexual abuse within the game at all levels from grassroots to Premier League and is a safe space for any further whistleblowing.

The helpline is available 24 hours a day on 0800 023 2642.

Trained staff will offer support, advice and guidance, and will refer cases on to the police or other agencies as appropriate, such as if a child is in immediate danger.

Referrals of concerns about recent and non-recent incidents in schools’ football should continue to be made to ESFA National Welfare Officer Sarah DaCosta sarah.dacosta@schoolsfa.com tel 07960500723 or directly to The FA’s safeguarding team via safeguarding@thefa.com

The Northumberland Schools' FA Welfare Officer is:
Steve Swinyard.

His contact details are:
steveswinyard@gmail.com
07919182836


NEWS section

Nov 11, 2019
Category: General
Posted by: neil
U16 girls and U18 teams v Merseyside, 9.11.19