Shropshire Junior Football League
The League holds Four Charity Trophy Festivals hosted across the county for U10 (27 teams), U11s (22 teams) & U12s (18 teams), Futsal for U7 to U14 (95 teams participated 2019). The League currently has a Mid-winter fixture break December/ January. Consists of development football for U7–U12 (124 teams) Open competition U13-U16 (67 teams) plus Shropshire Charity Cup U13/U14 (86 teams).The SJFL provided its eleventh consecutive Respect Futsal Festival (within mid-winter break) on Sundays (U7-U10) with 95 teams/216 fixtures over 900 players and deliver Futsal to older age groups U12s, 13s 14s (12 team) with 50 midweek fixtures and over 120 players. Also they sponsored Futsal coach and referee’s courses all within FA CS league’s development programme. Referees appointed to U13, 14, 15 & 16s fixtures with 100% coverage by registered referees across all age groups. “Ability is Nothing Without Opportunity” is the league’s motto. SJFL were the first league to implement ‘development football’, Co-opt a member of Shropshire FA Youth Council onto league office (2016) and continue to support the valid work of these young volunteers.
Download a link to the Shropshire FA Grassroots Awards programme herePhotos courtesy of Yarrington Limited.