Shropshire Junior League
The SJFL provides organised football for U8’s to U16’s boys. There are currently 20 clubs who are all Charter Standard clubs, administrating football for 169 teams. There are 2300+ players registered to play. The SJFL promote non-competitive Development football at U8 to U11 with U12 Development football competitive. The U13-U16 are open competition. SJFL have 3 Cup Competitions including a Charity Cup and also hold U10’s & U11’s Festivals in a Champions League format. During the winter break the SJFL host a Futsal Festival for U8’s to U10’s teams, which is in its 8th year and over 60 teams in attendance.
They currently use the FA Full -Time & SMS Texting system for fixtures, match & Respect reporting for all teams. Next season they will use FA FT for referee appointments. The SJFL currently appoint referees at U13, U14 & U16 and next season will add the U15`s. They fund referee courses & next season we will appoint a FA Referee Observer/Mentor to help with new referees. SJFL were proud to be the first in Shropshire/West Midlands region to be a National Referee Development Partner League.
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