‘Non-Elite’ Football Suspended Following Latest Covid-19 Restrictions

We note the UK Government’s announcement on Monday 4 January with regards to the new national COVID-19 restrictions and lockdown. As a result, the impact on ‘non-elite’ football in England will include the suspension of fixtures and training across the following with immediate effect: Steps three to six of the National League System Tiers three to seven… VIEW

BCFA Youth League Fixtures Cancelled

We have seen a number of announcements from the Government over the past couple of weeks and the net result has been that Youth football can continue. However, with Covid cases continuing to rise in our area and the schools now not opening until 18th January 2021 we think it appropriate to cancel all fixtures… VIEW

FA Statement – 19 December 2020  

  An update for ‘Non-Elite’ football in England following latest Covid-19 Tier 4 restrictions Further to the government’s announcement this evening with regards to the introduction of Tier 4 areas and the latest information on Covid-19, football for adult participants across ‘non-elite’ football in Tier 4 areas is not permitted, including all training and fixtures.… VIEW

Return To Recreational Team Sport

The FA have today issued updated guidance for ‘non-elite’ football in England following confirmation from the UK Government that organised sports can return from Wednesday 2nd December. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport [DCMS] has, this evening, issued updated guidelines on the return to recreational team sport which permits the return of ‘non-elite’… VIEW

New National Covid-19 Restrictions

The FA have provided an update for ‘non-elite’ football in England following the UK Government’s announcement on new national Covid-19 restrictions that will be in place from Thursday 5th November 2020 until Wednesday 2nd December 2020. As a result of the UK Government’s new national Covid-19 restrictions, and subject to Members of Parliament voting tomorrow (Wednesday 4th… VIEW

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the League will be on Wednesday 24th June 2020 at 7.30 pm. The meeting will be very different this season as it will be held on line using the TEAMS platform.

FA update on non-league, women’s & grassroots football seasons

The FA have been working collaboratively with the National League System (NLS), the women’s football pyramid and the wider grassroots game since the outbreak of COVID-19 on how to conclude the 2019-20 season in the most appropriate way possible. These are challenging circumstances for English football and all decisions taken are in the best interests… VIEW

40% OFF membership fees for season 2020/21

Our league secretary will be sending an email tonight to all our member clubs explaining why the BCFA Youth League committee has decided to cut our membership fees by 40% for season 2020/21

All Affiliated Football In Essex Suspended

Following the Government’s announcement today (Monday) about the Coronavirus outbreak, recommending for people to avoid social contact and gatherings where possible, and in-line with Football Association advice, the Essex County FA are suspending all affiliated football in Essex for the foreseeable future. This suspension includes all matches (including friendlies) and training sessions until further notice.… VIEW

ALL Fixtures Suspended Until 3rd April 2020

Following on from the Football Associations announcement relating to the Coronoavirus outbreak, and in line with the professional game the Essex County F.A. have announced that they are suspending their competitions until Friday 3rd April. The League Management Committee have therefore decided to follow the guidance of our governing body and will also be suspending… VIEW