Divisional Cups 2021 / 22 Venue / Dates / Times

U9 – U10 Finals Sunday 8th May 2022 Venue Basildon Sports and Leisure,  Gardiners Way, Gardiners Ln S, Basildon SS14 3AP (Grass Pitches) U11 – U12 Finals (All finals in the Stadium) Saturday 21st / Sunday 22nd May 2022 Venue Hullbridge F.C, Lower Road, Hullbridge, Hockley, Essex, SS5 6BJ (Grass Pitches) Note a £2 Parking Fee is to be paid… VIEW

Club Intentions/Application Season 2022/23

Player, Team & Club Development is our key objective Our goal is to give our young players the best footballing experiences possible Festival Football for Under 7’s Mini Soccer 5v5 for Under 8’s with additional Futsal games Mini Soccer 7v7 for Under 9’s & 10’s with additional Futsal games 9-A-Side for Under 11’s & 12’s… VIEW

The Start Date For Fixtures

The Management Committee of the BCFA Youth League met last night, 1st March 2021 to discuss the return of grassroots football and finishing the 2020/21 season as well as some forward planning for 2021/22. Our main objective is to provide as much football as we can and give more teams in the competitive age groups… VIEW

‘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