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Thursday 13th May, 2021

The league plan to resume competitive football for all ages in June. a set of fixtures and new tables are being drawn up and this will be circulated to all clubs before resumption. The new mini league will replace the 2020/2021 season. it is important that any club which does not wish to enter a team in the new league should inform us as soon as possible. We will...

FAI SAFER RETURN TO TRAINING PROTOCOL UNDERAGE FOOTBALL (U18 players and younger) INTRODUCTION - This Protocol applies to all NON-CONTACT training sessions for U18 players and younger from Monday 26th April 2021. - The primary aim of this Protocol is to support the clubs affiliated to the FAI and to protect the health & safety of their players,...

Non Contact Training to resume April 26th

Wednesday 31st March, 2021

FAI notes Government green light for underage training returnThe Football Association of Ireland notes confirmation from Government that underage football, Grassroots and League of Ireland, can return to non-contact training from April 26th, the first step on a phased return for football at all levels of the game.Reacting to the announcement by...

A message from FAI President

Thursday 11th March, 2021

A year ago this week, Irish football issued our first cessation order and the country soon discovered the meaning of the word lockdown. It is hard to believe that we have endured the hardships brought upon our lives and our sport by the pandemic, harder still to come to terms with the fact that we are still not out of the woods yet in the battle against...

Covid-19 Please stay at home

Sunday 22nd March, 2020

Covid 19 Message - Please stay at home.

Please Stay at Home

Sunday 22nd March, 2020

SFAI Day Skills Challenge

Friday 20th March, 2020

Tonight we see that two clubs in our schoolboys & schoolgirls league have had to remove goalposts and nets from their playing facilities as groups of young people are still congregating and meeting at sporting facilities. We commend both clubs and we strongly condemn such reckless actions by these persons. Please ensure your players are not putting...

A mesage regarding Covid - 19

Thursday 19th March, 2020

SFAI Skills Challenge

Monday 16th March, 2020

From tomorrow we are encouraging all young boys and girls to take part in the SFAI Skills Challenge We will be posting videos to demonstrate each skill every morning and we hope you send in your videos and pictures for us to share We also hope to have some famous faces taking part and there may even be some prizes on offer...

Press Release:Thursday 12th March 2020 Connacht Football Association Update Regarding Coronavirus (Covid –19) Youth and Junior Football activities: Further to confirmation today by the Government announcement that all schools across the country will close until March 29th 2020, and as the situation with Covid-19 is developing rapidly, the...

Everything Cancelled - No Exceptions

Thursday 12th March, 2020



Thursday 12th March, 2020

FAI STATEMENTThe Football Association of Ireland announces the cessation of all football under its jurisdiction until March 29 inclusive, and with immediate effect following directives from Government, the Department of Health and UEFA. Read Here...

Sligo Rovers v Waterford FC

Wednesday 11th March, 2020

Wednesday 11th March, 2020

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Under 15 Girls - another 3 points!

Saturday 07th March, 2020

Sligo-Leitrim Youths Schoolboys & Schoolgirls league under 15 Girls were away to Mid-Western League in Roscommon today in their third Gaynor Cup Interleague match, coming away with another 3 points.S/L goals coming from Becky (3), Ciara & Alice (4). Team: Macayla Burke, Cara King, Anna Meade, Rianne Smith, Tara Casserly, Leah Walsh, Lara...

Balisadare Utd will be special guests of Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds tonight for the Shamrock Rovers game. They will provide the halftime mini-sided game. Give them a huge welcome.

Victory for Sligo Leitrim U13s

Saturday 07th March, 2020

Sligo Leitrim U13 girls travelled to Lecarrow in Roscommon for their 3rd Gaynor cup interleague match against Mid Western and came away with a good win.Sligo Leitrim goals came from Orlaith (3) and 1 each from Rachael, Keeva, Megan and Kayleigh Branley. The squad was, Marie Donohue, Ada Conheady, Kayleigh Scanlon, Leanne Galvin, Keeva Flynn, Annabel O...

Grassroots Clubs Community Competition

Wednesday 16th October, 2019

UNITE THE UNION CHAMPIONS CUP‘BUILDING UNITY THROUGH SPORT’Grassroots Clubs Community Competition with €2,000 Prize MoneyAs part of their three-year sponsorship of the 'Unite the Union Champions Cup', Unite are launching aGrassroots Community competition to recognise the great work being done at all Grassroots clubs...

Closed day for football

Wednesday 16th October, 2019

The Extra.ie FAI Senior Cup and the Só Hotels FAI Women’s Senior Cup will take place at the AvivaStadium on Sunday 3rd November, 2019.This is a key date in the domestic football calendar. Accordingly, the FAI Board of Management havedesignated 03 November as a closed day for all football under the jurisdiction of the FootballAssociation of...

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