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Season 1997-1998

With no schools’ football being played at present, and for the forseeable future, here’s a look back at schools’ football in season 1997-1998. Welcome from SSFA President Bob Docherty Robert Docherty – President This season was one of the most successful seasons in the history of the SSFA. Our Under 15 National Squad won six …

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Updated guidance for Grassroots football

Following the First Minister’s update on 4 January 2021 and subsequent extended Level 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions, the Scottish FA is committed to supporting the Scottish Government in tackling the spread of the virus. Scottish Government and sportscotland have provided updated guidance which means that all non-contact activity in groups 12-years and above must stop. At this …

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Shields Update

We know that schools football is not happening at the moment. And probably will not re-start for some time. However we would just like to remind schools that it is still our stong desire to finish all our remaining 2020 Shield competitions. We have worked hard to identlfy Covid safe stadiums and have created protocols …

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We’ll Be Coming

Over a long period of time only some of the schoolboy or schoolgirl players fortunate enough to be selected to represent Scotland or England at international level were honoured to get the chance to play at the famous Wembley Stadium. Both schools’ associations celebrated their centenary back in 2003 (Scotland) and 2004 (England) and on …

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Scott Steele, Dumfries Academy – 5 times a winner

Scott Steele captained Dumfries Academy in seasons 2007/08 and 2008/09 when the school won the under 15 SSFA Shield, the U15 British Isle Championship and the U16 SSFA Shield. Dumfries Academy – Scottish Schools’ Under 15 Shield Winners Season 2007/08 Scott receives the British Isles Under 15 Trophy in Season 2007/08 Scott receives the Scottish …

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