40 years ago today

40 years ago this weekend we beat English Schools 5-4 in an amazing match in front of 69000 fans at Wembley. We had already beat England 2-1 at Fir Park, Motherwell earlier in the season in the Victory Shield and England were looking for revenge. The match kicked off at 3:20pm. After an early scare …

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A.G.M. Postponed

Due to the current situation with Coronavirus and government guidelines regarding holding meetings, the S.S.F.A. Management Committee have decided to postpone the A.G.M. which was due to be held in June. Current office bearers have agreed to continue in their posts until such times that the A.G.M. can be held. More information will follow once …

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental health problems can affect anyone, at any time. We believe that mental health is everyone’s business. So, for one week each May, we campaign around a specific theme for Mental Health Awareness Week. Since our first Mental Health Awareness Week in 2001, we’ve raised awareness of topics like body image, stress and relationships. The …

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SSFA – New Mascot

During these difficult times, to encourage young people across Scotland to demonstrate their artistic design talents and capture their imagination, we recently organised a ‘Design Our Mascot’ competition. The competition proved very popular, with entries flooding in from all areas of Scotland. With entries from across the age groups from Primary to Secondary, the imagination …

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SSFA to SFA Women’s National Team

In the past 20 years 33 girls who played for our Scottish Schools’ International squad have gone on and played for Scotland at full international level. In addition three girls have represented other nations at full international level. Click HERE to see the list.

SSFA to SFA Men’s National Team

In the past sixty years nearly 100 boys who played for our Scottish Schools’ International squads have gone on and played for Scotland at full international level. We also have had boys who have gone on and managed the full international team. Click HERE to see that list.

Message from our President

Normally at this time of year the Boys International squad are in the middle of their Centenary Shield fixtures and the girls are completing final preparation games for the upcoming Bob Docherty Tournament. Semi-finals and finals of Shields and National Trophies are usually being organised and venues sought. What is normally an extremely busy time …

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