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Season 2006-2007

With no schools’ football being played at present, here’s a look back at schools’ football in season 2006-2007. Welcome to yet another extremely busy and successful Scottish Schools football season. I would like to thank all the clubs who provided excellent facilities for our showpiece games. Mintlaw Academy had a tremendous season winning the Girls …

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Grassroots Football Update – April 2021

In line with Scottish Government and sportscotland guidance, the SFA have set out Guidance for All for the period 5–25 April only, as well as age-related guidance for Under-12s, 12-17 year-olds and 18 years and older. The SFA have released a Return To Football route-map from 5 April – 17 May, however please be advised that this content is subject to Scottish Government guidance updates and …

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Season 2005-2006

With no schools’ football being played at present, here’s a look back at schools’ football in season 2005-2006. SSFA President – Alastair T. Borthwick Once again almost 1000 teams took part in our national 11 a side competitions. I would like to thank all the clubs who provided excellent facilities for our showpiece games. Mintlaw …

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Lending a Helping Hand in a Time of Great Need

The Scottish Schools’ F.A. works with schools to support children’s wellbeing through the medium of association football and related activities. The Association also seeks to support relevant charitable ends. Sometimes, the best way we can do this is to provide the specialist charities with some much needed additional funding. Charities, including the Scottish Schools F.A., …

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Peter Lorimer, Stobswell Secondary School, SSFA cap 1962

It was with great sadness that the Scottish Schools’ F.A. learned of the passing of yet another former schoolboy internationalist. Peter Lorimer passed away on March 20th 2021, at the age of 74. The Scotland legend first pulled on his nation’s jersey as a 15 year old while a pupil at Stobswell Secondary School, Dundee.  Lorimer, …

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SAFIB Spring Newsletter

SAFIB (or SFIB as it was first known) has been in existence since 1914 and originally consisted of the Schoolboy Football Associations of England, Scotland and Wales. Northern Ireland joined in 1935 SAFIB exists: to promote the welfare of schoolboy/schoolgirl  football’ (where young people are still in full-time education) and to regulate and control the playing of …

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