The formation of a new inclusive structured league - “FOOTBALL FOR ALL”

“FOOTBALL FOR ALL”

FORMATION OF A NEW STRUCTURED LEAGUE

Ethos:

TO RUN SIMILAR & AS CLOSE TO THE ‘MAINSTREAM LEAGUES’ SSG Format:

FUN FOR ALL

PLAYERS COME FIRST

PARTICIPATION

INCLUSIVE TOURNAMENTS

“FOOTBALL FOR ALL”

FORMATION OF A NEW STRUCTURED LEAGUE

Ethos:

TO RUN SIMILAR & AS CLOSE TO THE ‘MAINSTREAM LEAGUES’ SSG Format:

FUN FOR ALL

PLAYERS COME FIRST

PARTICIPATION

INCLUSIVE TOURNAMENTS

Format:

NON-TROPHY FOOTBALL:

For the provisional season FEB 2020 to end June

CURRENT CLUBS IN THE DUBLIN/LEINSTER REGION: 14

AGE GROUPS:

U6 to u10

U11 to u13

U14 to u16.

LEAGUE: 4 to 6 teams in each division in the different groups.

GRADING:

Teams to be graded on initial advice from clubs

Teams can be moved/switched from division if either too strong/weak.

DURATION & FORMAT OF GAMES:

U6 to u10 - 4 x 6 mins in a 5-aside format

U11 to u13 - 4 x 10mins in a 7- aside format

U14 to u16 - 2 X 25mins in a 9-aside format

INITIAL SEASON:

Proposal to begin in FEB/MAR 2020 with one fixture every 2 weeks to the end of June 2020.

LEAGUE SET UP:

Under FAI/DDSL

BENEFITS FROM FAI/DDSL LEAGUE:

FAI Coaches already trained & in place - to help where needed

Structures already in place with both FAI/DDSL

Regulations already in place with DDSL

Insurance

Fixtures to be set by DDSL/Mick Kennedy

Fixtures will be included with DDSL fixtures on the website/Facebook page and The Herald

Approx. 140 DDSL clubs....1,900 teams,

To encourage DDSL Clubs to enter teams into a new “Football for All’ league

Either for the interim season March 2020, or the standard season starting in September 2020.

MIXED MINI WORLD CUP TOURNAMENTS:

To organise 4/5 tournaments over the season in different locations - one been Abbotstown.

NOTE: PROVISIONAL LEAGUES....FEEDBACK FROM ALL CLUBS/COACHES/PARENTS THROUGH-OUT FIRST SEASON SO WE HAVE CORRECT FORMAT IN PLACE FOR SEPT 2020.

For further information please contact Mick Kennedy at

michael@sfkennedylowe.com

Mobile: 086 2669311

27/10/2019 16:08