Applications Open For 2020-2021 Season
Applications are open to join Walsall Junior Youth Football League for the 2020/2021 season. We know how difficult last season was for everybody and as such have done our upmost to offer reduced rates for teams from last season. The cost for teams that participated in WJYL 19/20 will be a reduced rate of £25 per team, while the cost for new teams will be £50 per team. Our aim as always is to make our league as inclusive as possible and we’d encourage any teams with specific concerns to contact us.
If you require further information please contact Alberta Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07958 536 532 (after 6pm only).
Obviously there is a lot going on in the football world today and people are concerned about grassroots games. As is correct we’ll be lead by Government and FA guidance which is rapidly changing. Currently there is no advice to suspend grassroots games in England and unless that advice changes we will play this weekends fixtures with a strong emphasis that Govt guidelines on hand washing and fist/elbow bumps be followed. Please check and follow all rules on self isolation and ensure anyone showing symptoms follows NHS advice.
With that said, we know there will be huge strength of feeling and some will not want to play. Our league is created to provide a safe environment for families who want to play football to do so. We think it’s only right that if any team/referee/player/parent decides they would rather stay away then they should have the freedom to make that decision without any negative consequences. As is always the case participation in our games is a choice and as things currently stand we believe the correct thing to do is to make it clear that nobody will face sanction for choosing not to participate. If your team decide they do not wish to play please NOTIFY ALL OF THE FOLLOWING BY MIDDAY ON SATURDAY 14th MARCH AT THE LATEST:
3. Fixture Secretary
4. Age Group Secretary
We can then attempt to rearrange games (where possible) and update the fixtures ASAP (keep an eye on fixtures for late changes). The purpose of any fines is to discourage teams from turning up to find that their opposition hasn’t bothered. This is obviously disrespectful and irresponsible.
We’ll do our very best to keep you all updated via the normal channels (Facebook/Web/Email), please do not inundate us with messages. This situation is changing rapidly so please monitor not only our channels but also the current NHS and Govt advice which is available below.
2020 Cup Finals Announced
We’re pleased to announce our cup final dates and venues for the 2020 season:
Brewood Tournament 2020
Rushall Olympic Football Camp February Half Term
Pelsall Villa Colts Festival Of Football – Junior Football Tournament 22/23 August 2020
Coaches CPD event at Rushall Olympic – How we coach
Hosted on Wednesday 22 January 2020, learners will discover more about how their behaviours influence players, training sessions and their own personal development along the coaching pathway. The course is set to get underway at 6:30pm and is expected to run until 9pm.
Specifically, the workshop will allow coaches to learn how to manage differences between players, cope with mistakes, and how to adapt approaches for players’ individual needs, whilst working closely with Staffordshire FA tutors.
It will also highlight the importance of regularly reflecting on coaching behaviours and how effective they are at installing a positive environment at training and on matchdays.
To book a place on the workshop, please follow the link below.
Brownhills Colts U11 Players Wanted
We are currently looking for new players with match/league experience for all positions to join our established team. We are a friendly group with a good team ethic and we train on a Thursday. if interested please contact Lisa (team admin) on 07941624708
Walsall Junior Youth League Friday Futsal League 2019/20
Walsall Junior Youth League Friday Futsal League 2019/20
The Walsall Junior Youth Football League and Staffordshire FA are working in partnership with Birmingham Futsal Club in order to offer opportunities for Grassroots teams within the Walsall Junior Youth Football League and surrounding leagues to play futsal.
We are delighted to join with Birmingham Futsal Club to utilise their expertise and contacts. There will be opportunities for players to engage with Birmingham Futsal Club in a variety of ways during the season.Teams must be a affiliated as a Football Team with a County FA in order to be eligible to play in this league.
Primarily this will be taking place at Oak Park Active Living Centre in Walsall Wood on Friday evenings, however should there be low numbers at an age group then some ages may be relocated to The Sports hall, Walsall Campus, Wolverhampton University, to ensure that there are enough teams to run a competition.The deadline for the expression of interest is Monday 30th September.
An induction evening for coaches (compulsory a representative from the team attends) will be held on Friday 4th October (at Oak Park – time tbc) and the first week of Futsal will be Friday 11th October.
The League for each age group will run for a minimum of 8 weeks and will cost £25 for a 40 minute fixture, there will be 2 kick off times a night, one will be around 6pm, the other around 7pm.
We will be offering a Futsal L1 coaching course – time and date tbc, this will not be a requirement to start playing.
The League has been supported by funding through the Football Foundation.
Simply complete the form below if your team are interested:
League Meeting 5th September For All Teams
Mini Soccer Briefing with a Welcome to Football from Staffs FA – Paul Chamberlain has already sent out details on this.
9v9 & 11v11 Briefing together with Respect Marshall Training from Staffs FA at 7.30 p.m.
Assistant Referee training delivered by our Referee Secretary along with Staffs FA. Slots can be booked for this by contacting Alistair our referee secretary at – email@example.com this training will be between 7pm & 9pm.