FA Publish Mini Soccer and Futsal Handbook

Posted: August 16, 2018 | Announcements | , , , , , ,

The FA have released a new handbook designed to benefit young players and coaches involved in Mini Soccer and Futsal. The handbook is available to download below and is designed:

 –          To update the Mini Soccer laws of the game and add in new optional laws that have been approved via the Leagues Pilot Scheme

–          To encourage Mini Soccer and Youth Leagues to embed Futsal into their offer

–          To raise awareness of Futsal and the benefits of Futsal to young players and to educate people on the laws of Futsal

–          To promote the need to create a player centred environment providing the very best introduction to the game

We hope this compliments our recent welcome to mini soccer event and its of use. For any other Mini Soccer questions our Mini Soccer coordinator Paul Chamberlain will be happy to help.

Download Here

Futsal Deadline Extended

Posted: August 2, 2018 | Announcements

The deadline to register for Futsal for next season has been extended until 21/08/18 to give all teams a chance to respond over the summer holiday period. This is a great opportunity for teams to try something new and for coaches to gain a qualification free of charge.

All matches will be played at Oak Park Leisure Centre in Walsall Wood, on Friday evenings between 7pm and 9.30pm.

We have kept cost to a minimum of £20 per team per week (£2.50 per player).

As part of the deal, all accepted teams will have one free coaching place on a Level One Futsal course that will take place on 7th and 14th September between 6pm and 9pm (times to be confirmed).

The six-week block will contain friendly matches and a competitive element at the end of the block.

We can only accommodate 8 teams per age group.

To register, please send an email response to Clyde Redfern stating Age Group, Team Name, Coaches Name, Email and Telephone Number. 

We hope this will be of interest to many teams, but please make sure you can fulfil all of the required dates if you apply.

Sin Bin for 18/19 Season

Posted: July 31, 2018 | Announcements

WJYFL, along with all other youth leagues in Staffordshire, will be introducing Sin Bin’s for the coming season for all age groups (U7 to U17).

THE SIN BIN WILL ONLY BE FOR PLAYER ACTS OF DISSENT.  A training session for ALL team mangers, coaches and any other club officials will be held on Thursday 16th August 2018 at Wolverhampton University, (Walsall Campus, off Broadway) in Samuel Johnson Lecture Theatre from 7.30 pm until 8.30 pm.  The session will be led by staff from Staffordshire FA with WJYFL committee members in attendance.

All teams must have a representative at the meeting. If a manager or coach is unable to attend, please arrange for someone to attend on their behalf.

Sin Bin Training Session

Posted: July 20, 2018 | Announcements

For the attention of all WJYFL Referees for 2018/19 – Staffs FA are holding a ‘Sin Bin’ training session on Sunday 22nd July at 10.00 a.m.  All Referees are encouraged to attend as this is being implemented in 2018/19 season. Venue is the 3g Pitch, Walsall Campus, University of Wolverhampton, Broadway, Walsall. WS1 3HF.  Please confirm attendance with our new Referees Secretary: Alistair Smith (

Please also send completed Referee application forms to Alistair for processing.
We look forward to seeing you on Sunday morning.

Whole Game Registration Drop-in

Posted: July 13, 2018 | Announcements

We are holding a ‘Whole Game Registration Drop-In‘ session for all Club Officials on Tuesday 17th July from 7.00 p.m. until 9.00 p.m.   Venue:  Conference Room, Sports Centre, Walsall Campus, University of Wolverhampton.    Representatives from Staffs FA and WJYFL will be in attendance to assist and give advice on registering players.  You will need to bring a laptop or tablet and all of the paperwork you need to register your players onto the system.  Photographs of players will need to be saved onto your device in order to upload them to the Whole Game System.

Cup Finals and Presentations

Posted: May 20, 2018 | Announcements

Our next cup finals are the U15’s Robert Eccleston Cup (Monday 21st May 2018 – KO 7.30 p.m.) and the U16’s Buller Cup (Tuesday 22nd May 2018 – KO 7.45 p.m.).    Both are being held at Walsall Football Club, Banks’s Stadium, Bescot, Walsall.   The teams are Bilbrook Juniors North and New Park Village Football Academy (U15’s), Lane Head Scorpions and Continental Star (U16’s).    League presentations will be taking place during the evening (teams concerned have been contacted) .   Entrance is only £1.00 for all adults, children under the age of 16 are free of charge if accompanied with an adult.   Please come along to support the teams and enjoy a great night of grassroots football, everyone welcome.   Hot and cold refreshments will be available.

Cup Final

Posted: May 14, 2018 | Announcements

Walsall Wood Saints 10 v FC Perton Pride 4
Congratulations to both teams who played in the U13’s Howard Fullelove Shield final on 13th May.   It was an exciting and competitive final played in the true spirit of grassroots football.  Both teams were supported by a large number of spectators.  Congratulations also go to the teams who attended to collect their League awards – well done to all of you.   Thanks go to the University of Wolverhampton, Howard Fullelove for presenting his shield and to our officials: Callum Boulton, William Bartlett and Alex Jackson.

U13’s Howard Fullelove Shield

Posted: May 11, 2018 | Announcements |

Our next cup final is the U13’s Howard Fullelove Shield on Sunday 13th May 2018.  The teams are FC Perton Pride and Walsall Wood Saints. Venue is Wolverhampton University (Walsall Campus, Broadway, Walsall, WS1 3BD) and KO is at 3.00 p.m. League presentations will also be taking place during the afternoon.   Entrance if free for everyone so please come along and support the teams.  Hot and cold refreshments will be available.

Bentley West 6 May

Posted: May 5, 2018 | Announcements

The league have just been informed that the Council have let us down with the grass cutting at Bentley West 9 v 9 Centre.
The games will go ahead and we apologise in advance for the long grass in certain places.

Mini Soccer

Posted: May 2, 2018 | Announcements | , , , , , ,

Just a reminder that there are no mini soccer fixtures this bank holiday weekend.