2020 Season complete

Season 2020 has now been fully completed.
 
Huge thanks to the players, clubs, refs and everyone who followed guidelines to make sure this was possible.
 
All players within the league have now completed 2020 season and are free to register for the 2021 season.
 
Plan is to commence the new season first week in September and exact dates will be confirmed by committee soon.
 
Enjoy the break and we will see you all back in September.

Season started 12th June 2021

 Season completed 11th July 2021

 Games Played – 145

 Teams involved – 70

 Number of players – 1200

 9 Leagues completed in Full (4 x U17, 4 x U18 and 1 x U19)

 3 League Cups Completed (1 x U17, 1 x U18, 1 x U19)

Munster Youth Cup

Note: Teams U17 and U18 can enter the Munster Youth Cup. 

Please find below the entry forms for the 2021-2022 Munster Youth cup. All teams wishing to enter this year’s competitions must fill out the attached form only. There is no entry fee for this year’s competition if you entered and paid for the 2020-2021 provincial competitions. If it is a new entry then the fee must come with the entry form. Any team not wishing to enter this years competition and where entered into the 2020-2021 competition must apply for a refund to the MFA Administrator Barry Cotter by email only munsterfasoccer@gmail.com

Can I ask that you notify all your clubs of all of the above and note that the closing date for all entries is 30th July 2021. All forms must be sent by post only, address is on the form. 

An U19 Provincial Competition as previously corresponded will be looked at over the coming weeks and I will be in correspondence with all leagues before the end of the month to see if the numbers are there to run this competition.

Should you have any questions or queries on the above please feel free to contact me at any time.

Youth Cup Form 2021-2022

 

FAI U17 & Youth Cup Entry

Clubs,

Please be advised that entry for the FAI Centenary Under 17 and Youth Cup 2021/2022 has now opened. The closing date for entries for this competition is August 6th, 2021. Due to the timelines, we will be unable to accept any entries past this date.

Please see provisional fixture (weekending) dates for this competition below.

Competition Preliminary Round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
FAI New Balance U17 Cup 12/09/2021 03/10/2021 24/10/2021 14/11/2021 30/01/2022 20/02/2022 27/03/2022 24/04/2022

 

Competition Preliminary Round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
FAI New Balance Youth Cup 19/09/2021 10/10/2021 07/11/2021 28/11/2021 23/01/2022 13/02/2022 20/03/2022 17/04/2022

 

For club secretaries, please see the below link to competition entry and instructions.

FAI Centenary Under 17 Cup 2021/2022 Entry Form

FAI Centenary Youth Cup 2021/2022 Entry Form

Please follow the above link and provide all information requested. It is the responsibility of the club secretary to review all answers and make sure all information is clear and accurate.

Upon completion of the form, you will press submit and will be brought to a new page with receipt of your submission. On this page there is a link which will bring you to the payment page. Please follow this payment link and click register to provide the remaining information before lastly providing bank card details. The cost of entry for the years competition is €15.

FAInet Webinars

The FAInet team are now running a series of Webinars for any club or league to log into to get familiar with the Player Registration Process.

 

Webinar 1: Monday 17th May > https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/fainet-open-webinar-1-player-registrations-tickets-154421052525

Webinar 2: Thursday 20th May > https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/fainet-open-webinar-2-player-registrations-tickets-154428899997

Webinar 3: Monday 24th May > https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/fainet-open-webinar-3-player-registrations-tickets-154429533893

Webinar 4: Thursday 27th May > https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/fainet-open-webinar-4-player-registrations-tickets-154429965183

Webinar 5: Wednesday 2nd June > https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/fainet-open-webinar-5-player-registrations-tickets-154430161771

The idea is you can log into any of the webinars that suit, The process is the exact same so feel free to attend any of the evenings. All Webinars are scheduled for a 7:30pm Start.

To sign up, please visit 1 of the 5 links to the Eventbrite & complete the registration. You will then be given a link to the FAInet Webinar hosted through Microsoft teams (you will be able to open this for free on your web browser on the night).

The below is an overview of what the webinar will run through, they are free & we welcome anyone who is unsure of the registration process or maybe who need’s refreshing to join in.

All FAInet webinar participants will follow along as the FAInet team takes them through a real time presentation of the below. A live questions and answers text box will be available and visible to all participants.

  1. Introduction to the FAInet System
  2. Overview of FAI Rule Part C Rule 1.2 Eligibility Rule
  3. How to complete the Step 1 Process – Registration of a Brand-New Player (First Issue) & Transfer of a Player (Free Agent/In-season)
  4. How to Check the Applications you have submitted to the League.
  5. How to Create Squads on FAInet for the  2021 Calendar Season or the 2021/22 Winter Season.
  6. How to Assign Players to a Squad.
  7. Users will learn how to generate a Batch Registration Form & Filtered form
  8. Users will learn how to upload a Completed Registration form in compliance with FAI Rule Part C Rule 1.2
  9. In addition, users will be given a Question & Answer Session to cover any additional queries and additional functions that are available on FAInet.

Webinar Rules

  1. Please input your Club & Name as Username when asking a Question
  2. Please keep questions on topic and related to FAInet
  3. Please be respectful of other attendees and the people presenting the webinar

 

Return to Play Statement

In line with the recent FAI return to play protocol which allows matches to return from June 07th and pending FAI/MFA approval, the Cork Youth League are stating our intention to complete the current season throughout the month of June.
The objective of the Cork Youth League has always been to ensure the young players have access to football regardless of ability or level and we believe this new format ensures all those who wish to return to play, can.
All clubs will be emailed directly with details of the new reduced game format and are asked to confirm if they wish to participate on or before Friday 14th May to fixture secreaty James Fogarty via email only cyfixtures@gmail.com.

Safe return To Play

Its great to see underage teams back training this weekend and we wish everyone a safe and enjoyable return.

To ensure we can continue to train and return to normal service all clubs are asked to ensure everyone within the club is familial with the requirements for safe return to play.

See some of the queries form the recent FAI Covid 19 Webinar and details for club compliance below.

Club Compliance Details

FAI COVID-19 Webinar FAQs

UCC Scholarship Application now live

UCC have been in contact with the league to let us know that there Soccer Scholarship Programme is now open for application.
 
We at UCC recognize that many talented players want to combine both academics and sport. Our Scholarship programme allows you to peruse both.
 
UCC offer soccer scholarships annually to both male and female students. The final date for application is August 31, 2021 when applying to study at UCC this September 2021. The application is online.
Below is the link to start the application process for September 2021.
 
https://uccsport.submit.com//show/87

Merry Christmas

At this time we wish we had more information to give to you but for now none of us know when current regulations will be lifted and we can return to play, safely.
 
The only message we have for you now is Happy Christmas to all our clubs, players, coaches, parents and sponsors and a Happy new Year.
 
We hope to see you all back at pitches across the country as soon as it is safe to do so!