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New look IFA website now live

THANKS for visiting the IFA website and checking out our new look for the 2016/17 season. Please browse the various links for lots of information about the IFA, its aims and history, as well as our current competitions.

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New season – Registration Open

REGISTRATION for the new IFA season is now open and all clubs must complete the registration form linked below before their matches can count for any of our competitions. IFA 2016/17 REGISTRATION FORM  

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WorldNET feedback survey now on-line

WITH memories of last weekend’s WorldNET still fresh, the organising committee are currently seeking feedback which will be vital in making plans for the 2017 edition of the IFA’s flagship event. Discussions around the possibility of moving venue, re-linking the open age and vets tournaments and accommodation are all taking place. The committee is also hoping to […]

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WorldNET wins for Preston and Bury A

Another memorable WorldNET tournament drew to a close on Sunday, with Preston taking the spoils for the second season in a row after an eventful 4-2 win against Runcorn Linnets in Sunday’s final. Bury A beat Darlington 2-1 with a golden goal in extra time. Congratulations to all winners and thanks to all teams who […]

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Worldnet 2016 is almost here..

DESCRIBED by some as ‘Football Christmas’, the IFA’s flagship tournament WorldNET takes place this coming weekend, at the University of Central Lancashire Sports Arena in Preston. With 29 teams from across the UK and 1 from France taking part, a festival of IFA football is guaranteed, as old friends and new meet up. The tournament opens […]

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Burnsy honoured with top scorer award

The IFA committee has decided to honour Rotherham striker Steve Burns, who sadly passed away recently . A new ‘Top Scorer at Worldnet’ award, to be named after the Millers’ goal machine., will be introduced starting at this year’s tournament which takes place this weekend. Steve was a prolific goalscorer for the Internet Millers in the early […]

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Toffees take home the spoils

Everton became the 5th team to win the Big Tam Vets, the first of the IFA’s annual WorldNET tournaments, by beating Bradford by the single goal in yesterday’s final at Weetwood Hall in Leeds. Everton’s triumph was their first in 18 years of playing in either of the end of season events, while 2013 winners Bradford […]

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Vets ready to roll in Leeds

The first of this year’s annual WorldNET tournaments, the Big Tam Vets, kicks off in Leeds this weekend, July 16/17. This will be the ninth edition of the Vets tournament, which carries the nickname of Neil Love, a larger than life character who played for Airdrie in the early years of WorldNET. 15 teams will […]

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IFA Cup – 2016/17 entries still open..

A gentle reminder for all IFA teams that the deadline for entering the IFA Cup for the 2016/17 season is fast approaching. All registered IFA teams are welcome to enter and need to email the IFA list, confirming their team name and adherence to the following.. 1: You understand the draw is national from round 1. You may […]

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Worldnet 2016 draw and schedule confirmed..

The draw for this year’s Worldnet tournament has been made and the schedule is confirmed. Pitch numbers are in brackets. GROUP A: 10:30 (3): AFC Wimbledon A v Darlington 11:15 (4): Peterborough v Bury A 12:00 (5): Grimsby v AFC Wimbledon A 12:45 (6): Darlington v Peterborough 13:30 (7): Bury A v Grimsby 14:15 (8): […]

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