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Shaymen scoop Team of the Year award

THIS year’s IFA Team of the Year 2018 is awarded to AFC Halifax. The Team of the Year is one of the most prestigious awards to win within the IFA, having been voted for by the other teams. First introduced in 1998, the award is presented at the end of every IFA season to the […]

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2018/19 League and Cup entries open

ENTRIES for the 2018/19 IFA League and Cup competitions are now open.  All teams are welcome to enter, the form must be completed before games can count towards either competition. A reminder that the General IFA rules, the IFA League rules, the IFA Cup rules and the IFA Spirit must be shared with all managers, […]

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Football Manager to sponsor Worldnet and Big Tam Vets

The IFA are pleased to announce FOOTBALL MANAGER as the headline sponsor for the forthcoming Worldnet and Big Tam Vets tournaments, which take place at the University of Nottingham’s Riverside Sports Complex on the weekend of the 6th-8th July. The two-day knockout tournaments mark the end of one IFA season and the start of another. […]

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WorldNet 2018 – Entries Still Open

Our WorldNet and BigTamVets tournaments return this July with the tournament taking place once again at the University of Nottingham’s Riverside Sports Complex on the weekend of the 6th-8th July. The IFA British Cup Final will take place on the Friday evening at the David Ross Sports Village to kick-off the weekend footballing extravaganza, before […]

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WorldNet & BigTamVets 2018 – Earlybird Entry Extended!

Our WorldNet and BigTamVets tournaments return this July with the tournament taking place once again at the University of Nottingham’s Riverside Sports Complex on the weekend of the 6th-8th July. Entry costs for this year’s tournament have been maintained as previous year’s costs, and after feedback from a number of teams, we have extended the […]

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WorldNet & BigTamVets 2018 Announced

We are pleased to announce the provisional details for this year’s IFA WorldNet and BigTamVets competition, which will be held at Nottingham University’s Riverside Sports Complex on the weekend of 7th and 8th of July 2018. Prices have been maintained, along with the earlybird discount, despite a rise in costs at the university and the […]

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IFA teams lead the way in Check-a-trade boycott

THE IFA has always taken pride in seeing it’s teams get involved in the issues of the day that affect football supporters, especially those who travel big distances to see their teams play. Last season, many fans stayed away from Football League Checkatrade Trophy games in protest at the EFL’s changes to the competition, particularly […]

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IFA Challenge Cup – 1st round draw made

THE draw for the first round of this season’s IFA Challenge Cup was made at the weekend. 25 IFA teams will be criss-crossing the UK in search of cup glory, which means 7 teams were drawn with a bye to the Second Round. The deadline for Round 1 matches to be played is the first […]

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BigTamVets Draw – Day 2

The draw for the BigTamVets 2017 Day 2 is below: 10:00   Game Number Prelim Pitch V1 Halifax Vets Bye   V2 Portsmouth Vets Bye   V3 Bury Vets Brentford Vets G V4 Stockport Vets Airdrie H V5 Pompey OAP Oxford Vets J V6 Peterborough Ipswich Vets K V7 Everton Vets Watford Vets L V8 […]

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WorldNet 2017 – Day Two Draw

The WorldNet 2017 draw for Day 2 is below. As per usual IFA format for the knockout phase, a 10 minute Golden Goal period will apply if the scores are level at the end of the 30 minute period. If scores are still level after the 10 minute period, the match will be decided by […]

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