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IFA WorldNet & BigTamVets 2021 – Entries Now Open

We are delighted to confirm entry details for IFA WorldNet & BigTamVets 2021, which will take place on the 16th-18th July 2021 at University of Nottingham Riverside Sports Complex. The weekend will kick off on the Friday night with the 2021 IFA British Cup final before a celebration of 25 years of WorldNet in the […]

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2020/21 IFA League Season – Restart Date & Covid-19 Update

We are now in a position where we can announce that the IFA League will restart, subject to any changes to government guidance relating to grassroots sports, on the weekend commencing 3rd October 2020, with the season ending on Saturday 26th June 2021. The safety and well-being of our participants and their families remains our […]

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Covid-19 latest – IFA season 2020/21

The IFA continues to monitor both the latest government advice and updates from the professional football world, as we move slowly towards a start date for the 2020/21 IFA season. With differing advice currently in place on either side of the border, the 2020/21 IFA league season will not commence until such time as teams […]

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Shellsuit James

Everyone at the IFA is saddened to hear about the passing of James Hamilton, aka Shellsuit James, who was a member of the Airdrie team. A regular face in the Bod Bar in the Leeds Worldnet era and a Swally stalwart for many years, there was never a dull moment when he was about. RIP […]

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Top Hatters Ranked Best Amongst Their Peers!

Hatters FFC, the IFA supporters team representing Luton Town, have been awarded the coveted IFA Team of the Year award. The award recognises teams that represent themselves, the team they support and the IFA in the correct spirit over the course of the season.  Forty-five teams took part in the IFA League last season, and […]

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IFA Team of the Year 2020 – Voting now open

Voting is now open for the IFA Team of the Year 2020 Please follow this link to submit your vote: IFA Team of the Year 2020 – Voting Best of luck to all teams!

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IFA Announcement 28th May 2020 – WorldNet / BigTamVets / IFA League Season

We are saddened to announce to the IFA community that our flagship events, WorldNet and BigTamVets, have been cancelled for 2020 due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. This cancellation, the first of it’s kind since WorldNet began in 1996, is in-line with government advice and has been made in conjunction with our hosts at the […]

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Covid-19 Pandemic – Update from the IFA Committee 3rd April

In line with today’s announcement by the professional game in England, we can confirm that all IFA activity in the UK remains suspended until further notice. This is an ongoing situation and decisions regarding any continuation of the IFA season will be made in due course. The health of all of our participants and their […]

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WorldNet & BigTamVets 2020 – Coronavirus Update

Update regarding Football Manager WorldNet and BigTamVets 2020, in association with Copa90. We are obviously concerned with the developments on the unprecedented Coronavirus outbreak across the world and want to give all entrants an update as to our current position. Plans remain in place regarding this year’s event and we continue to work on making […]

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Attention for all IFA League teams: IFA League to be Suspended due to COVID-19

Updated 23rd March 2020 13:00 Due to the unprecedented nature of the current crisis with the COVID-19 virus in the UK and beyond, the IFA Committee today has agreed to extend the current suspension of the IFA season in line with national football authorities in England and Scotland provisionally until Saturday 1st May. We had […]

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