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WorldNet & BigTamVets 2021 – Team Registration Now Live

Team Registration for WorldNet & BigTamVets 2021 As a reminder, all attendees MUST follow the IFA Covid-19 code of behaviour at all times which must be circulated to all participants. This is available here: https://www.internetfootball.org.uk/general-ifa-rules/ifa-covid-19-code-of-behaviour/ All attendees MUST complete a Lateral Flow test for Covid-19 before arrival and no earlier than 15.7.21, which MUST produce a Negative […]

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WorldNet & BigTamVets 2021 – Entry Still Open

Following the recent government announcements, we are delighted that it looks like WorldNet and BigTamVets 2021 will be returning as planned to Nottingham this July over the weekend of 16th-18th July 2021 at University of Nottingham’s Riverside Sports Complex. This year’s event will mark 25 years of WorldNet since it’s inception in 1996, and we’re […]

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Midweek matches

Following a request from two members of the IFA this week, the committee has decided to allow midweek matches to take place for the remainder of then 2021/22 season, once we get back underway on Friday 2nd April. Once covid-19 restrictions are fully lifted, we will return to the traditional Saturday’s only format, unless agreed […]

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Resumption of the IFA League – Update for all teams

We are all pleased to hear the recent government announcement and have stepped up plans for IFA football to resume from the beginning of April in-line with the government timetable. However, due to the situation in Scotland, it has been decided that in the interests of fairness the IFA British League will be voided for […]

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IFA League season to re-start

Following the announcement of the end of national lockdown in England, we’re pleased to confirm that the IFA League season will re-start on Saturday 5th December. As a result of the guidelines released last week, only teams in tier 1 or 2 of the Covid-19 restrictions for England will be able to play matches and […]

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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 in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic. Following last weekend’s announcement regarding lockdown in England, coupled with the existing suspension of adult grass roots football in Scotland, the IFA 2020/21 season will be suspended until further notice. The IFA […]

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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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