MSFA Handbook 2017-18

The Association is pleased to announce that the 2017-18 Handbook is now available to download.

This document is essential to all member schools and contains the MSFA Rules, Cup Draws and other useful information.

Printed copies of the Handbook will be sent out to those schools who have ordered them during September; in the meantime, the PDF version is available to all schools in membership. 

U18 Leagues 2017-18

The structures for the 2017-18 Under-18 Leagues and Cups have been finalised. The details of next season's arrangements are as follows:

1st XI League
Because the number of entrants for 2017-18 has reduced to 12, only four of which would naturally fit into a 'South' Division, the decision has been made to revert to a single division structure. One consequence of this move was to restructure the Fixture List so that teams play each other once, rather than home and away. The number of fixtures per school reduces from 14 to 11 although the number of unplayed matches during 2016-17 suggests that this will help a number of schools.

2nd XI League
As in previous seasons, the 2nd XI League will run with a single division, where teams play each other once.

In line with the wishes of the majority of schools, a Fixture List has been generated for all the Under-18 competitions. Dates have been set for matches in such a way as to take into account the requests made by schools to avoid specific dates but if any of these requests have been missed then schools are free to reverse fixtures or agree alternative dates provided this is communicated to MSFA in advance.

The fixtures for both divisions are available for download, as well as via the dedicated pages for each competition on this site.

2017-18 Cup Draws published

The Middlesex Schools' Football Association Cup Draws have today been published on www.msfa.co.uk.

All the fixtures can be found on the MSFA Website, enabling schools to make arrangements for the early rounds, which should be played at the beginning of the Autumn Term.

Read more: 2017-18 Cup Draws published

Competition Entries 2017-18

The Middlesex Schools' FA is delighted to announce that the entry process for the 2017-18 competitions is underway.

To ease the burden on teachers, we have made changes to the process to make it easier and quicker to complete. Schools will now select the tournaments they wish to play in by completing an online form and will then be invoiced by email after the entries have been checked and verified. This reduces the risk of schools missing out because a paper form has been lost, or not processed for payment.

The deadline for entries is Friday 23rd June 2017. The draws will then be published on msfa.co.uk on Monday 3rd July, which will hopefully assist schools to arrange matches for early in the Autumn Term.

The form has been tested on desktop and mobile devices and works well on both, which we anticipate will speed up the completion process for school staff affiliating their teams. We hope that this change is welcomed by schools and welcome any feedback. The form is available to complete by clicking below:

Middlesex Schools' FA 2017-18 affiliation and entry form for schools.