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Ahead of the weekend, we look at a heart-warming story from the 2006 Irvine Meadow boys, who made a fantastic charitable gesture yesterday.
 
On 22nd March it was World Down’s Syndrome Day, which aims to raise awareness of the condition that affects 60,000 people across the United Kingdom.
 
The 2006 Irvine Meadow boys decided that they wanted to help bring our attention to the cause, and did so by donating an impressive £200 to the Down’s Syndrome Scotland Ayrshire branch yesterday.
 
A great show of the young boys character, which is not the first time the boys have decided to donate to a local organisation, showing that there are bigger things in life than football.
 
Last night, a representative from the Ayrshire branch attended the boys training with her son to receive the cheque.
 
It is with great gestures like this that we remember to help those around us who need it most, and the 2006 Irvine Meadow boys exemplify that attitude. 
 
Read more about Downs Syndrome Scotland @ https://www.dsscotland.org.uk
 
 
How do you spend your week off... A sunny beach in Spain? A cultural visit to France? The bright lights of the Big Apple? YFS Media Team duo Kieran Green and Ryan Rowe have decided to go for something a little bit different. Substitute Barcelona for Balmoor, Paris for Pittodrie and New York for New Douglas Park and you'll be along the right lines.
 
Starting on Monday, they will set off on a road trip visiting all 42 SPFL club stadiums in just a few days. Not content with that, they're hoping to visit a local youth club in each of the areas too. If you'd like to add your club to their map, all we require from you is a club representative to meet them at your home pitch, and pose for a photo with a club scarf/shirt/merchandise. Fill out the form below and if they can visit you, they'll be back in touch.

YFS wishes Kieran and Ryan the very best for their adventure. To donate to their chosen charity, click here.
 
Name*
Position at club:*
Phone:*
Email:*
Club:*
Home Pitch Postcode:*
Why should Kieran & Ryan pick your club?*
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 13:04

YFS board member vacancy (unpaid)

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Youth Football Scotland is an ambitious, award winning social enterprise, that has been established for seven years. To assist the organisation's growth, we are looking to appoint two additional board members. We are especially keen to hear from people with expertise in business, finance, commercial/sales, marketing and education. However, all applications wil be considered on their own merits.

This role is unpaid and requires the minimum commitment of one evening per month, to attend YFS's board meetings in Edinburgh.
 
If you are interested in joining our board please send a brief note to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. explaining what you could bring to the organisation.
 
Thursday, 28 December 2017 17:36

Jamie Skinner Goal of the Season - Final 2016/17

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It's time! The final of the Jamie Skinner Foundation Goal of the Season, with Colin Campbell Sports, is here. The vote will be split 50/50 - 50% public vote and 50% a panel consisting of players from SPFL & SWPL1 clubs. Watch the 12 contenders in the video below...
 
 
 
You can vote using the following methods:

Facebook
Click here and follow the instructions to cast your vote.

Twitter
Click here and retweet the goal of the your choice.

SMS 
To follow

Web Voting
To follow
Monday, 04 September 2017 12:41

SFA Youth Cup 2017/18 - Round One Results

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(Photo credit: Whitehill Welfare FC)
 
The results are in from the majority of the Scottish FA Youth Cup's first round ties. They are as follows:
 
Northern Section
Inverurie Loco Works 2-2 Nairn County (Inverurie win 4-1 on pens)
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 6-1 Banks O’Dee
Deveronvale 2-1 Formartine United 
Lossiemouth v Keith (TBC)
Ross County 10-0 Elgin City
 
Central Section
Albion Rovers 1-1 Clyde  (Albion win 6-5 on pens)
Cowdenbeath 2-3 Whitehill Welfare
Dundee v Raith Rovers (tie still to be played)
East Kilbride 4-1 Airdrieonians
 
Southern Section
Stranraer 4-3 Mid-Annandale
Bonnyton Thistle 0-1 Selkirk
 
The second round draw has already been made. Click here to view it.
Thursday, 03 August 2017 19:24

COMPETITION: Win an animated club badge video

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Would you like a personalised animated club badge video (like the one below)? These videos are made to fit as Facebook page cover videos and also double up as a professional intro for any videos about the club. To enter, simply fill out the short form below. The winner will be selected on Wednesday 9th August and will have their video in time for the new season.
 
 
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Monday, 24 July 2017 22:17

Dana Cup 2017 - Media Hub

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Youth Football Scotland is in Denmark this week to follow the fortunes of Clyde SOF, Clachnacuddin FC, Elite FC, Monifieth Athletic, Newbattle HS and West End Thistle, as they take on opposition from around the globe at the Dana Cup. Stay tuned to this page and the YFS social media channels for photos and videos from the teams matches, in addition to exclusive interviews from behind the scenes. If you'd like to enquire about the Dana experience in 2018, click here to get first refusal on the early bird supersaver rates.
 
 
Photo galleries by team:
 
Featured content:
 
Coverage by day:
 
Monday
 
Tuesday
Elite FC 0-6 Tucuman CF 1 (U12s) | Photo Gallery
Newbattle HS 1-0 Gullhaug IL (U16s) | Photo Gallery
Clachnacuddin FC 5-2 Hisøy IL (U17s)
West End Thistle 0-0 Tucuman CF 2 (U12s) | Photo Gallery
Monfieth Athletic 0-7 Flint Tønsberg IL (U16s)
Clyde SOF 0-5 Rælingen FK (U14s)
Clachnacuddin FC 1-0 Dybvad BK (U17s) | Photo Gallery
Elite FC 2-2 Skedsmo FK (U12s) | Photo Gallery | Video Highlight
Newbattle HS 2-0 Vestnes Varfjell IL (U16s)
 
Wednesday
West End Thistle 5-3 Hakadal IL (U12s) 
Monifieth Athletic 2-2 Clausenengen FK (U16s) Photo Gallery | Video Highlight
Clyde SOF 2-0 Nymark IL (U14s) | Photo Gallery | Video Highlight | Interview
Clachnacuddin FC 3-1 Gneist IL (U17s)
Elite FC 3-1 Gneist Hjellestad IL (U12s) | Video Highlight
Newbattle HS 1-1 Midtbygdens IL (U16s)
West End Thistle 0-1 Fyllingsdalen FK (U12s) | Photo Gallery
Monifieth Athletic 3-0 Madla IL (U16s)
Clyde SOF 0-1 Kvinesdal IL (U14s) | Photo Gallery
 
Thursday
Newbattle HS 1-3 Vrå-Børglum IF (U16s) | Photo Gallery
Clyde SOF 3-0 Sandnes Ulf (U16s)
Monfieth Athletic 1-0 Tromsø IL (U14s)
West End Thistle 1-3 Victoria Wrzesnia (U12s) | Photo Gallery
Elite FC 5-0 Pieta Hotspurs (U12s) | Photo Gallery | Video Highlight | Interview
Clachnacuddin FC 3-1 SC Olve (U17s) Photo Gallery | Video Highlight | Interview
Clyde SOF 0-1 Lunds BK (U14s) | Photo Gallery
Elite FC 3-0 Football Academy of Banga (U12s) | Photo Gallery | Video Highlight
Clachnacuddin FC 1-0 Hjørring IF-VFF (U17s) | Video Highlight
Monfieith Athletic 1-2 Strømmen IF (U16s) | Photo Gallery
 
Friday
Elite FC 4-0 Hisøy IL (U12s) | Photo Gallery | Live Playback | Video Highlight
Clachnacuddin FC 2-1 Egersunds IK (U17s) | Photo Gallery | Video Highlight
Elite FC 3-0 Castelldefels UE (U12s) | Photo Gallery | Video Highlight | Interview | Live Playback
Elite FC 2-3 Victoria Wrzesnia (U12s) | Photo Gallery | Video Highlight
Clachnacuddin FC 0-3 Gneist IL (U17s) | Photo Gallery
 
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 17:13

Barcelona Easter Tournament 2017 - Media Hub

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Youth Football Scotland is in Barcelona this week to follow the fortunes of Bonnyton Thistle, Deveronvale, Lewis United, Milton Rovers & Westdyke CC, as they take on opposition from around the globe at the Barcelona Easter Tournament. Stay tuned to this page and the YFS social media channels for photos and videos from the teams matches, in addition to exclusive interviews from behind the scenes. If you'd like to enquire about the Barcelona experience in 2018, click here.
 
 
Photo galleries by team:
 
Tournament highlights:
- Day 1
- Day 2

Coverage by day:
All fixtures listed in local time, which is one hour ahead of the UK. Only 11-a-side results are listed.

Thursday
 
Friday
9am: Westdyke CC 5-0 Sanse B (San Sebastian) | Video 1
10am: Milton Rovers A v EF Baix Segria | Photo Gallery | Video 1 | Video 2
10am: Deveronvale FC 1-3 Apa Poble Sec (Barcelona)
10am: Bonnyton Thistle 0-9 La Salle Palma (Mallorca)
10am: Lewis United 7-1 CA Alpicat (Lleida)
10:50am: Milton Rovers C v CA Alpicat | Photo Gallery
12pm: Westdyke Thistle 0-6 Tolosa CF (Bilbao) | Photo Gallery
12:30pm: Milton Rovers B v CFST Cugat A | Photo Gallery | Video 1
4pm: Deveronvale FC 1-3 West Cork (Ireland) | Photo Gallery
4pm: Bonnyton Thistle 1-2 U.D. Alcanar (Valencia) | Photo Gallery | Video 1 |  Video 2
4pm: Lewis United 0-7 Reus Deportiu "A" (Tarragona)
5:30pm: Westdyke CC 6-0 Pardinyes CF (Lleida) | Photo Gallery
6:30pm: Westdyke Thistle 0-3 EFB Hospitalet (Barcelona) | Photo Gallery

Saturday
12pm: Bonnyton Thistle 0-9 Reus Deportiu "B" (Tarragona)
12pm: Lewis United 2-2 PBIB D'Eivissa (Ibiza) | Photo Gallery | Video 1
12pm: Westdyke Thistle 0-4 Sanse A (San Sebastian)
1pm: Deveronvale FC 0-4 Atletic Segre (Zaragoza) | Photo Gallery
1pm: Westdyke CC 0-0 Martutene Ke (San Sebastian)
5pm: Deveronvale FC 2-1 St Joseph's Boys (Ireland)
5pm: Lewis United 3-0 Oxford United (England)
6:30pm: Westdyke Thistle 0-0 (P) Sanse B (San Sebastian)
6:30pm: Milton Rovers A v CF Terrassa (Barcelona) | Photo Gallery | Video 1
6:30pm: Milton Rovers C v RCD Espanyol A (Algeria) | Photo Gallery
7pm: Bonnyton Thistle 2-1 C1M4R Football Development (England)
7:30pm: Westdyke CC 1-1 (P) EFB Hospitalet (Barcelona) | Photo Gallery | Video 1
 
 
 
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 10:21

LIVE: SSS Women's Cup & Queens Park Shield

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On Wednesday 5th April YFS TV teams up with Scottish Student Sport to bring you live and excusive action from the SSS Women's Cup & Queens Park Shield finals. Follow the links below to access the live broadcasts.
 
 
Click here to watch the SSS Women's Cup stream.
 
 
Click here to watch the SSS Queens Park Shield stream.
 
 
Video technology has been all over this week's back pages, following the successful pilot in the international challenge match between France and Spain. YFS is excited to reveal that that it will be making its first appearance into the world of Scottish youth football this June, at the SPORTSassist South East Region YFA Cup final weekend.
 
The showpiece final weekend takes place on 3rd & 4th June at New Countess Park, Dunbar and plays host to seven cup finals over two days, with all age groups between Under 13 and Under 21 catered for. The cups are for all Scottish Youth FA teams plying their trade in the South East Region, inclusive of East Lothian, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scottish Borders and West Lothian.
 
All seven finals will feature a 'fifth official' in the form of a video referee. The extra referee will be based at the side of the pitch (see above, for an artists impression) and watch the full match on a monitor, with YFS TV cameras providing a live stream. The fifth official will have a microphone link to the referee and at any point whereby the referee wants a second opinion on an incident relating to a goal, penalty kick or red card, they will have the option to consult the video referee.
 
South East Region YFA president Fraser Lawson explained: "We are very excited to be trailblazing the technology that is primed for World Cup 2018, within the youth game in Scotland. An International Football Association Board (IFAB) ruling allows any amateur association to make use of initiatives currently being piloted at senior level, so we have taken this step. Last year we were able to pilot vanishing spray, but this is a significant level up from that."
 
YFS will of course bring you all the action from Dunbar. Below is a list of fixtures set to take place across the weekend:
Leith Athletic FC v Hutchison Vale FC U13
Edinburgh City Blacks v Hutchison Vale FC U14
Spartans FC v Tynecastle FC U15
Tynecastle FC v Portobello CFA U16
Tynecastle FC v Fauldhouse United U17
Musselburgh Windsor FC v Broxburn Athletic Colts U19
Newtongrange Star v Murieston United U21
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