Friday, 20th March 2020

Further to government announcements, and an updated FA position, with immediate effect and for the foreseeable future, the ESFA will be cancelling all football and will be instructing members and advising schools to do the same.

"Further to recent correspondence with regard to the Covid 19 virus, the ESFA continues to follow government and FA advice. Please therefore note that all schools' football organized by the national body and its member Associations is to be postponed for the foreseeable future. Schools are advised to follow the latest advice from the DfE with regard to their activities. The ESFA will continue to monitor the national advice and the guidance from The FA, and updates will be communicated via website and social media."

Andrea Chilton
ESFA Chief Executive