The FA: Grassroots season extended until the end of June but no updates on the National League System (Steps Three to Six)

Monday 22nd February 2021

The Football Association has issued the following statement:

 

“We welcome the UK Government’s update today regarding the Covid-19 roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions, which means we can look forward to the safe return of grassroots football from 29 March for both adults and children.

With this new clarity around timings, we will continue to work with Government on plans for a safe return for grassroots football across England and will communicate updated guidance as soon as we can.

We can also confirm that the 2020-21 grassroots season has been extended until the end of June in order to provide additional flexibility and time for leagues to complete their fixtures this season if they wish to do so.

Please note, the extension does not apply to the National League System (NLS) Steps Three to Six; Regional NLS Feeder Leagues and the Women’s Football Pyramid from Tier Three and below, including County Leagues at Tier Seven, as the process to determine the preferred route forward for these competitions is currently ongoing.

We will provide a further update on this in due course.”

Visit the Football Association’s website: www.thefa.com








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