Flexible Football launch Oct 2019

New Flexi football league is launching

A NEW midweek 11v11 flexible football league is being launched in Bury St Edmunds.

A NEW midweek 11v11 flexible football league is being launched in Bury St Edmunds.

The league is a collaborative project between Suffolk FA and Abbeycroft Leisure which has the support of the Premier Logos Bury & District Sunday Football League.

This will see an additional recreational football opportunity being offered to players in the Bury St Edmunds area.

The new offer will aim to attract local groups, businesses, new players and groups of friends to play mid-week 11v11 football at the top-of-the-range 3G facilities at Skyliner Sports Centre.

Details of the league are as follows:


Friday, November 8th to Friday, December 13th 2019

Fixtures kick-off at 8pm or 9pm (25 mins each way)

11-a-side adult male teams (aged 16+)

Skyliner Sports Centre 3G, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7QB

Introductory Offer - £30 per fixture, per team


Fees will include FA affiliation, an FA qualified referee, team insurance cover & 3G venue hire.

Suffolk FA Football Development Manager Jodie Allard said: “We hope that a flexible football offer can entice local business and groups to get involved in regular recreational football in a flexible and competitive environment at the top-of-the-range facilities at Skyliner Sports Centre.

“Offering a diverse range of opportunities for players to get back into football is key to ensuring we can support the provision of a thriving local game across the county.

“A big thank you must go to Abbeycroft Leisure for supporting the project, in addition to the Bury & District Sunday League, who are linking in with plans to extend a formalised offer to any teams who are engaged within the programme in future seasons.

“It’s great to see a collaborative approach to engaging with more members of the football community through diverse and flexible offers.”

The Premier Logos Bury & District Sunday Football League offer a comprehensive Sunday league programme for their 39 teams.

As a key football facilitator within the county, they support the delivery of structured and affiliated competition for clubs in the Western Area of Suffolk.

Mark Oliver, Secretary of the league, added: “We hope that the new Friday Evening Flexi League will provide an opportunity for new players to get involved and meet up with grassroots Sunday teams."

To enter the league contact Jodie Allard via email jodie.allard@suffolkfa.com or on 01449 616606 or 07432 735961.


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