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The Bill Charlton Fair Play Award 2021

The Sutherland Shire Football Association has several annual awards. One of them requires nominations from the clubs. Bill Charlton was an icon of the Sutherland Shire Football Association, working tirelessly at club level, as well as spending numerous years involved [...]

July 9, 2021 Administration, Newsletter

Getting Serious About Concussion

Most sports fans and players these days are aware of the severe and often long-term effects of concussion in sport.  We are concerned there are still occasions when it is seen as a badge of honour to “soldier on” or [...]

July 9, 2021 Administration, Newsletter

Rule Changes

The rules that govern the administration of Football in the Sutherland Shire can be found on our website under the Documents tab on the Shire Football website. The Association enforces these rules and the decisions made are in accordance with [...]

July 9, 2021 Administration, Newsletter

SSFA Late Registrations

This year we processed over 1500 late registrations. While many of these are relatively straightforward, a number created extra work and discussion. Each year considerable time and effort is spent grading teams. Attention is given to the playing history of [...]

July 9, 2021 Administration, Newsletter

11+ Kids Effectively Reduces Injuries in Children’s Football

11+ Kids shown to effectively reduce overall severe and lower extremity injuries The 11+ Kids warm-up was developed by FIFA to be a fun and effective protocol for younger players (under the age of 14) to learn to move well [...]

September 21, 2018 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Management Of Concussion In Sport

The issue of concussion is one that affects a wide variety of sports across all levels, from amateur games right up to elite athletes. Quite rightly it is a topic that has received greater attention in recent times as coaches, [...]

February 28, 2017 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Choosing The Right Football Boots

The start of the football season often means new boots. Finding the right boot is important for both comfort and injury prevention The following tips will help you decide on the boot that is best for you.  Upper A lot [...]

February 24, 2016 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Dealing with Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries in football. A sudden jolt or twist can overstretch and tear the supporting ligaments of the joint. Early treatment of a sprained ankle can help to speed recovery and minimize [...]

April 9, 2015 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Late Night Physiotherapy

In addition to Jubilee Sports Physiotherapy’s ‘EARLY BIRD’ appointments before 8am at their Caringbah clinic on a Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, Jubilee NOW offers ‘LATE NIGHT’ appointments after 6pm on a Monday and Thursday at their Kareela clinic. For an [...]

May 13, 2014 Football News

Dealing with Hamstring Strains

The hamstring muscles run down the back of the leg from the pelvis to the back of your knee. Hamstring injuries are common in sports involving sprinting, especially hockey and football. An injury can range from minor strains to total [...]

March 19, 2014 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries