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Lancashire FA - Statement/Open Letter

Like the vast majority of you, I love football. The same applies to every member of the team that works with me at Lancashire FA, which is why we do ...

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FA Guidance on the return of the grassroots game

Dear Members The FA has today issued new guidance on the return of the grassroots game It is more important than ever that we adhere to this guidance as the ...

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Government Update 30th November 20202

Important note for all members The government has issued new guidance for the grassroots game 2 important notes 1. Spectators must not mix families as such social distancing and keeping ...

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League Restart 5th and 6th December

Dear Members   We hope you are all doing well and not unduly affected by the current situation we find ourselves in this year As you are aware the league ...

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League Update - Suspension of Grassroots Football

In line with the Football Association communication below the BBDFL will be suspending all fixtures from Thursday 5th November 2020 until Wednesday 2nd December 2020. We plan to recommence fixtures ...

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2nd Lockdown

Dear Members The BBDFL is fully aware of the statement issued on Sky News that the elite game will continue and amateur sports will put on hold. Football in ...

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Referee Mentoring Programme

The BBDFL is pleased to announce that we are working in Partnership with Bolton Referee Society in delivering a referee mentoring and support programme for our officials   The criteria ...

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Coach Education and Support

The BBDFL is pleased to announce that we have teamed up with Jack Walton and Nigel Gleghorn to develop a coach education programme for our members and the wider grassroots ...

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FA Statement regarding Indoor Football

We can confirm that some indoor formats of the game may continue from 24 September 2020 with certain restrictions – such as groups of six strictly being adhered to ...

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FA update regards Action Required: Test and Trace

We wanted to draw your attention to the Government’s recently updated guidance on test and trace, and specifically a new section on the use of QR codes. This ...

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COVID Guidance and fixture cancellations

Dear Members   Our COVID Guidance page is now up and running and includes a reporting form to complete if you need to postpone games   Please can we ask ...

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Interim Player Registration Platform Goes Live

  Thursday, 10 September 2020   To all clubs   Over the course of the last month, the BBDFL has received countless emails, messages and phone calls about FA WGS ...

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Bolton Council Update 8th Sept 5pm

Bolton Council have this evening (8th Sept 5pm) updated their what you can and cant do instructions page which still states that you can play team sports if you follow ...

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LFA and Bolton Council Update 8th Sept

For those that this applies to please see the below re Bolton.     The LFA have had a lengthy conversation with Bolton Council which is summarised below:   The ...

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Referee Fees

Dear Members   After the AGM it was confirmed that the referee fees for the 2020/21 season are now as follows:   (NOTE: Fees are paid half each by both ...

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Bolton COVID-19 Measures - Updated

The BBDFL is aware of the advice issued by Bolton Council this evening (5th Sept 2020) Please see https://www.bolton.gov.uk/news/article/897/bolton-council-confirms-additional-covid-19-measures-for-bolton The BBDFL has contacted the Lancashire FA and ...

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Notice of Bolton Bury & District Football League AGM - ...

Pursuant to league rules notice is hereby given that the Bolton Bury & District Football League AGM will be held at 7.30pm on Monday 7th September 2020 by way ...

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Guidance for providers of outdoor facilities on the phased return ...

  Introduction Any facilities associated with outdoor sports and physical activities were permitted to reopen Outdoor sports courts are allowed to be open if those responsible for them can open ...

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COVID -19 Update 2nd June 2020

The FA have issued the following guidancehttp://www.thefa.com/news/2020/jun/01/grassroots-football-covid-19-guidance-update-010620   As a result of this the Lancashire FA have sent the following message which we would like to bring to ...

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2020/21 Registrations

Registration For Season 2020/2021     To all clubs The NWFT would like to extend our good wishes to all involved with football and the wider community during this challenging ...

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