Category - Amateur
All games under the auspices of the amateur football league are suspended with immediate effect until further notice more tuesday, march 10, 2020 no pre-match handshakes the football association of ireland has decided today to issue a directive to all affiliates instructing you that players are not to shake hands with their opponents or match officials at all games under fai jurisdiction. The northern ireland amateur national team played the majority of its fixtures versus the amateur representative teams of the other home nations england, scotland and wales. The team had a winning record against each of the other home nations and notably drew 44 of its 56 matches versus england. The team initially represented the whole of ireland, until the partition of irelandin 1921. No matches were played against the republic of ireland amateur team. Official website of the northern amateur football league, view match results, fixtures and league tables of all 13 divisions within the nafl, the largest football league in northern ireland. Includes the latest news stories, results, fixtures, video and audio. Gaelic football (irish peil ghaelach short name peil or caid), commonly referred to as football or gaelic, is an irish team sport. It is played between two teams of 15 players on a rectangular grass pitch. The objective of the sport is to score by kicking or punching the ball into the other teams goals (3 points) or between two upright posts above the goals and over a crossbar 2. The original top level league for what is now the republic of ireland was the irish football league. Founded in 1890, this league is now the northern ireland football league. Before the partition of ireland, three dublin clubs bohemians, shelbourne and tritonville played in the irish football league. The league of ireland was founded in 1921 and its premier division is. The northern ireland football league (commonly abbreviated to nifl), known historically, and still colloquially, as the irish league, is the national football league of northern ireland. The irish league was originally formed in 1890, with the league in its current format created in 2013 to assume independent collective management of the top three levels of the northern ireland football league. The northern amateur football league, also known as the northern amateur league and often simply as the amateur league, is an association football league in northern ireland. These comprise four intermediate sections the premier division, division 1a, division 1b and division 1c three junior sections division 2a, division 2b and division 2c and six reserve sections. Northern amateur football league the league was constituted in 1923 when 16 clubs from the greater belfast area obtained permission from the ifa to form a league solely for amateur players.