Soccer

Soccer is one of the Major Leagues of Ireland, along with Gaelic Football, Rugby Union and Hurling. There are two main Associations: The Football Association of Ireland (Republic of Ireland) and The Irish Football Association (Northern Ireland). Within the FAI there are 4 Provincial Associations (Leinster, Munster, Connacht, Ulster) as well as a large number of County Leagues. Futsal, Football Fives, Street Soccer and Beach Soccer are also played to varying degrees with their own Associations.

Below you will find links to the index pages for the Results and Tables of various competitions in Ireland as well as the Irish Abroad#

All-Ireland Soccer Cups

All-Ireland Soccer Cups have been played on an on-off basis since 1941-42 when the Dublin & Belfast Intercity Cup was first played. The North-South Cup lasted two seasons from 1961-1963 and then sponsors names appeared on the Blaxnit Cup (1967 to 1974), Texaco Cup (1973 to 1975), and Tyler Cup 1978 to 1980. The Irish News sponsored the North West Cup from 1995 to 1998, featuring teams from Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland parts of Ulster. The latest and perhaps greatest All-Ireland Cup was the Setanta Cup, which ran from 2005 to 2009 and then after a years break from 2011 to 2014.

Football Association of Ireland

The Football Association of Ireland (Republic of Ireland Soccer) broke away from the Irish Football Association (Northern Ireland Soccer) after the 26 Counties gained independence in 1922. The FAI organises the League of Ireland (Premier Division, First Division and Underage Divisions) as well as at one stage the League of Ireland B Division.

League of Ireland Premier Division

League of Ireland; SSE Airtricity League

League of Ireland / Premier Division (Overviews):

League of Ireland (Soccer) 1970-1980

Football Association of Ireland League of Ireland 1980-1985

Football Association of Ireland League of Ireland Premier Division 1985-1990

SEE Airtricity League Premier Division (Seasons):2020

Picture Credit: September 2nd, 2019, Cork, Ireland – Rory Feely at the League of Ireland Premier Division match: Cork City FC vs Waterford FC By D. Ribeiro / shutterstock.com [Internet] Available from: https://www.shutterstock.com/image-photo/september-2nd-2019-cork-ireland-rory-1496041646 [Accessed 2 June 2021]

man in black pants playing soccer during daytime

League of Ireland First Division

League of Ireland First Division

Football Association of Ireland First Division (Overviews):

Football Association of Ireland League of Ireland First Division 1985-1990

SSE Airtricity League First Division (Seasons): 2021 2020

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Football Association of Ireland Cups

FAI Cups

FAI President’s Cup (Results): 2021

action activity adult athletes

League of Ireland B Division

League of Ireland B Division

League of Ireland B Division (Overviews):

Football Association of Ireland League of Ireland B 1980-1985

Football Association of Ireland League of Ireland B Division 1985-1990

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League of Ireland Underage Divisions

SSE Airtricity League U19

SSE Airtricity League U19 League (Seasons):2019

SSE Airtricity League U19 Shield (Seasons):2019

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Irish Football Association

macro photo of mitre ball

Irish Football Association

NIFL; IFA Cup

Northern Ireland Football League

NIFA Danske Bank Premiership (Seasons): 2019-20

Irish Football Association Cups

IFA Junior Cup

Irish Football Association Junior Cup Finals 1946-47 to Present

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Irish International Soccer

FIFA World Cup Qualifying Group 6 Republic of Ireland v Hungary Official Match Programme- Landsdowne Road Dublin 4th June 1989

International Tournaments

US Cup; International Leagues (USA)

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Final Tables (Editions):

Mexico 1970

International Tournaments held in CONCACAF (Ireland)

US Cup (Editions): 1992

International Club Tournaments held in CONCACAF (Irish teams)

International Soccer League 1960-1965

United Soccer Association 1967

Picture Credit: FIFA World Cup Qualifying Group 6 Republic of Ireland v Hungary Official Match Programme- Landsdowne Road Dublin 4th June 1989 – Author’s Personal Collection

football stadium

International Tournaments

US Cup; International Leagues (USA)

International Tournaments held in CONCACAF (Ireland)

US Cup (Editions): 1992

International Club Tournaments held in CONCACAF (Irish teams)

International Soccer League 1960-1965

United Soccer Association 1967

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UEFA Amateur Cups

UEFA Regions Cup; UEFA Amateur Cup

UEFA Regions Cup Qualifying [International Amateur Regional Cup](Seasons)

The UEFA Regions Cup is an International Amateur Cup for Regions in Europe. Each country selects a representative Regional team from its regions, which then compete for the Regions Cup – a Europe-wide competitions with Qualifying groups held in one of the countries in each group, followed by an eight-team Finals Round. For example, for the 1999 UEFA Regions Cup, England were represented by Cheshire County, Netherlands by West District II, and Scotland by West Region. Countries with less than 5 Regional Associations, or less than 1000 registered players, are represented by their country, which in 1999 included Republic of Ireland (4 Regional Associations: Leinster FA, Munster FA, Connacht FA and Ulster FA).

UEFA Regions Cup Qualifying (Seasons): 1999

UEFA European Amateur Championship (Editons): 1967

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Irish Schools Soccer

The Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland organises Schoolboys Football in the Republic of Ireland, one of the Highlights of which is the Kennedy Cup – organised every year on the lines of the FIFA World Cup, but with teams representing the 32 County & District Football Associations in the Republic of Ireland.

Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland Crest

Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland

SFAI Kennedy Cup

SFAI Kennedy Cup (Season Results): 2015

Picture Credit: [1] Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland (2018) logo [Internet] Available from: https://sfai.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/logo.png [Accessed 26 April 2021]

Women’s Soccer

Football Association of Ireland Women’s

The FAI organises the Women’s National League as well as the FAI Women’s Cup, FAI Women’s National League Cup and Underage Leagues and Cups

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FAI Women’s National League

FAI Women’s National League

Football Association of Ireland Women’s National League (Overviews):

Football Association of Ireland Continental Tyres Women’s National League 2011-2016

Football Association of Ireland Women’s National League 2016-2019

Football Association of Ireland Women’s National League (Season’s):

2017

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FAI Women’s Cups

FAI Women’s Cups

Football Association of Ireland Women’s Cups (Overviews):

Football Association of Ireland Women’s Cup 2012-Present

Football Association of Ireland Women’s National League Cup Finals 2012-Present

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FAI Women’s Under 17 League

FAI Women’s U17 League

Football Association of Ireland Women’s U17 League (Overviews):

Football Association of Ireland Women’s U17 National League 2018-2019

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Northern Ireland Football Association Women’s

action active activity adolescent

IFA Northern Ireland Football League Women’s Leagues

IFA NIFL WPL

IFA NIFL Danske Bank Women’s Premier (Seasons): 2020

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World Women’s Soccer

UEFA Women's European Championship Qualifiers Republic of Ireland v Spain Official Match Programme - Tallaght Stadium 26th November 2015

World Women’s Soccer

FA Women’s Super League

FA Women’s Super League (Seasons): 2017-18

International Champions Cup (Women’s) (Seasons): 2019

Picture Credit: UEFA Women’s European Championship Qualifiers Republic of Ireland v Spain Official Match Programme – Tallaght Stadium 26th November 2015

Connacht / Ulster (ROI) Soccer

Connacht Football Association

person playing soccer

Connacht Football Association

Connacht Senior League; CFA Cup

(Decade / Era Overviews):

Connacht Football Association | Connacht Senior League 1994-1999

CFA Connacht Cup (Seasons):2019-20

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Galway Football Association

Galway Football Association Logo

Galway Football Association

GFA Premier Division;

GFA Men’s Leagues (Final Tables)

Galway Football Association Western Hygiene Premier Division 2016-2021

GFA Premier Division (Results): 2019-20

GFA Ladies League (Final Tables)

Galway Football Association Ladies Senior League 2017-2020

GFA EZ Living Furniture Ladies Premier League (Results): 2020-21

Picture Credit: [2] Galway Football Association (2016) Galway FA Logo [Internet] Available from: http://wordpress-1-1635781927.eu-west-1.elb.amazonaws.com/galwayfa/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/logo-1.png [Accessed 3 September 2018]

Mayo Football League

Mayo football League

Mayo Football League

MFL

 (Decade / Era Overviews):

Mayo Football League | Super League 2016-2018

Picture Credit: [4] Mayo Football League (2019) Mayo Football League Logo [Internet] Available from: [Internet] Available from: https://images.leaguerepublic.com/data/images/881456964/107.jpg [Accessed 30 July 2019]

Roscommon & District Football League

Roscommon & District Football League Logo

Roscommon & District Football League

RDFL

(Decade / Era Overviews):

Roscommon & District Football League | Premier Division 2005-2010

Roscommon & District Football League | Premier Division 2010-2017

RDFL Premier Division (Seasons):2019-20

Picture Credit: [3] Roscommon & District Football League – Pitchero (2017) Roscommon & District Football League Logo http://d2dzjyo4yc2sta.cloudfront.net/?url=images.pitchero.com%2Fui%2F715694%2F1408882155_7855.jpg&w=720&t=fit&q=85 [Accessed 7 September 2017]

Sligo Leitrim & District Football League

Sligo Leitrim & District Football League Crest

Sligo Leitrim & District Soccer League

SLDFL

(Decade / Era Overviews):

Sligo Leitrim & District Soccer League | Super League 2006-2010

Picture Credit: [5] Sligo Leitrim & District Soccer League | Facebook (2012) Profile Picture September 2, 2012 [Accessed 29 August 2019]

Donegal Junior League

Monaghan Cavan League

Monaghan Cavan League Logo

Monaghan Cavan League

MCL Premier Division

Monaghan Cavan League (Overviews):

Monaghan Cavan League | Premier Division (Soccer) 2016-2018

Picture Credit: [3] Cork Youth Leagues (2018) Monaghan Cavan League Logo {Internet] Available from: https://i0.wp.com/corkyouthleagues.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Monaghan-Cavan-League.png?w=400 [Accessed 3 September 2019]

Munster Soccer Leagues

Munster Soccer includes Intermediate Level (Provincial) Adult Soccer (Munster Senior League) as well as Junior Level (County) Leagues for Adults & Underage teams.

Limerick District League

men playing football

Limerick District League

LDL Premier Division

Limerick District League Premier Division (Seasons):2019-20

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Tipperary & Southern District Football League

Tipperary & Southern District Soccer League is one of 32 County & District Junior Adult Soccer Leagues in the Republic of Ireland, and one of 10 in Munster. It covers roughly the area of Tipperary South Riding.

Tipperary & Southern District Football League Crest

Tipperary & Southern District Football League

TSDFL

Tipperary & Southern District Football League (Standings)

Tipperary & Southern District Football League Clonmel Credit Union Premier Division 2017-2020

Tipperary Southern & District Football League Premier Division 2010-2017

Tipperary Southern and District Football League Premier Division 2005-2010

Picture Credit: [1] Tipperary Southern & District Football League Wayback Machine (2012) tsdl_logo [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20120113040404im_/http://www.tsdl.ie/images/logos/tsdl_logo.gif [Accessed 26 April 2021]

Leinster & Dublin Soccer

There are three levels in Republic of Ireland Adult Soccer: Senior (League of Ireland); Intermediate (Provincial Leagues) & Junior (County Leagues). Each one is then sub-divided into a number of divisions.

Leinster Senior Football League

The Leinster Senior Football league covers the Intermediate Level Leagues in Leinster (Eastern) Province in the Republic of Ireland.

Leinster Senior Football League Logo

Leinster Senior Football League

LSFL

Leinster Senior Football League (Intermediate Provincial Adult) (Overviews):

Leinster Senior League Division 1 (Soccer) 1970-1980

Leinster Senior Football League | Division 1 1980-1988

Leinster Senior Football League | Senior Division 1988-2000

Leinster Senior Football League | Senior Division 2000-2010

Leinster Senior Football League | Senior Division 2010-2017

LSFL Senior Division Sunday (LSFL Level 1) (Seasons):2019-20

LSFL Senior Division 1 Sunday (LSFL Level 2) (Seasons):2019-20

LSFL Senior Division 1A Sunday (LSFL Level 3) (Seasons):2019-20

LSFL Senior Division 1B Sunday (LSFL Level 4) (Seasons):2019-20

Picture Credit: [3] Leinster Senior League (2019) Logo [Internet] Available from: https://lsl.ie/img/logo.png[Accessed 24 September 2019]

Athletic Union League

The Athletic Union League covers the Junior Level adult Leagues for North Dublin & County Fingal.

Athletic Union League Logo

Athletic Union League (Fingal / North Dublin)

AUL

AUL (Fingal) (Junior County Adult):

Athletic Union League | Premier A 2013-2019

AUL Premier Sunday (Level 1)(Seasons):2019-20

AUL Division 3 Sunday (Level 2)(Seasons):2019-20

AUL / LFL Division 3 Saturday (AUL Level 3/LFL Level 2)(Seasons):2019-20

PIcture Credit: [7] Stoppage Time (2017) AUL Logo [Internet] Available from: http://stoppagetime.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/aul.png [Accessed 8 February 2017]

Leinster Football League / Leinster Junior League (South Dublin)

The Leinster Junior League covered the Junior Level Adult Leagues for South Dublin up until its’ absorbtion by the Leinster Senior Football League. It was replaced as the South Dublin League by the Leinster Football League

Leinster Football League Logo

Leinster Football League (South Dublin)

LJL; LFL

LFL Sunday Premier Division (South Dublin-DLR) (LFL Level 1)(Seasons):

2019-20

AUL / LFL Division 3 Saturday (AUL Level 3/LFL Level 2)(Seasons):2019-20

Leinster Junior League

The Leinster Junior League covered the Junior Level Adult Soccer in Leinster (Eastern Province) in the 1970s. More recently it has been part of the Leinster Senior Football League set-up (Junior Level Leagues form a section below the Intermediate Level Leagues)

photo of man playing soccer during daytime

Leinster Junior League

LJL

LJL Premier Division Sunday (South Dublin-DLR) (LJL Level 1):

Leinster Junior League Premier Division Sunday (Soccer) 1975-1980

LJL Premier Division Counties (Leinster Counties)(LJL Counties Level 1)

Leinster Junior League Premier Division Counties 1975-1978

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Northern Ireland Junior Soccer

Northern Ireland Intermediate and Junior Soccer covers Adult District Level Soccer Leagues (Junior) and Northern Ireland level purely amateur leagues (Intermediate). These Leagues operate at a level below the Northern Ireland Football League.

Fermanagh & Western Football League

Northern Ireland Intermediate and Junior Soccer covers Adult District Level Soccer Leagues (Junior) and Northern Ireland level purely amateur leagues (Intermediate). These Leagues operate at a level below the Northern Ireland Football League.

Fermanagh & Western Football League

Football Fives Etc

There are many different versions of Football Fives: Football Fives, Sevens & Nines, Futsal, Indoor Soccer, Arena Soccer, Mini-Football (Football Sixes), Beach Soccer, Street Soccer, and Powerchair Soccer.

Futsal

Futsal is the South American version of Football and was invented in 1930s Uruguay by a teacher. It is played on the same indoor court as an Olympic Handball court, with lines delineating the out-of-bounds rather than walls as in Indoor Football. Players must pass the ball into a semi-circle surrounding the opposing teams goal before being allowed to shoot. Similar games include Arena Soccer (big in USA and Canada, where there were professional Leagues before the MLS), Indoor Football, Football Fives, Street Soccer, Beach Soccer, and Powerchair Football.

Below you will find the Results and Tables of various competitions in Ireland.

Futsal

UEFA Futsal Cup Logo

UEFA Futsal Cup

UEFA Futsal Cup

UEFA Futsal Championship (Editions): 2009-10

UEFA Futsal Cup (Overviews):

Union of European Football Associations | Futsal Cup 2011-2017

UEFA Futsal Champions League (Seasons):2019-20

Picture Credit: UEFA (2017) UEFA Futsal Cup Logo https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/de/thumb/6/61/UEFA_Futsal_Cup_Logo.svg/928px-UEFA_Futsal_Cup_Logo.svg.png [Accessed 10 September 2016]

Football Association of Ireland Logo

FAI Futsal League / Cup

FAI Futsal League / Cup

Football Association of Ireland Futsal League & Cup:

FAI Futsal League 2008-2010

Football Association of Ireland | Futsal Cup 2011-2019

FAI U21 Futsal League:2007

FAI Futsal Cup:2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

Picture Credit: [15] Blogspot (2015) FAI Logo [Internet] available from: https://eirball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/82a62-Logo2BFootball_Association_of_Ireland.png [Accessed 8 February 2017]

Emerald Futsal League Logo

Leinster / Dublin Futsal Leagues

Leinster Emerald Futsal League; Athletic Union League Futsal League

Leinster Futsal Leagues:

Leinster Emerald Futsal League 2009-2011

Emerald Futsal League Division 2 2012-13

Emerald Futsal League | 2012-2015

Athletic Union League | Futsal League 2015-2018

Athletic Union League Futsal League:

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

Picture Credit: [5] Emerald Futsal League Facebook Page (2011) Photo, November 24, 2011 [Internet] Available from: http://www.facebook.com/emeraldfutsalleague/photos/a.216985931670258.48413.169420906426761/279193352116182/?type=3&theater [Accessed ]

grayscale photo of men in soccer jersey

Munster Futsal Leagues

Floodlit Soccer Waterford

Floodlit Soccer Waterford Indoor 5s:Spring 2017

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Indoor Soccer

Indoor Soccer is played in Community Centres throughout Ireland.

Indoor Soccer is played in Community Centres throughout Ireland.

Connaught Community Games Logo

Indoor Soccer

Dublin Indoor Sports; Community Games Indoor Soccer

Dublin Indoor Sports Indoor Soccer Thursday Mixed Open Grade Season 1 2009-Season 1 2010

Dublin Indoor Sports Thursday Mixed Indoor Football Winter 2014-Season 1 2016

Connaught Community Games Indoor Soccer (Seasons): 2019

Picture Credit: [1] Connacht Community Games Facebook (2016) Profile PictureApril 15, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/1209766895707977/photos/a.1224627144221952/1224627150888618/ [Accessed 28 January 2021]

Football Fives, Sevens, Nines

Mini-Football Association of Ireland governs Football Fives and variants of it such as sixes, sevens & nines in Ireland.

There are leagues in most counties in Ireland, with the year usually divided into four seasons. The matches are usually played at dedicated complexes, where there could be as many as a dozen pitches.

In addition the Neymar Jr Football Fives World Cup features regional tournaments in countries throughout the World, followed by National Tournaments with the winner representing their country in the World Cup, held over a week in a holiday location each year.

Below you will find links to various leagues & competitions in Mini-Football:

soccer field at nighttime

Football Fives World Cup

F5WC

Football Fives World Cup (F5WC) | Republic of Ireland Regional Qualifiers:

2016-17

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Powerleague logo 2019

Powerleague Spawell Dublin

Powerleague Spawell Dublin

Powerleague Spawell Dublin:

Powerleague Spawell Dublin | Football Fives Leagues Aug-Nov 2016

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Monday Premier:

Summer 2017

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Monday Division 1:

Summer 2017 Winter 2017-18 Winter 5s 2019

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Monday Division 2:

Winter 2017-18

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Tuesday Division 1:

Aug-Nov 2016 Summer 2017 Autumn 5s 2019

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Tuesday Division 2:

Aug-Nov 2016 Summer 2017

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Wednesday Division 1:

Summer 2017 Autumn 2017 Winter 5s 2019

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Wednesday Division 2:

Summer 2017 Autumn 2017

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Thursday Division 1:

Aug-Nov 2016 Summer 2017 Late Summer 2017 Winter 2017-18 Autumn 5s 2019

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Thursday Division 2:

Summer 2017

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Sunday Division 1:

Summer 2017 Summer 2 2017 Winter 2018

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Ibiza League:

2017

Picture Credit: [2] Powerleague (2019) Logo [Internet] Available from: https://media.powerleague-cdn.co.uk/content/186/6/6f586b84561975f408d5b3f06a1d2910.png [Accessed 22 October 2019]

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Astropark Tallaght Dublin

Astropark Tallaght

Astropark Tallaght | Tuesday Premier League:

Winter 2017

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Inter 7s Dublin

Inter 7s Clontarf, Irishtown

Inter 7s Contarf Dublin | Monday Division A:

Season 9 2017

Inter 7s Irishtown Dublin | Monday Division A:

Season 27 2017

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Arklow Town Sevens Wicklow

Arklow Town Sevens

Arklow Town Sevens Wicklow| Division 1:

1991

Arklow Town Sevens Wicklow| Division 2:

1991

Arklow Town Sevens Wicklow| Division 3:

1991

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Killarney Athletic 7-a-side Kerry

Killarney Athletic 7-a-side

Killarney Athletic 7-a-side Tournament:

2017

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anonymous women soccer players in training

Astroleagues Galway

Astroleagues Galway; Oranmore

Astroleagues Galway | Astro Fives Astrobay:

Summer 2017

Astroleagues Galway | Friday Night Fives Astrobay:

Spring 2017

Astroleagues Galway | Astro Sevens Astrobay Premier:

Summer 2017

Astroleagues Galway | Astro Sevens Astrobay Division 1:

Summer 2017

Astroleagues Galway | Ornamore Astro Fives:

Summer 2017

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Street Soccer

two person playing soccer

Street Soccer

Ireland National Street Soccer Team

Ireland National Street Soccer Team 2016

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Powerchair Football

There are many different versions of Football Fives: Football Fives, Sevens & Nines, Futsal, Indoor Soccer, Arena Soccer, Mini-Football (Football Sixes), Beach Soccer, Street Soccer, and Powerchair Soccer.

Futsal

Futsal is the South American version of Football and was invented in 1930s Uruguay by a teacher. It is played on the same indoor court as an Olympic Handball court, with lines delineating the out-of-bounds rather than walls as in Indoor Football. Players must pass the ball into a semi-circle surrounding the opposing teams goal before being allowed to shoot. Similar games include Arena Soccer (big in USA and Canada, where there were professional Leagues before the MLS), Indoor Football, Football Fives, Street Soccer, Beach Soccer, and Powerchair Football.

Below you will find the Results and Tables of various competitions in Ireland.

Futsal

UEFA Futsal Cup Logo

UEFA Futsal Cup

UEFA Futsal Cup

UEFA Futsal Cup (Overviews):

Union of European Football Associations | Futsal Cup 2011-2017

UEFA Futsal Champions League (Seasons):2019-20

Picture Credit: UEFA (2017) UEFA Futsal Cup Logo https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/de/thumb/6/61/UEFA_Futsal_Cup_Logo.svg/928px-UEFA_Futsal_Cup_Logo.svg.png [Accessed 10 September 2016]

Football Association of Ireland Logo

FAI Futsal League / Cup

FAI Futsal League / Cup

Football Association of Ireland Futsal League & Cup:

FAI Futsal League 2008-2010

Football Association of Ireland | Futsal Cup 2011-2019

FAI U21 Futsal League:2007

FAI Futsal Cup:2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

Picture Credit: [15] Blogspot (2015) FAI Logo [Internet] available from: https://eirball.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/82a62-Logo2BFootball_Association_of_Ireland.png [Accessed 8 February 2017]

Emerald Futsal League Logo

Leinster / Dublin Futsal Leagues

Leinster Emerald Futsal League; Athletic Union League Futsal League

Leinster Futsal Leagues:

Leinster Emerald Futsal League 2009-2011

Emerald Futsal League Division 2 2012-13

Emerald Futsal League | 2012-2015

Athletic Union League | Futsal League 2015-2018

Athletic Union League Futsal League:

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

Picture Credit: [5] Emerald Futsal League Facebook Page (2011) Photo, November 24, 2011 [Internet] Available from: http://www.facebook.com/emeraldfutsalleague/photos/a.216985931670258.48413.169420906426761/279193352116182/?type=3&theater [Accessed ]

grayscale photo of men in soccer jersey

Munster Futsal Leagues

Floodlit Soccer Waterford

Floodlit Soccer Waterford Indoor 5s:Spring 2017

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Indoor Soccer

Indoor Soccer is played in Community Centres throughout Ireland.

Indoor Soccer is played in Community Centres throughout Ireland.

Connaught Community Games Logo

Indoor Soccer

Dublin Indoor Sports; Community Games Indoor Soccer

Dublin Indoor Sports Indoor Soccer Thursday Mixed Open Grade Season 1 2009-Season 1 2010

Dublin Indoor Sports Thursday Mixed Indoor Football Winter 2014-Season 1 2016

Connaught Community Games Indoor Soccer (Seasons): 2019

Picture Credit: [1] Connacht Community Games Facebook (2016) Profile PictureApril 15, 2016 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/1209766895707977/photos/a.1224627144221952/1224627150888618/ [Accessed 28 January 2021]

Football Fives, Sevens, Nines

Mini-Football Association of Ireland governs Football Fives and variants of it such as sixes, sevens & nines in Ireland.

There are leagues in most counties in Ireland, with the year usually divided into four seasons. The matches are usually played at dedicated complexes, where there could be as many as a dozen pitches.

In addition the Neymar Jr Football Fives World Cup features regional tournaments in countries throughout the World, followed by National Tournaments with the winner representing their country in the World Cup, held over a week in a holiday location each year.

Below you will find links to various leagues & competitions in Mini-Football:

soccer field at nighttime

Football Fives World Cup

F5WC

Football Fives World Cup (F5WC) | Republic of Ireland Regional Qualifiers:

2016-17

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Powerleague logo 2019

Powerleague Spawell Dublin

Powerleague Spawell Dublin

Powerleague Spawell Dublin:

Powerleague Spawell Dublin | Football Fives Leagues Aug-Nov 2016

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Monday Premier:

Summer 2017

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Monday Division 1:

Summer 2017 Winter 2017-18 Winter 5s 2019

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Monday Division 2:

Winter 2017-18

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Tuesday Division 1:

Aug-Nov 2016 Summer 2017 Autumn 5s 2019

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Tuesday Division 2:

Aug-Nov 2016 Summer 2017

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Wednesday Division 1:

Summer 2017 Autumn 2017 Winter 5s 2019

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Wednesday Division 2:

Summer 2017 Autumn 2017

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Thursday Division 1:

Aug-Nov 2016 Summer 2017 Late Summer 2017 Winter 2017-18 Autumn 5s 2019

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Thursday Division 2:

Summer 2017

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Sunday Division 1:

Summer 2017 Summer 2 2017 Winter 2018

PowerLeague Spawell Dublin | Ibiza League:

2017

Picture Credit: [2] Powerleague (2019) Logo [Internet] Available from: https://media.powerleague-cdn.co.uk/content/186/6/6f586b84561975f408d5b3f06a1d2910.png [Accessed 22 October 2019]

tilt shift lens photography of orange ball

Astropark Tallaght Dublin

Astropark Tallaght

Astropark Tallaght | Tuesday Premier League:

Winter 2017

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photo of female soccer team during time out

Inter 7s Dublin

Inter 7s Clontarf, Irishtown

Inter 7s Contarf Dublin | Monday Division A:

Season 9 2017

Inter 7s Irishtown Dublin | Monday Division A:

Season 27 2017

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Arklow Town Sevens Wicklow

Arklow Town Sevens

Arklow Town Sevens Wicklow| Division 1:

1991

Arklow Town Sevens Wicklow| Division 2:

1991

Arklow Town Sevens Wicklow| Division 3:

1991

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junior women soccer team during game

Killarney Athletic 7-a-side Kerry

Killarney Athletic 7-a-side

Killarney Athletic 7-a-side Tournament:

2017

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anonymous women soccer players in training

Astroleagues Galway

Astroleagues Galway; Oranmore

Astroleagues Galway | Astro Fives Astrobay:

Summer 2017

Astroleagues Galway | Friday Night Fives Astrobay:

Spring 2017

Astroleagues Galway | Astro Sevens Astrobay Premier:

Summer 2017

Astroleagues Galway | Astro Sevens Astrobay Division 1:

Summer 2017

Astroleagues Galway | Ornamore Astro Fives:

Summer 2017

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Street Soccer

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Street Soccer

Ireland National Street Soccer Team

Ireland National Street Soccer Team 2016

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Powerchair Football

Association of Irish Powerchair Football

Powerchair Football

AIPF

Association of Irish Powerchair Football Premier League (Seasons): 2019-20

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World Arena Soccer

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Arena Soccer Leagues

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Arena Soccer was invented in Canada, and is played on a converted Ice Hockey Arena, with walls rather than an out of bounds line. It is primarily played in the Canada, USA & Mexico, where there is a Major Professional League, Major Arena Soccer League.

Major Arena Soccer Leagues

Major Arena Soccer League 2014-Present

Professional Arena Soccer League 2011-2014

Major Indoor Soccer League 2009-2014

Division 2 Arena Soccer Leagues

Major Arena Soccer League 2 2017-2020

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World Soccer

FIFA (Federation International de Football Association)

FIFA (the Federation Internationale de Football Association) is the World Governing Body for Football (Soccer). 211 Nations are members. It’s primary competitions are the FIFA World Cup, FIFA Women’s World Cup and FIFA Club World Cup.

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Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA)

FIFA World Cup; FIFA World Club Cup

FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers South America (Editions): Qatar 2022 Mexico ’86

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers North, Central America & Caribbean (Editions): Qatar 2022

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Africa (Editions): Qatar 2022

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Asia (Editions): Qatar 2022

FIFA U-20 World Cup Finals (Editions): Poland 2019

FIFA Club Competitions

FIFA Club World Cup (Editions): 2010 2019

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International Pre-Season Tournaments

Preseason Tournaments (Europe, South America, CONCACAF, Asia); International Leagues held in USA & Canada; World Club Preseason Friendly Tours.

International Tournaments held in Europe

Rothmans International Tournament Malta (Editions):19901994

Makita International Tournament (London – Editions): 1988 1989 1990

Maspalomas Tournamemt (Las Palmas – Editions):1990

International Tournaments held in South America

CSF Summer Octagonal Tournament (Editions): 19611968

Quadrangular International Tournament (Editions): 1991

International Tournaments held in CONCACAF

Marlboro / US Cup (USA – Editions)19901992 1993 1994

Pacific Coast International Championship (Editions): 1961 1962

International Tournaments held in Asia

Kirin Cup (Japan – Editions)1991 1993

President’s Cup (South Korea – Editions): 1991

Sharjah Tournament (UAE – Editions): 1994

Merlion Cup (Singapore – Editions): 1992

Merdeka / Dunhill Tournament (Malaysia – Editions): 1993 1994

Carlsberg Challenge (Hong Kong – Editions): 1993 1994

International Club Leagues Held in USA & Canada

International Soccer League 1960-1965

United Soccer Association 1967

International Champions Cup (Seasons): 2017 2019

World Club Preseason Friendly Tours

South American Teams World Tours (Preseasons): 1968

North American Teams World Tours (Preseasons): 1967-68

Preseason Tours of North America (Preseasons): 1991

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FIFA Inter-Continental Competitions

Pan-American Games; CIS Cups; Pan-Arab Competitions; Idian Ocean Games

As well as the Continental Associations and Regional Zones within them, there are Inter-Continental Competitions such as Pan-American Competitions (North, Central and South America); Arab Cups (North Africa and West Asia), and Commonwealth of Independent States (Russia, Kazakhstan and the other 9 Independent States which make up the CIS).

Pan-American Tournaments

Pan-American Games Soccer Tournament (Editions): 1967

Inter-American Club Cup (Editions): 1991

CIS Competitions

FIFA CIS & Baltic Commonwealth Champions Cup (Seasons): 2011

Central Asian Football Associations (CAFA) National Leagues (Seasons): 1992-93

Pan-Arab Competitions

West Asian Zone King Hussain Tournament (Seasons): 2000

Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation Gulf Cup (Seasons): 2010

Indian Ocean Games

Indian Ocean Games Soccer Tournament (Editions): 2007 2011

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UEFA (Union European de Football Association)

UEFA (the Union of European Football Associations) is a Regional Governing Body within FIFA, which runs Football (Soccer) in Europe, including Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia.

UEFA’s Primary Competitions are the UEFA Euroopean Championships (Men’s and Women’s and Underage – Countries), UEFA Champions League (Club Tournament) and UEFA Nations League (Country Tournament).

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Union of European Football Associations

European Championships; UEFA Regions Cup; UEFA Amateur Championship; UEFA Champions League; UEFA Europa League; UEFA Women’s Champions League

UEFA National Competitions

UEFA U18 European Championships (Editions): 1992

UEFA European Regions Cup (Editions): 1999

UEFA European Amateur Championship (Editons): 1967

European Soccer Super League Proposition

UEFA Club Competitions

UEFA Champions League Finals (Editions): Lisbon 2019-20

UEFA Europa League Finals (Editions): Germany 2020

UEFA Women’s Champions League Finals (Editions): Basque Country 2019-20

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UEFA Regional Competitions

Baltic Cup; Anglo-Italian Cups; Atlantic Isles Cups

UEFA Regional National Competitions

UEFA Baltic Cup (Editions): 1992 1993

UEFA Regional Club Competitions

The Fiorucci Cup and the Anglo-Italian Cup were Cup Competitions featuring Premier League and Serie A sides (Fiorucci Trophy) and English Football League and Serie B teams (Anglo-Italian Cup)

Fiorucci Trophy (London – Editions): 1993

Anglo-Italian Cup (Editions):

The Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup features teams from the Scottish Football League, Highland Football League, Lowland Football League, Scottish Premier Football League U21s, English National League, Welsh Premier League, The Northern Ireland Football League and the League of Ireland.

Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup Finals 2016-Present

Tunnock’s Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup (Seasons): 2019-20

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UEFA National Leagues

Celtic Nations; Scandinavian & Baltic Nations; FA Premier League;

UEFA Celtic Nations Leagues Final Tables (Seasons): 2018-19

UEFA Scandinavian & Baltic National Leagues Final Tables (Seasons): 2019

FA English Premier League (Seasons): 2020-21 2019-20

Watney Preseason Cup (Derby – Editions):1970

Scottish Football League Timeline: Scottish Professional Football League Timeline 1874-Present

English Soccer Organisation: English Football Breakaway Proposal 2020

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CONMEBOL (Confederation of South American Football Unions)

CONMEBOL is the Governing Body for Football (Soccer) in South America (excluding Guyana, French Guiana and Suriname). CONMEBOOL’s Primary Competitions are the Copa America (South American Nations Championship – now including two North or Central American Countries), and the Libertadores Cup (South American Club Championship).

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CSF South American Soccer

Preseason Tournaments; CBF Brazilian State Leagues

Baqueron Cup (Paraguay): 1988

Paz del Chaco Cup (Bolivia-Paraguay)(Editions): 1991

Brazil Rio & Sao Paulo State Championships (Seasons): 2000

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CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American & Caribbean FA’s)

CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Football Associations) is the Governing Body for the above mentioned Continent and regions, including the South American Countries of Guyana, French Guiana and Suriname).

CONCACAF’s Primary Competitions are the Gold Cup (CONCACAF Nations Championship) and CONCACAF Club Championship. There are also Regional Associations within CONCACAF such as UNCAF (Central America) and Caribbean.

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CONCACAF Soccer

FIFA World Cup CONCACAF Qualifiers

FIFA CONCACAF Qualifying Tournaments

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (Editions): Qatar 2022

International Club Tournaments held in CONCACAF

International Soccer League 1960-1965

United Soccer Association 1967

International Champions Cup (Seasons): 2017

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North American Football Union

Campeones Cup; Leagues Cup

NAFU North American Football Union Campeones Cup 2018-Present

Leagues Cup (Seasons): 2019

NAFU National League Final Tables (Seasons): 1992-93 2013-14 2019-20 2020

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United States Soccer Federation

USSF Leagues; MLS; USL; NPSL

United States Soccer Leagues (USA):

Eastern Professional Soccer League II 1928-1929

American Soccer League II Champions 1933-1967

North American Soccer League 1967

American Professional Soccer League 1990-1995

Major League Soccer 1996-1997

USSF Divisions 1-5

Major League Soccer [D1] (Seasons): 20212020

United Soccer League Championship [D2] (Seasons): 2021 2020

United Soccer League 1 [D3] (Seasons): 2021 2020

United Soccer League 2 [D4] (Seasons): 2021 2020

National Premier Soccer League [D5] (Seasons): 2020

Other USSF Competitions

Major League Soccer (Preseasons): 2021

United States Soccer Werner Fricker Cup 1999-Present

US Soccer Werner Fricker Cup (Seasons): 2017 2019

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UNCAF; CFU and Soccer Canada

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UNCAF (Union Centroamericano de Futbol)

Central American Games Soccer Tournament (Editons): 1994

Central American Championship (Editions): 1961

UNCAF Central American National Leagues (Seasons): 2013-14

Canadian Soccer Association

Canadian Premier League [D1] (Seasons): 2020

CFU (Caribbean Football Union)

CFU Shell Caribbean Cup (Editions): 1991

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AFC (Asian Football Confederation)

The Asian Football Confederation governs Football (Soccer) throughout Asia, including Australia and Guam, but excluding Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Israel who are in UEFA (Europe).

AFC’s Primary Competitions are the Asian Cup (National Teams) and the AFC Champions League (Club teams). Within the AFC there are Regional Associations which also run their own National and Regional Club Competitons: EAFF (East Asia), ASEAN (South East Asia), SAFF (South Asia), CAFA (Central Asia) and WAFF (West Asia).

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AFC Competitions

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Asian Football Confederation Cups

Asian Football Confederation AFC Cup (Seasons): 2019

International Club-Country Tournaments held in Asia

Merlion Cup (Singapore – Editions): 1992

Merdeka Tournament (Malaysia – Editions): 1993

Carlsberg Challenge (Hong Kong – Editions): 1993

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Asian National Leagues

EAFF; ASEANFF; SAFF;

Asian National Leagues Final Tables

East Asian Football Federation (EAFF): 2019

ASEAN Football Federation (South East Asia): 2019

South Asian Football Federation (SAFF): 2020-21

Asian National Leagues (Seasons):

Hong Kong Premier League (seasons): 2018-19

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CAF (Confederation of African Football)

The Confederation of African Football governs Soccer on the continent. The CAF organizes the African Cup of Nations in both Men’s and Women’s as well as underage Tournaments.

It also runs the CAF Champions League, CAF Cup-Winners Cup and CAF Cup for the top club teams on the continent.

The CAF is sub-divided into Regional Governing Bodies which also run National Team and Club Tournaments: East and Central Africa, COSAFA (Southern Africa), West Africa (Two Zones) and North Africa.

Each country has its own National association, running League and Cup competitions.

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CAF African Soccer

CAF African National Cups; CAF African Club Cups

CAF National Cups

CAF Team Nicknames: Confederation of African Football Team Nicknames

CAF African Club Cups

CAF African Club Cup (Seasons): 1968-69

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CAF Regional Cups

Cabral Cup; CECAFA Cup; COSAFA Cup;

Cabral Cup

The Cabral Cup is the Regional Men’s Tournament for Africa West of Ghana.

Cabral Cup (Editions): 1997

CECAFA Council of East and Central Africa Football Associations

The CECAFA East and Central Africa Challenge Cup is the Regional National Team Tournament for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

CECAFA East and Central Africa Challenge Cup (Editions): 1989

COSAFA Council of Southern Africa Football Associations

The COSAFA Castle Cup is the Regional Men’s National Team Tournament for Southern Africa.

COSAFA Castle Cup (Editions): 1997 2000

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OFC (Oceania Football Confederation)

The Oceania Football Confederation runs Football (Soccer) throughout Oceania (Pacific Islands), with the exception of Australia and Guam which are in the Asian Football Confedration, and Hawaii, which is a constituent part of the United States of America.

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OFC Oceania Soccer

OFC Nations Cup

Oceania Football Confederation

OFC Nations Cup (Editions): 2000

OFC Oceania National League Final Tables (Seasons): 2018-19

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Non-FIFA Football

CONIFA (the Confederation of Independent Football Associations) is the governing body for non-FIFA recognised countries, Small Island Nations, Minority Regions within FIFA-recognised Countries, and Breakaway Republics. CONIFA’s Primary Competition is the CONIFA World Cup.

CONIFA Soccer

CONIFA; VIVA

CONIFA (Federation of Independent Football Federations)

CONIFA World Football Cup (Editions): 2018

CONIFA World Football Cup Africa Qualifying (Editions): 2018

CONIFA European Football Cup (Editions): 2017

NF-Board (New Federation Board)

VIVA World Cup (Editions): 2006

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CSANF (South American Council of New Federations)

CSANF

The CSANF (the Regional Body for Non-FIFA Football in South America) was founded in 2007 for the promotion of sport and culture for Nations, Islands, Communities, Territories and Minorities that are not members of FIFA. As part of the CSANF, CONADI & ANPO (National Association of Indigineous Peoples) organised the first National Championship of Indigineous Peoples in Chile in 2012.

CONADI / ANPO National Soccer Championship of Native Peoples in Chile (Seasons): 2012

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IIGA (International Island Games Association)

IIGA;

The International Island Games Association held its Inaugural Games on the Isle of Man in 1985. Initially just between 7 islands in Norway and the United Kingdom, the International Island Games Association has grown to include members as far away as Aland Islands (Finland), Bermuda (North Atlantic), Greenland (Arctic) and Gibraltar (Mediterranean). It holds the IIGA Island Games every second year, including events in many of the sports, both individual and team, that the Summer Olympic Games holds.

IIGA Island Games Football (Editions): 1985

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Other Soccer Nations and States

Vatican City State;

The Vatican City State is neither a member of FIFA or CONIFA, and has played members of both. It runs an 8-team National League, with a blue card in addition to the red and yellow cards for persistent fouling where players spend five minutes in the sinbin. Anyone who lives in the State is eligible for the National Team. It has a Women’s Team as well as a Men’s National team.

Vatican City Football 1972-Present (Non-CONIFA and Non-FIFA, has played both CONIFA and FIFA countries).

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