2020 NEW ESFA SAP League
Published: 12/02/2020 9:28:00 AM
Winter Season 2020 offers further player football development opportunities for our youngsters.
ESFA President Scott Sadler Steps Down
Published: 7/02/2020 12:14:00 PM
Scott will be stepping up into the role as General Manager with Granville & Districts Soccer Football Association (GDSFA). We wish him well.
Laws of The Game Changes Season 2020
Published: 6/02/2020 9:39:00 AM
There's been a few changes we all need to be aware of for season 2020! These changes don't just affect the play on the field.
Football For Firies
Published: 24/01/2020 12:36:00 PM
ESFA Clubs give back to the firies for all their help. Following on from Phoenix's mighty effort, there is more charitable football to come.
Women's Premier League 2020
Published: 3/01/2020 1:45:00 PM
We have the vision! Calling all top grade Women's Players! Come and join the best competition in community football. Read more about the clubs involved.
Skills Training Program 2020
Published: 18/12/2019 7:22:00 PM
Term 1 2020 will be here before you know it! Get your kids U6 to U13 involved in ESFA and Sydney FC Skills Training!
Sydney FC W-League Girls Gala Day
Published: 12/12/2019 9:28:00 AM
Sydney FC W-League on January 16th 2020 is ESFA's youngest female players time to enjoy Leichhardt Oval!
2020 Level 4 Referee Courses
Published: 28/11/2019 10:56:00 AM
Do you have 2020 vision? Enrol in our 2020 Level 4 Referee Courses and join the team!
ESFA Referees Give Back To The Community
Published: 28/10/2019 2:40:00 PM
ESFA were pleased to be part of the Celebrity 6-Aside Day hosted by Waverley Old Boys FC for GO Foundation. Football is family.
Champion of Champions 2019 - And Then There Was One
Published: 2/10/2019 12:08:00 PM
Congratulations to the eight teams who represented Eastern Suburbs Football Association in the Football NSW Champion of Champions Quarter Finals. Our Masters remain in contention!
From ESFA to the A-League
Published: 18/09/2019 12:18:00 PM
Newly appointed A-League referee Ben Abraham reflects on the pathway as a referee from ESFA to the A-League.
2019 Football NSW Champion of Champions
Published: 17/09/2019 4:17:00 PM
The campaign for ESFA Clubs began on 15th September 2019. With 2018 being our best year ever, can our teams be of equal success?
2019 Junior Grand Final Champions
Published: 4/09/2019 1:58:00 PM
Who were the ESFA Junior Winter Competition Grand Final Champions for 2019? You're all champions to us!
2019 Junior Grand Finals Weekend
Published: 29/08/2019 11:50:00 AM
We look forward to a football festival at Heffron Park this Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September, for our 2019 Junior Grand Finals!
2019 ESFA Men's Shield Final
Published: 28/08/2019 1:37:00 PM
The final Knockout Competition Final for 2019! If it's Wednesday, we are giving out a trophy at Hensley!
2019 ESFA Women's Cup Final
Published: 21/08/2019 9:56:00 AM
If it's Wednesday in August, there's another trophy to play for! The 2019 ESFA Women's Cup Final is definitely "game on" at Hensley!
2019 ESFA Men's Trophy Final
Published: 13/08/2019 3:22:00 PM
Hensley on 14th August and our third Knockout Competition final kicks off at 7:00pm. Saturday vs Sunday - which competition will win?
2019 ESFA Women's Trophy Final
Published: 6/08/2019 4:57:00 PM
Wednesday 7th August, our second Knockout Competition Final for 2019 and this time Women's football takes centre stage.
2019 ESFA Men's Cup Final
Published: 31/07/2019 12:18:00 PM
It's beginning to feel like Finals time! Head on down to Hensley from 6pm 31st July, for our first Final of 2019 in the ESFA Men's Cup.
Football NSW 2019 State Cup Finals
Published: 19/07/2019 9:54:00 AM
Sunday 21st July and all roads lead to Valentines Sports Park! Will ESFA Clubs make Football NSW State Cup history?
Sydney FC and ESFA Winter Holiday Clinic
Published: 14/06/2019 3:09:00 PM
Don't miss out on the early bird promotion to win one of six (6) Sydney FC shirts signed by the Championship A-League winning team!
New ESFA General Manager
Published: 3/06/2019 1:58:00 PM
Monday 3rd June 2019: ESFA Board announce Bill Kostandas as new ESFA General Manager
ESFA Gala Days
Published: 10/05/2019 12:07:00 PM
The fields will come alive with the sound and spectacle of our U6s and U7s playing football in their first Gala Days for 2019.
2019 Dimos Mastoris Day Saturday 11th May
Published: 6/05/2019 1:46:00 PM
Football is family and Round 5 of the AAM Championship First Grade sees Pagewood and Waverley play for the annual Dimos Mastoris Shield in memory and celebration of a life gone too soon.
ESFA General Manager
Published: 3/05/2019 8:43:00 AM
After 8 years in the role of General Manager, Aaron Dibdin will be furthering his football career with Football NSW.
Football NSW State Cups
Published: 2/05/2019 10:22:00 PM
With an unprecedented amount of teams entered from all Associations in the 2019 Football NSW State Cups, we wish those in action this weekend the best of luck!
Juniors Coordinator Welcomed
Published: 30/04/2019 6:22:00 PM
Now the dust has settled, we welcome Chelsea Brennan to the ESFA football family.
ESFA Referee Pathways
Published: 30/04/2019 2:50:00 PM
Ever wondered where refereeing may take you? Read more about the success of current ESFA Referee Amber Morris.
Special Offer From Sydney FC
Published: 17/04/2019 10:09:00 AM
Farewell Brosquey and enjoy an Easter treat on Thursday 18th April 2019 when Sydney FC take on Premier Plate Winners Perth Glory. Sydney FC special offer applies.
FFA Cup Action Starts This Weekend
Published: 15/03/2019 1:25:00 PM
Coogee United commence the 2019 FFA Cup campaign on Saturday 16th March. Read more on where and when the action starts and continues over the next two weeks for all five clubs.
Sydney FC and ESFA Autumn Holiday Clinic
Published: 8/03/2019 1:03:00 PM
The Autumn Holiday Clinic is ON SALE NOW, with an exceptionally exciting early bird registration special! Read more and find out!
Accredited Coaches Are Always Needed
Published: 4/03/2019 4:54:00 PM
Football does not just mean players, referees or club committees. Every team deserves an accredited coach. We are here to help.
ESFA SAP Girls Support The Matildas
Published: 4/03/2019 2:58:00 PM
Thank you Football NSW and FFA for including ESFA players in their half time entertainment at Leichhardt Oval at The Cup of Nations.
2019 Newly Accredited Referees
Published: 4/03/2019 11:41:00 AM
Along with accrediting some new referees, we have been ensuring our current referees are given further education and training.
2019 FFA Cup
Published: 27/02/2019 3:45:00 PM
How far will our five ESFA Clubs progress in the 2019 FFA Cup? Read more and find out about their Round 3 match ups.
Play Football With ESFA In 2019
Published: 20/02/2019 10:58:00 AM
As our registered player numbers continue to grow, a massive shout out to community club football and all their hard workers for ensuring 2019 looks to be a great season.
All Clubs Meeting
Published: 12/02/2019 3:47:00 PM
ESFA President Scott Sadler presented to clubs, a draft Strategic Plan for 2019-2022.
Inaugural Cup Of Nations
Published: 12/02/2019 9:46:00 AM
The Cup kicks off this month at Jubilee Stadium as essential preparation for the Matildas’ World Cup campaign.
Youth Football Pathways update
Published: 7/02/2019 10:13:00 AM
Here is an update on vacancies remaining in pathway programs in the Eastern Suburbs for 2019.
2019 Preseason Coaching Courses
Published: 17/01/2019 1:09:00 PM
With coaches having an integral and enjoyable role within football, get ahead of the game and register for our 2019 Coaching Courses now.
2019 Level 4 Referee Courses
Published: 17/01/2019 11:49:00 AM
Winter Season 2019 commences in under 80 sleeps! Become part of the solution and join the referee team! Register for a course now.
ESFA 2019 Coaching Courses
Published: 6/12/2018 11:50:00 AM
With coaching requirements and accreditation being paramount in grassroots community football, register now: 2019 Coaching Courses.
Sydney FC and ESFA Holiday Clinic January 2019
Published: 28/11/2018 3:54:00 PM
Special early bird promotion, all participants who register by Monday 17 December will go into the draw to win one of 80 match day experiences at Sydney FC’s home game against Brisbane Roar on December 29 at Jubilee Stadium.
ESFA Annual General Meeting 2018
Published: 28/11/2018 9:46:00 AM
If nothing changes, nothing changes. All of us at ESFA look forward to working together as a united football community in 2019.
2019 Referee Courses
Published: 7/11/2018 11:21:00 AM
Do you want to be the centre of attention in 2019?
2019 ESFA AAM Championship
Published: 6/11/2018 11:05:00 AM
Applications by ESFA Clubs hoping to enter 2019 AAM Championship League, are now open.
Options For Youth Football Pathways
Published: 22/10/2018 3:31:00 PM
Football pathways are an important part of developing players. Here are your options within the Eastern Suburbs for 2019.
We Are The Champions
Published: 22/10/2018 3:03:00 PM
Three finalists, three winners, three reasons to play community football! Read more about our Football NSW 2018 Champions of Champions.
2018 Champion of Champions Grand Finals
Published: 16/10/2018 11:08:00 AM
History is made by teams representing ESFA, on the 50th Anniversary of Football NSW Champion of Champions Tournament, with three teams in contention for the silverware!
ESFA Announcement Regarding Pathway Programs
Published: 10/10/2018 11:40:00 AM
We regret to announce that we are withdrawing from the 2019 Girls Conference League.
ESFA’s very successful and well-regarded Skill Acquisition Program and Girls’ Skill Acquisition Program will continue in 2019, and ESFA remains committed to building on and expanding our pathway programs. We will continue to work with member clubs and FNSW clubs in the region to make it happen in the near future.
And Then There Were Two - Probably Three!
Published: 9/10/2018 1:13:00 PM
With Dunbar Women still to play their Champion of Champions Quarter Final, we have two Clubs ready for their Semi Finals and the Women confident in joining them!
2018 Senior Grand Finals Weekend 2
Published: 11/09/2018 1:09:00 PM
Only Mother Nature could stop one match being played, but the rest of them were also a force of nature!
ESFA Men's Shield Final 2018
Published: 5/09/2018 10:43:00 AM
Find out what happens when an AA7 Saturday team take on an AA7 Sunday team in our inaugural Men's Shield Final.
2018 ESFA Mens Cup Final
Published: 29/08/2018 11:06:00 AM
Get down to Hensley Wednesday 29th August 2018 for some more football action. Who will be presented with the Cup for 2018?
2018 Junior 12s to 16s Champions
Published: 27/08/2018 1:25:00 PM
What a brilliant weekend and celebration of Junior Football! Who are our 2018 Champions? Read more to find out.
Sydney FC Guest Appearance
Published: 22/08/2018 4:08:00 PM
Come on down to Hensley on Saturday 25th August and not only enjoy Junior Grand Finals, meet and greet Sydney FC players.
ESFA Men's Trophy Final
Published: 22/08/2018 11:15:00 AM
Anything is possible in knockout competition finals! It's currently all about football.
More Divisions - More Premiers!
Published: 17/08/2018 10:53:00 AM
With another season completed for in many of our competitions for 2018, we announce further Premiers!
ESFA Women's Trophy Final
Published: 15/08/2018 11:50:00 AM
Will Randwick City FC earn another trophy for their cabinet for 2018, or will the grit and determination of UNSW FC take it home?
ESFA Womens Cup Final
Published: 8/08/2018 12:54:00 PM
We are presenting our first trophy of the 2018 Winter Season at Hensley on 8th August 2018; though to whom?
State Cup Final 22nd July 2018
Published: 2/07/2018 1:14:00 PM
And then there was one! Congratulations to Coogee United AAM1A on reaching the Bill Cunninan Cup Final at Valentines Sports Park on Sunday 22nd July 2018.
FFA Cup Round 2
Published: 7/03/2018 4:18:00 PM
Competitive football begins this weekend - at least with the FFA Cup Round 2 fixtures around the parks! Find out where and when.
FFA Cup Draw ESFA Clubs 2018
Published: 28/02/2018 12:48:00 PM
Which club is playing in Round 2 and who got the bye? FFA Cup 2018 campaign will be kicking off soon around the East!
Important Dates Preseason 2018
Published: 26/02/2018 3:14:00 PM
It's almost March and Autumn is in the air. That can only mean, not long now until winter season kick off.
Women's Match Officials Workshop
Published: 26/02/2018 9:42:00 AM
Football NSW secured the best in the business at Valentines Park on Saturday 24th February, 2018.
Senior Referee Courses
Published: 22/02/2018 3:00:00 PM
Senior Referee Level 4 Course and our Level 3 Graduates are keen to assist the ESFA Senior Competition, though we need more!
Sydney FC W-League Grand Final
Published: 22/02/2018 2:25:00 PM
The Grand Final may perhaps have shown some of our future Matildas, along with the main game!
Female Only C Licence Football NSW
Published: 22/02/2018 12:43:00 PM
To coincide with Female Football Week, Football NSW are offering female only C Licence Part 1 to further opportunities for coach education.
2018 Preseason Coaching Courses
Published: 30/01/2018 1:16:00 PM
Give your coaching prowess the boost needed and learn the FFA Coaching Curriculum with our preseason courses for 2018. We even have a course on 6th March, 2018 coinciding with Female Football Week, solely for our female coaches! From Grassroots to Seniors, join in!
Sydney FC ESFA Game Day Experience
Published: 25/01/2018 3:00:00 PM
Kids from ESFA Clubs enjoyed a double Match Day Experience with Sydney FC W-League and A-League matches on 15th December, 2017.
2018 FFA Cup Entries Are Open
Published: 25/01/2018 1:14:00 PM
With all the World Cup being a focus in 2018, how far can our Men's Senior Clubs go in the FFA Cup? Best enter to find out!
Active Kids Rebate Program 2018
Published: 24/01/2018 3:23:00 PM
Active Kids is a program to help NSW families meet the cost of getting their kids into sport and recreational activities.
2018 ESFA Preseason Referee Courses
Published: 19/01/2018 2:45:00 PM
It’s that time of the year again when we all begin to wonder how we can assist ESFA in ensuring more games are covered in our winter competition by referees and assistant referees!
Welcome to 2018
Published: 15/01/2018 4:53:00 PM
ESFA has reopened its doors for 2018, with a new look ESFA team.
2018 ESFA Board
Published: 6/12/2017 12:07:00 PM
Following on from the ESFA AGM, the 2018 Board has been appointed with one casual vacancy remaining.
ESFA 2017 AGM
Published: 30/11/2017 3:20:00 PM
The ESFA AGM, 2017 was held on Monday 27th November, 2017. Who won the Ted Simmons Junior Football Medal?
ESFA Grassroots Coaching Course
Published: 29/11/2017 2:25:00 PM
Aimed at those wishing to coach 5-9 year old age groups. Wednesday 13th December, 2017 at Moore Park Synthetic.
2017 Football NSW Champion of Champions Grand Finals
Published: 18/10/2017 11:44:00 AM
ESFA will be represented by Maccabi U21s (AAM3) in the Grand Final as well as three match officials appointed to the 14 Women Grand Final. Sunday 22nd October, Valentines Sports Park. Can we see silverware for the third year in a row?
2017 Football NSW Champion of Champions
Published: 20/09/2017 2:40:00 PM
Best of luck to all ESFA Clubs competing in Sunday's Champion of Champions fixtures all to be held at Cromer Park, Manly. A beautiful day for a drive over the Bridge and enjoy some great football.
Senior Grand Finals 3rd September 2017
Published: 1/09/2017 10:29:00 AM
It may be Spring, but the winter season has not finished yet! Who made the first weekend of Grand Finals? Come down to Heffron and Hensley and show your support.
2017 ESFA League Champions
Published: 18/08/2017 11:01:00 AM
With each season, one team becomes League Champions in the division! How did our Clubs rate in 2017? More football still to come to determine Grand Final Champions.
ESFA Mens Trophy Final 2017
Published: 2/08/2017 8:44:00 AM
History will be made once again in the last of the ESFA Knockout Competition Finals for 2017.
ESFA Mens Cup Final
Published: 26/07/2017 10:07:00 AM
July 26th, 7:00pm at Hensley Field will see ESFA Mens Cup history, one way or another!
2017 ESFA Womens Cup Champions
Published: 20/07/2017 10:31:00 AM
Our first ESFA Silverware for 2017 presented to Dunbar Rovers FC after a brilliantly contested battle with Mascot Kings FC.
2017 ESFA Womens Cup Final
Published: 19/07/2017 9:53:00 AM
With our first trophy up for offer, who will be triumphant in the 2017 ESFA Womens Cup Final? We will find out tonight!
2017 State Cup (Cheryl Salisbury Cup) Final
Published: 17/07/2017 9:25:00 AM
ESFA commiserates wtih the hard working young ladies of Maroubra United who narrowly missed victory in the State Cup Final. A well deserved congratulations for making it that far!
Senior Grand Finals Dates 2017
Published: 6/07/2017 10:26:00 AM
Senior grand finals have been scheduled for 2017! Where and when decided, but the who is yet to come! (Junior Grand Final dates will be updated next week)
2017 State Cup Semi Finals
Published: 30/06/2017 11:18:00 AM
Sunday 2nd July, 2017 and the Association is still represented by two teams! Young female football talent and some new talent to the Eastern Suburbs.
How Skillful Were Our Youngsters?
Published: 1/06/2017 1:55:00 PM
Saturday May 27th, 2017 and the first U6 and U7 Gala Day was held under blue skies with lots of colour, noise and brilliant football!
Rest In Peace Eamonn Fallon
Published: 29/05/2017 10:25:00 AM
ESFA are extremely saddened by the passing of Coogee United AAM Championship Reserve Grade goalkeeper, Eamonn Fallon. Football is family.
Grassroots Workshop - Game Leader Program
Published: 25/05/2017 11:08:00 AM
A coach and a game leader, are one of the most valuable assets to the MiniRoos game. Register for our course to be held 31st May, 2017.
Heartbeat of Football Gala Dinner
Published: 19/05/2017 11:09:00 AM
Remember to test your heart (not just the one that has passion for the game)! Get behind this brilliant event to keep all safe on our fields.
Stay Onside On Social Media
Published: 18/05/2017 10:33:00 AM
Share your love of the game, but remember to stay onside with our guide to social media (first published May, 2015).
Dimos Mastoris Day 06/05/2017
Published: 5/05/2017 9:43:00 AM
Pagewood Botany FC and Waverley Old Boys FC come together to celebrate the life of Dimos Mastoris, with their AAM Championship First Grade playing for the Dimos Memorial Shield.
FFA Cup 2017 Round 4 Continues
Published: 12/04/2017 2:49:00 PM
Three clubs still continue their quest in Round 4 (yes, one has to be replayed) and one club through to Round 5! It's all good football.
It's Round 4 Of The FFA Cup!
Published: 5/04/2017 3:32:00 PM
And then there were 4! Congratulations to our 9 clubs who entered and particularly to the 4 who still remain.
Poor Sideline Behaviour
Published: 23/03/2017 5:35:00 PM
Poor sideline behavior will simply not be tolerated in 2017 nor should it tarnish the experience of our youngest footballers.
FFA Cup 2017
Published: 2/03/2017 10:56:00 AM
Nine ESFA Clubs have entered the 2017 FFA Cup. Who is playing who in round 2 and round 3?
2017 Referee Course Number 3
Published: 24/02/2017 2:55:00 PM
We look forward to seeing all our new referees on the parks over the season to come, joining the current members of the third team!
ESFA SAP U12 Goal Keeper Required
Published: 21/02/2017 4:56:00 PM
ESFA Skills Acquisition Program (SAP) is looking for an U12 Goal Keeper to join our squad due to the position becoming available.
Referee Course 2, 2017
Published: 13/02/2017 11:14:00 AM
Saturday 11th February and Sunday 12th February, ESFA Referees Branch had 31 eager students sitting our second Level 4 Course for Season 2017 and become FFA accredited referees.
Football Honours And Celebrates The Life Of Emersen Cox
Published: 3/02/2017 3:08:00 PM
We offer our sincere condolences to the Cox Family on the untimely and sad passing of their son Emersen. We encourage all our football family to support the Dunbar Rovers (NPL) and Apia "Emersen Cox Memorial Trophy" match on February 12th at 8:00pm (updated kick off time)
Sydney FC Match Day Experience
Published: 24/01/2017 12:15:00 PM
ESFA MiniRoos kids took to the Allianz Stadium pitch on Friday 20th January, 2017. A wonderful experience for all concerned.
Senior Only Referee Course 2017
Published: 24/01/2017 10:04:00 AM
One of the best group of up and coming referees sat our first course of 2017 on Sunday January 22nd. Smiling proudly at the end of the day!
Girls U12 SAP Players
Published: 20/01/2017 3:31:00 PM
Limited spots have become available for players wishing to trial for ESFA SAP Girls U12 program.
Sydney FC January 2017 Holiday Clinics
Published: 12/01/2017 12:43:00 PM
There is still time to register for Sydney FC Holiday Clinics led by ex-Socceroo and Sydney FC player Paul Reid, commencing 17th January, 2017.
Welcome To 2017!
Published: 11/01/2017 11:59:00 AM
Football is back and it will be bigger and better than ever!
ESFA 2017 Coaching Courses
Published: 10/01/2017 12:51:00 PM
Allow your passion and skill for the game to grow, with our Coaching Courses for 2017. Register now to be all you can be. There is a course suited for you!
ESFA Donate To International Football Exchange
Published: 29/11/2016 9:55:00 AM
IFE assist children in communities in Cambodia and Kenya, providing them with football equipment. ESFA are proud to have been able to assist and hope all Clubs will become involved.
29th October 2016 - Louise Mazzaroli Cup
Published: 12/10/2016 4:41:00 PM
The Louise Mazzaroli Cup has an unprecedented 14 teams entered. Over 30s women football raise awareness of women in football, charity and breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
2016 FNSW Puma Champion of Champions Quarter Finals
Published: 5/10/2016 2:58:00 PM
With seven ESFA Teams still remaining in contention for Champion of Champions, this Sunday 9th October could be the perfect day for a drive. It's not just the Sydney Derby worth witnessing!
Champion of Champions
Published: 21/09/2016 1:52:00 PM
An ESFA whitewash in Orange saw all our teams bearing the fruits of their labour!
ESFA Summer Football - It's Here!
Published: 13/09/2016 11:13:00 AM
Registrations are now open for ESFA Summer Football Five A Side! We are football all year round! Keep your team together or turn mates into team mates over the summer.
Champion of Champions 2016 Begins In Orange!
Published: 12/09/2016 1:34:00 PM
It's an appealing group of footballers heading to Orange this Sunday 18th September 2016, with all ESFA teams hoping to become top seeds after round 1!
Junior Grand Finals - Who Made It?
Published: 25/08/2016 11:26:00 AM
Our Junior Clubs have set the stage for some epic football in the Grand Finals at Heffron this weekend! ESFA Club's junior talent in abundance!
Senior ESFA League Champions 2016!
Published: 19/08/2016 10:28:00 AM
Who won their senior Leagues in 2016? A plethora of Clubs! Congratulations to 2016 ESFA League Champions.
ESFA Mens Cup Grand Final 2016!
Published: 29/07/2016 2:12:00 PM
A perfect night for some top shelf football at Hensley between Coogee United AAM Championship and Maroubra United AAM Championship.
MiniRoos U6s and U7s Gala Day
Published: 22/07/2016 10:21:00 AM
Our Under 6s and Under 7s will be travelling to Vaucluse on Sunday. They're excited!
Vale Nicholas, Mascot Kings FC U12B
Published: 15/07/2016 7:33:00 PM
The football family within ESFA send our sincere condolences to Nicholas' family, team mates and club mates.
Metro East FNSW State Titles Trials 2016
Published: 15/07/2016 11:05:00 AM
Trials begin on 24th July, 2016 for Football NSW State Titles 2016 for U12 Girls, U12 Boys, U14 Girls, U15 Boys and U16 Girls.
ESFA School Holiday Clinic Fun!
Published: 15/07/2016 10:33:00 AM
What better way than to keep the football passion alive among our youngsters, than attending the ESFA School Holiday Clinic?
ESFA Womens And Mens Cup Finals
Published: 7/07/2016 2:04:00 PM
Who made the grade? Our finals contenders for ESFA Womens Cup and ESFA Mens Cup have been decided.
And Then There Was One
Published: 7/07/2016 11:56:00 AM
July 17th, 2016 and Dunbar Rovers FC Over 35s will travel out to Valentines Sports Park to compete in the State Cup final!
The State Cups 2016
Published: 17/06/2016 11:30:00 AM
Who has reached Quarter Final Stage of the 2016 State Cups? Congratulations to all our teams who have worthily competed.
ESFA School Holiday Camp
Published: 14/06/2016 10:34:00 AM
Where will your budding socceroos be in the second week of the school holidays? Heffron Synthetic Park seems to offer great opportunities for our 8 to 13 year olds.
Talented Sports Program Introduction For 2017
Published: 17/05/2016 2:59:00 PM
Thinking of a high school in 2017 that will have an elite coaching and academic framework for those wishing to excel in their passion for football? All aligned with Sydney FC!
Is Your Club First Aid Ready?
Published: 16/05/2016 4:27:00 PM
Across Football NSW there were a number of deaths last year, particularly in older men’s age groups, some of which might have been prevented had there been first aid available and access to a defibrillator.
Dimos Mastoris Shield
Published: 29/04/2016 10:52:00 AM
April 30th, 2016 will be the 11th Anniversary of the Dimos Shield played between Pagewood Botany FC and Waverley Old Boys FC AAM Championship (Premier League) teams.
ESFA Referees Branch Preseason Seminar 2016
Published: 22/03/2016 11:22:00 AM
The strong presence of our new young female referees was rewarded by the presentation and mentoring of one of our guest speakers, W-League referee, Katie Patterson.
Three Preseason Level 4 Referee Courses
Published: 2/03/2016 4:10:00 PM
We trust our new referees will be welcomed on the park as for some, they begin their refereeing career with ESFA and beyond.
Player Numbers Exceeding 2015
Published: 16/02/2016 2:48:00 PM
With only 45 more sleeps to go till season start, we are kicking it out of the park!
Coaching Coaching Coaching!
Published: 12/02/2016 12:02:00 PM
There are still places available at our Senior Coaching Certificate Course. Take advantage of this opportunity!
WOBFC Charity Gala Day
Published: 9/02/2016 2:22:00 PM
Our friends at Waverley Old Boys Football Club are holding a Charity Gala Day on 21st February, 2016 to raise funds for the In Memory of Olivia Dahdah, Sydney Children's Hospital Foundation.
2016 Season Player Registrations Open
Published: 3/02/2016 11:46:00 AM
With only 58 more sleeps till season commencement, if you have not registered yet, get in touch with your Club and begin the process.
ESFA Coaching Courses 2016
Published: 2/02/2016 2:04:00 PM
It's time to become accredited coaches with the FFA curriculum coaching pathway and courses now open for registration for preseason 2016.
ESFA Referees Branch Holding Level 4 Courses
Published: 25/01/2016 3:06:00 PM
It's time to put your whistles where your mouths are! With the ever increasing player numbers, the demand for refereeing grows yearly.
Have you considered becoming a referee?
ESFA Looks A Little Different This Season!
Published: 12/01/2016 3:54:00 PM
The ESFA staff have increased in number for season 2016 and we are pleased to welcome our newest team members, Adam Cummins in his role as MiniRoos Coordinator and Jaime Gomez in his role as Technical Director. Find out more about our newest team members!
Selected ESFA SAP Players
Published: 10/12/2015 10:52:00 AM
Trials have been completed and squads finalised for the 2016 SAP season.
ESFA Annual General Meeting 2015
Published: 1/12/2015 3:18:00 PM
The work does not cease and we envisage an even more highly successful 2016 season through the cooperation of the Board, Football Management Councils, Referees Branch, Clubs and ESFA administration.
ESFA SAP TRIAL UPDATE
Published: 26/11/2015 4:41:00 PM
We thank all players who have trialed with us and we wish you well for the 2016 season.
The Louise Mazzaroli Cup 2015
Published: 17/11/2015 11:10:00 AM
There was no rain to be seen on Sunday 15th November, 2015 at Marrickville! The over 30s women of ESFA celebrated football and Louise Mazzaroli in the name of charity. Yes, there was a cup to be played for!
Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory Play in 5th Annual Beyond Blue Cup
Published: 11/11/2015 3:34:00 PM
Sydney FC are working with their partner @beyondblue to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining good mental health with the males of our football community being less likely to talk about it. Saturday 14th November, 2015 make your way to Allianz Stadium and share in the cause.
The Louise Mazzaroli Cup 2015
Published: 11/11/2015 11:34:00 AM
The Louise Mazzaroli Cup for Over 30s Women, shall be held this Sunday 15th November, 2015 at Kik Off Frazer Park. Louise lost her battle with cancer on this day four years ago. ''Football is family".
Champion Of Champions Final O45s
Published: 3/11/2015 9:32:00 AM
Friday November 6, 2015 at 7:30pm at Valentines Sports Park, Pagewood Botany FC O45s will take on North Rocks O45s to ascertain just who is the best Association football team in NSW.
Trial Dates Announced For ESFA SAP and RYC
Published: 2/11/2015 10:46:00 AM
Dates of the ESFA SAP, ESFA Girls SAP are all to be held at David Phillips Synthetic from 23rd November, 2015. RYC trials to be held on Sundays from 29th November, 2015 (venue TBA).
40539 People In The Crowd Cheering For The ESFA Kids!
Published: 28/10/2015 10:02:00 AM
With 40539 people in attendance at the Sydney derby between Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers, there were a few younger faces that could not contain their excitement at being at Allianz Stadium for Sydney FC Match Day Experience!
Charlie Davidson Fundraiser An Enormous Success
Published: 30/09/2015 2:33:00 PM
Excellent crowd numbers were proof positive that passion for football extends way beyond the game. Congratulations to all involved in organising and supporting this great event.
Champion of Champions Semi Finals 2015
Published: 30/09/2015 12:08:00 PM
We congratulate all our teams who competed on 27th September, 2015 and look forward to more football when our 6 remaining teams continue to the Semi Finals.
Champion of Champions 2015
Published: 22/09/2015 11:13:00 AM
We let you know all the results from Round 2 and where to next for our ESFA Competition teams competing in one of the most illustrious tournaments in the footballing calendar.
Sydney FC School Holiday Clinics
Published: 15/09/2015 10:16:00 AM
Football season over? Why not continue honing your skills at Sydney FC Holiday Clinics in the Eastern Suburbs?
The Charlie Davidson Fundraiser
Published: 8/09/2015 3:31:00 PM
Don't miss out on seeing our friends at Dunbar Rovers FC (State League) take on Sydney FC NYL in allowing the game to give back to someone who has given so much to the game. Football is family.
AAW Championship Grand Final - 06/09/2015
Published: 4/09/2015 9:34:00 AM
It may be Father’s Day on Sunday 6th September, 2015 but the women of ESFA will be displaying why women’s football is a dominant force in the ESFA Competition.
The Love Of Football Can Spread Worldwide
Published: 2/09/2015 2:24:00 PM
Season end sees ESFA Clubs in Spring cleaning mode. Why not turn your old club gear into a child's goal of playing football in an otherwise impoverished life?
2015 League Champions!
Published: 19/08/2015 9:19:00 AM
Who won the competitive Leagues for 2015? We have all the answers.
Come and coach with ESFA!
Published: 14/08/2015 11:18:00 AM
ESFA is seeking expressions of interest for a head coach for Regional Youth Conference and a range of coaches to mentor ESFA teams and talented young players in the FNSW Skills Acquisition Program and Regional Youth Conference in 2016.
State Titles Trials Callbacks
Published: 5/08/2015 1:47:00 PM
Click through for information on players called back for State Titles trials and trial times.
Last updated 6/8/15
Stay onside on social media
Published: 15/05/2015 1:02:00 PM
Share your love of the game, but stay onside with our guide to social media
Kanga Cup 2015
Published: 11/05/2015 3:23:00 PM
Who is entering the Southern Hemisphere's largest youth tournament on it's 25th Anniversary this July?
Women In Football
Published: 8/05/2015 10:50:00 AM
Female Football Week acknowledges our women in football.
Weekend Update 2nd and 3rd May, 2015
Published: 1/05/2015 2:59:00 PM
Some parks already closed as we look unfortunately toward another weekend of wet weather. We also have teams contesting The State Cup this weekend and wish them well.
What A Difference A Day Makes
Published: 27/04/2015 8:10:00 AM
From remembering our fallen soldiers to sheltering from the storm, Anzac Day offered all sorts around our parks.
Round 3: Men's Championship
Published: 21/04/2015 3:40:00 PM
Round 3 of the Men's Championship saw the 10th Anniversary of the Dimos Shield played between Pagewood Botany FC and Waverley Old Boys FC.
We All Have Lift Off This Weekend
Published: 17/04/2015 3:15:00 PM
Small Sided Football, Juniors and Seniors Competition all take to the parks on the weekend of 18th and 19th April, 2015.
Dunbar Rovers FC State League 2 First Home Game
Published: 16/04/2015 3:22:00 PM
Dunbar Rovers FC, one of FNSW's newest State League 2 Clubs and the first ESFA Club to move to elite football, plays its first home game of season 2015 at Hensley on Saturday 18th April, 2015.
Published: 2/04/2015 2:19:00 PM
Coogee United Men's Championship First Grade Captain, Oran Weldrick shared his thoughts with us.
Published: 2/04/2015 2:07:00 PM
Coogee United Men's Championship Coach, James Whiteford shared his thoughts with us.
Published: 1/04/2015 5:00:00 PM
We've put together the complete information guide for the 2015 ESFA season to keep everyone in line!
Throughout the year, all the information you need will be on our website, so you can keep up to date when you come and check your results each week.
Men’s Championship: Round 1
Published: 31/03/2015 3:20:00 PM
The opening round of the Men's Championship saw some great matches played over the weekend.
We Are Lining Up For Kick Off
Published: 20/03/2015 4:48:00 PM
With only EIGHT more sleeps till season kick off, our numbers are up 10%! Everyone knows the beautiful game is the only football necessary on the parks.
Sydney FC School Holiday Clinics In The Eastern Suburbs
Published: 17/03/2015 12:15:00 PM
With the Sky Blues currently in second place on the ladder, here is the opportunity for our youngest players ages 5-15, to develop their skills and meet some of the Sydney A-League players.
Grassroots Football Expo
Published: 17/03/2015 10:00:00 AM
There are still places for ESFA coaches to attend Grassroots Football Expo on Wednesday 18th March, 2015.
We Can Hear The Crowds Cheering
Published: 27/02/2015 2:53:00 PM
Only 29 more sleeps till the first official game for everyone in Season 2015. Register now and be part of the excitement! Player numbers are booming!
Player Registration Is Booming - Do not miss out!
Published: 17/02/2015 2:51:00 PM
The ESFA football family is expanding in number. Do not be forlorn. There is still time. Register quickly with a Club of your choice and let the beautiful game begin!
Let's Coach Football
Published: 2/02/2015 12:10:00 PM
ESFA announces dates for 2015 Coaching Courses.
Let's Referee Football
Published: 30/01/2015 2:53:00 PM
Have you ever wanted to become a Referee? The opportunity is there to put your whistles where your mouths are!
Let's Play Football
Published: 30/01/2015 1:46:00 PM
Have you contacted your Club about their Registration process? Discover your passion.
Welcome to 2015
Published: 12/01/2015 4:45:00 PM
Have you dusted off your boots and gone for a preseason run yet?
AFC Asian Cup in Sydney!!!
Published: 12/01/2015 3:05:00 PM
Come support the Socceroos in their Asian Cup match against Oman. A rare home turf opportunity!
ESFA AGM 2014
Published: 25/11/2014 11:15:00 AM
Monday 24th November, 2014 saw the election of a new President and the opportunity for six ESFA Presidents to come together in the name of football.
Dunbar gears up for State League 2!
Published: 31/10/2014 1:19:00 PM
ESFA congratulates Dunbar Rovers on their admission into the Football NSW State League Division 2 for 2015.
Champion of Champions Finals
Published: 14/10/2014 3:07:00 PM
Pagewood, Dunbar and Maccabi will represent ESFA at the pinnacle of Association football!
Liverpool Legends Are Coming To Sydney!
Published: 8/10/2014 1:28:00 PM
ESFA have teamed with 5times and DC Sports to give away two tickets to see Liverpool Legends Robbie Fowler, Didi Hamann and Jason McAteer in January, 2015.
100 Days To Go!!
Published: 1/10/2014 11:19:00 AM
AFC Asian Cup kicks off in Australia in January, 2015.
Champion of Champions Semi Finals
Published: 29/09/2014 10:05:00 AM
ESFA is proud to announce four teams remain in contention for Champion Of Champions having reached the semi final stage of the tournament.
JUNIOR COMPETITION UPDATE
Published: 21/08/2014 2:26:00 PM
What will happen should junior semi finals be washed out this weekend?
We once again are in the eye of the storm and looking toward solutions.
JUNIOR FINALS SERIES OFF AND RACING THIS WEEKEND
Published: 15/08/2014 3:43:00 PM
Juniors begin their road to the Grand Finals this weekend. Biggest question of all? What are we going to do if it gets washed out? (Let's not forget our Over 35 Division 1s who are playing their semi finals Sunday).
2014 Premier League Season Wrap-Up
Published: 8/08/2014 4:51:00 PM
ESFA's guest reporter Nick Tsiolakis travels through the 2014 Premier League season and see what it was that made this year one to remember
METRO EAST TRIALS CONTINUE SUNDAY 10/08/2014 AT MOORE PARK
Published: 7/08/2014 11:23:00 AM
Continuing in their final phase for all players that have been invited back in U12 girls and boys, as well as U14 girls. U16 girls trials continue while still looking for a Goalkeeper and three more players.
ESFA COACHES THE COACHES
Published: 5/08/2014 2:47:00 PM
ESFA Regional League Technical Director Barry Walker, coached our ESFA Coaches at Paine Reserve on Monday 4th August, 2014.
THE CELEBRITY FOOTBALL CHARITY CHALLENGE
Published: 1/08/2014 12:21:00 PM
ESFA is very proud to support and host Epilepsy Action Australia fundraising charity football event in conjunction with the ESFA Men's Championship Grand Final at Hensley Field on Saturday 6th September, 2014.
The History of ESFA
Published: 30/07/2014 4:24:00 PM
Who has given of their time, energy and skill base to commit to better a community based football competition over the past 50 plus years?
MODEL COACHING SESSIONS - SSF - U18/G18
Published: 30/07/2014 2:16:00 PM
ESFA invite all SSF and Junior coaches to our Model Coaching Sessions on Monday 4th August, 2014 and Friday 8th August, 2014.
ESFARB REFEREES OF THE FUTURE
Published: 8/07/2014 3:42:00 PM
ESFARB referee Ari Jackson spends the first week of the school holidays pursuing his referee career pathway at The State Titles in Orange.
CHANGES TO THE JUNIOR DRAW FROM 12TH JULY, 2014
Published: 2/07/2014 3:42:00 PM
The weekend of 12th and 13th July has been deemed a "catch up" weekend for some age groups and regular round 12 for the remaining. Read more to ensure we all know what's happening on the parks!
ESFA UNDER 10s AND UNDER 11s GALA DAY
Published: 26/06/2014 9:27:00 AM
The beautiful games sees cooperation in the spirit of football across the Eastern Suburbs at Queens Park, Saturday 28th June, 2014.
TRYING TO GET AHEAD OF THE WEATHER
Published: 6/06/2014 3:39:00 PM
Ground Closures already announced for the long weekend (7th, 8th and 9th June) as at Friday 6th June, 4:00pm
ESFA AAW1s Round Three FNSW State Cup
Published: 30/05/2014 9:36:00 AM
With three teams playing within Sydney and one team taking a road trip, this Sunday should see some great football witnessed by other Associations!
Players ID Cards
Published: 17/04/2014 10:41:00 AM
Have you received your Player ID Card?
Published: 17/04/2014 10:29:00 AM
When the weather is less than friendly
Men's Championship: Ready, Set, Go
Published: 28/03/2014 4:43:00 PM
2014 sees ESFA launch the new Men's Championship. ESFA's pinnacle men's competition comprises eight clubs who will go at it hammer and tongs this year for the prize of being crowned ESFA Men's Champions.
2014 Kick-Off! - UPDATED
Published: 28/03/2014 4:41:00 PM
Season 2014 is set to kick off for a massive season of football, with nearly 50 different competitions for our 24 clubs. All you need to know is inside!
ESFA Grassroots Coaching Expo
Published: 18/03/2014 10:41:00 AM
On a cold and windy Heffron 54, we had an excited group of 50 coaches enjoyed the Grassroots Expo with Kean Marshall from FFA
ESFA 2014 dates taking shape
Published: 10/03/2014 4:51:00 PM
The ESFA season is taking shape, so click through for a reminder of the key dates for your club!
President's message regarding Small Sided Football in 2014
Published: 12/02/2014 12:35:00 PM
The President, Raff Del Vecchio has announced the beginning of the staged reintegration of all Eastern Suburbs SSF operations to the ESFA SSF program and the collaborative development of ESFA SSF for the future.
Pre-Season Referee Courses Announced
Published: 31/01/2014 12:50:00 PM
ESFA is pleased to announce that the Referees Branch (ESFARB) shall be holding Referee Courses in February and March, 2014. Click through for details!
Published: 24/01/2014 10:39:00 AM
ESFA is seeking expressions of interest for a number of coaches to mentor talented young players in FNSW SAP and Regional Youth League programs.
Welcome to 2014!
Published: 24/01/2014 10:35:00 AM
The ESFA Office is open for business with the staff working hard along with our volunteers to ensure that season 2014 is the most successful so far.
ESFA Office holiday closure dates
Published: 13/12/2013 11:00:00 AM
The ESFA Office will be closed over the holiday period from Friday, 13 December 2013 and will reopen on Monday, 13 January 2014.
Referees Branch AGM Report
Published: 13/12/2013 10:09:00 AM
The Referees Branch Annual General Meeting saw a new committee elected, with Arthur Kringas as Chairman, on Tuesday night.
ESFA Annual General Meeting Report
Published: 19/11/2013 11:01:00 AM
The 2013 Annual General Meeting of the Eastern Suburbs Football Association was held on Monday, with ESFA reporting on financial stability and good governance.
Andrew Field inducted as Life Member
Published: 19/11/2013 11:00:00 AM
Andrew Field was inducted as a Life Member of the Association for his services to football in the Eastern Suburbs at the Annual General Meeting on Monday.
ESFA Regional League trials announced!
Published: 18/11/2013 5:08:00 PM
The ESFA Board is very pleased to confirm that FNSW has welcomed ESFA teams into the FNSW Regional League in 2014 in the U12, U13, U14 and U15 age groups for boys.
Click for trials times and venue.