2020 Registrations Are Getting Ready For Kick Off

Published: 12/02/2020 1:51:00 PM
It's time to choose a team with Winter Season around 8 weeks away! Register now with Play Football and join our team.

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. 

Football NSW and ESFA Coaching Expo UPDATED INFORMATION 18/02/2020

Published: 7/02/2020 3:06:00 PM
Calling all ESFA Coaches - mark March 10th 2020 in your diaries!

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.

Sydney FC Match Day MiniRoos March Past Opportunity

Published: 31/01/2020 11:46:00 AM
Register with your Club before 18th February and have the opportunity to join the Sydney FC ESFA March Past on 28th February at Nestrada Jubilee Stadium!

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.

2020 Consultant Required

Published: 24/01/2020 12:15:00 PM
Please contact our General Manager by 5th February 2020.

ESFA and Sydney FC January School Holiday Clinic

Published: 20/01/2020 3:38:00 PM
All the kids had a fantastic time at Queens Park last week! Visits by Sydney FC players were a huge bonus!

Don't Forget ESFA Referees Branch Level 4 Referee Courses For 2020

Published: 14/01/2020 3:35:00 PM
ESFA 2020 Vision is for more referees on our parks! To do this, we require your vision as part of the solution. Join the team in 2020!

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!

ESFA Annual Report 2019

Published: 9/12/2019 9:42:00 AM
Read all about football in the Eastern Suburbs in 2019.

Sydney FC A League and W League Ticket Special For ESFA

Published: 2/12/2019 12:52:00 PM
Looking for the adrenalin of football to help the turkey coma during the Christmas Holiday break? Sydney FC double header will help!

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 and Sydney FC Summer School Holiday Fun

Published: 21/11/2019 10:48:00 AM
Learn with Sydney FC and ESFA, the Sky Blue way and enjoy a very special early bird promotion!

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2019

Published: 12/11/2019 12:27:00 PM
The ESFA Annual General Meeting has been called for Monday 9th December 2019.

Sydney FC W-League v Brisbane Roar Tickets On Sale Now

Published: 7/11/2019 10:27:00 AM
All registered 2019 winter season female footballers can redeem a complimentary general admission ticket! Read more to find out how!

2020 ESFA Pathway Team Trials - Updated 7th November

Published: 7/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

This page will be updated on a regular basis with any new information.

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! 

The Campaign Continues For The Title Of Champion of Champions

Published: 25/09/2019 12:10:00 PM
Who has reached the Quarter Finals of the 2019 Football NSW Champion of Champions?

ESFA Coaching Opportunities 2020

Published: 23/09/2019 3:35:00 PM
Expressions of Interest sought to lead our expanded talented player pathway for 2019/20.

Sydney FC and ESFA Spring Holiday Clinic

Published: 21/09/2019 9:03:00 AM
School holidays are just around the corner, come and learn how to play the Sky Blue way with ESFA and Sydney FC.

ESFA and Sydney FC Skills Training Program

Published: 18/09/2019 4:10:00 PM
Allow your child to progress through the curriculum with Sydney FC and ESFA!

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 Senior Grand Final Champions

Published: 12/09/2019 12:10:00 PM
The weekend that was! What a great way to end the Winter Season Senior Competition, for 2019.

2019 Senior Grand Final Weekend 6th 7th and 8th September

Published: 4/09/2019 3:08:00 PM
Who made the Grand Finals? Which team do we cheer for? How will we find where they are playing? 

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 Finals Series Begins This Weekend For Many Competitions

Published: 13/08/2019 4:32:00 PM
How can it be mid August already? For those entering Finals, read more and find out the protocols involved this year.

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

MiniRoos and Junior Competition Fixtures Queens Birthday Weekend

Published: 27/05/2019 12:47:00 PM
Who doesn't love a long weekend? However, football doesn't always stop for royalty - senior competition, as you were!

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!

Coogee United Through to Round 5 FFA Cup

Published: 2/05/2019 9:14:00 PM
Will there be a CUPset on Wednesday 8th May at Lambert Park? This is the magic of the Cup!

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.

2018 Ted Simmons Junior Football Medal Winners

Published: 30/04/2019 4:58:00 PM
Ted Simmons OAM, life member of ESFA, presented Pagewood Botany 2018 U13 A/Bs on Saturday 6th April 2019.

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.

3500 Grassroots Level Referees Leave The Game Australia Wide Annually

Published: 15/03/2019 2:08:00 PM
Let's start and continue discussions on how we can all assist to reverse this trend.

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!

Register To Play Winter Season 2019 Now

Published: 7/03/2019 12:36:00 PM
We have seen you on the parks and now it's time to see you in the registration system!

NumberWorks'nWords Team up With ESFA Girls and Mixed SAP

Published: 7/03/2019 11:27:00 AM
Sport and learning go together with both organisations emphasising boosting confidence and skill through coaching and tuition.

Disability Football Programs Within The ESFA Community

Published: 6/03/2019 3:45:00 PM
It's a beautiful game for a reason. Read more about RCFC Purple Hearts, footballers with disability.

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.

Sydney FC W-League Player Appearance

Published: 14/02/2019 1:48:00 PM
Guess who's coming to Westfield Eastgardens?

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.

Seniors Only (Over 18) Level 4 Referee Course

Published: 12/02/2019 12:54:00 PM
Football is for everyone and ESFA extends further than players, coaches and managers. We need more referees!

Sydney FC and Perth Glory W-League Grand Final

Published: 12/02/2019 12:21:00 PM
Heading down to Netstrata Jubilee Stadium this Saturday when Sydney FC are host the W-League Grand Final? #feelthefinals

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 Louise Mazzaroli Cup - What a Day!

Published: 6/02/2019 2:59:00 PM
Let's keep the momentum going and encourage and promote Women's O35 football in ESFA for season 2019 and beyond.

2019 Louise Mazzaroli Cup O30 Women

Published: 29/01/2019 4:19:00 PM
The Louise Mazzaroli Cup Day is back on Saturday 2nd February, celebrating the O30s Women's Game.

When Does ESFA Winter Season 2019 Kick Off?

Published: 25/01/2019 2:25:00 PM
It’s 69 sleeps, 70 or 71 more sleeps all depending on what league in ESFA you play, coach, manage or referee!

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.

Last Chance to Register for the Sydney FC and ESFA Holiday Clinic Starting Next Week

Published: 11/01/2019 12:39:00 PM
Find out more and how to sign up! Don't miss out ...


Published: 14/12/2018 2:17:00 PM
Find out more and how to sign up! Don't miss out ...

2019 Senior Men, Women & Mixed Summer Football Comps

Published: 11/12/2018 12:30:00 PM
With the Festive Season here, may be a great time mid January to run off any overindulgence. Join us for 6 weeks of 5-a-side football!

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.

Chance To Win Tickets To See The Matildas Play Chile

Published: 25/10/2018 10:50:00 AM
Saturday 10th November at Panthers Stadium and we have three pairs of tickets to give away. Find out how. 

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!

Champion of Champions Journey Continues

Published: 4/10/2018 3:54:00 PM
Quarter Final time in the Football NSW Champion of Champions Tournament and we have some football to still play and watch!

Summer Football Kicks Off

Published: 4/10/2018 11:50:00 AM
Summer Football is HERE

Week 1 Summer Football Draw Now Live

Published: 27/09/2018 3:06:00 PM
Summer Football is Back!

Waverley Old Boys Celebrity Six A Side

Published: 25/09/2018 10:49:00 AM
Football encompasses more than the game and often brings two codes together! Let's support the greater community.

2018 Champion of Champions; 7 Teams Advance to Quarter Finals

Published: 24/09/2018 12:59:00 PM
Three Clubs, 7 Teams! Congratulations to all who represented their clubs and Eastern Suburbs Football Association in Round 2 of Champion of Champions.

2018 50th Anniversary Football NSW Champion of Champions

Published: 19/09/2018 1:26:00 PM
With all ESFA teams commencing their campaign in Round 2, this Sunday against teams from Nepean FA, Southern Districts and Shoalhaven, we have some football and road trips to enjoy!

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!

Sydney FC and ESFA School Holiday Clinic in October is ON SALE NOW!

Published: 7/09/2018 12:04:00 PM
Get an early bird discount CLOSES 21ST SEPTEMBER and a chance to play in a small sided game at the Sydney FC only home Sydney Derby!

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.

Ultimate Grand Final Weekend 2018

Published: 4/09/2018 1:14:00 PM
For two days and three nights, we have the football for you!

Grand Final Champions Seniors Weekend 1

Published: 3/09/2018 1:16:00 PM
Many a celebration on the field on Father's Day 2018. A feast of football for all.

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?

Our Final Four Premiers 2018 Winter Season

Published: 28/08/2018 2:27:00 PM
Our final four competitions have moved into Finals Series. Find out who they are!

Senior Womens, AA9, AA5 and U18s Grand Finals Sunday 2nd September

Published: 28/08/2018 11:10:00 AM
It may be Father's Day but what better way to celebrate Dad, than to bring him along to watch our Grand Finals? 

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.

More 2018 League Winners

Published: 24/08/2018 10:43:00 AM
More Premiers decided, more semi final action to come! 

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.

2018 Junior Grand Finals Weekend At Hensley

Published: 20/08/2018 2:37:00 PM
We made it! More importantly though, congratulations to the teams and clubs who made it to Junior Grand Finals! 

Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Referee?

Published: 17/08/2018 12:47:00 PM
Post-Season Senior Only (Age 17 and over) Level 4 Referee Course. Become part of the solution for 2019.

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?

2018 Who Are Premiers Thus Far Commencing Finals This Weekend?

Published: 10/08/2018 1:15:00 PM
Congratulations to Junior and Senior 2018 Premiers moving to Finals Series this weekend.

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?

Summer Football is Coming

Published: 26/07/2018 5:01:00 PM
Summer football is back! 

Sydney FC fire up their pre-season

Published: 16/07/2018 3:12:00 PM

Get out for some live football action as Sydney FC fire up their pre-season!

2018 Dimos Mastoris Day

Published: 13/07/2018 10:45:00 AM
Football is family and family always remembers.

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.

The Weather Holds For Gala Day

Published: 28/06/2018 2:21:00 PM

Here is the future of Australian football

Football NSW State Cup Semi Finals

Published: 28/06/2018 11:59:00 AM
Three Clubs. Three Competitions. Three Semi Finals. Good things come in threes!

Winter Holiday Clinic Sydney FC and ESFA

Published: 25/06/2018 4:43:00 PM

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!

2018 FFA Cup Round 2, 10th and 11th March

Published: 26/02/2018 5:22:00 PM
Watch live on Football NSW Facebook on 28th February to find out the opponents of our 10 Clubs in Round 2 of the 2018 FFA Cup.

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.

Saturday 24th February 2018 Level 4 Referee Course

Published: 26/02/2018 2:07:00 PM
Our first open course for Juniors and Seniors was held on a hot day at Matraville High School, with 30 registered students in attendance.

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.


Published: 1/02/2018 11:58:00 AM
Do you have what it takes?

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 Insurance Information - We've Got You Covered!

Published: 25/01/2018 1:58:00 PM
Ensure your football routine assists in avoiding injury however, we have all the information needed regarding injury policy and insurance claims for 2018.

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!

2018 Football NSW Working With Children Policy

Published: 25/01/2018 12:42:00 PM
In the interest of promoting child safety within the sport of football, please be knowledgeable of the FNSW WWCC for 2018.

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.

Applications For ESFA Referees Coordinator Role Now Open

Published: 23/01/2018 11:52:00 AM
Are you looking for a career in football? Come and join the team at ESFA for 2018 by applying for the Referees Coordinator role.

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. 


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?

Round 3 Quarter Finals Champion of Champions

Published: 6/10/2017 9:41:00 AM
Sunday 8th October, 2017 go out and support your local clubs at David Phillips Synthetic and Heffron Synthetic.

ESFA Is Hiring MiniRoos Coordinator

Published: 5/10/2017 11:00:00 AM
Have you considered a career in football? Turn your passion for the game into a paid opportunity.

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.

The Big Weekend For Junior Football 2017 Winter Season

Published: 25/08/2017 10:17:00 AM
It's Junior Grand Final time. Get the family and friends together and come on down!

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.

Coogee United ESFA 2017 Mens Cup Champions

Published: 27/07/2017 11:18:00 AM
A classy display of football and a game played with respect and professionalism by both Dunbar Rovers and Coogee United.

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. 

Met East Trials Information - State Titles September, 2017

Published: 28/06/2017 4:56:00 PM
Trials for U12 Boys, U15 Boys, U12 Girls, U14 Girls and U16 Girls to be held from 16th July, 2017 at Chifley Sports Field.

Invited player details starting to be added.

There Are Plenty of Holiday Camps For The Youngsters in July

Published: 23/06/2017 11:25:00 AM
Choose a camp to keep the kids happy and continue the further football development of our youngsters in the Eastern Suburbs

Coogee United FC Fundraiser for Eamonn Fallon

Published: 8/06/2017 1:36:00 PM
All within the ESFA football family are welcome and invited to attend, Saturday 10th June, 2017 from 6:30pm at Coogee Bay Hotel.

Junior Competitive Wet Weather Weekend

Published: 6/06/2017 10:18:00 AM
10/11 June is the Junior Competitive (12-18 years) Wet Weather Weekend - as per the ESFA calendar. 

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.

It's Our First U6s and U7s Gala Day For 2017

Published: 24/05/2017 2:12:00 PM
We look forward to the colourful, exciting and noisy exhibition of our youngest footballers learning to love the game even more.

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.

2017 Summary of Competitions

Published: 13/04/2017 10:28:00 AM

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.

Competitive Football - No Card No Play 2017

Published: 6/04/2017 3:34:00 PM
Do not get caught out this season. Forfeits and fines will apply. No card, no play, no football today! (Photos from last week). 

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.

Test Your Knowledge of Laws Of The Game Changes For The Beautiful Game For 2017

Published: 28/03/2017 5:06:00 PM
Our referees have been educated, tested and trained in the updated LOTG changes, but just how many were you aware of?

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?

Preseason 2017 - The March Toward Kick Off

Published: 1/03/2017 5:02:00 PM
30, 31 or 32 more sleeps! Depends just when your season begins for your competition. Important dates for all to know.

The Sun Sets On Season 2017 ESFA Summer Football

Published: 1/03/2017 3:56:00 PM
Who were our Grand Final winners for 2017?

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!

Glebe Gorillas and Randwick City Football Club Officially Welcomed to ESFA

Published: 23/02/2017 4:57:00 PM
Season 2017: Two new Clubs enter our AAM divisions after ESFA Clubs and the ESFA Board met to discuss and vote on submissions. 

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.

Senior Coaching Course Starts Monday 13th February - Don't Miss Out

Published: 10/02/2017 9:48:00 AM
If you think you can benefit from our Senior Coaching Course or intend to do the FFA C-Licence we will hold later this year, then register now!

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!

Spring/Summer Football 2016 Has Completed Its Run. Keep The Fitness With More 5 A Side In January, 2017!

Published: 8/12/2016 11:58:00 AM
Congratulations to all players in our Five A Side Spring/Summer Football Competition. Sign up for the next one!

Pre and Post-Christmas Sydney FC Holiday Clinics are on Sale Now!!

Published: 5/12/2016 10:41:00 AM
All clinic participants who register before the 21st December will go into the draw to win one of ten Sydney FC Game Day Experiences at the Adelaide game on Friday, 20th January, 2017.

Three Preseason Courses - The Whistle Has Blown

Published: 1/12/2016 11:24:00 AM
Do you have what it takes to become a referee? ESFA Referees Branch preseason courses now open. It is time to become part of the solution.

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.

Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Referee? It's Your Call.

Published: 15/11/2016 4:08:00 PM
Shout out to all 18 years and over, we need you to become part of the solution. Enroll in our January Seniors Only Course NOW!

ESFA Five A Side Summer Season Football Commences January, 2017

Published: 8/11/2016 10:50:00 AM
A perfect opportunity for Clubs to take advantage of fields for trials and pre-winter season game and fitness training!

UPDATED: ESFA SAP and Girls SAP Trials for 2017

Published: 25/10/2016 3:08:00 PM
UPDATED with further trial times for the for U9, U10, U11 and U12 mixed SAP as well as U10 and U12 Girls's SAP. 

Dunbar Rovers FC AAW Championship Make ESFA History

Published: 24/10/2016 10:18:00 AM
All roads led to Valentines Sports Park yesterday for the AA Women Puma FNSW Champion of Champions Final.

Everything Is Coming Up Roses For Dunbar AA Women

Published: 17/10/2016 3:59:00 PM
And then there was one! History in the making for the first ESFA Womens Team in the Champion of Champions Final.

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.

The Road To Champion of Champions Finals Continues

Published: 11/10/2016 11:37:00 AM
And then there were three. Congratulations to our Champion of Champions Semi Finalists.

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!

Wentworth Courier Junior Sports Star Nominee

Published: 30/09/2016 10:00:00 AM
A familiar face from Mascot Kings and ESFA RYC, graced the pages of the Wentworth Courier this week, as Junior Sports Star nominee.

ESFA Summer Football Five A Side - Beneficial For All!

Published: 29/09/2016 12:07:00 PM
Have you signed up for ESFA five a side summer football yet? Maybe there are more beneficial reasons to do so than you thought. 

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!

2016 ESFA Junior and Senior Grand Final Champions

Published: 7/09/2016 11:57:00 AM
Thank you to all who played, managed, coached and supported over the 2016 Grand Final weekends. Who won?

AAW Championship Grand Final Preview

Published: 2/09/2016 1:52:00 PM
How do Dunbar Rovers FC and Coogee United FC match up?

AAM Championship Grand Final Preview

Published: 2/09/2016 1:47:00 PM
How do Glebe Wanderers FC and Dunbar Rovers FC match up?

Who Is Playing In The Senior Grand Finals This Weekend?

Published: 31/08/2016 1:34:00 PM
ESFA Competition completes its season this weekend with our Senior Grand Finals rolling out over three days at three venues! Congratulations to all who are playing.

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!

Metro East Training Times for Sunday 21st August, 2016

Published: 19/08/2016 3:29:00 PM
NO training for U12 Girls and U16 girls! We announce the training times for boys.

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.

2016 ESFA Competition Junior League Champions!

Published: 19/08/2016 10:06:00 AM
With the season kicking it out of the park on our Junior Competition, we are proud of all our League Champions.

State Titles Trial Update

Published: 17/08/2016 4:02:00 PM
State Titles trials info updated (last update 17th August).

Dunbar Rovers FC AAM5B 2016 ESFA Trophy Champions

Published: 4/08/2016 9:56:00 AM
Torrential rain, high frequency wind gusts and freezing temperatures, did not prevent excellent entertainment.

ESFA Mens Trophy Final 3rd August, 2016

Published: 3/08/2016 9:40:00 AM
With Dunbar FC and UNSW FC vying for victory, the youth and skill of both teams will be on display at Hensley.

8 Team Senior Competition Finals Series

Published: 1/08/2016 1:48:00 PM
Who made the top 5?

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.

It Was Cold - Our Youngest Didn't Even Notice!

Published: 29/07/2016 1:27:00 PM
Thanks to our friends at Maccabi Hakoah Junior Football Club, the third and final U6s and U7s ESFA Gala Day, was a huge success!

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?

Coogee United FC AAW2 Win 2016 ESFA Womens Cup Final

Published: 15/07/2016 10:04:00 AM
It may have felt like -10 degrees at Hensley, but the football was heating up.

U6s and U7s Enjoyed A Cold Morning Of Football!

Published: 7/07/2016 3:55:00 PM
This time, Heffron Hawks FC took on the monumental task of hosting both age groups at Heffron Park on Saturday 25th June, 2016 on a cold winter's day.

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. 

July School Holidays Must Mean Kanga Cup!

Published: 7/07/2016 12:44:00 PM
The Kanga Cup is the largest International Youth Football Tournament in the Southern Hemisphere! Who is in Canberra this week?

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!

Our Support To UNSW FC In A Time Of Sadness

Published: 30/06/2016 2:39:00 PM
ESFA were saddened to hear of the tragic passing of UNSW FC AAW player, Diana Organ.

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.

Which Current Heffron Hawks Player Is Top 4 Team Ronan On The Voice?

Published: 9/06/2016 5:19:00 PM
We don’t just have brilliant football talent in the Eastern Suburbs Football Association competition.

Why Risk A Lengthy Ban?

Published: 8/06/2016 11:26:00 AM
Think before you verbally react on the parks this season. 

This Weekend UEFA Euro 2016 Cup Kicks Off!

Published: 6/06/2016 2:41:00 PM
It's a football frenzy in the Northern Hemisphere! 

4th and 5th June, 2016 - When The Weather Became Football's Nemesis

Published: 6/06/2016 12:08:00 PM
Who played? What happens now? Did our fields cope better than the beaches?

ESFA Under 6s and Under 7s Gala Day

Published: 3/06/2016 12:23:00 PM
Our youngest love the beautiful game!

A Crew Of Three Female Referees Appointed to Junior Boys Games

Published: 3/06/2016 11:03:00 AM
A first for the junior boys competition and a credit to our up and coming female referees.

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.

Announcement of Metro East U13s and U14s Teams

Published: 10/05/2016 3:19:00 PM
Click through to see who has been selected for the U13 Boys and U14 Boys Metro-East State Titles teams!

Further Metro East State Titles trial update

Published: 6/05/2016 9:26:00 AM
Invited players for the final Metro East trial are here

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. 

Metro East State Titles trial update

Published: 22/04/2016 2:15:00 PM

Westfield FFA Cup Update - And Then There Was One

Published: 19/04/2016 1:47:00 PM
The Westfield FFA Cup sees one ESFA club remaining in the knock out competition.

Metro East State Titles trial information

Published: 30/03/2016 5:48:00 PM
Trials for the July 2016 FNSW State Titles will be held during April and May.

The tournament itself runs from 4 - 8 July 2016

FNSW and Fitness First Team Up!

Published: 24/03/2016 4:53:00 PM
Win $2500.00 for your Club. A great incentive to stay fit and give back to the game.

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.

ESFA Girls SAP U10s At Valentine Sports Park

Published: 22/03/2016 9:41:00 AM
ESFA Girls SAP Under 10s had their first taste of competition on Saturday 19th March, 2016.

FFA Cup Preliminary Rounds - Round 3 Commences Tonight For Our ESFA Clubs

Published: 17/03/2016 12:29:00 PM
We asked our Clubs their thoughts on their Preliminary Round 3 matches.

International Women's Day, March 8th

Published: 8/03/2016 12:20:00 PM
On International Women’s Day, we acknowledge the women of ESFA for all their contribution to the game.

Westfield FFA Cup - Round 3 Matches!

Published: 4/03/2016 3:01:00 PM
The draw was held. The Clubs held their breath and it's now time to let the games begin!

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.

A Thank You To The Hardworking Club Volunteers and Administrators

Published: 2/03/2016 12:39:00 PM
Registered player numbers for 2016 are still tracking higher than same period in 2015.

ESFA Competition's Newest Club

Published: 2/03/2016 12:10:00 PM
We welcome Sydney CBD FC to the ESFA Competition.

ESFA Coaches Embracing Further Education Through The ESFA Coaching Program

Published: 1/03/2016 4:12:00 PM
Enrol now in our Skill Training Certificate Expo and our Grassroots Course, as we continue our education coaching pathway.

128 Teams Within FNSW Entered in FFA Cup Preliminary Rounds!

Published: 1/03/2016 2:20:00 PM
Live draw at FNSW on Thursday 3rd March, 2016 to find just where and whom our 7 AAM Championship Clubs will be playing!

Under 10 Girls ESFA SAP Players Wanted

Published: 24/02/2016 3:21:00 PM
The ESFA Skill Acquisition Program currently requires Under 10 girls players to join their highly successful program.

ESFA Year To Date Player Registrations Up, Up, Up!

Published: 23/02/2016 3:43:00 PM
ESFA year to date player registrations are booming louder than a Sydney Derby crowd!

WOB 5 A Side Charity Day Brings The Best Out of Our Football Community

Published: 23/02/2016 2:54:00 PM
ESFA Referees Branch were proud to offer their services gratis to assist in raising funds for charity.

Football NSW Female Football Week Female Only Referee Course

Published: 17/02/2016 4:48:00 PM
This course will be at no charge to all participants and allow the referees to join ESFA Referees Branch for Season 2016.

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! 

Diversity of Education - Referee and Coaching Courses

Published: 16/02/2016 2:03:00 PM
We are providing all the educational pathways required for the ESFA football competition. Are you attending? There is still time to register for upcoming courses.

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.

Important Dates For 2016 Football Season

Published: 8/02/2016 3:10:00 PM
We give you our pre-season and season dates for 2016. Let's be ready to play football!

ESFA Representative Football Spots Still Available (Updated)

Published: 3/02/2016 4:25:00 PM
The ESFA Representative Football Program has commenced training, however players are still required in some age groups.

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. 

Vale Dudley Tinyow Former ESFA and ESRA President

Published: 2/02/2016 4:33:00 PM
Mr Tinyow passed away on 20th January, 2016 after years of historic contribution to football in the Eastern Suburbs.

ESFARB Look Toward Continual Education and Upgrade Of Referees

Published: 2/02/2016 3:24:00 PM
On Saturday 30th January, 2016 ESFA Referees Branch ran a Level 3 Referee Course for referees 16 years and above interested in upgrading their referee qualifications.

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.

It's Time To Register To Play, Coach And Referee Football

Published: 27/01/2016 9:24:00 AM
With only 65 more sleeps till the season commences on 2nd April, 2016 it's time to lace those boots!

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?

You're Invited To Meet and Greet The Matildas!

Published: 22/01/2016 4:11:00 PM
Register now for a chance to meet and see the Matildas in action.

ESFA Girls SAP Require Coaches For Season 2016

Published: 22/01/2016 2:36:00 PM
ESFA is seeking expressions of interest from coaches to lead our ESFA teams and talented young players in the FNSW Girls Skills Acquisition Program.

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!

ESFA Regional Youth Conference Trials

Published: 12/12/2015 4:45:00 PM
There will be NO trials on Sunday 13th December, 2015.

Selected ESFA SAP Players

Published: 10/12/2015 10:52:00 AM
Trials have been completed and squads finalised for the 2016 SAP season.


Published: 8/12/2015 2:55:00 PM
Record playing numbers in NSW and ESFA numbers increase by up to 10%.

ESFA Boys SAP Players Returning Friday 4th December

Published: 3/12/2015 4:13:00 PM
Please read for information regarding returning players for Friday 4th December, 2015

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.

Sydney FC December/January School Holiday Clinics

Published: 1/12/2015 12:55:00 PM
With football ever increasing among our youngest of players, why not attend and learn from the skill base of some of the best in the game?

UPDATED Tuesday 1/12/2015 - ESFA Boys SAP Trials

Published: 30/11/2015 12:59:00 PM
Further information regarding SAP trials.
UPDATED 1/12/2015


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.

Vale Tony Parramore; Maroubra United O45s

Published: 26/11/2015 2:07:00 PM
We offer our sympathies and thoughts to Tony's family and friends on behalf of the ESFA football community.

Updated Trial Information Regarding ESFA Boys SAP Program

Published: 24/11/2015 5:03:00 PM
All information with regard to further trials.

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".

Pagewood Over 45s Crowned Champions of Champions

Published: 9/11/2015 12:25:00 PM
Season 2015 finally came to an end for an undefeated Pagewood Botany O45s. A remarkable achievement.

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).

Sydney FC Junior Blues Membership Program - Get Yours Now!

Published: 28/10/2015 11:07:00 AM
Allowing children 12 years and under FREE entry to Sydney FC home games (excluding the Sydney Derby) for season 2015/16

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!

Coogee United AAM Championship Crowned FNSW Puma Champion of Champions 2015

Published: 19/10/2015 11:02:00 AM
Just how did Coogee United FC AAM Championship become FNSW Puma Champion of Champions? It was all in their attitude!

All Roads Lead To Valentines Sports Park FNSW Champion of Champions Grand Finals 2015

Published: 14/10/2015 8:17:00 AM
Congratulations to all who played in the Semi Finals on 11th October, 2015. Come along on Sunday 18th October, 2015 we still have two teams remaining. CoC Grand Finals await!

Just Over A Week Till Hyundai A-League Round One

Published: 30/09/2015 3:32:00 PM
The continual growth of Australian football means the goal of the competition being the biggest in the country is no longer a pipe dream - Damien De Bohun

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.

A job in football? ESFA is now employing.

Published: 28/09/2015 9:58:00 AM
If you have a passion for football, commitment to flexible hours and are a team player, apply now!

TONIGHT! Charlie Davidson Fundraiser

Published: 28/09/2015 9:10:00 AM
It's time to get a football fix, feel good about community and give back!

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.

Over 4000 Games Played With 13 To Go!

Published: 8/09/2015 12:35:00 PM
After a season which has seen 4108 games played from our U8s up to our O45s, we only have 13 to go! 

Senior Grand Final Weekend 1 - What's Happening at Hensley?

Published: 4/09/2015 2:52:00 PM
We let you know all the expectations along with the excitement of Grand Final football at Hensley.

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?

AAM Championship First Grade Grand Final - 05/09/2015

Published: 2/09/2015 12:03:00 PM
It's a battle of the beaches with League Champions Coogee United FC taking on ESFA Cup Champions Maroubra United FC on Saturday 5th September, 2015.

Junior Grand Finals, Senior Semis and Prelims - Season 2015!

Published: 28/08/2015 5:09:00 PM
As footballs get placed in storage and the nets rolled up, we look at what's happening in the parks over the weekend.

2015 Junior Competition Ends With An Extravaganza of Grand Finals

Published: 25/08/2015 3:28:00 PM
Hensley and David Phillips Synthetic are going to be busy this weekend hosting our Junior Competition Grand Finals. Here's all you need to know for the days.

ESFA Men's Cup Final - Maroubra United AAM Championship v Dunbar Rovers AAM Championship

Published: 25/08/2015 11:38:00 AM
We've polished the silverware and put out the red carpet for the two powerhouse clubs. Who will win 2015 ESFA Mens Cup?

The Weekend of 22nd and 23rd August, 2015 Sees Plenty of Football Action On The Parks

Published: 21/08/2015 3:14:00 PM
Finally for some of us, we are here! 

2015 League Champions!

Published: 19/08/2015 9:19:00 AM
Who won the competitive Leagues for 2015? We have all the answers.

Girls U12, U14 and U16 and Boys U12 and U15 Metro Easts State Titles Team Announcements

Published: 17/08/2015 1:26:00 PM
UPDATED: Congratulations to the girls and boys selected for State Titles in September.

The Week That Was - The Weekend to Come

Published: 14/08/2015 5:18:00 PM
We give you the rundown of what's happening around the parks. Let the sun shine on more football!

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.

The Crowds Are Cheering Coming Up To Finals Series 2015

Published: 12/08/2015 12:35:00 PM
What we all need to know with protocol and player eligibility for Finals Series 2015.

ESFA Trophy Final - We Are Going To Be So Bold As To Predict a Dunbar Win!

Published: 11/08/2015 4:50:00 PM
But which one? Dunbar Club internal pride is on the line!

Metro Easts U14 Girls, U12 Boys and U12 Girls Final Trials UPDATED

Published: 11/08/2015 8:42:00 AM
Final trials recalls for Metro East for U14 Girls, U12 Boys and U12 Girls and further trial information for U15 Boys and U16 Girls.

AAM Championship League Final Round Of Season 2015 - Is it a mathematical equation?

Published: 6/08/2015 3:12:00 PM
Coogee United FC look set to be officially crowned AAM Championship League Champions, but 2nd, 3rd and 4th spots look like a maths teacher's dream!

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

Maroubra United G16s Have A Triple Threat

Published: 3/08/2015 3:27:00 PM
The Lethal Lee sisters prove a formidable mid field!

Pagewood Botany FC Fundraiser Saturday 1st August, 2015

Published: 30/07/2015 9:37:00 AM
This year all proceeds will go to Kids Helpline, an incredibly worthy cause assisting the youth.

Metro East State Titles trial information

Published: 29/07/2015 9:00:00 AM

What's Going On At The Parks This Weekend?

Published: 24/07/2015 4:58:00 PM
We tell the stories of what is happening over the weekend and beyond.

Christison Park Is Waiting For Our U6s Gala Day Sunday 26th July, 2015

Published: 23/07/2015 4:24:00 PM
The park may look empty now but just wait till all our youngest MiniRoos get together for their Gala Day.


Skills Training Certificate Coaching Course Announcement

Published: 17/07/2015 1:55:00 PM
For all coaches of players U9 to U13. An imperative qualification for our coaching fraternity.

ESFA and ESFA Referees Branch Give Back To The Community

Published: 16/07/2015 2:11:00 PM
Goals 4 Special Olympics Corporate Football Challenge held at Hensley Athletic Field on Wednesday 15th July, 2015.

Dunbar Rovers FC Win State Cup AAW Final!

Published: 14/07/2015 8:49:00 AM
Freezing temperatures, wind and delayed kick offs did not faze the Dunbar Rovers FC AAW Championship Squad!

Weekend Update 11th and 12th July, 2015

Published: 10/07/2015 5:07:00 PM
What is happening around the parks this weekend?

The 25 Metre Rule Introduced for U12, G12 and U13 Football

Published: 9/07/2015 3:36:00 PM
Cooperation is required on the parks this weekend by clubs, coaches and managers to players and match officials.

ESFA Junior Teams Experiencing The Chill and Thrill of The Kanga Cup 2015

Published: 7/07/2015 10:40:00 AM
The largest youth tournament in the Southern Hemisphere is once again being held in Canberra this week.

For Dunbar Rovers AAW Championship, All Roads Lead to Valentines Sports Park

Published: 7/07/2015 9:07:00 AM
The State Cup Finals are to be held on Sunday 12th July, 2015 at Valentines Sports Park.

ESFA Centre Of Excellence Is Back For Term 3!

Published: 29/06/2015 4:34:00 PM
ESFA Centre of Excellence Programs are Development Squads for MiniRoos age groups in 2015. Join now!

A quiet word about player IDs

Published: 29/05/2015 3:36:00 PM

Vasin Cup & Vasin Shield For U10s Boys and Girls

Published: 29/05/2015 12:10:00 PM
To be held at Jellicoe Park on Monday 8th June, 2015 commencing 8:00am.

UPDATE!! Coaching demonstration program rolling out for 2015

Published: 28/05/2015 3:00:00 PM

As part of our rollout of a Coaches’ Network in ESFA we are putting on a program of coaching demonstrations including sessions with Kelly Cross, Sydney FC Academy Head Coach.

The Football Family Is All About Extended World Community

Published: 21/05/2015 2:53:00 PM
Maroubra United Over 45s in conjunction with Coogee Netball are raising funds for the victims of the Nepal Earthquake. Can you help this worthwhile community event?

Announcement of Metro East U13s and U14s Teams

Published: 21/05/2015 11:01:00 AM
We thank those who trialed and wish the teams the best of luck in The State Titles in June.

How Did We Fare In The State Cup So Far

Published: 20/05/2015 4:23:00 PM
Some close games of football played and some great results.

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

We Can't Wait To See All Our Youngest Players At Their MiniRoos Hub Days

Published: 15/05/2015 12:29:00 PM
Saturday 16th May, 2015 sees our first ESFA MiniRoos Under 6s and Under 7s hubs! Looking forward to smiling faces!

24th May, 2015 Get On Down To Jubilee Oval, Kogarah

Published: 15/05/2015 11:14:00 AM
Blockbuster youth football on display from Brazil, Portugal, Australia and Mexico in their pre match warm ups for the U20 World Cup.

The Westfield Matildas Final Home Game Before The Womens World Cup

Published: 14/05/2015 1:49:00 PM
Win the Ultimate Fan Experience as the Matildas take on Vietnam at Jubilee Oval, Kogarah on 21st May, 2015.

Recall Of Players For Further Metro East Trials

Published: 12/05/2015 4:16:00 PM
Further trials for U13s and U14s Metro East State Titles teams.

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.

Junior Competition Draw Wet Weather Reorganisation

Published: 7/05/2015 2:27:00 PM
We have moved quickly to re-organise our Junior competitions sorting the best way forward for the remainder of the season following the wet weather wash outs.

Metro East Titles Further Trial Information

Published: 7/05/2015 1:44:00 PM
Announcement of players asked to come back for further trials this Sunday for U13s and U14s.

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.

Metro East State Titles trial information

Published: 29/04/2015 11:58:00 AM
Trials for the July 2015 FNSW State Titles will be held during May.

The tournament itself runs from 29 June - 3 July 2015

Lightning Policy For Player Safety

Published: 28/04/2015 11:29:00 AM
We want all our players to be safe during severe thunderstorms. Look up. Look Out. 30-30 Rule.

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.

Anzac Day Weekend Competition Update

Published: 24/04/2015 4:00:00 PM
Things we need to know around the parks this weekend.

Celebrating The Anzac Spirit

Published: 24/04/2015 9:38:00 AM
We honour those who lost their lives in battle. Lest we forget.

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 Ask Our Football Family To Stay Safe

Published: 21/04/2015 2:34:00 PM
All fields are closed for now. We will keep you updated heading towards the weekend. Stay indoors!

For Our Slightly More ''Experienced" Players - An Important Message From Football NSW

Published: 21/04/2015 2:14:00 PM
Have you renewed your registration but not your pink slip? Sound advice to stay healthy from Football NSW Chairman, Greg O'Rourke

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.

Dunbar Rovers FC: Player and Coach Profiles

Published: 16/04/2015 9:48:00 AM
We profile Ger Connolly and Matthew Pickover from Dunbar Rovers.

Dimos Shield 10th Anniversary Saturday 18th April, 2015

Published: 15/04/2015 9:48:00 AM
April 18th, 2015 will be the 10th Anniversary of the Dimos Shield played between Pagewood Botany FC and Waverley Old Boys FC AAM Championship (Premier League) teams. 

Keeping The Dream Alive In The FFA Cup 5th Round

Published: 14/04/2015 9:51:00 AM
Can Coogee United FC AAM Championship Squad become the giant slayers and write their own history in the 5th Round of the FFA Cup?

ESFA Centre of Excellence cleared for launch!

Published: 9/04/2015 3:11:00 PM

ESFA has established a Centre of Excellence that will provide Development Squads for MiniRoos age groups in 2015. 

Senior Competition Resumes After A Break In Transmission

Published: 9/04/2015 12:01:00 PM
This weekend sees the parks fill once again for our Senior players. 

Player Profile

Published: 2/04/2015 2:19:00 PM
Coogee United Men's Championship First Grade Captain, Oran Weldrick shared his thoughts with us. 

Coach Profile

Published: 2/04/2015 2:07:00 PM
Coogee United Men's Championship Coach, James Whiteford shared his thoughts with us. 

The Long Weekend Sees The Campaign For The ESFA Cup and Trophy Play On

Published: 2/04/2015 12:03:00 PM
While some of us are eating too much chocolate, there are still matches to be played!

2015 Kick-Off!

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. 

ESFA Clubs Play FFA Cup Rounds This Week

Published: 30/03/2015 4:30:00 PM
There's some great football to watch this week. Is history about to be made?

ESFA Acknowledge The Sad Loss of One Of EAST FC Football Family

Published: 27/03/2015 5:08:00 PM
Please give your thoughts to Easts FC at this time.

ROUND 1 - ESFA Competition Kick Off Is Finally Here

Published: 27/03/2015 3:07:00 PM
We finally have one more sleep to go! The weekend of 28th and 29th March, 2015 will see the ESFA Competition commence.

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.

ESFA Grassroots Expo Proves Its Value To Our Coaches

Published: 19/03/2015 10:58:00 AM
Coaching our youngest players can often seem like an endless task. Our Coaches now realise it is anything but!

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.

ESFA Teams Have Mixed Results In Their First Round Matches Of FFA Cup

Published: 17/03/2015 9:18:00 AM
The Westfield FFA Cup is a national knockout competition. Weekend of 14th and 15th March, 2015 was witness to some brilliant football.

We Are Smashing Previous Season Player Numbers

Published: 12/03/2015 2:24:00 PM
Football Season is just over 14 sleeps away! The parks are lighting up at night and the goal posts are going in.

But Wait ESFA Players ... There's More (of you!)

Published: 6/03/2015 1:58:00 PM
The beautiful game is no longer a secret! Everyone wants to play football. Register with your Club now!

We Are Pleased To Announce Our THIRD Preseason Level 4 Referee Course

Published: 3/03/2015 3:40:00 PM
Time to put the whistle where the mouth is and join the growing number of people who see refereeing as its own reward.

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!

ESFA Referees Branch Has Newly Qualified Assessors

Published: 10/02/2015 4:25:00 PM

Both Referees and Competition to benefit from this important educational implement.

ESFA Clubs Enjoying The Resurgence Of The Beautiful Game

Published: 10/02/2015 11:38:00 AM
Following on from the AFC Asian Cup and the memorable final victory of the Socceroos, the beautiful game is enjoying a resurgence at grassroots level.

ESFA Girls Invited to UNSW Supplementary Skills Program UPDATE

Published: 3/02/2015 12:12:00 PM
ESFA girls registered in ESFA MiniRoos and Girls teams, this your opportunity to supplement playing with your Club and increase skill level. UPDATE ON NEW TRIAL DATE!! 26/02/2015

Important Dates For 2015 Football Season

Published: 2/02/2015 3:38:00 PM
The 2015 football season will be kicking off soon! See below for key dates for your Club!

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.

Coogee United AAM Championship Stalwart Jake Peacock Leaving Australian Shores

Published: 30/01/2015 11:35:00 AM
Coogee United invite the ESFA Football Family to a Testimonial Game and to help raise funds for a brave young girl who has a battle of her own.

Socceroos Reach Their Second Successive AFC Asian Cup Final

Published: 28/01/2015 4:04:00 PM
Who is heading to Stadium Australia on Saturday 31st January, 2015 to cheer on the Socceroos?

John Reid Retires From Committee At Maroubra United After 33 Years

Published: 21/01/2015 3:35:00 PM
ESFA Hall Of Fame recipient John Reid finds some spare time, now he has retired from Committee obligations after a mammoth 33 years of continual service.

Football NSW Australia Day Celebrations

Published: 16/01/2015 9:30:00 AM
Looking for somewhere to be on Australia Day? Why not join Football NSW in Hyde Park?

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 Football Family Gets Their Own Wall(s) Of Fame

Published: 17/12/2014 4:08:00 PM
In acknowledgement of all our Clubs and their hard working volunteers and participating players.

ESFA Regional Conference selections

Published: 5/12/2014 12:00:00 PM
Selections have been made for the U12, U13, U14 and U15 ESFA Regional sides.

ESFA Kids Will Be Enjoying Sydney FC Match Day Experience

Published: 1/12/2014 4:01:00 PM
Our youngsters from ESFA will be represented at the Sydney FC v Perth Glory match, this coming Thursday 4th December, 2014.

Once Again The Football Family Supports The Community

Published: 26/11/2014 11:16:00 AM
Coogee United extend an invitation to the CUFC FootGolf Charity day to all members of the football family.


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 Rovers Take Home The Louise Mazzaroli Cup

Published: 17/11/2014 11:46:00 AM
Is this the precursor to an ESFA Over 30s Womens Competition for 2015?

We're Gearing Up! All In The Name of Women's Football, Charity and Fun

Published: 13/11/2014 11:52:00 AM
We are ready for the Louise Mazzaroli Cup. We need your support!

Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory Raise Awareness About Depression and Anxiety

Published: 13/11/2014 10:16:00 AM
3 million Australians live with anxiety and depression. Sydney FC raises awareness and the football family rallies its support.

Louise Mazzaroli Cup Sunday 16th November, 2014

Published: 11/11/2014 9:29:00 AM
Sunday 16th November, 2014 sees the over 30s women of the ESFA competition compete for the Louise Mazzaroli Cup all while raising funds for charity!

ESFA Regional Conference Trials this Sunday - UPDATED TIMES

Published: 10/11/2014 3:43:00 PM
Trials for the 2015 ESFA teams to compete in the Conference competition of Football NSW Regional League will begin Sunday November 16. TIMES UPDATED. Click through for more information.

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.

Coaches required for ESFA Regional Conference teams

Published: 22/10/2014 2:27:00 PM
ESFA is seeking expressions of interest for a technical director and coaches to mentor talented young players in FNSW Regional Conference program.

Dunbar Rovers Become First ESFA Team Since 2009 To Win Champion of Champions

Published: 20/10/2014 10:23:00 AM
Victory is sweet for those who obtain it. ESFA is proud of Pagewood Botany U16 boys, Maccabi Hakoah U21 women and Dunbar Rovers AAM.

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!

Trial for ESFA Skills Acquisition Program next week

Published: 14/10/2014 11:41:00 AM

Updated information inside.

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.

ESFA Cup Final Wednesday 17th September, 2014

Published: 17/09/2014 9:41:00 AM
Our final ESFA match for season 2014! Just who will walk the line?

The Final Grand Final Weekend

Published: 17/09/2014 9:13:00 AM
In case you have not heard, the results are in!

Coaches required for ESFA development programs!

Published: 12/09/2014 1:11:00 PM
ESFA is seeking expressions of interest for a number of coaches to mentor talented young players in FNSW SAP and Regional Youth League programs.

A Great Weekend of Grand Finals Football

Published: 11/09/2014 11:37:00 AM
Results from the weekend where the women and men of football enthralled us all.


Published: 4/09/2014 9:01:00 AM
Who will be crowned Grand Final AAM Championship (Premier League) winners?


Published: 1/09/2014 6:29:00 PM
Our Juniors have given us an incredibly brilliant display of football. Let's see how the Seniors can outdo that! 


Published: 1/09/2014 6:12:00 PM
Junior Grand Finals set the mark for the Senior Competition. What a great weekend of football just had!

JUNIOR GRAND FINALS ARE HERE - Along with the Mens O35/1 Grand Final!

Published: 29/08/2014 11:00:00 AM
Where can you catch the action? We hope to see large numbers of spectators at all games cheering on our teams! 

ESFA Community Has Worked Hard This Week

Published: 22/08/2014 5:23:00 PM
Nothing stays flat while the ESFA Community works hard to have games played this weekend. 


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.

Rain Keeps Falling! Seniors - This Weekend Semis and Competition.

Published: 19/08/2014 11:59:00 AM
We have fingers crossed, staying calm and working hard to ensure the 2014 ESFA Senior Competition Finals Series is given all opportunity to play out, regardless of the weather patterns!

Rain, Rain - Go Away! The Only Sign We Want To See! Though, What If? Junior Finals Plans

Published: 19/08/2014 9:21:00 AM
We hope the weather breaks and the sunshine streams through, however should the weather turn against us once again, how are we arranging Junior Finals?


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).

Ex-Socceroo Paul Wade supports the Celebrity Football Charity Challenge

Published: 12/08/2014 4:21:00 PM
Paul Wade has recorded a video message encouraging everyone to support the Celebrity Football Charity Challenge


Published: 11/08/2014 4:33:00 PM
06/09/14 sees the Celebrities of Football and ESFA footballers join to raise much needed funds and awareness for Epilepsy Action Australia. 


Published: 11/08/2014 10:45:00 AM
Congratulations to the Metro East State Titles team selection for U12 boys and girls, U14 & U16 girls. NB. GK still required for U16 girls.

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


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.


Published: 6/08/2014 5:06:00 PM
IMPORTANT - please note almost all junior competitive teams will be playing next week!


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.


Published: 5/08/2014 11:41:00 AM
Congratulations to the 16 players selected for State Titles in Kiama during September, 2014.


Published: 4/08/2014 3:03:00 PM
UPDATED Invited players for the third and final trial for Metro Easts U14 Girls, Metro Easts U12 Girls and U12 Boys.


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.


Published: 1/08/2014 11:40:00 AM
The ESFA football family's U6s and U7s, came together to enjoy the fun of their third Gala Day of the Season.

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?


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.


Published: 30/07/2014 9:50:00 AM
The third trial on Sunday 3rd August, 2014 is open for those Under 12 boys invited back. 


Published: 25/07/2014 9:47:00 AM
Christison Park will be overflowing with our youngest Miniroos in the third ESFA U6s and U7s Gala Day. 


Published: 24/07/2014 4:20:00 PM
Metro East Trials information UPDATE Monday 28th July, 2014.
Please read to ensure clarity of information provided.


Published: 22/07/2014 12:15:00 PM
There's a buzz around the parks. When are the Semi Finals? 


Published: 22/07/2014 8:57:00 AM
What's missing from this image and why is it important?
As we head toward the Finals Series and end of season, housekeeping should not lapse.


Published: 18/07/2014 4:10:00 PM
Pagewood Botany Fundraising Day with all proceeds to go to The Black Dog Intitute. Saturday July 26th, 2014 from 9:00am at Jellicoe Park.


Published: 11/07/2014 12:44:00 PM
Various players from the ESFA Competition football family have been spotted in Brazil over the past few weeks. We thought we would share some of their experience!


Published: 10/07/2014 10:32:00 AM
The stage is set for the Senior Competition Grand Finals at Hensley Athletic Field. All we need is the teams to join us!


Published: 8/07/2014 5:53:00 PM
Trials begin next Sunday 20th July, 2014 at Moore Park for State Titles to be held Monday 22nd September, 2014 to Friday 26th September, 2014. Please note the change of date subsequent to further advice from FNSW.


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.


Published: 4/07/2014 11:23:00 AM
State Cup Final to be held at Blacktown Football Park on Sunday 13th July, 2014 at 9:00am.


Published: 4/07/2014 11:01:00 AM
ESFA teams travelling to Canberra for the Southern Hemisphere's largest International Football Tournament.


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!


Published: 30/06/2014 11:48:00 AM
ESFA Under 10s and Under 11s joined in with special guests from Pagewood Botany to enjoy the spirit of football at Queens Park on Saturday 28th June, 2014.


Published: 27/06/2014 4:17:00 PM
ESFA girls and women in the Semi Finals of The State Cup! 


Published: 26/06/2014 9:53:00 AM
Fun Football as the sun shone brightly on our youngest Mini Roos on Saturday 21st June, 2014 at our Under 6s and Under 7s Gala Days. 


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.


Published: 20/06/2014 9:31:00 AM
Coogee United players Adam Bird, Andrew Popowych and Tania Cuda show just how much difference a splash of hot pink can make, all while raising funds for the McGrath Foundation. 


Published: 13/06/2014 2:39:00 PM
Where will you be for the next four weeks?


Published: 13/06/2014 12:17:00 PM
Saturday 21st June, 2014 see our Mini Roos become the Socceroos of the future!


Published: 13/06/2014 12:05:00 PM
We had sunshine and we had rain and we had some great games of football!


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


Published: 4/06/2014 1:22:00 PM
Proving that football in the Eastern Suburbs is where it is at!

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!

Please Be Respectful on the Parks

Published: 29/05/2014 4:04:00 PM
We have eyes and ears everywhere!


Published: 29/05/2014 3:05:00 PM
While we are all preparing for the World Cup, let's watch some trophy winners in action in our local competition at Hensley Athletic Field!


Published: 26/05/2014 2:52:00 PM

The Westfield Matildas Defend Their AFC Women's Asian Cup Title

Published: 23/05/2014 12:58:00 PM
Waltzing Matildas 


Published: 23/05/2014 11:49:00 AM
Weather Addiction 


Published: 9/05/2014 3:45:00 PM
Do Not Abuse Match Officials - Stiff Penalties may apply

ESFA SSF Family - Under 6s and Under 7s Gala Day

Published: 5/05/2014 5:06:00 PM
Small Sided Football Fun

Phase 2 ESFA SSF Draw Is Up and Running

Published: 5/05/2014 11:20:00 AM
SSF Phase 2 draw is up!

Metro East State Titles trial information

Published: 1/05/2014 5:56:00 PM
Trials for the July 2014 FNSW State Titles will be held during May.

The tournament itself runs from 30 June - 4 July 2014

2014 First Under 6 and Under 7 Gala Day Saturday 3rd May, 2014

Published: 30/04/2014 2:10:00 PM
Under 6s and Under 7s Gala Day Saturday 3rd May, 2014

Dimos Mastoris Shield 2014

Published: 30/04/2014 12:11:00 PM
Saturday 26th April, 2014 Dimos Mastoris Shield Report

WOB FC take on the Big Boys

Published: 22/04/2014 3:35:00 PM
WOB take on the Big Boys in Round 4 Waratah Cup

Players ID Cards

Published: 17/04/2014 10:41:00 AM
Have you received your Player ID Card?

Wet Weather!

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!

Strong numbers rolling in for 2014

Published: 3/03/2014 2:35:00 PM
Team numbers and player numbers show football is set for a very strong 2014.

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.

ESFA Regional Youth League trials near completion

Published: 5/02/2014 5:37:00 PM
The ESFA Regional Youth League trials are close to their conclusion, and four very strong squads are coming together.

UPDATED 21/2/14 Pre-Season Coaching Courses Announced

Published: 31/01/2014 1:13:00 PM
Update Coaching Courses - dates, times and venues

Waratah Cup 2014 applications open

Published: 31/01/2014 1:10:00 PM
Applications are now open for the Football NSW Waratah Cup 2014. Click through for more information!

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!

Important dates for 2014 football season

Published: 24/01/2014 11:04:00 AM
The 2014 football season will be kicking off on soon! Click through for key dates for your club!


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. 

Easts G14A and Heffron Hawks U18s receive Ted Simmons Junior Medal

Published: 19/11/2013 11:00:00 AM
The 2013 Ted Simmons Junior Medal was awarded to two teams, the Easts G14A and Heffron Hawks U18s, who both demonstrated the most outstanding excellence and sporting conduct in an ESFA competition.

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.

Sydney University appoint Raul Blanco

Published: 15/11/2013 10:08:00 AM
Former Socceroo coach, Raul Blanco, has been appointed as Head Coach of Sydney University Soccer FC. 
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