The Scottish Junior Football Association is an affiliated national association of the Scottish Football Association and is the governing body for the Junior grade of football in Scotland. Founded in , the SJFA is responsible for disciplinary matters within its leagues, certain player registration procedures and organising the annual Scottish Junior Cup. Other league and cup competitions are organised by three regional committees. They are based at Hampden Park. The Scottish Youth Football Association is an affiliated national association of the Scottish Football Association and is the governing body for grassroots youth football in Scotland up to the under age bracket. They are responsible for disciplinary matters within its leagues, certain player registration procedures and organising youth cup competitions.
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The Scottish Amateur Football Association was founded in and formed to legislate for and to foster the game of football as played by amateurs. The SAFA is a truly national association with members in all areas of Scotland from the Shetlands through the Highlands and Islands to the Borders catering for open age adult amateur football. Northside AFC v Eaglesham Hamilton Accies v St. Andrews 35's AFC 3. Peters Paisley AFC
Members of the SFA include clubs in Scotland , affiliated national associations as well as local associations. It was formed in , making it the second oldest national football association in the world. It is not to be confused with the Scottish Football Union , which is the name that the SRU was known by until the s. It is based at Hampden Park in Glasgow.
An affiliate of the Scottish Football Association , the SAFA has in turn 50 regional associations affiliated to it and some 67 different league competitions organised by these associations. There is estimated to be over 35, amateur footballers in Scotland, and all of their competitions are co-ordinated at some level by the Scottish Amateur Football Association. The SAFA was formed in with the purpose of legislating for and fostering the amateur level of football in Scotland. The first office bearers were appointed in January This was referred to the Special Committee who reported back in November of that year that a decision would be deferred until a full list of SAFA member clubs was submitted for approval.