FAI updated Level 5 Protocol 21/10/2020

FAI updated Level 5 Protocol 21/10/2020

October 21, 2020









Following clarification from Government, the FAI confirms the following Level 5 guidelines for football will come into effect from midnight 21st Oct.
FAI Protocol Update following Government Covid 19 Level 5 Restrictions:


https://www.fai.ie/domestic/news/fai-update-on-level-5-guidelines-for-football

FAI Update on Level 5 Training Guidelines 21-10-2020

Following clarification from Government, the FAI confirms the following Level 5 guidelines for football will come into effect, but please be aware these are the latest directives and subject to change:

  • All underage club teams from Under-19 age group down are permitted to train outdoors during Level 5 restrictions 
  • All outdoor training for underage players is to be non-contact in pods of no more than 15 and in compliance with the latest Government guidelines
  • For underage training - players/coaches/parents/guardians are permitted to travel more than 5 kilometres to attend an organised session 
  • For underage training - players/coaches/parents/guardians are permitted to travel outside their resident county to attend an organised training session
  • SSE Airtricity Premier Division and First Division and Women’s National League matches and training continue
  • All other domestic adult and underage football matches remain in cessation
  • In accordance with Government Level 5 guidelines, training is not permitted for non-elite adult teams

The FAI will continue to talk to Government and will monitor any changes to Level 5 restrictions. We will update these guidelines as required and as soon as possible.






Following the Government’s introduction of Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions across the country, the FAI announces the cessation from midnight on 6th Oct, of all Adult Amateur and Underage football matches, with the exception of elite football.


Updated FAI Protocol as of 7 Oct 2020:

https://www.fai.ie/sites/default/files/atoms/files/FAI%20Return%20to%20Training%20-%20October.%20pdf.pdf



More here ➡️ 

https://www.fai.ie/domestic/latest



All Munster Senior League matches  are suspended until further notice.