FA Respect Reward winners announced

Manchester FA are proud to announce the leagues that have been rewarded for good practice and delivery of the FA Respect programme. There are...

For the Bronze and Silver level rewards the FA received nominations from County Football Associations who provided information as to why the league warrants additional recognition. The leagues rewarded are as follows:


  • South Manchester Girls League
  • Manchester Amateur Sunday Football League
  • Oldham Sunday League
  • North Manchester Girls League
  • Manchester Youth and Mini Soccer League
  • Manchester Football League
  • Manchester Jewish Soccer League
  • East Manchester Junior Football League
  • City of Salford Soccer League
  • Manchester Respect Junior Football League


  • City of Salford Soccer Football League
  • Manchester Jewish Soccer League
  • East Manchester Junior Football League

As a result of this process the East Manchester Junior Football League has won the FA Silver regional reward. Winning this reward entitles the league to select one of the following exclusive prizes:

  • Tickets and match hospitality for five in the FA Club at an England Senior Football game
  • The opportunity to have the FA Cup present at the league's cup final, festival or end of season dinner
  • A celebrity football speaker to attend a league function or dinner
  • The opportunity to stage your senior cup final at St George's Park

By winning the Silver (regional) reward the league will also be considered for the Gold (National Reward).

Richard Cooper, League Secretary of the East Manchester Junior Football League said,“On behalf of the EMJFL I would like to thank you for our reward. We are very proud to receive the Silver Regional Reward and are looking forward to hearing the results of the Gold National Reward. Special recognition makes us, as a committee and a league, understand we do a good job and run a league purely for the children and have only their best interests at heart”.

The Manchester FA Respect working group would like to thank all the leagues that sent in nominations for the rewards and would like to congratulate all leagues on being rewarded for their work on the FA Respect programme in grassroots football. A special congratulations to the bronze reward winners, and to the East Manchester Junior Football League and their committee for scooping the Silver award to be recognised regionally as great ambassadors of the Respect programme.

For more information on The FA's Respect Rewards please click on the logo below.




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