FAI Confirm Level 5 Guidelines
Following clarification from Government today, the FAI confirms the following Level 5 guidelines for football will come into effect from midnight tonight but please be aware these are the latest directives and subject to change:
21st Oct 2020
* 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 training 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.