Last updated : Wednesday, 21 February 2024

Introduction

The North Dublin Schoolboys/Girls League (NDSL) is an amateur football league in Ireland. It was founded in 1973 and is based in Dublin. The NDSL caters for over 20,000 children between 7 and 18 years of age playing football in the league each week.

The NDSL is divided into a number of divisions, based on the age and ability of the players. The top division is the Premier Division, followed by the First Division, Second Division, and so on. There are also a number of cup competitions held each year.

NDSL action

The NDSL is affiliated to the Football Association of Ireland (FAI). This means that the league's rules and regulations are aligned with those of the FAI.

The NDSL is a popular league and is well-respected in the Irish football community. It has produced a number of talented players who have gone on to play professional football.

History

NDSL match

The NDSL was founded in 1973 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league's first season had just 10 teams, but it has since grown to become one of the largest amateur football leagues in Ireland.

The NDSL has been responsible for introducing a number of innovations to Irish football. In 1992, the league was the first in Ireland to introduce small-sided games for players under the age of 11. The league also introduced basic coaching for players aged 7 to 11.

NDSL teams

The NDSL has also been involved in a number of community projects. In 2004, the league launched the NDSL Peace Cup, a tournament for teams from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The tournament is designed to promote peace and reconciliation between the two countries.

Structure

The NDSL is divided into a number of divisions, based on the age and ability of the players. The top division is the Premier Division, followed by the First Division, Second Division, and so on. There are also a number of cup competitions held each year.

NDSL coaches

The NDSL is a voluntary organization and is run by a board of directors. The board is responsible for the day-to-day running of the league, as well as the development of the league.

Sources

Featured Divisions

  • NDSL League A

    League A

    1 team
    View Fixtures, Results & League Table
  • NDSL Under 17 c

    Under 17 c

    1 team
    View Fixtures, Results & League Table
  • NDSL U12 Sunday A

    U12 Sunday A

    1 team
    View Fixtures, Results & League Table

Featured Teams

NDSL teams come from

  • Coolock,
  • Dublin city,
  • Maynooth,

and other areas within Co Kildare.

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