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DDSL
Dublin & District Schoolboys League


DDSL Introduction

The Dublin and District Schoolboys League was founded to provided a structured league system for all Dublin football clubs and for soccer teams in the greater Dublin area.

In excess of 200 football clubs are affiliated to the DDSL. The league consists of 12 divisions and a number of clubs enter multiple teams into each division. Under DDSL rules the duration of football matches played under its' auspices vary depending upon the age groups involved.

DDSL runs small sided competitions that cover boys and girls under 7 up to, and including, under 10s. The rules governing small sided teams are somewhat different than match rules for the older age groups. For example, the offside rule does not apply, the football pitch is smaller and small sided teams use reduced-sized goal posts.

DDSL Office Opening Hours

Monday & Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm / Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 10:30am - 2:00pm

DDSL Soccer Divisions

  • boys and girls under 7, 8, 9 and 10 years on the 1st of January in the current season
  • boys and girls under 11 years on the 1st of January in the current season
  • boys and girls under 12 years on the 1st of January in the current season
  • boys and girls under 13 years on the 1st of January in the current season
  • boys and girls under 14 years on the 1st of January in the current season
  • boys and girls under 15 years on the 1st of January in the current season
  • boys and girls under 16 years on the 1st of January in the current season
  • boys and girls under 17 years on the 1st of January in the current season
  • boys and girls under 18 years on the 1st of January in the current season

Duration of DDSL Football Matches

  • Under 7 8. 9 - 20 minutes each way
  • Under 10 - 25 minutes each way
  • Under 11 - 12 and 13, 30 minutes each way
  • Under 14 - 35 minutes each way
  • Under 15 and 16 - 40 minutes each way
  • Under 17 and 18 - 45 minutes each way

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DDSL Contact Details

DDSL Address

Dublin and District Schoolboys League
National Sports Campus Ireland
Abbotstown
Dublin 15
Phone: 01 899 9370
Fax: 01 899 9371
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DDSL Website

Dublin and District Schoolboys League officially launched their current website in front of the Kennedy Cup squad at Jury's Hotel, Ballsbridge on 18 August 2005. DDSL Website

DDSL Chairman
P. Dempsey 086 6066049
Vice Chair
C. Byrne 087 615 0011

DDSL Honorary Secretary
Fran Ray - 01 899 9370 / 087 966 8695

DDSL Executive Committee Members
P.Dempsey, F. Ray, C. Byrne, V.Jackson, D.Dunne, M.Kennedy, N.Rooney

L.F.A. Senior Committee Representative: F. Ray, P.Dempsey
L.F.A. Junior Committee Representative: C. Byrne
S.F.A.I. Committee Representatives: P.Dempsey, C.Byrne, V.Jackson, D.Dunne, N.Rooney, M.Kennedy
L.F.A. Referees Committee Representative: P.Dempsey
L.F.A. Youths Representative: C. Byrne

Disciplinary: G. Lawless 083 1069861 - disciplinary@ddsl.ie
Registrar: S. Price 01 899 9381 - registrar@ddsl.ie
Child Officer: V.Jackson 083 102 8345 - childsafety@ddsl.ie
Player Development Officer: D.Dunne 087 6275646 - declan@ddsl.ie

Fixture Secretaries
Small Sided Game

M.Kennedy 083 1014 214 ssgames@ddsl.ie
P.Fullarton 087 9940 268 ssgresults@ddsl.ie
U12/U13
N. Rooney 087 628 6508 nrooney@ddsl.ie
U14
P.McEvoy 083 1097 672 pmcevoy@ddsl.ie
U15
D. Dunne 087 627 5646 declan@ddsl.ie
U16
S.Kelly 083 129 1404 skelly@ddsl.ie
U17 / U18
C. Byrne 087 615 0011 cbyrne@ddsl.ie

Referee Queries: 083 1240 959

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DDSL Referees

Click for a list of DDSL Referees

DDSL Soccer Rules

The full list of DDSL rules can be viewed on the DDSL website

DDSL Soccer Clubs

This is a list of some of the soccer clubs affiliated to the Dublin & District Schoolboys League and linked to their directory entry in Soccer-Ireland.com where available:

AFC Belgrave - Ardmore Rovers - Ashwood FC - Athlone Town - Aungier Celtic FC
Balally Celtic - Baldoyle United - Ballybrack Boys - Ballycragh United - Ballyfermot United
Ballymun United - Ballyoulster United - Bath Markievicz - Beech Park - Beggsboro AFC
Belcamp Rovers - Belgrove FC - Belvedere FC - Bluebell-Maryland - Bohemians FC
Booth Road Celtic - Broadford Rovers - Brookview United - Cabinteely FC - Cambridge Boys
Carriglea FC - Castleknock Celtic - Celbridge Town - Cherry Orchard - Confey FC - Clarehall Celtic - Corduff FC - Crumlin United - Dalkey United - Dingle United FC - Drogheda Boys
Drogheda United (U17 & U18) - Drumfinn Celtic - Dublin Bus - Dunboyne AFC - Dundalk FC
Dundrum Athletic - Esker Celtic - Fettercairn FC - Finglas Celtic - Firhouse Carmel
Granada FC - Grange Woodbine - Greystones United - Harolds Cross Boys - Hillcrest FC - Home Farm Howth Celtic FC - Inchicore SSC - Iveagh Trust YC - Jobstown Celtic - Kilbarrack United - Killester United - Kilnamanagh AFC - Kingswood FC - Knocklyon United - Knockmitten United - Lakelands FC - Leicester Celtic - Leixlip United - Liffeys Pearse - Liffey Valley Rangers FC - Lourdes Celtic - Lucan United - Malahide United - Manortown United - Marino AFC - Marks Celtic FC - Mount Merrion - Mountview Boys - Mullingar Athletic - Naas AFC - Navan Road United - Newtown Rangers AFC - O'Devaney Dunard - O'Devaney United - Oliver Bond Rangers - Orchard Celtic - Palmerstown Rangers - Palmerstown United - Park Celtic - Park Vale FC - Peamount United - Phoenix FC - Portmarnock AFC United - Quarryvale F.C - Raheny United - Railway Union - Rangers AFC - - Rathoath Harps - Rathcoole Boys - Rivermount Boys - Rivervalley Rangers - Rosemount Mulvey - Sacred Heart - Shamrock Rovers - Shankill FC - Shelbourne FC - Sheriff YC - Smithfield FC - Stella Maris - St Anthony's Boys - St Francis - St John Vianney - St John Bosco - St Joseph's Boys - St Kevins Boys - St Maelruans - St Malachy's - St Marks Rangers - St Mary's Boys - St Mochtas - St Patricks Athletic - St Patrick's CY - St Pauls Artane - St Teresas FC - Swords Celtic - Templeogue United - Terenure FC - Tolka Rovers - Trinity Donaghmeade - Tyrrelstown FC - Tymon Bawn - Valeview Shankill - Verona FC - Wayside Celtic - Whitechurch United - Whitestown United - Willows FC - WFTA - Wolfe Tone YC

NOTE: If your team is missing from this list please contact Soccer-Ireland.com


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