Statement on Behalf of the RN, Army and RAF Football Associations and UK Armed Forces Football
‘The Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force Football Associations, along with UK Armed Forces Football, have collectively and unanimously agreed to cancel the 2021 Inter-Services Football competitions.
The decision follows considerable discussion and deliberation and has been taken in light of the current COVID pandemic and lockdown. Throughout, the primary concern of all 3 Associations and UKAFF is the health and wellbeing of players, coaches and officials as well as the recognition that many of our personnel play a vital role supporting Defence in the national effort against the virus. While we recognise the disappointment that this decision will cause, we thank the players, coaches, officials, supporters and commercial partners for their understanding and patience through these difficult and uncertain times.
It is our intention to focus on Season 21/22 and deliver the Inter-Service Competitions in 2022. We wish everyone involved and associated with Services Football the very best and stay safe.