Welcome to the Elgin Boys Club website
The Elgin and District Boys Football Association as the club was originally known, was set up in 1964 to "promote the moral and physical welfare of boys aged between 10 and 17 through the provision, under proper adult supervision, of games of football".
The years have gone by and the language altered a bit but founder and driving force John Cameron's ideal has remained the same - football for young lads.
The club players are split into three sections by age - Junior, Intermediate and Senior - and take the names of the original teams:
- St Giles
- St Columbus
Juniors play an eight-a-side game (11 player squad) on a smaller pitch with matching goal size.
Intermediates play eleven-a-side (15 player squad) on a slightly larger pitch.
Seniors play the full size game again with a 15 man squad.
Matches are played on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during the school summer term (see fixtures list) at Morriston Playing Fields with all matches starting at 7.00pm. All games are supervised by team managers who have undergone a Disclosure Scotland check and the games (apart from the Juniors) are allocated referees.
NEW BALLS PLEASE
No it’s not Wimbledon. Thanks mainly to a grant from Scotmid of £490 the Club has been able to buy 48 Mitre footballs for next season. That’s two balls per team. Thanks again to Scotmid and to Kevin Gordon for applying for the grant.
This would have been our final week of the 2021 season had it not been for the Covid virus. Sadly a lot of our youngsters have missed out on two years of Boys Club football (and a whole lot more). Surely 2022 must be better and the signs are good with low infection rates (at least in Moray) and a vigorous vaccine programme. Hopefully we’ll be able to provide football again at Morriston next year. In the meantime enjoy the school holidays and stay safe.
2020 REFUNDS PROCESSED
Refunds for subscriptions should now be showing up in your accounts. Sorry for the delay. This was due to a difficulty with the agency that deals with our online payments. If you have not received your refund by Monday 13th please contact me by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Many thanks to those who chose to donate their subscriptions to the Club. We'll need do something special for the boys next year.
Keep safe and well.