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Kernow FA set for CONIFA’s 2020 World Football Cup

Cornish football is off to North Macedonia this summer after the Kernow Football Alliance had their qualification for the CONIFA World Football Cup confirmed. Skopje, the capital of the Republic of North Macedonia, will play host to the tournament which will consist of 16 teams. Following wins over a Foxhole Stars XI, St Dennis, Barawa […]

Kernow Announce Squad for Chagos Fixture

Players from across the South West Peninsula League will be in action today (Sunday) as the Kernow Football Alliance meet the Chagos Football Association in a 2020 ConIFA World Football Cup (WFC 2020) qualifier at Bodmin’s Priory Park (4.00 pm). The host club lead the way in terms of players selected, with Kernow manager Darren […]

Kernow Football Alliance vs. Chagos Football Association

The Kernow Football Alliance and Chagos Football Association are to join forces this Sunday in a celebration of culture and diversity during a special day of events at Bodmin’s Priory Park. The day will feature a 2020 ConIFA World Football Cup (WFC 2020) qualifier at 4.00 pm, before which the two organisations will combine for […]

KFA Statement Regarding the Postponement of the Mousehole AFC trials match

Following the postponement of today’s fixture against Mousehole AFC (July 28), Kernow Football Alliance Director of Football Andrew Bragg has made the following statement:   “We apologise to all our supporters and especially Mousehole AFC but we have had to cancel our prestigious friendly against Mousehole this afternoon due to injuries, work commitments and holidays. […]

Independent mission to unleash football’s role as peacemaker

By Tom Howe This week I’ve spent time away from Cornwall, travelling some 3,000 miles to witness the 2019 CONIFA European Football Cup in Artsakh. Eight teams are here, all vying for the prestige of calling themselves champions of Europe, but this tournament is about so much more than just the football. Artsakh, also known […]

Cornish footballers’ chance to take to international stage

Credit : Paul Williams By Tom Howe As FIFA recoils from another damaging week, one that saw plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 teams abandoned, it was refreshing to see hundreds put their faith into football’s other governing body yesterday. Bodmin Town’s Priory Park hosted an afternoon of events in association […]

Forthcoming Fixtures

13th May Kernow FA XI .v. St Dennis at Priory Park, Bodmin – KO 19.30 25th May Kernow .v. Barawa at Priory Park, Bodmin – KO 17.00

Cornwall to play international football: Meet the men behind the Kernow FA

“Will the last one out please shut the door.” This old adage is often spoken when a Cornish sports team earns themselves a chance to represent their county on the national stage. Truro City’s 3-1 victory over AFC Totton at Wembley in the 2006/07 FA Vase final set a then record attendance of 27,754, while […]