Last updated : Friday, 29 March 2024

Garforth Junior Football League

The Garforth Junior Football League (GJFL) is an amateur football league for boys and girls aged 7 to 18 in the Garforth area of Leeds, England.

The league was founded in 1974 and currently has over 600 teams playing in a variety of divisions. The GJFL is affiliated to the English Football Association (FA) and its teams compete in the FA Vase and FA Youth Cup.

League Structure

Garforth Junior Football League action

The GJFL is divided into three divisions:

  • The Premier Division
  • Division One
  • Division Two

The Premier Division is the top division and is made up of the strongest teams in the league. Division One is the second tier, followed by Division Two.

Garforth Junior Football League match

The league also has a number of cup competitions, including the GJFL Cup, the GJFL Challenge Cup, and the GJFL Floodlit Cup.

Playing Conditions

The GJFL plays its games on a variety of pitches in the Garforth area. The majority of pitches are grass, but there are also a number of 3G pitches.

Garforth Junior Football League teams

Games are played on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season, which runs from September to May.


Featured Divisions

Featured Teams

Garforth Junior Football League teams come from

  • Castleford,
  • Crigglestone,
  • Featherstone,
  • Leeds,
  • Morley,
  • Pontefract,
  • Rothwell,
  • Sherburn in Elmet,
  • Wakefield,
  • Wrenthorpe,

and other areas within North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire.

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