Last updated : Monday, 18 September 2023
Gloucester Youth Association League
The Gloucester Youth Association League (GYAL) is an amateur football league for youth players in the city of Gloucester, England. It was founded in 1946 and currently has over 100 teams competing in a variety of age groups.
The GYAL was founded in 1946 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league initially consisted of just a few teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now has over 100 teams competing in a variety of age groups.
The GYAL is affiliated with the Gloucestershire County Football Association (GCFA) and follows the FA's National League System. The league's top division is the Premier Division, which is followed by the Division One, Division Two, and Division Three. There are also a number of cup competitions, including the Rob Dawe Cup, the Gerry Wilkins Cup, and the Alf Thomas Cup.
The 2023-2024 season is currently underway. The Premier Division is being led by AFC Kingsway, who have won all of their matches so far. Other teams in contention for the title include Longlevens, Longfield, and Abbeymead.
The GYAL also has a number of other competitions running this season, including the Rob Dawe Cup, the Gerry Wilkins Cup, and the Alf Thomas Cup. The Rob Dawe Cup is for under-8 teams, the Gerry Wilkins Cup is for under-9 teams, and the Alf Thomas Cup is for under-10 teams.