Last updated : Tuesday, 28 November 2023
Harrogate & District Junior Football League
The Harrogate & District Junior Football League (HDJFL) is an amateur football league for young people in the Harrogate area of North Yorkshire, England.
The league was founded in 1957 and currently has over 3200 children playing in teams from U10 to U18. The league incorporates 180 teams covering an area including Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ilkley, Otley, Guiseley, Ripon, and Wetherby.
About the League
The HDJFL is affiliated to the West Riding County Football Association and is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable environment for young people to play football. The league has a strict code of conduct for players, coaches, and referees.
The HDJFL offers a variety of competitions for its members, including a league cup, a league shield, and a cup competition for each age group. The league also runs a number of development initiatives, such as coaching courses and talent identification programs.
- The HDJFL recently announced that it will be expanding to include a new division for U19 teams in the 2023-24 season.
- The league also announced that it has partnered with the Harrogate Town Football Club to provide coaching sessions for its members.
- The HDJFL is currently running a recruitment drive for new referees.