Last updated : Sunday, 18 February 2024
Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League
The Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League (N&SYL) is an amateur football league for players aged 7 to 18 in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
The league was founded in 1921 and currently has over 200 member clubs. It is divided into a number of divisions, based on age and ability.
The N&SYL season runs from September to May. Each team plays a number of matches against teams in their division, with the top teams at the end of the season being promoted and the bottom teams being relegated.
The league also has a cup competition, the Norfolk & Suffolk Youth Cup, which is open to all member clubs.
- Jamie Vardy, who played for the N&SYL as a youth player, before going on to play for Leicester City and England.
- Tom Huddlestone, who played for the N&SYL as a youth player, before going on to play for Tottenham Hotspur and Hull City.
- David McGoldrick, who played for the N&SYL as a youth player, before going on to play for Sheffield United and Nottingham Forest.