Last updated : Saturday, 24 February 2024

The Youth League

The Youth League is an amateur football league for players aged 16-21. It was founded in 2000 and is based in the United Kingdom. The league has over 100 teams and is divided into regional divisions.

The Rules

The Youth League plays to the FA's Laws of the Game. However, there are a few additional rules that apply to the league:

  • All players must be under the age of 21 on the first day of the season.
  • There is no limit on the number of substitutions that can be made during a match.
  • Teams must field at least five players who are under the age of 18 in each match.

The Format

The History

The Youth League action

The Youth League was founded in 2000 by a group of football enthusiasts who wanted to provide a competitive environment for young players. The league has grown rapidly in its 20 years of existence and is now one of the most popular amateur football leagues in the UK.

The Future

The Youth League is committed to providing a high-quality football experience for young players. The league is constantly looking for ways to improve, and is always open to suggestions from its members. The Youth League is confident that it will continue to grow and thrive in the years to come.

The Youth League match


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