Last updated : Sunday, 03 December 2023
West Surrey Youth League
The West Surrey Youth League (Wsyl) is an amateur football league for youth players in Surrey, England. It was founded in 1966 and currently has over 100 teams playing in its various divisions.
The Wsyl was originally known as the West Surrey Boys League (WSBL). It was founded in 1966 by a group of local football enthusiasts who wanted to provide a competitive environment for young players in the area. The league initially had just a few teams, but it quickly grew in popularity and now has over 100 teams playing in its various divisions.
The Wsyl has a long history of producing talented players. Some of the most notable players to have come through the league include:
- Gary Neville (Manchester United, England)
- Phil Neville (Manchester United, England)
- David James (Liverpool, England)
- Chris Baird (Norwich City, Northern Ireland)
- Paul Konchesky (West Ham United, England)
The Wsyl currently has 10 divisions, ranging from the U12 Premier Division to the U18 Division 4. The top division, the U12 Premier Division, is played on a Saturday morning, while the lower divisions are played on a Sunday morning.
The league also runs a number of cup competitions, including the Wsyl Cup, the Wsyl Shield, and the Wsyl Trophy.