Last updated : Friday, 29 September 2023


The Young Elizabethan League (YEL) is an amateur football league for children and young people in the East Midlands region of England. It was founded in 1962 and currently has over 1,000 teams playing in a variety of age groups, from U7s to U18s.

YEL U10 Divisions

The YEL U10 league is divided into two divisions: the Premier Division and Division 1. The Premier Division is the top division and consists of the strongest teams in the region. Division 1 is the second division and is open to all teams that do not qualify for the Premier Division.

YEL U10 action

The YEL U10 season runs from September to April. Each team plays each other team in their division twice, once at home and once away. The top two teams in the Premier Division at the end of the season are promoted to the YEL U11 Premier Division, while the bottom two teams are relegated to Division 1. The top two teams in Division 1 are promoted to the Premier Division, while the bottom two teams are relegated to the YEL U9 League.

YEL U10 Registration

The registration period for the YEL U10 league is usually in the spring. To register, players must be born between September 1, 2013 and August 31, 2014. Registration can be done online or by contacting the YEL office.

YEL U10 match

The cost of registration for the YEL U10 league is £60 per player. This fee covers the cost of insurance, league fees, and referee fees.


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