FOOTBALL: Grantham’s youth league is on the ball

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Grantham Youth Football League is ahead of the game when it comes to The FA’s Youth Review.

Children’s football is changing and GYFL is at the forefront of changes being made by the FA.

Following the introduction of The FA Youth Review (, GYFL has drawn plaudits both on a local and national level.

GYFL was named Lincolnshire County FA Chartered Standard League of the Year in August last year. The following month, The FA filmed the league’s under-7s and under-8s and produced videos that were distributed nationally to players, parents, coaches and other youth leagues, to supports it implementing the changes.

Two league committee members visited The FA headquarters at Wembley last month to discuss and support proposals of a national youth league conference.

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