Opportunities for boys aged U7 to U16 years old
It all starts here
Whether you're a parent helping your son to get started on his football journey, or a young player ready to take the next step in football, we're here to support you to ensure players have the best experience possible in youth football.
YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUES IN DURHAM COUNTY FA
Kid’s football has changed in recent years. New formats have been introduced to increase touches of the ball, improve confidence and assist in all stages of a young player’s development.
Small sided formats such as 5v5 are at the forefront of mini-soccer within our youth leagues, with all youth leagues now offering a 9v9 format before moving to 11v11.
There are 4 youth football leagues across Durham County for boys and mixed teams. You can visit the leagues website for more information using the quick links opposite!
Youth football Guide
Durham County FA encourage a modern, child-friendly approach to youth football, challenging the win-at-all-costs mentality that is stifling development and enjoyment for young people. Working together with a proactive attitude, adults can help develop a better learning environment for young people that puts their needs at the centre of the process.
FA YOUTH FOOTBALL GUIDE (MOBILE VERSION)pitch & goalpost dimensions