WE’VE GOT YOUR TEAM COVERED

From North Derbyshire to South Leicestershire and West Derbyshire to Mid Lincolnshire – we’ve got your team covered!

Regionalised football across over 2,000 sq. miles – YEL – the East Midlands based league for your team.

Applications for season 2021-22 from new clubs and teams

OPEN 1st March 2021

Closing date for applications 31st May 2021

U7s & U8s results are closely monitored and groups regularly updated to ensure close competitive games for all to enjoy

…youth football at its best

“A warm welcome to all new clubs considering joining the YEL. Close competitive games at all age groups with split seasons – Winter & Spring leagues – is what we are renowned for. But don’t just take my word for it!” – Rob Harwood CEO

DEADLINES FOR NEWLY APPROVED AND EXISTING YEL MEMBER CLUBS


Applications for new U9 to U14 teams from existing YEL member clubs will be accepted until 30th June 2021


*Due to the potential impact of the coronavirus:

Applications for new U12 to U14 teams from newly approved and existing YEL Member clubs will still be considered after the 30th June deadline but acceptance will not be guaranteed

Applications for new U9 to U11 teams from newly approved and existing YEL member clubs will be still be considered after 30th June until Monday 31st August but acceptance will not be guaranteed

Applications for new U7 and U8 teams from newly approved and existing YEL member clubs will be accepted after 30th June and throughout the season up until Monday 31st January 2022

Creating special memories for players, parents and managers at our twice yearly presentation days at prestigious E. Mids locations

…youth football at its best

INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO JOIN THE YEL

ALL NEW CLUBS WILL NEED TO FOLLOW THESE STEPS…

  • The Club Secretary:
    • should create an account on Scoreline by visiting yelscoreline.com and clicking ‘Create Account’. (Takes approx. two minutes and free of charge).
    • clicks on the ‘Clubs/Teams/Contacts’ option in the main menu and clicks on ‘My Clubs’.
    • then clicks on ‘Add Club’.
    • completes the required fields for Club application and clicks save.
    • will be set up automatically with limited privileges until the YEL approve the account which will unlock the directory, finance area and other features.
  • The YEL approves the account and permissions are provided to the Club Secretary.

FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO CREATE NEW TEAMS…

  • Once the club application has been submitted, a team application must be completed for each team being entered (only one club application is required regardless of how many teams you wish to enter). Existing clubs wishing to enter a new team (one that has not been entered for season 2020/21) must do this also:
    • Select the ‘Clubs/Teams/Contacts’ option from the main menu and choose ‘My Clubs’ scroll down to the ‘Teams within Club’ card and click on ‘Add Team’. Complete the required fields and click save. Repeat for each team being entered.
    • Select the ‘Clubs/Teams/Contacts’ option from the main menu and choose ‘My Clubs’ scroll down to the ‘Teams within Club’ card and click on ‘Add Team’. Complete the required fields and click save. Repeat for each team being entered.
    • An automated invoice will be raised by Scoreline (after June 1st) for each team entered. This will be found on Scoreline in the left hand menu bar under ‘Finance/Invoices’ from June 1st onwards.

YEL Saturday and YEL Sunday leagues available for all age groups – the choice is yours or, better still, why not play both days?

…youth football at its best

COST OF JOINING THE YEL


To join either YEL Saturday or YEL Sunday Leagues, the follow leagues fees apply:
U7s & U8s – £69 per team – season 2021/22 £30 reduction to £39
U9s & U10s – £79 per team – season 2021/22 £30 reduction to £49
U11s & U12s – £89 per team – season 2021/22 £30 reduction to £59
U13s & U14s – £99 per team – season 2021/22 £30 reduction to £69

These inclusive league fees – see terms below – will be issued on application (from June 1st onwards) and are payable within 14 days. Any clubs who are struggling to pay the fees due to the current COVID-19 pandemic potentially affecting club finances, should contact the YEL Office.

  • The fees for all teams wishing to join the Winter league, MUST be paid in full before the season starts in September in order for the team to be allowed to compete.
  • The fees cover entry team entry into both seasons (no refunds for any team that does not take part in the post Christmas Spring season).
  • The fees cover entry into the YEL Cup competitions (a separate ‘one off’ charge may be made for any YEL organised festivals as these are voluntary additional events).
  • The fees include all player registrations and transfer fees.

There are no additional payments in order for teams to play football in the YEL other than the following:

  • Payments to qualified referees on match days which are paid by the home team
  • Possible exceptional circumstance payments where 3G surfaces are used by the league to complete a season or cup games if competition is behind – shared cost between teams
  • Presentation Day payments at hired venues. Payment per attendee.

Innovative TWO seasons in one! – Winter & Spring league (promotion and relegation) – giving more opportunities for players to enjoy success

…youth football at its best

NEW CLUBS & TEAMS INFORMATION


All new clubs and teams applying for membership of YEL (Saturday) and YEL (Sunday) will need to be voted in at the YEL AGM which is provisionally scheduled for Thursday 10th June 2021.

“All of us here at the YEL look forward to welcoming your teams into the league for this upcoming 2021/22 season” – Rob Harwood CEO