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The Harrow League

Description

The Harrow Youth Football League celebrated its 70th anniversary this year. It started the 2010 season with 88 clubs and 339 teams.  For the coming season it has received requests to join from 15 new clubs.

The league was awarded the FA Charter Standard League of the year by theMiddlesexCountyFAand also took the award for the London Regional Charter Standard League of the year.

The league runs alongside the Harrow Soccer 7’s Combination league which provides 7 a-side football for under 7’s to under 10’s.

The league is affiliated to the Middlesex FA

Standard of Football

Very high.  The Harrow League is one of the two major grass pitch leagues inNorth London(the other being the Watford Friendly League).  There are up to 5 divisions per age group with each division normally containing 10 or 11 teams.  Each team plays the others twice in a season – resulting in 18 to 20 competitive league matches per season.  The league also runs cup competitions at each age group.

Match Day

Sunday Mornings

Format

Soccer 7’s
U7 7 v 7
U8 7 v 7
U9 7 v 7
U10 7 v 7
Youth League
U11 to U18 11 v 11

Training

Training for teams in the Harrow League comprises one evening session in and around Hampstead on one of the astro/floodlit facilities.

Venues include

  • AclandBurghleySchool
  • Talacre Sports Centre
  • King Alfred’s School
  • Paddington Rec Sports Ground

Training facilities in the Hampstead/Camden area are in very short supply and the club seeks to make additional arrangements as and when it can.

Home Ground

The teams will play their home matches at TheMarathonPlaying Fields at Chase Lodge

Page Street
Mill Hill
NW7 2ED

This is the club’s own facility and is located around 1 mile north of Brent Cross Shopping centre.

Away Grounds

The teams in the Harrow League are all around North/West London and out towardsWest London– around the A40.

The clubs include.

Wembly, Ruislip, Greenford, Headstone, Ikenham andHarrow.

Website

http://www.firsteleven.co.uk/harrow/