GFA Teams

Youth league football begins at school year 2 (under 7’s) and our teams play in the Echo Junior Football League. 

Our teams play in the following formats:

   5 a side football                                  7-a-side football                                 9-a-side football                                 11-a-side football

    under 7’s & under 8’s                                          under 9’s & under 10’s                                       under 11’s & under 12’s                                         under 13’s upwards


All GFA Loughton FC teams are managed only by FA or UEFA qualified coaches who have a Fully Enhanced DBS certificate, First Aid certificate & Safeguarding Children certificate.

When joining a GFA Loughton team each player receives:

  • GFA personalised match kit

  • GFA personalised training kit (optional)

  • GFA personalised tracksuit (optional)

  • Midweek team training sessions

  • League, Cup and Friendly matches

  • Match day referees (for 11 a side up)

  • All required team equipment

  • End of season presentation night where every child receives a trophy

  • Public liability insurance cover

  • Personal accident insurance cover

  • FA affiliation

  • League affiliation

  • Team bonding days