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by Grez Bez
Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: Site Problems, News and Ideas
Topic: Forum Layout
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

Re: Forum Layout

Shall we make the changes for the new year?

It needs doing badly IMO
by Grez Bez
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Other Football
Topic: Yorkshire Amateur League & West Riding County Leagues To Merge
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Re: Yorkshire Amateur League & West Riding County Leagues To Merge

So after the West Riding League rejected the merger with the West Yorkshire League there are rumors about a merger between our league and the West Riing meaning the top division would be step 7. Would the teams who have teams in the West Yorkshire League then move them across to the YAML? Cents, Mo...
by Grez Bez
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Other Football
Topic: Yorkshire Amateur League & West Riding County Leagues To Merge
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Yorkshire Amateur League & West Riding County Leagues To Merge

So after the West Riding League rejected the merger with the West Yorkshire League there are rumors about a merger between our league and the West Riing meaning the top division would be step 7. Would the teams who have teams in the West Yorkshire League then move them across to the YAML? Cents, Mod...
by Grez Bez
Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Other Football
Topic: West Yorkshire & West Riding County Leagues To Merge
Replies: 2
Views: 263

Re: West Yorkshire & West Riding County Leagues To Merge

Heard a few different rumours on this, recent practice has been teams moving across starting in Division Two, however if this is more of a merger rather than an application to join could be looked at differently. Can't imagine that any of the premier teams in either league would be too happy to sta...
by Grez Bez
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Other Football
Topic: West Yorkshire & West Riding County Leagues To Merge
Replies: 2
Views: 263

West Yorkshire & West Riding County Leagues To Merge

So the West Yorkshire & West Riding County Leagues are merging (or the West Riding is merging into the West Yorkshire League) SDoes that mean that some of the West Riding teams may decide to move to our league instead? Anyone know how the West Yorkshire League will be set up Presume Prem Div 1 D...
by Grez Bez
Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: SEASON 2018/19 APPLICATIONS OPEN
Replies: 1
Views: 327

Re: SEASON 2018/19 APPLICATIONS OPEN

Very good idea

Have seen a lot of leagues do this with mixed success.

We need on Over 35's league next!
by Grez Bez
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: 4G Pitches - Fair or Not?
Replies: 5
Views: 819

Re: 4G Pitches - Fair or Not?

I don't think so. It's no different to making players wear shin pads or wear studs.

Some people just don't like change...
by Grez Bez
Wed Oct 04, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: YAML Forum / This Site
Replies: 3
Views: 530

Re: YAML Forum / This Site

Hi Of course; it's not about access, it's about usability. I think we have around 30 regular contributors on this site out of a league consisting of >1000 players. I'd rather we keep the forum and simplify it. My comment was more around trends and how forums are generally dying out in favour of Face...
by Grez Bez
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: YAML Forum / This Site
Replies: 3
Views: 530

YAML Forum / This Site

Nev & Team I think we are at a stage where we need more members. There a few ways to do so 1 - Email the members clubs again as a reminder of the forum and encourage them to ask their players/ members. 2- Make the forum easier to use; there is far too many sections and its hard to read. There is...
by Grez Bez
Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Matches Off
Topic: Match off 26th Se[p 17 - Stud problems
Replies: 2
Views: 267

Re: Match off 26th Se[p 17 - Stud problems

FC Girlington. First drop out of the year?
by Grez Bez
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Yorkshire Amateur League Format for 2017/18
Replies: 9
Views: 1294

Re: Yorkshire Amateur League Format for 2017/18

From what i heard from FC West Leeds. They have decided to put it on ice this year and take one of their first teams through from their Sunday league next year. Thanks They have a weird set up IIRC. 9 or so teams all under the same administrator with different names. Not sure why they don't combine...
by Grez Bez
Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Yorkshire Amateur League Format for 2017/18
Replies: 9
Views: 1294

Re: Yorkshire Amateur League Format for 2017/18

Thanks Neville; that clears up a question from me. Have Churwell Lions, FC Headingley Woodhouse Moor Methodists & Rodillian folded? Churwells first team are no longer in the West Riding League and aren't in the West Yorkshire League. Did anyone else apply? Any of the Spen Valley / Selby teams? F...
by Grez Bez
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Garforth Crusaders need two friendlies before 31st July.
Replies: 2
Views: 749

Garforth Crusaders need two friendlies before 31st July.

So this seems to be the latest rumour amongst the community. It would make sense given the location, West Yorkshire is the only (off the top of my head) location with 2 step 7 leagues overlapping. The West Riding has seen some decline in recent years with some good clubs moving or choosing bthe WYAF...
by Grez Bez
Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Applications / Leavers Next Season
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Re: Applications / Leavers Next Season

Hi All, Tingley Athletic is a new reserve side, with our 1st team playing in Div 1 of the West Riding FL. We're hoping to be accepted by the league at the AGM and it will be interesting to see what Div we get place in if accepted - any proposals yet? Thanks Nick Welcome Would imagine Div 1 would be...
by Grez Bez
Thu Jun 22, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Applications / Leavers Next Season
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Re: Applications / Leavers Next Season

Anyone know any more applicants given the AGM is soon?
by Grez Bez
Thu May 18, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Applications / Leavers Next Season
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Re: Applications / Leavers Next Season

Any updates?

Thought there may be a few ne applications given the Selby league has folded
by Grez Bez
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Shirt Printing???
Replies: 2
Views: 534

Re: Shirt Printing???

I know them well actually, will give them a shut cheers Declan...
by Grez Bez
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Shirt Printing???
Replies: 2
Views: 534

Shirt Printing???

Hi

Where does everybody get their kits printed?

Looking to get some shirts printed (Sponsor only) for a corporate event but not sure where to go nowadays…

do people still use kitking / sports bulk to buy?
by Grez Bez
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 22 Apr 17 - Medics and Stanley but like YMCA v Bedes in Div 1
Replies: 2
Views: 843

Re: Fixtures for 22 Apr 17 - Medics and Stanley but like YMCA v Bedes in Div 1

Div 2

Leeds City OB 3 v 1 Sandal Wdrs
Wheelwright OB 1 v 2 Woodkirk Valley

Div 6

Centralians Res 3 v 2 Morley Utd
Thornesians III 1 v 5 Shire Academics
by Grez Bez
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Applications / Leavers Next Season
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Re: Applications / Leavers Next Season

Idle were a spen team like ourselfs I remember at meeting when leagues was given they dint like it as put in div 2 but had great season well done idle fc Palestino are same standard so deffo need be up in top leagues Yeah they are top of the prem so would imagine they'd go in div 1/ div 2. Anyone k...
by Grez Bez
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Applications / Leavers Next Season
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Re: Applications / Leavers Next Season

I need to learn how to type properly after reading mt last post! Good point regarding Real Moor; not sure what will happen with them. I know they have a lot of players who could easily play NCEL (and have); believe Nev knows a few of them. They are unbeaten in the league and have practically won it ...
by Grez Bez
Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Applications / Leavers Next Season
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Re: Applications / Leavers Next Season

Cheers Danny Know of a few; will be interested to see what division they go in. Hard to place a new team (see Morley) Real Moor(x2), - Great team who are wipig the floor with everyone in the Wakey league! Tey should be straight i the Prem! FC West Leeds - From Leeds combi; the chairman runs 10 (ten)...
by Grez Bez
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Applications / Leavers Next Season
Replies: 11
Views: 1695

Applications / Leavers Next Season

Any idea who has applied for entry this year or who will be moving out to the WYL /WR leagues?

Does the league accept new clubs now the Red Triangle is dead (Like Morley Utd)?
by Grez Bez
Tue Apr 11, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for15th Apr 17 - The big one. Farsley v Stanley
Replies: 7
Views: 1152

Re: Fixtures for15th Apr 17 - The big one. Farsley v Stanley

Premier Division Alwoodley 4 v 1 Grangefield OB Farsley Celtic Juniors 2 v 2 Stanley Utd St Nicholas 3 v 1 Ealandians Championship Morley Town AFC 3 v 5 Drighlington Thornesians 1 v 2 Leeds Medics & Dentists Division 1 Huddersfield YMCA 1 v 3 Gildersome Spurs OB 1-3 Division 2 Old Centralians 1...
by Grez Bez
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 1st Apr 17 - City OB host Idle
Replies: 15
Views: 1768

Re: Fixtures for 1st Apr 17 - City OB host Idle

The new cup format has been a revelation.

It gives teams in the lower leagues something to go at whereas the old format does not; it hugely benefits a small number of clubs (Medis/ Alwoodly etc)
by Grez Bez
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 25 Feb 17 - WEP and Nor'pe Res Hodgson Semi Final
Replies: 14
Views: 1732

Re: Fixtures for 25 Feb 17 - WEP and Nor'pe Res Hodgson Semi Final

Colton Athletic 1 v 1 Morley Town AFC Res
Ealandians Res 8 v 4 Woodkirk Valley
Idle 12 v 1 Old Centralians - Probably Postponed
Leeds City OB 2 v 2 Collegians
Lepton Highlanders 1 v 3 Sandal Wdrs - Probably Postponed
by Grez Bez
Fri Feb 10, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Matches Off
Topic: Matches off 11 Feb 2017
Replies: 9
Views: 841

Re: Matches off 11 Feb 2017

I think it's time for a whip around for a drainage system for Thornesians . That or a move to Thornes park! :lol:
by Grez Bez
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Results
Topic: Results for 4 Feb 17St Mary's ovecome AFC Normanton, Wortley ko Sporting KeighleyYMCA outsmart Baildon Trinity,
Replies: 26
Views: 2213

Re: Rothwell win away !!!!

Division 6 Old Batelians Res 2 Rothwell Res 4 Rothwell confident they would win and they did. Batelians report to be scarified. Await the subued Rothwell report. P.S. Kudos to Thornes for their 1st win of the season. I expect they were assisted by players above after their games were postponed. If ...
by Grez Bez
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 11th Feb 17 -A week of competitive League football
Replies: 9
Views: 1544

Re: Fixtures for 11th Feb 17 -A week of competitive League football

Division 2



Collegians 4 v 1 Morley Town AFC Res


Leeds City OB 2 v 2 Colton Ath


Old Centralians 3 v 2 Sandal Wdrs


Wheelwright OB 1 v 7 Ealandians Res


Woodkirk Valley 2 v 2 Idle
by Grez Bez
Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 21st January 2017 - Dist and Senr Cup. Ealandians and Stanley in Prem Div
Replies: 19
Views: 1998

Re: Fixtures for 21st January 2017 - Dist and Senr Cup. Ealandians and Stanley in Prem Div

They play in Oakwood at (LS8 3LF)

They are based out of The Cricketers in Seacroft

Quite a few leeds teams in that league to be fair..
by Grez Bez
Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 21st January 2017 - Dist and Senr Cup. Ealandians and Stanley in Prem Div
Replies: 19
Views: 1998

Re: Fixtures for 21st January 2017 - Dist and Senr Cup. Ealandians and Stanley in Prem Div

Old Centralians 1 v 16 Ealandians Res :lol: Some typo, that! It's no typo! :shock: Leeds District Cup – Rd 4 Rothwell v Cricketers Cricketers still elude me. Which league are they in and where do they play? They had an outstanding 8-1 second rd win against Leeds City OB IV and annihilated Kirkstall...
by Grez Bez
Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Site Problems, News and Ideas
Topic: Forum Layout
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

Re: Forum Layout

Hi

I don't mind doing the work on this? I think if it was cut down we'd get a lot more traffic!
by Grez Bez
Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 21st January 2017 - Dist and Senr Cup. Ealandians and Stanley in Prem Div
Replies: 19
Views: 1998

Re: Fixtures for 21st January 2017 - Dist and Senr Cup. Ealandians and Stanley in Prem Div

Div 2

Collegians 3 v 1 Idle

Lepton Highlanders 0 v 3 Leeds City OB

Morley Town Res 1 v 5 Wheelwright OB

Old Centralians 1 v 16 Ealandians Res
by Grez Bez
Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: Over 35 / Veterans League
Replies: 1
Views: 879

Re: Over 35 / Veterans League

Watched a few Div 5 & 6 games recently and reckon a few of the bigger clubs would field a team

Cents/ Mods/ Salts/ Leeds City etc...
by Grez Bez
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 14th Jan 2017 - Marflitt Quarter finals
Replies: 12
Views: 1665

Re: Fixtures for 14th Jan 2017 - Marflitt Quarter finals

Colton Ath 2 v 3 Collegians What a game, both very strong Ealandians Res 3 v 1 Sandal Wdrs Ealandians rise has been impressive Morley Town AFC Res 1 2v Woodkirk Valley Not sure what happened to Woodkirk. Very good young team and due a win Old Centralians 1 v 3 Idle Cents struggling getting a steady...
by Grez Bez
Wed Nov 30, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 3 Dec 16 - County Cup and Trophy weekend
Replies: 12
Views: 1710

Re: Fixtures for 3 Dec 16 - County Cup and Trophy weekend

Division 2

I'll have another go at keeping up my horrendous predictions for the season. If I have you down to win, you'll probably lose, all the best..

Ealandians Res 10 v 2 Old Centralians


Idle 3 v 1 Colton Ath


Lepton Highlanders 1 v 9 Wheelwright OB
by Grez Bez
Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 26th Nov 2016 - Forecast much better so full steam ahead
Replies: 15
Views: 1544

Re: Fixtures for 26th Nov 2016 - Forecast much better so full steam ahead

Div 2 Idle P v P Leeds City OB Morley Town AFC Res P v P Ealandians Res Old Centralians P v P Lepton Highlanders Wheelwright OB P v P Sandal Wdrs Woodkirk Valley P v P Collegians But if not: Idle 0 v 3 Leeds City OB Morley Town AFC Res 1 v 2 Ealandians Res Old Centralians 2 v 1 Lepton Highlanders W...
by Grez Bez
Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:56 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 22 Oct 16 - Full Domestic programme
Replies: 7
Views: 1298

Re: Fixtures for 22 Oct 16 - Full Domestic programme

Lepton Highlanders 2v 6 Collegians - Huddersfield derby but Collegians should get this Morley Town AFC Res 4 v 2 Old Centralians - Both teams seem to play a different side each week, hard being a 3rd team I guess. Wheelwright OB 1 v 3 Leeds City OB - Good teams but Leeds City seem on a rooll Woodkir...
by Grez Bez
Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Other Football
Topic: WRCFA Trophy - Rd 4- Home ties for Wortley and YMCA. Mount St Mary's on the road
Replies: 6
Views: 768

Re: WRCFA Challenge Trophy - Rd 2

Warrenside in Deighton??

I don't think there is which is a shame.
by Grez Bez
Sat Oct 15, 2016 9:29 pm
Forum: General Football Discussion
Topic: Over 35 / Veterans League
Replies: 1
Views: 879

Over 35 / Veterans League

Any appetite for this in Leeds or the YAML to host one?

The Wragg League in Sheffield is huge and the veterans leagues are very popular in other areas. Leeds is certainly missing a proper weekend veterans league...
by Grez Bez
Sat Oct 15, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Results
Topic: Results for 15th Oct 16 - St Nicks win on pens against Leeds City
Replies: 32
Views: 2353

Re: Grangefield outstandng and winning 6-1 against Beechwood Gate when..

Grangefield vs Beechwood Gate Game got abandoned in second half Grangefield 6-1 in front. Beechwood had 2 red cards and ref said they wouldn't leave the side of the pitch after asking the captain and manager to tell them. Good game by Grangefield to start and in fairness of it had gone the whole ga...
by Grez Bez
Sun Oct 09, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: Other Football
Topic: WRCFA Trophy - Rd 4- Home ties for Wortley and YMCA. Mount St Mary's on the road
Replies: 6
Views: 768

Re: WRCFA Challenge Trophy - Rd 2

Frnley Reserves also technically have a bye as Storthes Hall have quit (sadly)
by Grez Bez
Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Yorkshire Amateur Derbies / Rivalries
Replies: 2
Views: 713

Yorkshire Amateur Derbies / Rivalries

Which sides are rivals in the league? Ealandians Vs Hudds Amateur - Elland Derby Cents Vs Mods - Not sure the history on this one but I'm told its pretty fierce Morley Town Vs Morley United - New one maybe? Alwoodlye Vs Medics & Dentists - Battle of the Upper Class? Got to be some between the De...
by Grez Bez
Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:43 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 1st October 2017 - WRCFA competitions under way
Replies: 13
Views: 1992

Re: Fixtures for 1st October 2017 - WRCFA competitions under way

Division 6 predictions Morley Utd v Huddersfield Amateur Res . . looks like morley are flying at the minute and I cant see huddersfield stopping them so morley win in this one Old Batelians Res v Leeds Modernians Res . . really all depends on how many short our new first team are but no prediction ...
by Grez Bez
Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 24th Sep - Medics greet Ealandians
Replies: 9
Views: 1111

Re: Fixtures for 24th Sep - Medics greet Ealandians

Division 2

Ealandians Res 2 v 1 Morley Town AFC Res
Idle 12 v 0 Lepton Highlanders
Old Centralians 1 v 6 Woodkirk Valley
Wheelwright 2 v 4 Collegians
by Grez Bez
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Fixtures
Topic: Fixtures for 17th Sep - first week of District Cup Matches
Replies: 16
Views: 1383

Re: Fixtures for 17th Sep - first week of District Cup Matches

Finally found the thread. The forum is getting more and more complicated to use each year; a lot of our lads ask me now rather than check as there is too many forums.. ANYWAY: Championship Beeston St Anthony’s 1 v 3 Calverley Utd Collingham Juniors 2 v 0 Shire Academics Leeds Medics & Dentists R...
by Grez Bez
Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:10 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Format for each Division for season 2016/17
Replies: 2
Views: 1035

Re: Format for each Division for season 2016/17

what happened to

Kippax Athletic FC withdrawn post AGM
Amaranth FC withdrawn post AGM


both seemed to be good sides
by Grez Bez
Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Site Problems, News and Ideas
Topic: Forum Layout
Replies: 6
Views: 1470

Re: Forum Layout

Hi NEv


Did you get a chance to look at this?

I think it would make the site far easier to use.
by Grez Bez
Sat Jul 09, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: Site Problems, News and Ideas
Topic: YAAFL Twitter
Replies: 3
Views: 856

Re: YAAFL Twitter

I agree Noel

Would drive a lot of traffic to the website. The yAML has the best website of all leagues I know of but not a load of people know about it.

Nothing to be scared of on Twitter
by Grez Bez
Mon Jun 13, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: Ask the League
Topic: Applications
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

Re: Applications

Welcome aboard

Hear Churwell & Ealandians are joing the West Yorkshire league.

Presume Gate FC have applied as per normal

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