Successful Summer For Guiseley Academy

Guiseley Academy U-18s and U-16s reached the finals of their respective sections of the New Balance International Tournament after going through the group stages unbeaten. In the the final of the U-18s Guiseley had a convincing 3-0 victory over Sunderland AFC Development Squad to lift the trophy. The U-16s, despite dominating the whole match, lost […]

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Young Lions go close

Given the attractive home friendly against Doncaster Rovers at Nethermoor on Saturday Guiseley chose to send their Academy side to face Yorkhire Amateurs at Bracken Edge this evening . The youngsters took some time to adjust to the physical nature of the game but once they had, and especially in the second half, they give […]

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Academy Fixtures 2017/18

Our Academy will play in Division J of the National League U-19 Alliance in the upcoming season and they will kick-off their programme with a home game against FC United of Manchester on September 13th. Other teams in this division of the competition are Darlington, FC Halifax Town, Farsley Celtic, Gateshead, Harrogate Town, Maltby Main, […]

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Academy set to expand

Our youth system is expanding and will now run teams from Under 13 – Under 16’s from next season so we are looking for players who will be in those age groups to come along and trial. David Currie, Head of Youth Development and Youth team manager stated, “As the 1st team have progressed on […]

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Academy face Halifax in FA Youth Cup

Guiseley AFC Academy will take on FC Halifax Town in the FA Youth Cup at Nethermoor on Thursday night (7.30pm kick-off). Dave Currie’s young charges face their Calderdale-based counterparts in the 2nd Round Qualifying of the tournament. Last season the Lions made it to the final qualifying round of the competition before being narrowly defeated […]

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Young Lions finish as runners-up

The Academy side completed a successful League campaign with a 2-1 victory over Hyde at Nethermoor this afternoon – images below. The win ensures a second-place finish for the young Lions, four points behind champions Gateshead.

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Benton Park reach Schools Cup final

Benton Park High School have become the first Leeds secondary school in over 20 years to reach the final of the English Schools Football Cup. They won through by beating prestigious sports school Millfield from Somerset 2-1 after extra-time in the semi-final with a squad that contains a number of the younger Guiseley AFC Academy […]

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Academy trials – April 9th

The club are pleased to announce that trials for Guiseley AFC Academy will take place on Saturday 9th April at Leeds Trinity University (LS18 5HD). The trials are for next season’s full-time football and education programme with players required to be aged between 16-18 years old. In order to request a trial or for more information […]

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Table-topping Academy into cup semis

Two wins last week took Guiseley Academy through to the semi-final of the Conference Youth Alliance and back to the top of the league. The Young Lions saw off FC United of Manchester to maintain their Cup ambitions before beating Manchester Met University  in the Football Conference Youth Alliance. “We are not getting carried away […]

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Mist brace sees Academy exit Youth Cup

North Ferriby striker Nathan Mists’ first half brace knocked Guiseley out of the FA Youth Cup despite Cassius Jules pulling one back to set up a frantic last fifteen minutes. The game started at a frantic pace with the home side on the front foot and Kelvin Owusu went close  to putting the Lions ahead […]

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