Academy in Youth Cup action at Nethermoor

Guiseley Academy are in FA Youth Cup action against North Ferriby United at Nethermoor on Monday. The Lions are featuring in the third qualifying round of the competition, with kick-off at 7.45pm. Admission is £4 for adults and £2 for concessions. The clubhouse will be open while refreshments will also be available and there will […]

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Rothery features in Academy win

Gavin Rothery continued his return to full fitness on Monday, featuring in the Academy’s under-21 side as they beat Pickering Town 5-2. Fellow first-teamers Dan Atkinson and Luke Porritt were also involved as Dave Currie’s side kicked off their West Riding County FA Under-21 League campaign with a win. Rothery has not featured for the […]

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Dave Currie: The future’s bright

After a host of Guiseley Academy prospects signed first-team forms last week, the club’s Head of Youth Development believes the future is bright at Nethermoor. Will Wells, Josh Snowden, Joel Thompson, Aaron Fell and Stephen Smith were all given squad numbers prior to the transfer deadline, having featured regularly with the first team during pre-season. […]

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Academy link up with cancer charity

Guiseley AFC’s Youth Academy has joined up with Leeds-based national charity Bone Cancer Research Trust this season to raise awareness of primary bone cancer. The Academy team players will be proudly sporting the charity’s logo on their home kit to encourage young footballers to talk about primary bone cancer in their local community. The disease […]

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Celebrating in style

Thanks to Sue Clapham, Rachel O’Connor and Helen Jeffray (photos). Last weekend, against a backdrop of silverware, players, officials and supporters of Guiseley AFC celebrated a historic campaign with the end-of-season dinner at Otley Golf Club. With a magnificent vista of the Wharfe Valley through the clubhouse windows, 125 guests settled down to enjoy a […]

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Academy win the league

Guiseley AFC Academy have won the West Riding Under-21 League after they were awarded the three points from their title decider against IAFE (Harrogate Railway). IAFE made a mistake and were found guilty of fielding an ineligible player in the final game of the season. Academy manager Dave Currie said: “We aimed to use this […]

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Academy players selected for County

Ten Guiseley Academy prospects have been selected to play for the West Riding County FA against Cheshire next Saturday (18th). The fixture is a play-off semi-final tie in the Association of Northern Counties Youth Championships and will take place at Rivacre Park, the home of former Conference North side Vauxhall Motors. In total, 10 of […]

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Free Friday Night Football

With the first-team game postponed due to North Ferriby United’s involvement in the FA Trophy final, this Friday sees the Academy team playing local rivals FC Halifax Town in the Conference Youth Alliance at Nethermoor. Along with FC United of Manchester, the teams are vying for second spot in the league and, with five games to go, […]

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Academy team up with Future Elite Sports

Guiseley AFC have teamed up with Future Elite Sports to give our youth players a number of different options when they exit the Academy. Future Elite Sports are official partners of English College Sport and can offer a variety of options for the Academy players. Those include US scholarships, semi-pro football and coaching in Australia […]

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Clinical Young Lions see off Altrincham

  Guiseley AFC Academy hosted a revitalised Altrincham FC, who came over the Pennines full of confidence having won their last four league games. Back in October the Young Lions were held to a 2-2 draw so they knew that to gain the 3 points they would have to put in a strong performance. Altrincham […]

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