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Explore junior grassroots football in each of the UK regions…

GREATER LONDON

Greater London includes the most closely associated parts of the Greater London Urban Area and their historic buffers, as well as five boroughs. It’s boundaries are with Essex to the North East, Hertfordshire to the North, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire to the West, Kent to the South East and Surrey to the South and South West.

EAST OF ENGLAND

East of England is one of the nine official regions of England including Bedford, Luton, Basildon, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Norwich, Ipswich, Colchester, Chelmsford and Cambridge. The southern part of the region lies in the London commuter belt.

SOUTH WEST ENGLAND

South West England is one of nine official regions of England. It consists of the counties of Bristol, Cornwall (including the Isles of Scilly), Dorset, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire. Cities and large towns in the region include Bath, Bristol, Bournemouth, Cheltenham, Exeter, Gloucester, Plymouth and Swindon.

SOUTH EAST ENGLAND

South East England is one of the nine official regions of England. It consists of the counties of Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Major towns and cities in the region include Brighton and Hove, Milton Keynes, Southampton, Portsmouth, Slough, Reading and Oxford.

EAST MIDLANDS

The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England which consists of Derby, Leicester, Lincoln, Mansfield, Northampton and Nottingham. Other notable locations include Boston, Buxton, Chesterfield, Corby, Coalville, Gainsborough, Glossop, Grantham, Hinckley, Kettering, Loughborough, Louth, Market Harborough, Matlock, Newark-on-Trent, Oakham, Skegness, Wellingborough and Worksop.

WEST MIDLANDS

The West Midlands is one of the nine official regions of England. It consists of Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire. It embraces seven metropolitan boroughs: the cities of Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton, and the boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull and Walsall. 

NORTH EAST ENGLAND

The North East is one of the nine official regions of England. It consists of Newcastle upon Tyne, Middlesbrough, Sunderland, Gateshead, Darlington, Hartlepool and Durham.

NORTH WEST ENGLAND

The North West is one of the nine official regions of England. It consists of the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.

YORKSHIRE & THE HUMBER

Yorkshire & the Humber is one of the nine official regions of England. It consists of Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, Hull, and York.

NORTHERN IRELAND

The Northern Ireland Boys’ Football Association (NIBFA), founded in 1976 is the governing body for Youth Football in Northern Ireland.

WALES

Welsh football is governed by six area associations, North East Wales, North Wales Coast, Central Wales, West Wales, South Wales and Gwent.

SCOTLAND

In Scotland, the Scottish Junior Football Association is affiliated to the Scottish Football Association and administers the junior grade of association football in Scotland.

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