The Youth Framework provides a clear, coordinated national approach to the development of youth players aged 13-19 years. Its main aim is to provide all youth players, regardless of their ability, with high quality experiences in order to retain them in or attract them to the game.
The Youth Framework provides clear pathways for players ensuring that young footballers can access opportunities to play at an appropriate level.
The McDonald’s Junior Framework provides a consistent, coordinated national approach to the development of junior players. Its main aim is to provide all junior players with high quality football experiences that increase both skill levels and the passion for playing football.
Through the McDonald’s Junior Framework players will experience age appropriate football games and coaching in a programme that is specifically tailored to meet their football wants and needs.