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Arniston Rangers Youth Football Club (ARYFC) currently has in the region of 260 kids playing for us between the ages of 5 and 19. It's a number that's growing rapidly each year as we get our name in the community and of course, as Gorebridge and the wider area grow. 

Our Cherokee's (2011-2012s) train once a week with all other age groups training twice a week.  There's games across the weekend for all age groups from 2012 upwards, with Gore Glen being a great place to watch football each weekend.  There is also a girls section with teams playing across age groups.

Click on the Squads page for more info on each team.

In recent years the number of 'new recruits' has grown substantially ….. and will grow even more during 2019 with the club having a home of its own at Gore Glen Pavilion and the astro facility opened October 2019 at Arniston Park .  The next phase will hopefully see ARYFC have boys and girls teams running right through the youth age groups, and beyond.

Updated 1st March 2019


***** NEWS  *****


25th February 2020

This weekend sees the return of a 2008 squad to the ARYFC community - its great to have this squad back and wish them all well for the new season.

8th January 2020

** Last Man Standing **

Well done to Paul Addison who won last man standing. 70 players, £350 to Paul plus £600 for Arniston YFC due to the Royal Bank of Scotland charity top up.

A huge thanks to Shaun Docherty for running this - the next one starts at the end of the month, so if you wish to play please contact Shaun at by 17th January.

The more that play, the bigger the prize and more funds raised for our club,

16th December 2019

All coaches and volunteers at ARYFC would like to wish all our players, parents and carers a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year - see you all in 2020.

23rd November 2019

Excellent fund raising evening to raise funds for the 2009/2010 squads Easter Tournament at Craig Tara, Ayr.  

Exceptional amount raised - £910 

Big thanks to all involved, and to Shelly, Karen and others who organised it.

31st October 2019


Its with regret that our Under 19s have withdrawn from the league.

21st October 2019

U13s - Blues

Its with regret that our Under 13s Blues have withdrawn from the league.

9th October 2019

Under 17s - Blues

Its with regret that our Under 17 Blues have withdrawn from the league.

21st August 2019


Our Under 19s are looking to add to their squad for this season!

There's 2 nights training a week - with games on a Saturday.

If you or anyone you know is interested please contact:

Tam O'hare - 07792 079332


Please share to get the word out. Thank you

20th August 2019

The 7-a-side, 5-a-side and Fun 4s start back this weekend.


[Launched 3rd August 2019]

It's with great excitement that ARYFC announce the launch of the Ariniston Academy, in partnership with Ben Kettrick Footbal Coaching. 

Covering 2 age group ranges (walking to 3 years, with adult involvement, & 3-5 years), this is an exciting addition to the ARYFC family.

17th August 2019

The 11-a-side season starts this week - Scottish summer weather allowing.  

We see our Under 13 squads (2007s) move up to 11-a-side, and the return of an Under 16 squad (2004s).

We wish all our players the best of luck and hope you all enjoy your football over the coming months.

19th June 2019

Seasons Over

We hope all our players have enjoyed their football this season, and looking forward to their summer break.  Coaches will let parents/carers know when training finishes / resumes - and if there are any friendly games planned.

We hope you all have a great summer holidays when they arrive.

13th May 2019

Fundraiser 11th May - Money Raised - £1,435

Amazing amount, thank you to all who came along, donated raffles, bought raffles, danced your socks off and had a few light beverages 

*** ARYFC @ Amazon ***

Now when you by something from Amazon the club will receive a donation.

Key in Arinston Rangers to find the right page (hopefully we can get a direct link soon)

Click here for our SmileAmazon page



** Just Jovi - Friday 13th Mar 2020 **

Raising funds for ARYFC 

Bon Jovi Tribute Act

Gorebridge Bowling Club - doors open 7.30pm

Tickets £10 available from

Gorebridge Bowling Club

Via ARYFC Facebook page

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation

SCIO Name: Arniston Rangers Youth Football Club

SCIO Number: SC046210

Click here to link to OSCR details