Last updated : Friday, 24 November 2023
The Alliance Football League (AFL) is an amateur football league based in Leicestershire, England. It is the biggest Sunday Football League in the county, with over 100 clubs competing in its six divisions.
The AFL was founded in 1985 and has been running continuously ever since. It is affiliated to the Leicestershire County Football Association and its clubs play to the FA's Laws of the Game.
The AFL's season runs from September to April, with each team playing 20 matches. The top two teams in each division are promoted to the next level, while the bottom two teams are relegated.
The AFL also has a cup competition, the Alliance Cup, which is open to all its member clubs. The cup is played in a knockout format and the winner qualifies for the FA Vase.