Last updated : Sunday, 26 November 2023
Basingstoke & District Sunday Football League
The Basingstoke & District Sunday Football League is an amateur football league based in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. It was founded in 1925 and currently has over 100 teams competing in 10 divisions.
The league was founded in 1925 as the Basingstoke & District Football League. In 1992, the league was renamed the Basingstoke & District Sunday Football League.
The league has a long and proud history, and has produced many talented players who have gone on to play at a higher level. Some of the notable players who have played in the league include:
- Chris Powell, who played for Chelsea, Charlton Athletic, and West Ham United
- Ian Holloway, who played for QPR, Brentford, and Blackpool
- Matthew Upson, who played for Arsenal, West Ham United, and England
The league currently has one Saturday division, which sits at level 13 of the English football league system and is a feeder league to the Hampshire Premier League. The league also has three Sunday divisions.
The Saturday division is made up of 16 teams, and the Sunday divisions are made up of 10 teams each. The teams play each other twice, once at home and once away.
The top two teams in the Saturday division are promoted to the Hampshire Premier League, and the bottom two teams are relegated to the Basingstoke & District Saturday League. The top two teams in each Sunday division are promoted to the Saturday division, and the bottom two teams are relegated to the Basingstoke & District Sunday League.