Last updated : Sunday, 14 April 2024


The Bolton Sunday League is an amateur football league in Bolton, England. It is one of the oldest and most successful Sunday leagues in the country, having been founded in 1922.

The league currently consists of 20 divisions, with over 300 teams competing. The top division is the Premier Division, which is played at a level equivalent to the North West Counties League.

Bolton Sunday League action

The league is affiliated to the Bolton, Bury and District Football League, and its teams are eligible to compete in the Lancashire FA Sunday Cup.

The Bolton Sunday League is a popular and well-respected league, and it provides a great opportunity for players of all abilities to enjoy the game of football.


Bolton Sunday League match

The Bolton Sunday League was founded in 1922 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league started with just 8 teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now consists of over 300 teams.

The league has been home to some of the best amateur footballers in the country, including former Bolton Wanderers players such as Nat Lofthouse and Jimmy Armfield.

Bolton Sunday League teams

The Bolton Sunday League has also produced a number of international footballers, including former England players such as Geoff Hurst and Peter Shilton.

Current Season

The 2023-2024 season is the 101st season of the Bolton Sunday League. The season began on August 20, 2023 and is scheduled to end on May 28, 2024.

Bolton Sunday League coaches

The current champions are AFC Kearsley, who won the Premier Division title last season. The runners-up were Newbury FC.

The current top scorer in the league is Ashley Grimes of AFC Kearsley, who has scored 20 goals in 10 games.


Bolton Sunday League results

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