Last updated : Saturday, 25 November 2023
The Canterbury & District Sunday Football League is an amateur football league based in Kent, England. It was founded in 1921 and currently has over 100 clubs competing in its various divisions.
The league is divided into three divisions: the Premier Division, Division One, and Division Two. The Premier Division is the top division and is played at a high standard. Division One is the second tier and is open to clubs of all abilities. Division Two is the third tier and is designed for newer clubs and those who are looking to develop their players.
The league also has a number of cup competitions, including the Challenge Cup, the League Cup, and the Charity Shield. The Challenge Cup is the most prestigious cup competition in the league and is open to all clubs. The League Cup is open to clubs in Division One and Division Two. The Charity Shield is a match between the winners of the Premier Division and the winners of the Challenge Cup.
The league is affiliated to the Kent County Football Association and the Football Association.
The Canterbury & District Sunday Football League was founded in 1921 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The first season saw just six teams compete, but the league has grown steadily over the years and now has over 100 clubs.
The league has been home to some of the best amateur footballers in the country over the years. Former England internationals such as Peter Shilton, Kenny Sansom, and Stuart Pearce all played in the league during their early careers.
The league has also produced a number of FA Cup winners. In 1992, Shepway United, who were members of the Canterbury & District Sunday Football League at the time, defeated Wycombe Wanderers in the FA Cup first round.