Last updated : Sunday, 17 September 2023
The Cornwall Sunday League is an amateur football league in Cornwall, England. It was founded in 1920 and currently has over 100 teams competing in two divisions.
The league is affiliated to the Cornwall County Football Association and is not officially part of the English football league system. However, it is recognised by the FA and its cups are eligible for entry into the FA Vase and FA Sunday Cup.
The league's season runs from September to May, with each team playing each other once in the regular season. The top two teams in each division at the end of the season are promoted, while the bottom two teams are relegated.
The league's cup competitions are the Cornwall Sunday League Cup and the Cornwall Sunday League Trophy. The cup winners qualify for the FA Vase and FA Sunday Cup respectively.
The Cornwall Sunday League was founded in 1920 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The first season of the league consisted of just 10 teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now has over 100 teams.
The league has been won by a variety of teams over the years, with no one team dominating. The most successful team in the league's history is St Austell, who have won the title 12 times.
The league has also produced a number of professional footballers, including former England internationals Peter Shilton and David James.
The 2023-24 season of the Cornwall Sunday League is currently underway. The East Division is currently being led by Duke of Cornwall, while the West Division is being led by Lizard Argyle.
The league cup competitions are also currently being played. The Cornwall Sunday League Cup is being contested by 32 teams, while the Cornwall Sunday League Trophy is being contested by 16 teams.