Last updated : Friday, 24 November 2023
Derby Taverners Sunday Football League
The Derby Taverners Sunday Football League is an amateur football league based in Derby, England. It was founded in 1922 and currently consists of 24 teams.
The league was founded in 1922 by a group of local pub landlords. The league originally consisted of just 8 teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now has 24 teams.
The league has been won by a number of different teams over the years, including Derby Rovers, Derby Allstars, and Oakwood FC. The current champions are Derby Allstars, who won the league in 2022-23.
The league is divided into three divisions: the Premier Division, the Championship, and Division 1.
- The Premier Division is the top division of the league. It consists of 12 teams.
- The Championship is the second division of the league. It consists of 8 teams.
- Division 1 is the third division of the league. It consists of 4 teams.
The league also runs a number of cup competitions, including the Bob Ellerington Memorial Trophy, the Garratt-Woolley Cup, and the Derby Taverners Sunday Charity Cup.
The Bob Ellerington Memorial Trophy is the premier cup competition in the league. It is named after Bob Ellerington, who was a former chairman of the league.
The Garratt-Woolley Cup is a knockout competition for teams in the Premier Division and the Championship. It is named after two former presidents of the league, Jack Garratt and Ken Woolley.
The Derby Taverners Sunday Charity Cup is a knockout competition for teams in all three divisions. The proceeds from the competition are donated to a local charity.