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Dover Sunday League

The Dover Sunday League is an amateur football league in the town of Dover, Kent, England. It was founded in 1921 and currently has over 50 teams competing in three divisions. The league is affiliated to the Kent County Football Association.

History

The Dover Sunday League was founded in 1921 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The first season consisted of just six teams, but the league has grown steadily over the years and now has over 50 teams competing. The league has been won by a variety of clubs over the years, including Dover Athletic, Whitstable Town, and Deal Town.

Format

Dover Sunday League action

The Dover Sunday League currently has three divisions: Premier Division, Division One, and Division Two. Each division plays a double round-robin format, with each team playing each other team home and away. The top two teams in the Premier Division are promoted to the Kent County League at the end of the season, while the bottom two teams are relegated to Division One. The top two teams in Division One are promoted to the Premier Division, while the bottom two teams are relegated to Division Two. The bottom two teams in Division Two are relegated to the Kent Sunday League.

Cup competitions

The Dover Sunday League also runs a number of cup competitions, including the Brian Punton Cup, the Tom Donnelly Cup, and the Knockout Cup. The Brian Punton Cup is the league's premier cup competition and is contested by the top teams in the Premier Division. The Tom Donnelly Cup is contested by the teams in Division One and Division Two. The Knockout Cup is open to all teams in the league.

Sources

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  • Dover Sunday League League 1

    League 1

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