Last updated : Wednesday, 15 May 2024

Introduction

The Festival League is an amateur football league based in the United Kingdom. It is a Sunday league, which means that matches are played on Sundays rather than Saturdays. The league is open to all players, regardless of age or ability.

The league was founded in 1970 by a group of friends who wanted to play football for fun. The league has since grown to become one of the largest amateur football leagues in the UK, with over 1,000 teams competing in it each season.

Festival League action

The league is divided into a number of divisions, based on the level of ability of the teams. There are also cup competitions for each division.

The Festival League is a great way to get involved in football and meet new people. It is also a great way to stay active and have fun.

History

Festival League match

The Festival League was founded in 1970 by a group of friends who wanted to play football for fun. The league was originally called the "Sunday League", but it was renamed the "Festival League" in 1975.

The league has grown steadily since its inception. In the early years, there were only a few dozen teams competing in the league. However, by the early 1990s, there were over 100 teams competing in the league.

Festival League teams

The league continues to grow today. There are now over 1,000 teams competing in the league each season.

Divisions

The Festival League is divided into a number of divisions, based on the level of ability of the teams. There are currently 10 divisions, ranging from Division 1 (the top division) to Division 10 (the lowest division).

Festival League coaches

The teams are promoted and relegated between divisions each season, based on their results.

Cup competitions

In addition to the league competitions, there are also a number of cup competitions for each division. The most prestigious cup competition is the Festival League Cup.

Festival League results

The Festival League Cup is a knockout competition, involving all of the teams in the league. The cup competition is played over a number of rounds, with the winners progressing to the next round.

Sources

Featured Divisions

Featured Teams

Festival League teams come from

  • Birmingham,
  • Kingstanding,
  • Nechells,
  • Walsall,

and other areas within West Midlands.

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