Last updated : Sunday, 24 September 2023


The Friendly Football League is an amateur football league in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1920 and is currently the oldest amateur football league in the country. The league consists of over 100 teams from across England, Wales, and Scotland.

The Friendly Football League is a non-profit organization and is run by volunteers. The league's mission is to provide a fun and competitive environment for amateur footballers of all abilities.

Rules and Regulations

Friendly action

The Friendly Football League follows the Laws of the Game as set out by FIFA. The league also has its own set of rules and regulations, which can be found on the league's website.

  • The league is played on a Saturday afternoon.
  • Each team plays 18 games per season.
  • The top two teams at the end of the season are promoted to the Premier Division.
  • The bottom two teams are relegated to Division 1.


The Friendly Football League currently has over 100 teams. The teams are divided into four divisions: the Premier Division, Division 1, Division 2, and Division 3.

Friendly match

The teams in the Premier Division are the strongest teams in the league. They are usually made up of former professional footballers or players who are good enough to play at a professional level.

The teams in Division 1 are slightly less strong than the teams in the Premier Division. They are usually made up of players who have played at a high level of amateur football.

Friendly teams

The teams in Division 2 and Division 3 are the weakest teams in the league. They are usually made up of players who are just starting out in amateur football or who are playing for fun.


The Friendly Football League website

Friendly coaches

The Friendly Football League Wikipedia page

The Friendly Football League on The Football Archive

Friendly results

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