Last updated : Thursday, 30 November 2023
The Grimsby Sunday League is an amateur football league based in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England. It was founded in 1922 and currently has over 100 teams competing in its four divisions.
The league is affiliated to the Lincolnshire Football Association and is a Charter Standard League. This means that it meets the required standards set by the Football Association.
The league is open to all players aged 16 and over. There are no trials or fees required to join.
The season runs from September to May, with each team playing 22 games. The top two teams in each division are promoted, while the bottom two teams are relegated.
The league also has a cup competition, the Terry Hanley Memorial Cup. The cup is named after Terry Hanley, a former player and chairman of the league.
The Grimsby Sunday League was founded in 1922 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The first season saw just six teams compete, but the league has grown steadily over the years and now has over 100 teams.
The league has been home to some of the best amateur football players in the country over the years. Former professional players who have played in the league include Alan Shearer, Paul Gascoigne, and Peter Beardsley.
The current season of the Grimsby Sunday League started on September 3, 2023. The top two teams in each division are currently:
- Division 1: Cromwell FC
- Division 2: Humberston FC
- Division 3: Old Clee Sewell FC
- Division 4: Linden FC