Last updated : Saturday, 25 November 2023
Harrogate and Wharfedale Friendly League
The Harrogate and Wharfedale Friendly League is an amateur football league in North Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1922 and currently has over 100 teams competing in a variety of divisions. The league is affiliated to the Football Association.
The Harrogate and Wharfedale Friendly League was founded in 1922 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The inaugural season saw 12 teams compete in a single division. The league has grown steadily over the years and now has over 100 teams competing in a variety of divisions.
The league has been affiliated to the Football Association since its inception. This means that the league's rules and regulations are aligned with those of the FA. The FA also provides the league with support and resources.
The Harrogate and Wharfedale Friendly League currently has 10 divisions, ranging from the Premier Division to the Development Division. The Premier Division is the highest level of competition in the league. The Development Division is the lowest level of competition.
The teams are divided into divisions based on their playing strength. The teams in each division play each other home and away. The top teams in each division are promoted to the next higher division, while the bottom teams are relegated to the next lower division.