Last updated : Sunday, 25 February 2024
The Ipswich Sunday Football League (ISFL) is an amateur football league based in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. It was founded in 1923 and currently has over 100 teams competing in 10 divisions.
The ISFL is affiliated to the Suffolk County FA and is one of the largest amateur football leagues in the county. The league is divided into 10 divisions, with each division containing 10 teams. The top two teams in each division are promoted to the next division, while the bottom two teams are relegated to the lower division.
The ISFL season runs from September to May, with each team playing each other once in a home and away fixture. The top team at the end of the season is crowned champions.
The ISFL is a popular league with a strong following. The games are played on Sunday afternoons at a variety of grounds in Ipswich. The league also has a number of cup competitions, including the Challenge Cup, the League Cup, and the President's Cup.
The ISFL was founded in 1923 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league initially had just six teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now has over 100 teams.
The ISFL has been home to some of the best amateur footballers in Suffolk over the years. Former England internationals such as Terry Venables and Mick Mills have played in the league.
The ISFL has also produced a number of professional footballers. Former Ipswich Town players such as Jason Dozzell and David McGoldrick have both played in the league.
The current season of the ISFL is the 2023/24 season. The league is sponsored by The Golden Hind, a local pub. The current champions of the ISFL are AFC Bergholt. AFC Bergholt have won the league title 10 times, more than any other team.
The current season is still in its early stages, but there are a number of teams that are challenging for the title. These include AFC Bergholt, Kesgrave, and Woodbridge Town.