Last updated : Saturday, 06 April 2024


Leisure Leagues is a franchise of five and six-a-side football leagues primarily in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. As of April 2017, the Leisure Leagues network had more than 3,000 leagues in the UK alone, which made it the largest independent network of leagues in the world.

The leagues are open to players of all abilities, from beginners to experienced players. They offer a variety of different leagues, including social leagues, competitive leagues, and corporate leagues.

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Leisure Leagues is a great way to get fit, have fun, and meet new people. It is also a great way to improve your football skills.


Leisure Leagues was founded in the 1980s by a group of sports facility managers. The first leagues were set up in rural or provincial towns in the UK where the opportunity for low-cost competitive sport was limited.

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The Leisure Leagues network expanded rapidly in the 1990s and 2000s. Today, there are leagues in over 20 countries around the world.

How to join

To join a Leisure League, you can either visit the website or contact your local league. You will need to provide some basic information, such as your name, contact details, and playing ability.

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Once you have joined, you will be able to select a team and a league to play in. You will then be able to start playing matches.


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