Last updated : Monday, 27 November 2023
The LFDA (London Football Development Association) is an amateur football league based in London, England. It was founded in 1995 and currently has over 100 teams competing in its various divisions.
The LFDA is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to play football. It offers a variety of leagues, including men's, women's, and youth leagues.
The LFDA also offers a variety of other programs, such as refereeing courses and coaching courses.
The LFDA was founded in 1995 by a group of football enthusiasts who wanted to create a more inclusive and accessible football league in London. The league started with just a few teams, but it has grown steadily over the years.
In 2005, the LFDA was awarded the FA Charter Standard, which is the highest level of recognition that an amateur football league can achieve in England.
The LFDA has continued to grow and develop in recent years. In 2019, it launched a new website and a new app to make it easier for players to find and register for teams.
The LFDA has a variety of divisions, including men's, women's, and youth leagues. The men's leagues are divided into three tiers: Premier Division, Division One, and Division Two. The women's leagues are also divided into three tiers: Premier Division, Division One, and Division Two. The youth leagues are divided into four age groups: Under-18, Under-16, Under-14, and Under-12.