Last updated : Sunday, 03 December 2023
Liverpool & District Sunday League
The Liverpool & District Sunday League is an amateur football league in Merseyside, England. It was founded in 1908 and is currently the largest Sunday league in the country, with over 400 teams competing in 16 divisions.
The Liverpool & District Sunday League was founded in 1908 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The first season saw 12 teams compete, and the league has since grown to become the largest Sunday league in the country.
The league has produced a number of professional footballers, including Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, and Robbie Fowler. Gerrard and Carragher both played for the Whiston Juniors team in the league, while Fowler played for the Croxteth Colts.
The Liverpool & District Sunday League is divided into two geographical sections, the Liverpool Section and the District Section. The top teams from each section compete in the Premier Division, which is at step 7 of the English football pyramid.
The league also has a number of cup competitions, including the Tocher Trophy, the Quinn Cup, and the Liverpool County FA Sunday Challenge Cup.
The current champions of the Liverpool & District Sunday League Premier Division are the Whiston Juniors. They won the title in the 2022-23 season, finishing one point ahead of Bootle.
The other teams in the top three were the Croxteth Colts and the Old Swan Athletic.