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Liverpool Sunday League

The Liverpool 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 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.

Liverpool Sunday League action

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 Sunday League is divided into two geographical sections, the Liverpool Section and the District Section. Each section is further divided into a number of divisions, with promotion and relegation between the divisions.

Liverpool Sunday League match

The season runs from September to May, with each team playing each other team in their division once. The top teams in each division are promoted, while the bottom teams are relegated.

Cup competitions

The Liverpool Sunday League also runs a number of cup competitions, including the Liverpool Sunday Challenge Cup, the Liverpool Sunday Senior Cup, and the Liverpool Sunday Junior Cup.

Liverpool Sunday League teams

The Liverpool Sunday Challenge Cup is the most prestigious cup competition in the league, and is open to all teams in the league. The Liverpool Sunday Senior Cup is open to teams in the top four divisions of the league, and the Liverpool Sunday Junior Cup is open to teams in the bottom two divisions of the league.


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