Last updated : Saturday, 09 December 2023
The MACRON Devon & Exeter Football League is an amateur football league based in Devon, England. It is one of the biggest and most successful grass roots leagues in the country, with over 80 clubs and 130 teams taking part in nine divisions. Nearly 4,000 players are registered with the league.
The league was founded in 1906 and has been running continuously ever since. It is affiliated to the Devon County Football Association and the Football Association.
The league's headquarters are located in Exeter. The current chairman of the league is Paul Jackson.
The MACRON Devon & Exeter Football League is divided into nine divisions:
- Premier Division
- Division One
- Division Two
- Division Three
- Division Four
- Division Five
- Division Six
- Division Seven
- Division Eight
- Division Nine
The Premier Division is the top division in the league. The winners of the Premier Division are promoted to the Western League, while the bottom two teams are relegated to Division One.
The other eight divisions are structured so that the top two teams are promoted and the bottom two teams are relegated each season.
The MACRON Devon & Exeter Football League also runs a number of cup competitions, including:
- Devon Senior Cup
- Devon Intermediate Cup
- Devon Junior Cup
- Devon Invitation Cup
- Devon Challenge Cup
The Devon Senior Cup is the most prestigious cup competition in the league. It is open to all clubs in the league. The winners of the Devon Senior Cup are eligible to enter the FA Vase.
The other cup competitions are open to teams from specific divisions or age groups.