Last updated : Sunday, 26 November 2023
The Manchester Amateur Sunday Football League (MASFL) is an amateur football league in Manchester, England. It was founded in 1947 and currently has over 100 teams competing in its various divisions.
The MASFL is affiliated to the Manchester Football Association (MFA) and is a recognised amateur football league in England. The league's teams are eligible to enter the FA Sunday Cup, which is the most prestigious amateur football competition in England.
The MASFL season runs from September to May, with each team playing 20 matches in the regular season. The top teams in each division qualify for the playoffs, with the winners being promoted to the next division. The bottom teams in each division are relegated to the lower division.
The MASFL is a popular league with a strong following. The matches are played at a variety of venues across Manchester, including Turn Moss Park, St Brides, and Platt Lane Sports Complex.
The MASFL was founded in 1947 by a group of amateur footballers in Manchester. The league initially had just four divisions, but it has since expanded to include over 100 teams competing in its various divisions.
The MASFL has been home to some of the best amateur footballers in Manchester over the years. Former Manchester United players such as David Beckham and Ryan Giggs played in the MASFL before they turned professional.
The current season of the MASFL is the 76th season. The season started on September 4, 2022 and is scheduled to end on May 28, 2023.
The current champions of the MASFL are AFC Montonians, who won the Mikey Williams Premier Division in the 2021-22 season.