Last updated : Sunday, 03 December 2023

North East Football League

The North East Football League (NEFL) is an amateur football league in the North East of Ireland. It was founded in 1980 and currently has 32 clubs competing in three divisions.


The NEFL was founded in 1980 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The inaugural season consisted of 12 clubs competing in a single division. The league has since expanded to 32 clubs competing in three divisions.

North East Football League action

The NEFL has produced a number of professional footballers, including Michael O'Neill, who played for Northern Ireland and managed the national team.

Current Season

The 2023-2024 season is currently underway. The Premier Division is being led by Newry City Reserves, while the Division One leaders are Warrenpoint Town Reserves. The Division Two leaders are Ballyclare Comrades Reserves.


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