Last updated : Tuesday, 28 November 2023
About the Olympian Sunday League
The Olympian Sunday League is an amateur football league based in Essex, England. It was founded in 1966 and currently has over 100 teams competing in four divisions. The league is affiliated with the Football Association and its teams are eligible to enter the FA Vase.
The Premier Division of the Olympian Sunday League is at Step 7 of the National League System, which is the eleventh tier of the English football league system. The top two teams in the Premier Division at the end of the season are promoted to the Eastern Counties Football League Division One South, while the bottom two teams are relegated to Division One.
The Olympian Sunday League is a popular league with a friendly atmosphere. It is a great place for amateur footballers of all abilities to play competitive football and have fun.
History of the Olympian Sunday League
The Olympian Sunday League was founded in 1966 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league was originally called the Essex Intermediate Football League, but it was renamed the Olympian Sunday League in 1986.
The Olympian Sunday League has grown steadily since its inception. In the early years, the league had just a few divisions, but it has since expanded to four divisions. The league also now has a number of cup competitions, including the Senior Division Cup, the Essex Premier Cup, and the Denny King Memorial Cup.
The Olympian Sunday League has produced a number of talented players over the years. Some of the most notable players to have played in the league include former England internationals Paul Gascoigne and David Beckham.
The current season of the Olympian Sunday League is the 2023-2024 season. The Premier Division is currently being led by Bishop's Stortford Swifts, who are followed by Canning Town and Catholic United Saturday.
The other three divisions of the Olympian Sunday League are Division One, Division Two, and Division Three. The current leaders of these divisions are Harold Wood Athletic, Kelvedon Hatch, and Leigh Ramblers respectively.