Last updated : Monday, 04 December 2023
Oxford Mail Boys League
The Oxford Mail Boys League is an amateur football league for boys aged 7-16 in the Oxford area. It was founded in 1920 and is one of the oldest and largest boys' football leagues in the UK. The league has over 400 teams playing in a variety of divisions, from the Premier Division to the Development League.
The league is affiliated to the Oxfordshire Football Association and follows its rules and regulations. The season runs from September to May, with each team playing 18-20 games. The top teams in each division qualify for the playoffs, with the winners being promoted to the next division.
The Oxford Mail Boys League was founded in 1920 by the Oxford Mail newspaper. The league was originally called the Oxford Junior League, but it was renamed the Oxford Mail Boys League in 1928.
The league has grown steadily over the years and now has over 400 teams playing in a variety of divisions. The league has produced a number of professional footballers, including former England internationals David Beckham and Ashley Cole.
The current season of the Oxford Mail Boys League began in September 2023. The Premier Division is the top division in the league, and it is currently being led by Kidlington Youth. Other teams in the Premier Division include Oxford City Stars, Cowley Town, and Launton Athletic.
The league also has a number of cup competitions, including the Oxford Mail Cup, the Oxfordshire Senior Cup, and the Oxfordshire Junior Cup.