Last updated : Sunday, 26 November 2023
The PDSL, or Potteries and District Sunday League, is an amateur football league based in the Staffordshire Potteries region of England. It was founded in 1921 and currently has over 100 clubs competing in 11 divisions.
The league is affiliated to the Staffordshire County FA and its matches are played on Sunday afternoons. The winners of each division are promoted to the next level, while the bottom two teams are relegated.
The PDSL is a popular league with a strong tradition of local rivalry. Some of the most successful clubs in the league's history include Stone Old Alleynians, Burslem Port Vale, and Tunstall United.
The league is also known for its strong community spirit. Many of the clubs are based in local pubs and social clubs, and the league provides a great opportunity for people to get involved in football at a local level.
The PDSL was founded in 1921 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league initially had just six clubs, but it has since grown to its current size of over 100 clubs.
The league has been won by a number of different clubs over the years, including Stone Old Alleynians, Burslem Port Vale, and Tunstall United. The current champions are Stone Old Alleynians.
The PDSL is divided into 11 divisions, each of which is played on a home and away basis. The winners of each division are promoted to the next level, while the bottom two teams are relegated.
The league also has a number of cup competitions, including the PDSL Challenge Cup, the PDSL Charity Cup, and the PDSL President's Cup.