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Peter Houseman Youth League

The Peter Houseman Youth League is an amateur football league for boys and girls aged 7 to 18 in Hampshire and Berkshire. The league was founded in 1972 and is named after Peter Houseman, a former England international footballer who died in 1966.


The Peter Houseman Youth League was founded in 1972 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league was named after Peter Houseman, a former England international footballer who died in 1966. Houseman was a talented player who played for Chelsea and West Ham United. He was also a member of the England team that won the World Cup in 1966.

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The Peter Houseman Youth League initially had just a few teams, but it has grown steadily over the years. Today, there are over 200 teams in the league, representing clubs from all over Hampshire and Berkshire. The teams are made up of boys and girls of all abilities.


The Peter Houseman Youth League is divided into a number of divisions, based on the age and ability of the players. The top division is the Premier Division, followed by the First Division, Second Division, and so on. There are also a number of cup competitions, including the Peter Houseman Cup, the League Cup, and the Challenge Cup.

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The season runs from September to May, with each team playing a number of matches against teams in their division. The top teams in each division are promoted to the next division, while the bottom teams are relegated to the lower division.


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