Last updated : Wednesday, 04 October 2023
Pin Point League
The Pin Point League is an amateur football league in the North East of England. It was founded in 1945 and currently has over 400 teams and 7,000 young players. The league caters for players from Under 11s to Under 18s and plays on a Sunday across the region.
The Pin Point League was founded in 1945 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league was originally called the Gateshead Junior Football League, but it was renamed the Pin Point League in 1985 after the sponsorship of Pin Point Recruitment.
The league has a long and proud history, with many of its former players going on to play professionally. Some of the most notable former Pin Point League players include:
- Alan Shearer
- Michael Owen
- Steven Taylor
- Lee Clark
- Craig Bellamy
The Pin Point League is divided into several divisions, with each division having its own age group. The top division is the Under 18 Premier Division, followed by the Under 18 Division 1, Under 18 Division 2, and so on.
The league also has a number of cup competitions, including the Pin Point League Cup, the Pin Point League Challenge Cup, and the Pin Point League Junior Shield.