Last updated : Saturday, 06 April 2024


The Rural Friendly League is an amateur football league based in Hertfordshire, England. It was founded in 1972 and currently has over 50 teams playing in its various divisions. The league is affiliated to the Hertfordshire FA.

The league's motto is "Football for all", and it is committed to providing a fun and friendly environment for players of all ages and abilities. The league also has a strong focus on developing young players, and many of its former players have gone on to play professional football.


Rural Friendly League action

The Rural Friendly League was founded in 1972 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league's first season had just 10 teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now has over 50 teams playing in its various divisions.

The league has been affiliated to the Hertfordshire FA since its inception. The FA provides the league with support and guidance, and also helps to promote the league to potential new teams.


Rural Friendly League match

The Rural Friendly League has a number of divisions, catering for players of all ages and abilities. The top division is the Premier Division, followed by the Division One, Division Two, and so on. There are also a number of cup competitions held throughout the season.

The league's divisions are divided into geographical areas, with teams from the same area playing each other more often. This helps to promote local rivalries and makes the league more competitive.


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