Last updated : Tuesday, 26 September 2023


The Saturday League is an amateur football league in the United Kingdom. It is not officially part of the English football league system, but is recognised at various levels by county football associations.

The league is open to all teams, regardless of ability or experience. There are a variety of divisions, from beginner to experienced, so there is a league for everyone.

Saturday League action

The Saturday League is a great way to get involved in football and meet new people. It is also a great way to stay fit and active.


The Saturday League was founded in 1962. The first season consisted of 12 teams, all from the Greater London area.

Saturday League match

The league has grown steadily over the years and now has over 1,000 teams competing in over 100 divisions. Teams come from all over the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

The Saturday League is one of the largest amateur football leagues in the world.

Rules and regulations

Saturday League teams

The Saturday League has a set of rules and regulations that all teams must adhere to. These rules cover everything from player eligibility to pitch dimensions.

Some of the key rules of the Saturday League include:

  • All players must be over the age of 16.
  • Teams must have a minimum of 11 players on the field at all times.
  • The game must be played on a full-size football pitch.
  • The game is played over two halves of 45 minutes each.


Saturday League coaches


The FA

Saturday League results

Scottish FA

Featured Divisions

  • Saturday League Division 1

    Division 1

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