Last updated : Tuesday, 14 May 2024

South Manchester Girls League

The South Manchester Girls League (SMGL) is an amateur football league for girls in the south Manchester area. It was founded in 1999 and currently has over 100 teams competing in various age groups.


The SMGL currently has divisions for the following age groups:

  • Under-7s
  • Under-8s
  • Under-9s
  • Under-10s
  • Under-11s
  • Under-12s
  • Under-13s
  • Under-14s
  • Under-15s
  • Under-16s
South Manchester Girls League action

The teams in each division play each other home and away, with the top teams at the end of the season being promoted to the next division.


The SMGL season runs from September to May. The season is divided into two halves, with the teams playing each other once in each half. The top teams at the end of each half go into a play-off to determine the league champions.

Cup competitions

South Manchester Girls League match

The SMGL also organizes a number of cup competitions, including the following:

  • The SMGL Cup
  • The SMGL Challenge Cup
  • The SMGL Plate
  • The SMGL Trophy

The cup competitions are open to all teams in the SMGL. The winners of each competition qualify for the next season's competition.


South Manchester Girls League teams

Featured Divisions

Featured Teams

South Manchester Girls League teams come from

  • Manchester,
  • Salford,
  • Stockport,
  • Urmston,
  • Wigan,

and other areas within Greater Manchester, Trafford.

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