Last updated : Friday, 22 September 2023
The Sporting Trust Community Leagues (STCL) is an amateur football league in England. It was founded in 2015 by the Sporting Trust, a charity that supports community sports projects. The STCL offers leagues for men, women, and children of all ages and abilities.
The STCL offers leagues in a variety of formats, including 11-a-side football, 5-a-side football, and futsal. There are also leagues for different age groups, from under-7s to over-60s.
The STCL also offers a variety of cup competitions, including the FA Vase, the FA Trophy, and the FA Sunday Cup.
There are over 1,000 teams playing in the STCL. Teams can be either affiliated to a club or can be independent.
To join the STCL, teams must meet certain criteria, such as having a minimum number of players and having a safe playing environment.
The STCL games are played at a variety of venues, including schools, sports centers, and parks.
The STCL works with local authorities and sports facilities providers to secure venues for its games.
The cost of playing in the STCL varies depending on the league and the age group.
The STCL offers a variety of discounts for players who are eligible, such as students and people on low incomes.