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Blackburn Sunday Football League

The Blackburn Sunday Football League is an amateur football league in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. It was founded in 1908 and is one of the oldest Sunday leagues in the country. The league currently has over 100 teams competing in 10 divisions.

History

The Blackburn Sunday Football League was founded in 1908 by a group of local footballers who wanted to play the game on Sundays. The league originally had just four teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now has over 100 teams.

The Blackburn Sunday Football League action

The league has been home to some famous footballers over the years, including Alan Shearer, Gary Lineker, and Michael Owen. Shearer played for his local team, Blackburn Rovers Reserves, in the league in the early 1980s. Lineker and Owen both played for their school teams in the league.

Current Structure

The Blackburn Sunday Football League currently has 10 divisions, from Division One to Division Ten. The top two teams in each division are promoted at the end of the season, while the bottom two teams are relegated.

The Blackburn Sunday Football League match

The league also has a cup competition, the Blackburn Sunday Challenge Cup. The cup is open to all teams in the league and is one of the most prestigious cup competitions in the North West of England.

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