Last updated : Wednesday, 29 November 2023
Wakefield & District Football League
The Wakefield & District Football League is an amateur football league based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1904 and currently has three divisions: Premier Division, Division One, and Division Two.
The Wakefield & District Football League was founded in 1904 by a group of local football clubs. The inaugural season consisted of 12 teams, and the first champions were Ossett Town.
The league has grown steadily over the years, and currently has over 60 member clubs. The Premier Division is the top flight of the league, and is currently sponsored by The Rein, a pub in Seacroft, Wakefield.
The 2023-2024 season is currently underway. The Premier Division is being led by Howden Clough FC, who have won all of their games so far. In Division One, the leaders are West End Terriers FC, while in Division Two, the top team is Featherstone Colliery FC.
The Wakefield & District Football League also runs a number of cup competitions, including the Cyril Craven Challenge Cup, the Jim Callaghan Cup, and the Seymour Memorial Trophy.
The Cyril Craven Challenge Cup is the oldest cup competition in the league, and is named after Cyril Craven, a former president of the league. The Jim Callaghan Cup is named after Jim Callaghan, a former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.