Last updated : Monday, 27 November 2023
Wallasey & District Sunday League
The Wallasey & District Sunday League is an amateur football league based in Wallasey, Merseyside, England. It was founded in 1903 and currently has 20 teams competing in two divisions.
The Wallasey & District Sunday League was founded in 1903 by a group of local footballers who wanted to play competitive football on Sundays. The league started with just four teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now has 20 teams competing in two divisions.
The league has had a number of successful teams over the years, including AFC Shore Villa, who have won the league championship a record 12 times. Other successful teams in the league include Farmers Arms FC, Finnigan FC, Oldershaw FC, One O'Clock Gun FC, PLCC FC, Trident FC, Vineyard FC, Wallasey Wanderers FC, and West Kirby Athletic FC.
The current season of the Wallasey & District Sunday League started in September 2022 and is scheduled to end in May 2023. The league is divided into two divisions, the First Division and the Second Division. The teams in each division play each other once, home and away. The top two teams in the First Division at the end of the season are promoted to the Cheshire County League, while the bottom two teams are relegated to the Second Division. The top two teams in the Second Division at the end of the season are promoted to the First Division, while the bottom two teams are relegated to the Wallasey & District Junior League.
In addition to the league competition, the Wallasey & District Sunday League also organises a number of cup competitions. These include the:
- Magee Cup
- Dutchman Cup
- Capitol Cup
- First Division Cup
- Second Division Cup
- Wirral FA Amateur Cup
- Wirral FA Junior Cup
- Wirral FA Premier Cup
The winners of these cup competitions qualify for the FA Sunday Cup, which is the national cup competition for amateur Sunday league teams in England.