Last updated : Friday, 01 December 2023
Warrington Junior Football League
The Warrington Junior Football League (WJFL) is an amateur football league based in Warrington, England. It was founded in 1971 and currently has over 67 clubs and in excess of 900 teams playing organized football in mini soccer, 9v9 and 11-a-side leagues.
The WJFL is affiliated to the Football Association (FA) and its leagues are played to FA rules. The league has a pyramid structure, with teams promoted and relegated each season based on their results.
The WJFL was founded in 1971 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The first season saw 12 teams compete in a single division. The league has grown steadily over the years and now has over 67 clubs and in excess of 900 teams.
The WJFL has hosted a number of notable players over the years, including former England internationals Peter Crouch and David Dunn. The league also has a strong tradition of producing talented young players, with many going on to play professional football.
The WJFL currently has a pyramid structure with four divisions:
- Division One
- Division Two
- Division Three
- Division Four
Teams are promoted and relegated each season based on their results. The top two teams in Division Four are promoted to Division Three, while the bottom two teams in Division Three are relegated to Division Four. The top two teams in Division Three are promoted to Division Two, while the bottom two teams in Division Two are relegated to Division Three. The top two teams in Division Two are promoted to Division One, while the bottom two teams in Division One are relegated to Division Two.