Last updated : Friday, 19 April 2024

Wearside Football League

The Wearside Football League is a non-league football competition based in northern England. It consists of three divisions which sits at steps 7 to 9 of the National League System and is a feeder to the Northern League Division Two.


The Wearside League was founded in 1892 and is one of the oldest football leagues in England. The inaugural season featured 10 teams, all from the Wearside area of Tyne and Wear. The league has expanded and contracted over the years, and as of the 2022-23 season, it consists of 32 teams.

Wearside Football League action

The Wearside League has produced a number of professional footballers, including former England internationals Peter Beardsley and Paul Gascoigne.

Current Season

The 2022-23 Wearside League season is currently underway. The Premier Division is being led by Gateshead Leam Rangers, while the First Division is being led by Darlington Town.


Wearside Football League match

Featured Divisions

  • Wearside Football League Division 2

    Division 2

    2 teams
    View Fixtures, Results & League Table
  • Wearside Football League Division 1

    Division 1

    1 team
    View Fixtures, Results & League Table

Featured Teams

Wearside Football League teams come from

  • Durham,
  • Gateshead,
  • Shotton,
  • South Moor,
  • Wolviston,

and other areas within Stockton-on-Tees.

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