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Central League

The Central League was formed in 1911 and is the oldest reserve league in England. For the first decade, it was initially contested between both first and reserve teams. Since 1921, when the senior sides became founder members of Third Division North, it has been for reserve teams only. 

The League has always traditionally been made up of clubs from the Midlands, as well as north Wales and north England, but at the start of the 2014/15 season, it expanded to become a national competition for the first time in its 103-year history.

The League provides important development opportunities for many young players as they seek to progress from youth football to the first team environment.

FIXTURES: Click here for the Central League fixtures

FIXTURES: Click here for the Central League Cup fixtures

2017/18 Newsletters

10/05/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 30
19/04/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 28
12/04/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 27
05/04/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 26
29/03/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 25
22/03/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 24
15/03/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 23
08/03/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 22
01/03/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 21
22/02/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 20
15/02/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 19
08/02/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 18
01/02/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 17
25/01/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 16
18/01/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 15
11/01/18: Click here for Central League Newsletter 14
22/12/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 13
18/12/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 12
07/12/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 11
30/11/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 10
23/11/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 9
16/11/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 8
09/11/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 7
02/11/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 6
26/10/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 5
19/10/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 4
12/10/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 3
06/10/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 2
29/09/17: Click here for Central League Newsletter 1