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Athenian 1912-1984




North Eastern

Spartan League


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preserving the history of leagues no longer with us

First of all a reminder:


The pages in the ‘Defunct’ section are going to be rewritten and it is important to point out that a number of the buttons on the pages for each of the leagues will not function until this process has been completed.  You should be able to move through the history pages for each competition without any problem, many of these being shown in the form of dates.


The Athenian League pages have now been rewritten and this section is their new 'home', with the periods covered being 1912-1952, 1952-1969 and 1969-1984.  The 1952-1969 page contains 'bonus links' to pages on the Corinthian League 1945-1963 and the Delphian League 1951-1963.  Both these leagues merged with the Athenian League in 1963. 


The Cheshire County League section has now been rewritten and has 3 pages – 1919-1940, 1945-1964 and 1964-1982.


By clicking on the Cheshire button, you’ll reach the first of these.


The Lancashire Combination section has also been rewritten and has 5 pages – 1891-1909, 1909-1925, 1925-1951, 1951-1965, and 1965-1982. 


By clicking on the Lancashire button, you’ll reach the first of these.


The Midland League section has been rewritten with 4 pages - 1889-1912, 1912-1924, 1934-1958 and 1958-1982.


By clicking on the Midland button, you’ll reach the first of these.


The North Eastern League has 2 pages – 1906-1933 and 1933-1964.


By clicking on the North Eastern button, you’ll reach the first of these.


The Spartan League is now included in this section, with pages for periods 1907-1934, 1934-1955, 1955-1983 and 1983-1997.  For the years 1975-1987 this competition was called 'The London spartan league'.


The Yorkshire League section has been rewritten with 3 pages - 1920-1953, 1953-1969 and 1969-1982.


By clicking on the Yorkshire button you’ll reach the first of these.


At some point all the current pages for these leagues will be replaced by rewritten, updated pages which will be fewer in number and will therefore create space on the site for new items.  When this happens this page will be altered to acknowledge the fact.

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