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Our league has been running since 1946 at the iconic Hackney Marshes in East London and is the most widely recognised grassroots football league in the UK. We are an integral part of the community in East London and surrounding areas, offering opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to play football together.
Our league has seen players reach the professional ranks; it was on the Hackney Marshes that heroes of English football like Bobby Moore to David Beckham started their football craft. It was also the setting for the Park Life Nike commercial featuring Eric Cantona, Ian Wright, Robbie Fowler and for the Adidas campaign featuring Lionel Messi.
We always welcome new teams, players, referees and committee members to join our friendly league.
Johnnie Walker gives his straight talking views for the month. As well as other useful articles throughout the season.
Every Sunday matches take part on the Hackney Marshes Centre (South Marsh), Mabley Green and at Victoria Park.
The people on the committee who work tirelessly and voluntarily throughout the year to make the league run as smoothly as it does for your benefit.
Get to know our professional and dedicated referees, learn about the laws of the game and how much you have to pay them on Sunday.
View all the past winners, divisional, cup, fair play, referee and secretary of the year, dating back to 1946! Even check out some of the images from the past.
Why our league and The Marshes is so important to the local community as well as fun clips from the web.
Our league is always on the lookout for new teams to join our league. This guide will help your application process.
If you have a question for our league, about the website or press matters then please don't hesitiate to get in touch.
If you are a player looking for a team then check out the teams currently in our league still on the lookout for players.