East Sussex Football League

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East Sussex Football League
Esfl logo.png
Country  England
Founded 1896
Divisions 7
Number of teams 75
Levels on pyramid Level 12 to Level 18
Feeder to Sussex County Football League
Promotion to Sussex County Football League
Division Three
League cup(s) Blacklands Finance Challenge Cup
ADA Challenge Cup
Wisdens Sports Challenge Cup
Eastbourne Coach Finishers Challenge Cup
Current champions Langney Wanderers (Prem)
Hollington United Reserves (Div. 1)
Crowborough Athletic 'A' (Div. 2)
The JC Tackleway (Div. 3)
Eastbourne Rangers (Div. 4)
Bexhill AAC Reserves (Div. 5)
Herstmonceux 'A' (Div. 6)
Website http://www.esfl.org.uk

The East Sussex Football League is an English football competition for clubs based in or close to East Sussex. Non sussex clubs that enter are normally from Kent and based close to the county border. The league has a total of 7 divisions, headed by the Premier Division, which sits at step 12 of the national league system and is a feeder to the Sussex County League

Member clubs 2013–14[edit]

  • Premier Division

Hollington United | Iden | Ninfield United | Ore Athletic | Peche Hill Select | Robertsbridge United | Rock-a-Nore | St. Leonards Social | Ticehurst

  • Division One

Battle Baptists | Bexhill Amateur Athletic Club | Crowborough Athletic 'A' | Hollington United Reserves | Icklesham Casuals | Langney Wanderers Reserves | Mountfield United | Orington | Sandhurst | Sedlescombe Rangers

  • Division Two

Catsfield | Crowhurst | Eastbourne Rangers | Hawkhurst United | Herstmonceux | Little Chelsea | Ninfield United Reserves | The Junior Club Tackleway | Wadhurst United | Windsor | Wittersham

  • Division Three

AFC Hastings | Bexhill United 'A' | Conquest United | Eastbourne Athletic | Herstmonceux Reserves | Northiam | Old Hastonains | Pebsham Sibex | Punnetts Town | Rock-a-Nore Reserves | St. Helens | Visick

  • Division Four

Bexhill Amateur Athletic Club Reserves | Bexhill-on-Sea | Burwash | FC Bexhill | Mayfield | Peasmarsh United | Peche Hill Select Reserves | St. Leonards Social Reserves | Sovereign Saints | West Hill United | Westfield 'A'

  • Division Five

Battle Baptists Reserves | Bexhill Rovers | Grasshoppers Old Boys | Hailsham Athletico | Herstmonceux ‘A’ | Little Common 'A' | Magham Down | Sedlescombe Rangers Reserves | Ticehurst Reserves | Victoria Baptists | Wittersham Reserves

  • Division Six

Battle Baptists 'A' | Catsfield Reserves | FC Westridge | Hampden Park United | Hawkhurst United Reserves | Orington Reserves | Parkfield | Robertsbridge United Reserves | Sandhurst Reserves | Sedlescombe Rangers 'A' | The Junior Club Tackleway Reserves

Recent champions[edit]

Season Premier One Two Three Four Five Six Seven
2003–04 Hollington United Bodiam JC Tackleway Sedlescombe Castleham United Battle Rangers reserves Wadhurst United "A"
2004–05 Little Common Eastbourne W.M.C. Heathfield Hotspurs Old Hastonians Crowhurst Little Common Bexhill United
2005–06 Hawkhurst United Hollington United Icklesham Casuals Athletico Hastings Rangers Eastbourne Fishermen Panako
2006–07 Hawkhurst United Punnetts Town Hastings Rangers Little Common Robertsbridge United Cinque Ports Pelham
2007–08 Hollington United Sedlescombe Wheatsheaf Benbow Cinque Ports The Wilton Nelson Tigers
2008–09 St Leonards Social Q Ball Wadhurst United Hurst Nelson Tigers Travaux Guestling Rangers
2009–10 St Leonards Social Wadhurst United AFC Peasmarsh & Iden Eastbourne Dynamos Eastbourne Fishermen Orington Wadhurst United Reserves Magham Down
2010–11 St Leonards Social White Knight Eastbourne Galaxy St Helens Orington Burwash AFC Sidley Eastbourne Rangers
2011–12 Hollington United Ninfield United Ore Athletic Orington Sedlescombe Rangers Reserves AFC Sidley Eastbourne Rangers Battle Baptists Reserves
2012–13 Langney Wanderers Hollington United Reserves Crowborough Athletic 'A' JC Tackleway Eastbourne Rangers Bexhill AAC Reserves Herstmonceux 'A'

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