Greater Manchester Women's Football League

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Greater Manchester Women's Football League
Country  England
Founded 2011
Divisions 2 (current season)
Number of teams 13 (current season)
Levels on pyramid 7 and 8
Promotion to North West Women's Regional Football League
Division 1 (North and South)
Domestic cup(s) Challenge Cup
League cup(s) League Cup
Current champions Middleton Athletic
(2013-14)
Most championships Atherton Ladies, Manchester City Ladies (Development Squad), Middleton Athletic (1 each)
Website Official

The Greater Manchester Women's Football League is a women's association football league in Greater Manchester, England run by the Manchester FA. Matches are played on Sunday afternoons.[1]

The league is at steps 7 and 8 of the women's pyramid. The league promotes to the North West Women's Regional Football League and does not relegate to any league.

The league also runs Challenge Cup and League Cup competitions.

Seasons[edit]

2011–12[edit]

Team Ground Notes
Atherton Ladies F.C. (champions)
Curzon Ashton Ladies F.C.
Heyside Angels Ladies F.C. Heyside Park, Oldham
Manchester Rovers F.C.
AFC Oldham Ladies F.C.
Oldham Athletic Ladies F.C.
Middleton Athletic F.C. Mayfield Sports Centre, Rochdale
Uppermill Ladies F.C. Uppermill Sports Club
A.F.C. Urmston Meadowside Lees Field, Urmston

2012–13[edit]

Teams:

2013–14[edit]

For the 2013–14 season there are two divisions in the league.

Division One[edit]

  • AFC Oldham Ladies FC
  • Beechfield United Ladies FC
  • Chorltonians
  • Curzon Ashton Ladies FC
  • F.C. United of Manchester
  • Heyside Angels Ladies FC
  • Middleton Athletic FC (champions)
  • Uppermill Ladies FC

Division Two[edit]

2014-15[edit]

Division One:

  • Beechfield United Ladies FC
  • Chorltonians
  • FC United of Manchester
  • Heyside Angels FC
  • Oldham Athletic Ladies FC
  • Reddish North End

Division Two:

  • All Ladies Academy
  • Avro Ladies
  • Irlam Vale
  • Little Lever Sports Club
  • Manchester Rovers FC
  • Moorside Rangers
  • Uppermill Ladies FC

Challenge Cup[edit]

  • 2014: Middleton Athletic beat Chorltonians 2-0 in the final at Salford City FC.

League Cup[edit]

The GMWFL also runs an Open Age League Cup competition.

  • 2012: Atherton Ladies FC won, beating Curzon Ashton Ladies FC 3–2 after extra time in the final at Salford City FC.[2]
  • 2013: Manchester City FC Ladies won, beating FC United of Manchester Women 1–0 in the final at Salford City FC.[3]

References[edit]

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