Durham Challenge Cup

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Durham County Challenge Cup
Organising bodyDurham County FA
Founded1884; 137 years ago (1884)
RegionCounty Durham
Number of teams16
Current championsShildon (2019)
Most successful club(s)Sunderland (21) [note 1]

The Durham County Challenge Cup (commonly known as the Durham Challenge Cup) is an annual football competition held between the clubs of the Durham County Football Association which was first played in 1884. It is the senior county cup for the historic county of Durham, which includes Durham, Darlington, Gateshead, Hartlepool, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-Tees, and Sunderland. The first winners were Sunderland.

Sunderland players and executives posing with the trophy in 1903

List of winners[edit]

Complete list of Durham Challenge Cup winners since its first edition:[1]


  1. ^ including "A" and reserve teams.


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