East Sussex Football League
|Number of teams||58|
|Level on pyramid||Levels 12–17|
|Feeder to||Southern Combination Division Two|
|League cup(s)||Blacklands Finance Challenge Cup
ADA Challenge Cup
Wisdens Sports Challenge Cup
Eastbourne Coach Finishers Challenge Cup
|Current champions||Peche Hill Select (Premier Division)
Sidley United (Division One)
Northia, 75 (Division Two)
St Leonards Social reserves (Division Three)
Bexhill Rovers (Division Four)
Parkfield (Division Five)
The East Sussex Football League is an English football competition located in East Sussex and south-west Kent. The league has a total of 6 divisions, headed by the Premier Division, which sits at level 12 of the national league system.
The most senior division in the league is the Premier Division, the top two teams of this division can apply to enter into Division Two of the Southern Combination League formerly the Sussex County League, subject to ground grading. The most recent team to successfully apply are Langney Wanderers, other successful applicants include Little Common, Westfield, Seaford Town and Wadhurst United.
The league does accommodate reserve and third teams from clubs in higher leagues, currently third teams from Battle Baptists, Little Common, St. Leonards Social, Sedlescombe Rangers and Westfield are entered into the league. There are currently no reserve teams from higher league clubs, though in previous seasons Little Common and Rye & Iden United had entered reserve teams into the league, the most recent being from Langney Wanderers.
The vast majority of clubs in the league are based in East Sussex, however teams from Kent are allowed and are normally based in locations close to the Sussex-Kent border.
Recent divisional champions
|2003–04||Hollington United||Bodiam||JC Tackleway||Sedlescombe||Castleham United||Battle Rangers reserves||Wadhurst United "A"||N/A|
|2004–05||Little Common||Eastbourne W.M.C.||Heathfield Hotspurs||Old Hastonians||Crowhurst||Little Common||Bexhill United||N/A|
|2005–06||Hawkhurst United||Hollington United||Icklesham Casuals||Athletico||Hastings Rangers||Eastbourne Fishermen||Panako||N/A|
|2006–07||Hawkhurst United||Punnetts Town||Hastings Rangers||Little Common||Robertsbridge United||Cinque Ports||Pelham||N/A|
|2007–08||Hollington United||Sedlescombe||Wheatsheaf||Benbow||Cinque Ports||The Wilton||Nelson Tigers||N/A|
|2008–09||St Leonards Social||Q Ball||Wadhurst United||Hurst||Nelson Tigers||Travaux||Guestling Rangers||N/A|
|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"||N/A|
|2013–14||Hollington United||Sedlescombe Rangers||Little Chelsea||Old Hastonians||Bexhill-on-Sea||Little Common "A"||Catsfield Reserves||N/A|
|2014–15||St Leonards Social||Hakwhurst United||Eastbourne Rangers||Sovereign Saints||Peasmarsh United||Mayfield||Orington||N/A|
|2015–16||Peche Hill Select||Sidley United||Northiam 75||St Leonards Social reserves||Bexhill Rovers||Parkfield||N/A||N/A|