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)
Level 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 F.C. United of Manchester Women
(2014–15)
Most championships Atherton Ladies, F.C. United of Manchester Women, 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.

2014–15 Member Clubs[edit]

Division One[edit]

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

Division Two[edit]

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

Challenge Cup[edit]

  • 2014: Middleton Athletic beat Chorltonians 2–0 in the final at Salford City FC.[2]
  • 2015: F.C. United of Manchester Women beat Little Leaver 3–0 in the final at Salford City FC.[3]

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.[4]
  • 2013: Manchester City FC Ladies won, beating F.C. United of Manchester Women 1–0 in the final at Salford City FC.[5]
  • 2014: Middleton Athletic FC and F.C. United of Manchester Women shared the title after game was abandonded[6]
  • 2015: Chorltonians FC won, beating Beechfield United Ladies 2-1 in the final at Curzon Ashton FC.[7]

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