Humber Premier League

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Humber Premier League
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Founded2000
Country England
Number of teams30
16 (Premier Division)
14 (Division One)
Level on pyramid11 to 12
Promotion toLevel 10
Northern Counties East League Division One
Domestic cup(s)National
FA Vase
League
League Cup
Current championsChalk Lane (Premier Division)
Beverley Town Reserves (Division One)
Hull United (League Cup)

The Humber Premier League is a football competition for clubs in the East Riding of Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire areas of England.

History[edit]

The league was formed in 2000. It began as a single division and expanded to include a Division One for the 2005–06 season. Reckitts won the league five times in the first six seasons of its existence.

The league started with only the one division back in 2000 but had since grown and now has two divisions, the Premier Division, which sits at the 11th tier of the English football pyramid, and feeds the Northern Counties East League, and Division One.

So far only two clubs – Hull United in 2015 [1] (their stay in the NCEFL was just a single season[2]) and East Yorkshire Carnegie two years later[3] – have taken the step up from this league due to its status as a relatively new league and the general lack of hierarchical football structure in the Yorkshire area.

Barton Town joined the league when it was formed in 2000 but only stayed for one season before they joined the Central Midlands Football League the following season. Barton’s Reserves team joined the league’s first division for the 2017-18 season.

Cleethorpes Town had a three-season stint in the Humber Premier League, from 2006 to 2009-10. In their first season, they won promotion from the first division after finishing 3rd and after two further seasons, playing in the Premier Division, they decided to rejoin the Lincolnshire Football League for the 2010-11 season.

Current member clubs (2019-20)[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Division One[edit]