Scottish Junior Football East Region South Division
|Number of teams||14|
|Promotion to||East Premier League|
|Relegation to||no relegation|
|Domestic cup(s)||Scottish Junior Cup|
|Current champions||Tranent Juniors
|Website||SJFA East Region|
The league came into existence in time for the 2006–07 season, replacing the older regional setup. It was expanded for the start of the 2013–14 season by absorbing the more southerly clubs from the dissolved East Region Central Division as part of league reconstruction in the East Region.
Member clubs for the 2016–17 season
|Club||Location||Home Ground||Finishing position 2015–16|
|Blackburn United||Blackburn||New Murrayfield Park||3rd|
|Craigroyston||Warriston||St Mark’s Park||East of Scotland Football League, 12th
(transferred to East Region)
|Crossgates Primrose||Crossgates||Humbug Park||14th|
|Dunbar United||Dunbar||New Countess Park||4th|
|Easthouses Lily MW||Easthouses||Newbattle Complex||6th|
|Edinburgh United||Edinburgh||Paties Road Stadium||Premier League, 15th (relegated)|
|Kirkcaldy YM||Kirkcaldy||Denfield Park||9th|
|Livingston United||Livingston||Station Park||11th|
|Lochgelly Albert||Lochgelly||Gardiners Park||5th|
|Oakley United||Oakley||Blairwood Park||Premier League, 16th (relegated)|
|West Calder United||West Calder||Hermand Park||8th|
Armadale Thistle won the 2008–09 championship and were promoted to the Premier League. None of the Premier Division teams relegated in this season will replace Armadale (due to geography). However, a bid by Spartans FC to admit their second XI into the Scottish Junior Football Association was accepted at AGM and this team will be a member of the South Division for season 2009–10.
Sauchie won the 2010–11 championship and were promoted to the Premier League. They will be replaced by Whitburn who were among the three teams relegated from the Premier League. A bid by Falkirk Juniors, a newly formed team playing out of Grangemouth Stadium, for membership of the Scottish Junior Football Association was accepted at AGM and this team will be a member of the South Division for season 2011–12.
Four promotion places were available this season as a result of East Region league reconstruction. Fauldhouse United won the 2012–13 championship and were promoted to the Premier League along with Pumpherston, Livingston United and Arniston Rangers.
Edinburgh United won the 2013–14 championship and were promoted to the Premier League along with runners-up Dundonald Bluebell. Livingston United and Pumpherston were relegated from the Premier League and placed in the South Division for the 2014–15 season.
Haddington Athletic won the 2014–15 championship and were promoted to the Premier League along with runners-up Falkirk JFC. At the end of the season the division did not receive any of the clubs relegated from the Premier League. However, Kirkcaldy YM moved from the North Division to the South and Easthouses Lily MW swapped grades, having previously played in the East of Scotland Football League. Harthill Royal went into abeyance before the 2015–16 season started.
Tranent Juniors won the 2015–16 championship and were promoted to the Premier League along with runners-up Whitburn Juniors. Oakley United and Edinburgh United were relegated from the Premier League to the South Division for season 2016-17, and Craigroyston swapped grades, having previously played in the East of Scotland Football League. Crossgates Primrose folded midway through the season but will return for 2016-17.