Midland Football League

The Midland Football League is an English football league that was founded in 2014 by the merger of the former Midland Alliance and Midland Combination.[1] The league has four divisions, which stand at the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th levels of the football pyramid respectively.

Midland Football League
Number of teams71
20 (Premier Division)
19 (Division One)
16 (Division Two)
16 (Division Three)
Level on pyramidLevels 9 to 12
Promotion toLevel 8
Northern Premier League Division One East or West
Southern League Division One Central or South
Relegation toFrom Premier Division
to Level 10
MFL Division One
East Midlands Counties League
West Midlands (Regional) League

From Division One
to Level 11
MFL Division Two
Staffordshire County Senior League
Domestic cup(s)National
FA Cup
FA Vase
League Cup
Current championsBromsgrove Sporting (Premier Division)
Walsall Wood (Division One)
NKF Burbage(Division Two)
GNP Sports(Division Three)
WebsiteOfficial site


The league was formed in 2014 following the merger of the Midland Alliance and Midland Combination.

Successful Premier Division clubs can win promotion to the 8th level of the English football league system, while the competition also has a number of feeder leagues at level 11, which provide new member clubs each year.

Clubs are also liable to be transferred to other leagues if the FA deems it geographically suitable to do so.

Current clubs (2019–20)



Season Premier Division Division One Division Two Division Three
2014–15Basford UnitedHighgate UnitedCoventry UnitedAustrey Rangers
2015–16HerefordCoventry UnitedAlvis Sporting ClubLeamington Hibernian
2016–17AlvechurchBromsgrove SportingPaget RangersNKF Burbage
2017–18Bromsgrove SportingWalsall WoodNKF BurbageGNP Sports
2018–19Ilkeston TownHeather St JohnsNorthfield TownAlcester Town
Season Club Position Promoted to
2014–15Basford United1stNorthern Premier League Division One South
2015–16Hereford1stSouthern League Division One South & West
2016–17Alvechurch1stNorthern Premier League Division One South
2017–18Bromsgrove Sporting1stSouthern League East Division
Coleshill Town2nd
2018–19Ilkeston Town1stNorthern Premier League Division One South East

League Cup



Season Result Venue Attendance
2014–15Long Eaton United2–0RocesterBescot Stadium227[3]
2015–16Hereford3–1Walsall WoodDamson Park849[4]
2016–17Alvechurch2–1Hinckley AFCBescot Stadium628[5]
2017–18Walsall Wood2–1Coleshill Town
2018–19Romulus2–1NKF Burbage349


  1. "Midlands 'Super League' Set For Next SeasonThe Non League Football Paper – Daily football news | The Non League Football Paper – Daily football news". The Non League Football Paper. Retrieved 8 July 2014.
  2. "League Cup History". Retrieved 14 May 2019.
  3. "Midland Football League Cup Final". Retrieved 3 May 2016.
  4. Bulls News [@BullsNewsBlog] (10 May 2016). "ATTENDANCE 849" (Tweet) via Twitter.
  5. "Hinckley AFC Official League Cup Final report". Retrieved 19 May 2017.
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