Delphian League

Delphian League
Delphian League
Countries  England
Founded 1951
First season 1951–52
Folded 1963
Divisions One
Number of teams Lowest: 13
Highest: 16
Feeder to Corinthian League
Domestic cup(s) FA Cup, FA Amateur Cup
Most championships Brentwood & Warley(3)
Dagenham (3)

The Delphian League was an English amateur football league covering Greater London and the surrounding area.

The league was formed in 1951 with 14 clubs and was effectively a level below the Corinthian League.[1] Due to the severe winter during the 1962–63 season the league was abandoned and an emergency competition played, in which the clubs were split into two groups, played each other only once. The two champions, Edmonton and Hertford Town, met in a two-legged final, with Edmonton winning 5–2. At the end of the season both the Delphian League and the Corinthian League merged into the Athenian League, with the Corinthian League clubs forming Division One and Delphian League clubs forming Division Two.[1]


List of champions

Season Champions
1951–52 Brentwood & Warley
1952–53 Dagenham
1953–54 Aylesbury United
1954–55 Bishop's Stortford
1955–56 Dagenham
1956–57 Dagenham
1957–58 Letchworth Town
1958–59 Brentwood & Warley
1959–60 Brentwood & Warley
1960–61 Hertford Town
1961–62 Hertford Town
1962–63 Edmonton

Member clubs

During its twelve-season history, the league had 28 member clubs:

See also

  • List of Delphian League seasons


  1. ^ a b The Delphian League 1951-1963 Non League Matters

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