Perry Street and District League
The Perry Street and District League, commonly known as the Perry Street League, is a football competition with clubs from south Somerset , west Dorset and East Devon, England. The league was formed in 1903 by Charles Edward Small, the owner of the Perry Street Lace Works, who is commemorated by the three spools of lace depicted on the league's crest.
|Number of teams||44|
|Level on pyramid||Levels 14–17|
|Feeder to||Somerset County League|
|Promotion to||Somerset County League Division Three|
|Current champions||South Petherton |
|Most championships||Merriot Rovers|
Today the league has a total of four divisions including the Perry Street League Premier Division. The Perry Street League is a member of the Joint Liaison Committee comprising the Somerset County League and other feeder leagues within the county. The Perry Street League is affiliated to the Somerset County FA.
South Petherton won the 2005–06 Premier Division title, a feat they repeated in 2006–07 and again in 2007–08. They finished second in the 2008–09 season as Crewkerne took the title, and second again in the 2009–10 to Lyme Regis. South Petherton again won the league in the 2010–11 season.
Member clubs 2021–22Edit
- Chard United
- Crewkerne Rangers
- Forton Rangers
- Ilminster Town Reserves
- Perry Street & Yonder Hill
- South Petherton
- West & Middle Chinnock
- Combe St Nicholas Reserves
- Dowlish Wake & Donyatt
- Forton Rangers Reserves
- Lyme Regis Rovers
- Misterton Reserves
- Shepton Beauchamp
- South Petherton Reserves
- Waytown Hounds
- Chard Rangers
- Chard United Reserves
- Crewkerne Rangers Reserves
- Donyatt United
- Ilminster Town 'A'
- Shepton Beauchamp Reserves
- Winsham United
- Barrington Reserves
- Combe St Nicholas 'A'
- Crewkerne Rangers 'A'
- Farway United Reserves
- Ilminster Town 'B'
- Kingsbury Episcopi
- Merriott Dynamos
- Merriott Saints
- Pen Mill Athletic United
- Perry Street & Yonder Hill Reserves
- Thorncombe Reserves
- Uplyme Reserves
Recent divisional championsEdit
|Season||Premier Division||Division One||Division Two||Division Three||Division Four|
|2000–01||Combe St. Nicholas||Axminster Reserves||Netherbury||Norton Athletic Reserves||Ilminster Town "A"|
|2001–02||Merriott Rovers||Barrington||Haselbury||Uplyme||Shepton Beauchamp Reserves|
|2002–03||Ilminster Town Reserves||Chard Colts||Uplyme||South Petherton Reserves||White Horse Symondsbury|
|2003–04||Merriott Rovers||Charmouth||Hinton St. George||Forton Reserves||Barrington Reserves|
|2004–05||Lyme Regis||Perry Street & Yonder Hill||Pymore||Winsham United||White Horse Reserves|
|2005–06||South Petherton||Combe St Nicholas Reserves||Thorncombe||Dowlish & Donyatt||Combe St. Nicholas 'B'|
|2006–07||South Petherton||Winsham United||Misterton||Chard Town Colts||Beaminster Reserves|
|2007–08||South Petherton||Misterton||Chard United||White Horse Reserves||Lyme Bantams|
|2008–09||Crewkerne Town||Barrington||Ilminster Colts||Norton Athletic||Fivehead United|
|2009–10||Lyme Regis||Farway||Millwey Rise||Hawkchurch||Chard United Reserves|
|2010–11||South Petherton||Crewkerne Town||Beaminster Reserves||Misterton Reserves||West & Middle Chinnock Reserves|
|2011–12||Lyme Regis||Millwey Rise||Crewkerne Town Reserves||Chard United||Ilminster Town 'A'|
|2012–13||Winsham United||West & Middle Chinnock||Uplyme||Luso-Chard||Shepton Beauchamp Reserves|
|2013–14||Crewkerne Town||Perry Street & Yonder Hill Reserves||Chard United||Lyme Bantams||Kingsbury Episcopi|
|2014–15||Crewkerne Town||Barrington||Drimpton||Barrington Reserves||Merriott Rovers|
|2015–16||Perry Street & Yonder Hill||Misterton||South Petherton Reserves||Halstock||–|
|2016–17||Barrington||Merriott Rovers||Halstock||Misterton Reserves||–|
List of league championsEdit
All cup competitions (except Chard Hospital Cup) are governed by the rules of The Perry Street Challenge Cup
- Premier Division
The Perry Street Challenge Cup
Cup Presented by C. E. Small Esq
Cup Presented by C. H. Baulch Esq
- Division One
Division One Cup
Cup Presented by C.H.Harris Esq
The Arthur Gage Memorial Cup
- Division Two
Jack Venn Cup
Cup Presented by J. V. Venn Esq.
Tommy Tabberer Cup
Cup Presented by Lyme Regis Football Club
- Division Three
John Fowler Trophy
Cup Presented by Halstock Football Club.
Bill Bailey Cup
Cup Presented by Beaminster Football Club
- Other cups
The Daisy Hutchings Memorial Cup
Open to all clubs in Divisions 2 and 3 of The Perry Street & District League Clubs can only enter one team.
Chard Hospital Cup Open to clubs as decided by the Management Committee
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