Corinthian League (football)

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Corinthian League
Founded 1945
First season 1945–46
Folded 1963
Country  England
Divisions One
Number of teams Lowest: 9 (1945–1946)
Highest: 16 (1959–1963)
Feeder to Athenian League
Domestic cup(s) FA Cup, FA Amateur Cup
Most championships Hounslow Town (3)
Maidenhead United (3)
Walton & Hersham (3)

The Corinthian League was an English amateur football league in and around London. Formed in 1945 on the resumption of football after World War II,[1] the league began with nine member clubs.[2] In 1963 the league was disbanded and most clubs joined the newly formed Division One of the Athenian League.[1]

List of champions

Season Champions
1945–46 Grays Athletic
1946–47 Walton & Hersham
1947–48 Walton & Hersham
1948–49 Walton & Hersham
1949–50 Hounslow Town
1950–51 Slough Town
1951–52 Hounslow Town
1952–53 Carshalton Athletic
1953–54 Carshalton Athletic
1954–55 Hounslow Town
1955–56 Maidstone United
1956–57 Yiewsley
1957–58 Maidenhead United
1958–59 Dagenham
1959–60 Uxbridge
1960–61 Maidenhead United
1961–62 Maidenhead United
1962–63 Leatherhead

Member clubs

Twenty-nine clubs played in the league during its existence:

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Corinthian League Non League Matters
  2. ^ Windsor & Eton at the Football Club History Database
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