List of football clubs in Greater Manchester

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This is a list of football teams based in Greater Manchester sorted by which league they play in as of the 2018–19 season. The leagues are listed in order of their level in the English football league system.[1]

Levels 1-4 (Professional clubs)

These clubs play in fully professional leagues, at levels 1–4 of the English football league system.

Club League Home Ground Borough
Level 1
Manchester City Premier League Etihad Stadium Manchester
Manchester United Premier League Old Trafford Trafford
Level 2
Bolton Wanderers EFL Championship University of Bolton Stadium Bolton
Wigan Athletic EFL Championship DW Stadium Wigan
Level 3
Rochdale EFL League One Spotland Stadium Rochdale
Level 4
Bury EFL League Two Gigg Lane Bury
Oldham Athletic EFL League Two Boundary Park Oldham
Locations of Greater Manchester's Premier League and Football League clubs
Blue pog.svg Blue: Level 1
Red pog.svg Red: Level 2
Green pog.svg Green: Level 3
Yellow pog.svg Yellow: Level 4

Levels 5–8 (Semi-professional)

These clubs play in semi-professional and amateur leagues, at levels 5–8 of the English football league system. The list does not include reserve teams of clubs that may play further down the pyramid.

Club
Home Ground City/Borough League Level
Altrincham Moss Lane Trafford National League North 6
Ashton United Hurst Cross Tameside National League North 6
Atherton Collieries Alder Street Wigan Northern Premier League Division One West 8
Curzon Ashton Tameside Stadium Tameside National League North 6
Droylsden Butcher's Arms Ground Tameside Northern Premier League Division One West 8
F.C. United of Manchester Broadhurst Park Manchester National League North 6
Hyde United Ewen Fields Tameside Northern Premier League Premier Division 7
Mossley Seel Park Tameside Northern Premier League Division One West 8
Radcliffe Borough Stainton Park Bury Northern Premier League Division One West 8
Ramsbottom United The Harry Williams Riverside Stadium Bury Northern Premier League Division One West 8
Salford City Moor Lane Salford National League 5
Stalybridge Celtic Bower Fold Tameside Northern Premier League Premier Division 7
Stockport County Edgeley Park Stockport National League North 6
Trafford Shawe View Trafford Northern Premier League Division One West 8
List of football clubs in Greater Manchester is located in Greater Manchester
Curzon Ashton
Curzon Ashton
F.C. United of Manchester
F.C. United of Manchester
Stockport County
Stockport County
Locations of the Greater Manchester teams in the 2018–19 National League North
Locations of Northern Premier League 2017–18 Premier Division teams in Greater Manchester
Locations of Northern Premier League 2017–18 Division One West teams in Greater Manchester

Levels 9–10

These Greater Manchester clubs play in semi-pro and amateur leagues which grant eligibility to enter the FA Vase and are high enough in the English football league system to grant eligibility to enter the FA Cup, comprising levels 9–10 of the system. In Greater Manchester this consists solely of the North West Counties Football League.

Club
Home Ground City/Borough League Level
Abbey Hey The Abbey Stadium Manchester North West Counties Football League Premier Division 9
Ashton Athletic Brocstedes Park Wigan North West Counties Football League Premier Division 9
Ashton Town Edge Green Street Wigan North West Counties Football League Division One North 10
Avro Whitebank Stadium Oldham North West Counties Football League Division One North 10
Atherton Laburnum Rovers Crilly Park Wigan North West Counties Football League Division One North 10
Chadderton Andrew Street Oldham North West Counties Football League Division One North 10
Cheadle Heath Nomads The Heath Stockport North West Counties Football League Division One South 10
Cheadle Town Park Road Stadium Stockport North West Counties Football League Division One South 10
Daisy Hill New Sirs Bolton North West Counties Football League Division One North 10
Irlam Silver Street Salford North West Counties Football League Premier Division 9
Maine Road Brantingham Road Manchester North West Counties Football League Division One South 10
Prestwich Heys Adie Moran Park Bury North West Counties Football League Division One North 10
Stockport Town Stockport Sports Village Stockport North West Counties Football League Division One South 10
West Didsbury & Chorlton Brookburn Road Manchester North West Counties Football League Premier Division 9
Wythenshawe Amateurs Hollyhedge Park Manchester North West Counties Football League Division One South 10
Wythenshawe Town Ericstan Stadium Manchester North West Counties Football League Division One South 10

Levels 11–12

These Greater Manchester clubs play in amateur leagues, levels 11–12. This includes the Manchester League, the Cheshire Football League, and the West Lancashire Football League.

Cheshire League

Premier Division

  • Denton Town

Division One

Manchester League

Premier Division

  • AFC Monton
  • Bolton County
  • Chadderton Reserves
  • Dukinfield Town
  • East Manchester
  • Heyside
  • Hindsford
  • Manchester Gregorians
  • Old Altrinchamians
  • Rochdale Sacred Heart
  • Royton Town
  • Springhead
  • Stockport Georgians
  • Walshaw Sports

Division One

  • Altrincham Hale
  • Atherton Town
  • Beechfield United
  • Boothstown
  • Elton Vale
  • Hollinwood
  • Leigh Athletic
  • Manchester Central
  • Pennington
  • Westbury Sports Club

West Lancashire League

Premier Division

References

  1. ^ Teams in Greater Manchester
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