|Number of teams||27|
|Level on pyramid||4 and 5 (Intermediate A and Intermediate B only)|
|Promotion to||NIFL Premier Intermediate League|
|Domestic cup(s)|| Irish Cup |
IFA Intermediate Cup Premier Cup Marshall Cup
|Current champions||Banbridge Rangers (2019-20)|
|Most championships||Dollingstown (5)|
The Daily Mirror Mid-Ulster Football League, or simply referred to as the Mid-Ulster League, is an association football league in Northern Ireland. It contains 12 divisions. These comprise two intermediate sections: the Intermediate A and Intermediate B divisions; three junior sections: Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3;Reserve Championship and four reserve sections: Reserve 1, Reserve 2 and Reserve 3 and Reserve 4
The league season lasts from August to May with each club playing the others twice, once at their home ground and once at that of their opponents. Teams receive three points for a win and one point for a draw. No points are awarded for a loss. Teams are ranked by total points, then goal difference, and then goals scored. The 2019/20 Season concluded with Banbridge Rangers being awarded the title* after the league was stopped due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. It is not a recognised title as fixtures were not fulfilled.
For the 2017–18 season there are 14 clubs, each playing a total of 26 games. The league champions can be promoted to NIFL Premier Intermediate League, providing they meet the admission requirements. Normally the two lowest placed teams are relegated to the Intermediate B division, or lowest three placed teams if the division receives a team relegated from the NIFL Premier Intermediate League and fails to promote a team in return.
For the 2017–18 season there are 13 clubs, each playing a total of 24 games. The two highest placed teams are promoted into the Intermediate A division. If the Intermediate A division receives a team relegated from the NIFL Premier Intermediate League and fails to promote a team in return, it will relegate three teams to the Intermediate B division, requiring the team finishing bottom of the Intermediate B division to be relegated to Junior Division 1.
There are three divisions which have junior status: Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3. The league winner can be promoted into the Intermediate section as long as their ground meets Intermediate standards.
There are four divisions for reserve sides. The divisions are called Reserve 1, Reserve 2, Reserve 3 and Reserve 4
(number of titles)
|1997–98||Lurgan Celtic (1)|
|1998–99||Bessbrook United (1)|
|1999–00||Bessbrook United (2)|
|2000–01||Warrenpoint Town (1)|
|2003–04||Ballymacash Rangers (1)|
|2007–08||Warrenpoint Town (2)|
|2009–10||Warrenpoint Town (3)|
|2010–11||Tandragee Rovers (1)|
|2011–12||Camlough Rovers (1)|
|2014–15||Tandragee Rovers (2)|
|2015–16||Newry City (1)|
|2019–20*||Banbridge Rangers* (1)|
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