|Number of teams||70|
19 (Premier Division)
19 (Division One)
16 (Division Two)
16 (Division Three)
|Level on pyramid||Levels 9 to 12|
|Promotion to||Level 8|
Northern Premier League Division One Midlands
Southern League Division One Central
|Relegation to||From Premier Division|
to Level 10
From Division One
to Level 11
|Current champions|| Bromsgrove Sporting (Premier Division)|
Walsall Wood (Division One)
NKF Burbage (Division Two)
GNP Sports (Division Three)
The Midland Football League is an English football league that was founded in 2014 by the merger of the former Midland Alliance and Midland Combination.The league has four divisions that sit at levels 9–12 of the football pyramid.
The league was formed in 2014 following the merger of the Midland Alliance and Midland Combination.
Successful Premier Division clubs can win promotion to the 8th level of the English football league system, while the competition also has a number of feeder leagues at level 11, which provide new member clubs each year. Entry can also be gained by applying from non-pyramid leagues such as the Birmingham & District Football League.
Clubs are also liable to be transferred to other leagues if the FA deems it geographically suitable to do so.
|AFC Wulfrunians||Wolverhampton||Castlecroft Stadium|
|Bewdley Town||Bewdley||Ribbesford Meadows|
|Boldmere St Michaels||Boldmere||Trevor Brown Memorial Ground|
|Hanley Town||Stoke-on-Trent||Abbey Lane|
|Haughmond||Shrewsbury||Sundorne Sports Village|
|Highgate United||Shirley||The Coppice|
|Lichfield City||Lichfield||City Ground|
|Lye Town||Lye||The Sports Ground|
|Racing Club Warwick||Warwick||Townsend Meadow|
|Romulus||Castle Vale||Castle Vale Stadium|
|Shifnal Town||Shifnal||Acoustafoam Stadium|
|Stone Alleynians||Storm||Yarnfield Lane|
|Stourport Swifts||Stourport-on-Severn||Walshes Meadow|
|Uttoxeter Town||Uttoxeter||Oldfields Sports Ground|
|Walsall Wood||Walsall Wood||The Boston Bailey Ground|
|Whitchurch Alport||Whitchurch||Yockings Park|
|Wolverhampton Casuals||Wolverhampton||Brinsford Lane|
|Worcester City||Worcester||Claines Lane|
|AFC Bridgnorth||Bridgnorth||Crown Meadow|
|Ashby Ivanhoe||Ashby-de-la-Zouch||NFU Sports Ground|
|Atherstone Town||Atherstone||Sheepy Road|
|Bilston Town||Bilston||Queen Street|
|Black Country Rangers||Brierley Hill||Hillcrest Avenue|
|Chelmsley Town||Chelmsley Wood||Pack Meadow|
|Coventry Copsewood||Coventry||Allard Way|
|Cradley Town||Cradley||Beeches View|
|Darlaston Town (1874)||Walsall||Bentley Sports Pavilion|
|Dudley Sports||Brierley Hill||Hillcrest Avenue|
|Dudley Town||Willenhall||Aspray 24 Arena|
|Heath Hayes||Heath Hayes||Coppice Colliery Ground|
|Nuneaton Griff||Nuneaton||The Pingles Stadium|
|Paget Rangers||Sutton Coldfield||Central Ground|
|Shawbury United||Ludlow||Ludlow Football Stadium|
|Smethwick Rangers||Tividale||The Beeches|
|Alcester Town||Alcester||Stratford Road|
|Barnt Green Spartak||Earlswood||The Pavilions|
|Boldmere Sports & Social Falcons||Boldmere||Boldmere Sports & Social Club|
|Bolehall Swifts||Tamworth||Rene Road Ground|
|Cadbury Athletic||Bournville||Triplex Sports Ground|
|Coton Green||Fazeley||New Mill Lane|
|Coventry Alvis||Coventry||Alvis Sports & Social Club|
|Earlswood Town||Earlswood||The Pavilions|
|Fairfield Villa||Bromsgrove||Recreation Ground|
|Feckenham||Studley||Studley Sports & Social Club|
|Kenilworth Sporting||Kenilworth||Gypsy Road|
|Knowle||Knowle||The Robins' Nest|
|Lane Head||Walsall||Stowe Street|
|Redditch Borough||Redditch||The Mettis & Sports Social Club|
|Solihull United||Boldmere||Church Road|
|AFC Birmingham||Halesowen||Illey Lane|
|AFC Coventry Rangers||Coventry||Technical Rugby Club|
|AFC Solihull||Solihull||Tudor Grange Leisure Centre|
|Bartley Reds||Northfield||Field Avenue|
|Birmingham Tigers||Smethwick||Hadley Stadium|
|Castle Vale Town||Castle Vale||Castle Vale Stadium|
|Central Ajax||Warwick||Hampton Road|
|Continental Star||Perry Barr||The Hub|
|Coventry Plumbing||Kenilworth||Gypsy Lane|
|DSC United||Shirley||The Coppice|
|Enville Athletic||Stourbridge||Hall Drive|
|Leamington Hibernian||Warwick||Hampton Lane|
|Shipston Excelsior||Shipston-on-Stour||London Road|
|Sutton United||Sutton Coldfield||Hollyfield Road|
|Upton Town||Upton-upon-Severn||Milestone Road|
|WLV Sport||Walsall||University of Wolverhampton, Walsall Campus|
|Season||Premier Division||Division One||Division Two||Division Three|
|2014–15||Basford United||Highgate United||Coventry United||Austrey Rangers|
|2015–16||Hereford||Coventry United||Alvis Sporting Club||Leamington Hibernian|
|2016–17||Alvechurch||Bromsgrove Sporting||Paget Rangers||NKF Burbage|
|2017–18||Bromsgrove Sporting||Walsall Wood||NKF Burbage||GNP Sports|
|2018–19||Ilkeston Town||Heather St Johns||Northfield Town||Alcester Town|
|2019–20||No champions; season abandoned (coronavirus disease pandemic)|
|2020–21||No champions; season curtailed (COVID-19 lockdowns)|
|2014–15||Basford United||1st||Northern Premier League Division One South|
|2015–16||Hereford||1st||Southern League Division One South & West|
|2016–17||Alvechurch||1st||Northern Premier League Division One South|
|2017–18||Bromsgrove Sporting||1st||Southern League East Division|
|2018–19||Ilkeston Town||1st||Northern Premier League Division One South East|
|2020–21||Sporting Khalsa||1st||Northern Premier League Division One Midlands|
|2014–15||Long Eaton United||2–0||Rocester||Bescot Stadium||227|
|2015–16||Hereford||3–1||Walsall Wood||Damson Park||849|
|2016–17||Alvechurch||2–1||Hinckley AFC||Bescot Stadium||628|
|2017–18||Walsall Wood||2–1||Coleshill Town||n/a|
|2019–20||Final not contested|
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