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26 Jun 2019 - Clubs looking for players

Potential players should contact the clubs via the Club Directory unless specified otherwise below. You can also find clubs looking for player at the Worcestershire FA Player Recruitment page


Eaton FC 1st & Rovers

Eaton FC are looking to add new faces for the new season for both teams.

If you're interested please contact Marcus on 07760 323730 or via FB.

Friendlies booked throughout August. Training Sunday and Midweek


Droitwich Spa BGFC Rovers

Looking for new faces – if your interested please contact Tom on 07388936382. We train during midweek and have friendly games each Sunday at our own pitch in Droitwich.

Worcester City Wanderers (Added 3/7/2019)

WCW are looking to add new players to their squad.  All welcome.  Please contact Darren on 07827668688 for further details.


03 Mar 2019 - New clubs and teams for Season 2019/20

The McDonalds Worcester and District Football League are now accepting applications for the 2019/20 season!

If you're interested in joining a great league for the 2019/20 campaign, then please complete an application form and return it to the the League Secretary.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Application Form Links:

New Club Application Form

New Club Application Form


All applicants will be interviewed


So how much does it cost? –

The following is a guide and based on the 2018/19 season and subject to change.

County FA

Before you can play football, you need to affiliate with a County FA.  For us that’s the Worcestershire FA, although our two Colwall sides are affiliated to the Herefordshire FA.  Affiliation usually needs to be completed by the end of June each year.

Last season the County FA affiliation fee, with the minimum mandatory player insurance was £141

Worcester League Fees

New clubs are required to deposit £100 – this will be kept by the league until you withdraw.  This is a one-off deposit and doesn’t need to be paid annually for future seasons.

League fees are formed of 3 parts.  The club/team annual subscription, league insurance and the club monthly draw fee (8 draws with 1 prize of £40, and 3 prizes of £30 each month).

  • Club/Team annual subscription:  £65*
  • League insurance:                           £9
  • Club monthly draw:                        £60

*Since the FA introduced mandatory player insurance, the league has given something back and the past two season it has been £50 cash back against the annual subscription.  Therefore, the club cost for entering one team last season was £84.

Preseason is a busy and often expensive period; therefore, the Worcester League doesn’t collect fees until the end of September after a full month of fixtures.  Furthermore, the fees can be paid in two instalments to spread the cost.  New club deposits require paying by August.


It’s the club’s reasonability to provide a suitable venue for fixtures, however the Worcester League help with club requiring a Worcester City Council pitch.  Pitch fees vary.


It’s the responsibility of the home team to pay the match day referee.  The referee fee is currently £25 plus mileage at 35p per mile up to a maximum of £10.00.

Useful Links

Setting up a club?

Running a club?

Worcester League Rules

Information for club secretaries  

There’s plenty more on the website or alternatively please contact the league secretary.




01 Mar 2019 - League Payments

How to make payments to the league

Please DO NOT send cash in the post

Payment Options:

These should be made payable to: Worcester and District Football League - Please send to the league treasurers Steve Harness, whose contact details can be in the League Officers Directory

BACS Transfer:
Transfer money online or through your local bank into the League bank account:
LLoyds, The Cross, Worcester
Sort Code 30-99-90
Account No. 00701578
PLEASE ENSURE: you provide a reference of at least your Clubs Name
League fee payment options:

Annual league fees can be paid in instalments.  Please contact the league treasurer to setup. 

Installments are typically paid in thirds, end of September, end of November and end of January

End of Season Accounts
Please ensure that all monies for end of season accounts are paid no later than 31 May, or you may incur a fine of £25 for failing to attend to League business.







25 Aug 2018 - League Fixtures Sunday 2nd September

21 May 2018 - League Forms and Documents

12 Apr 2018 - Results of the WDFL Player Survey 2018

Thank you to all those who took the time to participate in this survey.

A total of 15 questions were asked and 324 responses were received from 53 teams.

The results of the survey will be analysed and discussed at our next Management Committee meeting. Any agreed recommendations for the future, will be notified to you all in due course.

Click here to see the results

02 Mar 2018 - ALL MATCHES OFF !!

Due to the bad weather, it has been decided to postpone all the Worcester League matches this Sunday, 4 March.

27 Jan 2018 - Sad News

It is with deep sadness and heavy heart, that we have to inform you, that Brian Poyner, long serving Secretary of Arrow F.C. and a member of the League Management Committee, died suddenly this morning. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time. Would all teams participating in matches tomorrow morning, please observe a minute's silence in Brian's memory.



In view of the grim weather forecast, we have decided to postpone the whole Worcester League programme tomorrow morning (Sunday 10 December). When making this decision, we took into account the difficulties that a lot of players may encounter in travelling across the West Midlands.

02 Nov 2017 - Updated Link to Worcester League Full-time Site

You may have noticed that the FA are currently improving access to Fulltime for mobile users.  Whilst the improvements continue I have altered the Worcester League fulltime link at the top of this page to direct to the orginal site. 

The new user interface for mobile users can still be accessed via this link

It would appear that club contact details are now available via this interface which is linked to WholeGame System.  It's important that club officials maintain their personal contact details in WholeGame System as well as informing the league of any changes as usual.

Wayne Hanson


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