Matlock & District Football League expands

The Matlock & District football league goes into the new season with huge expectations this year,

With the Chesterfield & District football league disbanding a few weeks ago, the commitee has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to try ensure that some of these teams play football this season.

The Matlock League have confirmed that there will be two divisions of 11 teams.

Teams coming into the league this season are All Inn FC, Hopflower FC, Shirebrook Rangers, Alfreton Athletic, Matlock Sports, Cromford Reserves, Codnor Miners and AFC South Wingfield.

The new season kicks off on Saturday, September 3 with the opening fixtures being: Hellison Trophies Division One: Darley Dale v Shirland MW, Woodthorpe Rovers v Laburnum, Alfreton Athletic v All Inn, Hopflower v Shirebrook Rangers, Chesterfield Town v Hilcote United.

Solar Press Division Two: Tansley v Black Hippo, AFC South Wingfield v Cromford Reserves, Matlock Sports v Chesterfield Town Reserves, Lea Holloway v Riddings Rovers, Codnor Miners v Hurst Farm United.