Brief History of the Kent County Football League
In June 2016 the League announced a new 3-year sponsorship agreement and it is now known as the Andreas Carter Sports Joma Kent County League. Founded in 1922 and originally called the Kent Amateur League it operated with two Regional Committees. In 1995 it was decided to streamline the administration and bring the whole league under a single Management Committee.
For the 2016-2017 season the League will consist of a countywide Premier Division operating at Step 7 of the National League System, with regional East and West First, Second and Third Divisions. In addition there are three cup competitions the ‘Bill Manklow’ Inter Regional Challenge Cup, the Eastern Section ‘Les Leckie’ Cup and the ‘Barry Bundock’ West Kent Challenge Shield.
The League is an FA Charter Standard and FA Respect League. The League won the FA Respect Silver award in 2012 and the Gold award in 2014.