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How many football leagues are there in the UK?
There are more than 140 leagues, containing more than 480 divisions. The exact number of clubs varies from year to year as clubs join and leave leagues or fold altogether, but an estimated average of 15 clubs per division implies that more than 7,000 clubs are members of a league in the English football league system.
What is the English football league system?
The English football league system, also known as the football pyramid, is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in England (although for historical, economic and financial reasons six Welsh clubs also compete).
What is football called in England?
Football, also known as association football or soccer, is governed separately in each of the countries of the United Kingdom.
What is the structure of the Premier League in England?
Structure At the top is the single division of the Premier League (which is sometimes referred to as Level 1 of the league ‘pyramid’), containing 20 clubs. Below the Premier League is The Football League, which is divided into three divisions of 24 clubs each: The Championship (Level 2), League One (Level 3) and League Two (Level 4).