Leicester & District League

Leicester & District League 1984/85

Petfoods are champions.


WinnersRunners Up
Premier DivisionPetfoodsAylestone Park Old Boys
Division OneBritish Shoe CorporationIbstock Welfare
Division TwoCottesmore AmateursHuncote Sports & Social
Reserve Premier DivisionThurmaston United ReservesAylestone Park Old Boys Reserves
Reserve Division OneUppingham Town ReservesNorth Kilworth Reserves

Before the start of the season the following teams moved to the league:

From the Melton & Rutland District Football League

Cottesmore Amateurs and Whissendine Reserves.

As well as the above teams the following reserve teams also joined:

Hinckley Knight Reserves and North Kilworth Reserves.

Premier Division

2Aylestone Park Old Boys24164449222736
3City Gas24116751411028
4Epworth TS2410774539627
5Burbage Old Boys24112114843524
6Downes Sports2487946262023
7Apollo RTH247984243-123
8Blaby United248793037-723
9Kegworth Rovers2476113341-820
10N. CorahL2484124558-1320
11Thurmaston UnitedR2468103653-1718
12Welby Lane UnitedR2445154474-3013
13Thurlaston UnitedM2443173489-559
  • Leicestershire Constabulary were temporarily suspended for one season after not being able to fulfil any of their first four fixtures due to heavy demands on manpower caused by the Miners’ strike.

Division One

1British Shoe Corporation24173469284137
2Ibstock Welfare24153661342733
3Hinckley Knight24145563362733
4North Kilworth24127558342431
5Uppingham Town24126656371930
7Asfordby Amateurs24106850371326
8Loughborough Dynamo2486102534-922
9Stoney Stanton2476114647-120
10Hinckley NomadsR2475124854-619
11Cosby UnitedR2473143344-1117
12Earl Shilton RangersR2451182773-4611
13Frisby UnitedR24132023128-1055
  • Oakham Town resigned from the league just before the start of the season due to having no players and no manager.

Playoff for second place

11th May 1985
Hinckley Knight1 – 3Ibstock Welfare

Division Two

1Cottesmore Amateurs22174166244238
2Huncote Sports & Social22163383275635
3Equity United22125551331829
4Sapcote United2210754638827
5Heather St. John’s22105757342325
7New Parks Boys Club2210395954523
8Husbands BosworthL2282124766-1918
9Countesthorpe United2261153465-3113
10Whissendine (-2)M2254133765-2812
11Bentley Engineering2243154571-269

Reserve Premier Division

1Thurmaston United Reserves28213483394445
2Aylestone Park Old Boys Reserves28178388325642
3Epworth TS Reserves28182856342238
4Petfoods Reserves281351066541231
5Huncote Sports & Social Reserves2812795152-131
6Welby Lane United Reserves28126105849930
7City Gas Reserves28134115753430
8Burbage Old Boys Reserves28124126155628
9Blaby United Reserves (-2)28133125967-827
10Downes Sports Reserves2898115851726
11Ibstock Welfare Reserves2892174255-1320
12Apollo RTH Reserves2867155270-1819
13Asfordby Amateurs ReservesR2883173468-3419
14Stoney Stanton ReservesR2874173767-3018
15Hinckley Nomads ReservesR2862203288-5614
  • Frisby United Reserves resigned from the league in October. Relegated to Reserve Division One for next season.

Reserve Division One

1Uppingham Town Reserves30242494355950
2North Kilworth Reserves30231686394747
3Cosby United Reserves30197469274245
4British Shoe Corporation Reserves30185786434341
5Hinckley Knight Reserves30175888513739
6Ventora Reserves30166890434738
7Thurlaston United ReservesL30174891504138
8Loughborough Dynamo Reserves30146105348534
9Earl Shilton Rangers Reserves30124145373-2028
10Heather St. Johns Reserves30106145549626
11Kingsway Reserves3096155475-2124
12Whissendine ReservesL3075175791-3419
13Sapcote United Reserves3057183371-3817
14Husbands Bosworth ReservesL3046203286-5414
15Countesthorpe United ReservesL30272133103-7011
16Equity United Reserves30152435125-907

After the season finished the following teams moved from the league:

  • Thurlaston United to the Leicester City Football League.
  • Whissendine to the Melton & Rutland District Football League.

Countesthorpe United Reserves, Husbands Bosworth (+Reserves), N. Corah, Thurlaston United Reserves and Whissendine Reserves also left the league.