Huddersfield & District Association Football League, the first meeting of which was held at The Huddersfield Technical College on December 9th, 1898.

At its peak the League was providing football for upwards of 3,000 young men each week during the season in Huddersfield and the surrounding districts. Many well known and notable figures both on and off  the field received their introduction to soccer through the League, the most famous being Sir Amos Brook-Hirst OBE who rose from being a League Vice-President to becoming Chairman of the Football Association.

A book detailing the history of the District League was written and published by the president of the league Mr Frank H Beaumont to commemorate the league's centenary in 1998 and can be obtained along with other souveniers