Football Language: Non-league side

non-league sideIn England there are four professional divisions in the Football League: The Premier League, the Championship, League 1 and League 2. Below this there are many other leagues – both national and regional – and these are known as the ‘non-leagues‘ and a team that plays in one of them is a ‘non-league side‘. This week in England a non-league side Lincoln City defeated a team from the Championship (Ipswich Town). Lincoln play in the National League which is the fifth tier of English football. Non-league side.
    • Example:  The non-league side were looking forward to their trip to Old Trafford in the FA Cup.

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