Mickleover RBl FC were founded in 1945, the ground was given to the people of Mickleover
by veterans upon returning from the war. The club had a successful spell in the Central Midlands league, however when the club was unable to get flood lights we were forced to withdraw from the league.
Mickleover Royal British Legion has recently gone through a multi-million pound refurbishment, which includes a two storey club house and new changing facilities, the club where now establishing themselves in the Midlands Regional Alliance after getting promoted from division 2 and winning the Derby junior cup, RBL then went on to win the 1st division by 13 points, After 2 years in the Premier division and an appearance in the senior cup final it was decided to make the step up to the Central Midlands League.
RBL have had mixed fortunes in the central midlands so far and this season we have appointed a new management team with Dave Holmes, Gavin Warren and Luke Wilkinson taking on the first team. Paul Davis and Chris Hudson taking on the reserves, behind the scenes the club have worked hard with the local community and won the peoples millions lottery grant to fund a 3G training pitch, the club has also expanded hugely from 2 adults teams to currently having 11 teams across various age groups.