The Under-18 Premier League replaced the Premier Academy League at the start of the 2012/13 season with the aim to enhance youth development and help transition players between the Academy and first team.
The 25-team league is split into North and South Groups, with 13 sides in the North and 12 in the South.
The two regional division champions will play in a national final for the U18 Premier League title. The one-off tie will be held at a main stadium.
The 2022/23 U18 Premier League takes place under the following criteria:
2021/22: Manchester City
2020/21: Manchester City
2018/19: Derby County
2015/16: Manchester City
*National final did not finish due to curtailment of season