Interesting question in todays Daily Mail. "What is the biggest British town or city without a football league team ?." Reply; Wakefied, West Yorkshire, often claims to be the largest place never to have had a football league team- that is the top four divisions, the Premier League to League Two. However this is only true when you take it,s boundaries to mean the borough that includes the five towns of Normanton, Pontefract,Featherstone, Castleford and Knottingley, with a population of 336,000. Wakefield city has a population of 100,00. A better bet is Telford.The Shropshire town has a population of 155,000 and AFC Telford are in the National League North, the sixth tier of English football, and they have played in the league above. This is followed closely by Poole, Dorset, with a population of 151,500. Poole Town FC compete in the Southern League South Division, the seventh tier of English football. East Kilbride with a population of 80,000 is the largest town without a Scottish football league team. The smallest town to have had a team in the football league is Nailsworth in Gloucestershire, home to Division Two side Forest Green Rovers FC.It has a population of just under 6,000.