Metropolitan Police Football Club is a football club based in East Molesey, Surrey, England. Originally made up of players from the Metropolitan Police Service, the rule requiring players to be employees of the service was removed when the Commissioner refused to sanction time off for playing. However, the club is still part-funded by a police staff lottery. They are currently members of the Southern League Premier Division South and play at Imber Court, the base of the Met Police Sports and Social Club.
The club was established in 1919 as a team for officers and civilian staff of the Metropolitan Police. After playing friendlies for nine years and winning the Middlesex Senior Cup in 1927–28, they joined Division One East of the Spartan League in 1928, with the reserves joining Division Two East. Both teams won their division in their first season in the league. The reserves then left the league, with the first team placed in the Premier Division amidst league reorganisation, going on to win the title in the 1929–30 season. In 1931–32 they reached the first round of the FA Cup but lost 9–0 at Northampton Town. The following season saw them win the Surrey Senior Cup, beating Dulwich Hamlet 2–1 in the final. The club were FA Amateur Cup semi-finalists in 1933–34, losing 2–0 to Dulwich Hamlet. The following season saw them finish as runners-up in the Premier Division.
Metropolitan Police were Spartan League champions again in 1936–37 and 1938–39. When the league restarted after World War II, they were placed in the Central Division for the 1945–46 season, winning the title without losing a match. Placed in the Premier Division the following season, the club won the league title in 1946–47 and were runners-up in 1947–48. They won back-to-back titles in 1953–54 and 1954–55. In 1960 the club transferred to the Metropolitan League, finishing bottom of the league in 1961–62. They won the League Cup in 1968–69, and when the league folded in 1971, they transferred to Division One South of the So