Bridgend & District League

The Bridgend & District League is a football league covering the town of Bridgend and surrounding areas in South Wales. The leagues are at the eighth, ninth and tenth levels of the Welsh football league system.

Bridgend & District League
Founded1928[1]
Country Wales
Number of teams34
Level on pyramid7–9
Promotion toSouth Wales Alliance League
Domestic cup(s)WT John Open Cup
Premier Division Cup
Current championsBettws
(2019–20)
WebsiteBridgend & District League

AreaEdit

The radius of the league covers Ogmore Valley, the Llynfi Valley, Bridgend, the Garw Valley and Gilfach. The league's eastern side is Llanharry and its western side is Cefn Cribwr.

DivisionsEdit

The league is composed of three divisions.

Member clubs 2019–20Edit

Premier DivisionEdit

  • Bettws
  • Brackla
  • Broadlands
  • Bryncae
  • Brynna
  • Caerau All Whites
  • FC Maesteg
  • Red Valley
  • Sarn Social
  • Wyndham BGC

Division OneEdit

Division TwoEdit

  • Bettws reserves
  • Broadlands reserves
  • Bryncae reserves
  • Brynna reserves
  • Caerau All Whites reserves
  • FC Maesteg reserves
  • Cefn Cribwr reserves
  • Llangeinor reserves
  • Llangynwyd Rangers reserves
  • Llanharan
  • Llanharry reserves

Promotion and relegationEdit

Promotion from the Premier Division is possible to the South Wales Alliance League, with the champion of the league playing the other tier 8 champions from the South Wales regional leagues via play-off games to determine promotion.

Champions (Premier Division)Edit

  • 1948–49: – Pencoed Athletic[2]
  • 1980–81: – Tondu Robbins
  • 1981–82: – Llanharan
  • 1982–83: – Tondu Robbins
  • 1983–84: – Cefn Cribwr
  • 1984–85: – Maesteg Rangers
  • 1985–86: – Bettws
  • 1986–87: – Cefn Cribwr
  • 1987–88: – Cefn Cribwr
  • 1988–89: – Maesteg Rangers
  • 1989–90: – Llangynwd Rangers
  • 1990–91: – Bettws
  • 1991–92: – Maesteg Rangers
  • 1992–93: – Llanharry
  • 1993–94: – Coytrahen
  • 1994–95: – Caerau All Whites
  • 1995–96: – Caerau All Whites
  • 1996–97: – Bettws
  • 1997–98: – Brynna
  • 1998–99: – Pant Yr Awel
  • 1999–2000: – Pant Yr Awel
  • 2000–01: – Bettws
  • 2001–02: – Tondu Robbins
  • 2002–03: – Caerau All Whites
  • 2003–04: – Llangynwyd Rangers
  • 2004–05: – St Athans
  • 2005–06: – Brynna
  • 2006–07: – Gilfach Goch 'A'[3]
  • 2007–08: – G.W.R.[4]
  • 2008–09: – Llanharan[5]
  • 2009–10: – Caerau BC
  • 2010–11: – Brackla[6]
  • 2011–12: – Broadlands
  • 2012–13: – Brackla
  • 2013–14: – Cefn Cribwr
  • 2014–15: – Brackla[7]
  • 2015–16: – Llanharry[8]
  • 2016–17: – Llanharry[9]
  • 2017–18: – Llangeinor[10]
  • 2018–19: – Maesteg Park[11][12]
  • 2019–20: – Bettws[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bridgend & District Football League (1928)". Bridgend Port Talbot Junior Football League. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Ton & Gelli BC V Pencoed Athletic Match Day Programme No.6". Ton & Gelli BC. Retrieved 27 July 2020.
  3. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/leagues_bridgend.php?season_id=1
  4. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/leagues_bridgend.php?season_id=2
  5. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/leagues_bridgend.php?season_id=3
  6. ^ "Brackla finish the season in winning style with much deserved promotion". Wales Online. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  7. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/leagues_bridgend.php?season_id=9
  8. ^ https://bridgendfootball.leaguerepublic.com/l/fg/1_763893556.html
  9. ^ https://bridgendfootball.leaguerepublic.com/l/fg/1_388168566.html
  10. ^ https://bridgendfootball.leaguerepublic.com/l/fg/1_719377746.html
  11. ^ https://bridgendfootball.leaguerepublic.com/l/fg/1_184675781.html
  12. ^ https://clwbpeldroed.org/2019/05/29/maesteg-park-andrew-jones-south-wales/
  13. ^ https://twitter.com/BDFL1928/status/1266679735796535296

External linksEdit