Caledonian Amateur Football League

The Caledonian Amateur Football League is a football (soccer) league competition for amateur clubs in Scotland. It was formed in 1983 by inviting what were deemed to be top amateur clubs from across central Scotland with good facilities with high standards being set for admittance to the league Since its formation, the teams competing within the league have been of a good standard, with clubs from the league winning the Scottish Amateur Cup on nine occasions, also providing four losing finalists.

Caledonian Amateur Football League
Number of teams29
Level on pyramidN/A
Promotion to3
Relegation to3
Domestic cup(s)Scottish Amateur Cup
East of Scotland Cup
West of Scotland Cup
South of Scotland Cup
Current championsThorn Athletic

Member clubs are concentrated in the Central Belt of Scotland, although there is a club from the Isle of Bute, and a number of clubs from Stirlingshire.

Like several other amateur leagues, it is a stand-alone association and is not currently part of Scotland's pyramid system.

League structureEdit

The Caledonian AFL is split into two divisions, a Premier Division of 12 clubs and a 20-strong Division One (split into Division 1A and 1B). The following model is valid as of season 2018–19:




Caledonian AFL Premier Division
12 clubs playing 22 games


Caledonian AFL Division One (A)
10 clubs playing 18 games

Caledonian AFL Division One (B)
10 clubs playing 18 games

Member clubsEdit

The Caledonian AFL has thirty member clubs, listed below in their individual divisions :

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