Cardiff & District League

The Cardiff & District League is a football league covering the city of Cardiff and surrounding areas in South Wales. The leagues are at the seventh to tenth levels of the Welsh football league system.

Cardiff & District League
Founded1897[1]
Country Wales
Number of teams37
Level on pyramid7–10
Promotion toSouth Wales Alliance League
Current championsTongwynlais
(2019–20)
WebsiteCardiff & District League

Area of the leagueEdit

Clubs within the bounds of St. Mellons, Rumney, Tremorfa, Splott, The Docks, Llandough, Bonvilston, Peterstone Super Ely, Radyr, Pentyrch, Gwaelod y Garth, Taffs Well, Thornhill, Lisvane, Cyncoed, Pentwyn and Llanrumney are eligible to apply to play in the league.[2]

DivisionsEdit

The league is composed of four divisions.

Member clubs 2019–20Edit

Premier DivisionEdit

  • AFC Rumney Juniors
  • Cardiff Academicals
  • Cardiff Bay
  • Cwrt Y Vil
  • Llandaff Cosmos
  • Pentwyn Dynamo
  • Star
  • Tongwynlais

Division OneEdit

  • Canton Rangers
  • Cardiff Cosmopolitans
  • Cardiff Draconians
  • Cardiff Villa
  • Clwb Cymric
  • Creigiau
  • Llanrumney United
  • St Josephs
  • Space Jam Galaxy
  • Tongwynlais Reserves

Division TwoEdit

  • Canton Libs
  • Cardiff Academicals Reserves
  • Cardiff Cosmos Athletic
  • Cardiff Villa Reserves
  • Culverhouse Cross
  • Grangetown Catholics Old Boys
  • Lisvane Panthers
  • Llanedeyrn Wanderers
  • Splott Albion
  • St Albans

Division ThreeEdit

  • AFC Whitchurch
  • Cardiff Bay
  • Chuffys Ely
  • Ely Rangers
  • Grange Albion
  • Llanishen
  • Llanrumney Athletic
  • Sands United
  • Splott Cons

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 (top flight division)Edit

  • 1901-02: – Cardiff Albion[3]
  • 1930-31: – Barry Amateurs[4]
  • 1931-32: – Barry Amateurs
  • 1981-82: – Bridgend Street
  • 1983-84: – Bridgend Street
  • 1985-86: – Bridgend Street
  • 1986-87: – Bridgend Street
  • 1991-92: – Bridgend Street
  • 1993-94: – Bridgend Street
  • 2006–07: – Pentwyn Dynamo reserves[5]
  • 2007–08: – Grangetown Catholics Old Boys[6]
  • 2008–09: – St. Albans[7]
  • 2009–10: –
  • 2010–11: –
  • 2011–12: – Whitchurch Blues[8]
  • 2012–13: – Canton Liberal[9]
  • 2013–14: – Cardiff Comsopolitan[10]
  • 2014–15: – Cardiff Comsopolitan
  • 2015–16: – Creigiau[11]
  • 2016–17: – Pentwyn Dynamo[12]
  • 2017–18: – AFC Rumney Juniors[13]
  • 2018–19: – Canton Rangers
  • 2019–20: – Tongwynlais[14]
  • 2020–21: –

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.leaguewebsite.co.uk/cardiffcombinationfl/LeagueHistory/index/1184
  2. ^ https://www.leaguewebsite.co.uk/cardiffanddistrictafl/LeagueDocuments/download/15429
  3. ^ https://newspapers.library.wales/view/3485750/3485754/57/
  4. ^ "Barry Amateurs AFC : 1930-1933". Barry Football Heritage. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  5. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/leagues_cardiff_dist.php?season_id=1
  6. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/leagues_cardiff_dist.php?season_id=2
  7. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/leagues_cardiff_dist.php?season_id=3
  8. ^ http://fchd.info/lghist/2011-12_Part_5.pdf
  9. ^ https://www.leaguewebsite.co.uk/cardiffanddistrictafl/LeagueArchives?season=1855
  10. ^ https://www.leaguewebsite.co.uk/cardiffanddistrictafl/LeagueArchives?season=2187
  11. ^ https://www.leaguewebsite.co.uk/cardiffanddistrictafl/LeagueArchives?season=2677
  12. ^ https://www.leaguewebsite.co.uk/cardiffanddistrictafl/LeagueArchives?season=2835
  13. ^ https://www.leaguewebsite.co.uk/cardiffanddistrictafl/LeagueArchives?season=3147
  14. ^ https://www.leaguewebsite.co.uk/cardiffanddistrictafl/LeagueDocuments/download/57206

External linksEdit