Ceredigion League

The Ceredigion League (known as The Costcutter Ceredigion League for sponsorship purposes)[1] is a Welsh football league for the county of Ceredigion. It is at the fifth level of the Welsh football league system. It was founded in 1921 as the Cardiganshire League in Lampeter. The ten founding teams were Aberaeron, Aberystwyth Battery, Conservative FC, College Reserves, Drefach, Lampeter, Llanybydder, Newcastle Emlyn, Padarn United and Parish Hall United.[2] Newcastle Emlyn withdrew from the league without playing a game.

Ceredigion League
Founded1921
Country Wales
Divisions3
Number of teams24
Level on pyramid5–6
Promotion toMid Wales Football League
Current championsSt Dogmaels (Division One)
New Quay (Division 2)
(2019-20)

Member clubs for 2019–20 seasonEdit

First DivisionEdit

  • Aberporth
  • Cardigan Town
  • Crannog
  • Dewi Stars
  • Felinfach
  • Ffostrasol Wanderers
  • Lampeter Town
  • Llanboidy
  • Llandysul
  • Newcastle Emlyn
  • St Dogmaels

Second DivisionEdit

  • Aberaeron reserves
  • Bargod Rangers
  • Crannog reserves
  • Crymych
  • Ffostrasol Wanderers reserves
  • Lampeter Town reserves
  • Maesglas
  • New Quay
  • St Dogmaels reserves

Third DivisionEdit

  • Cardigan Town reserves
  • Felinfach reserves
  • Llanboidy reserves
  • Llandysul reserves
  • Maesglas reserves
  • Newcastle Emlyn reserves

First Division championsEdit

Information provided from league website[3] Those years empty are not known.

1920sEdit

  • 1921–22: Llandysul
  • 1922–23: North: Parish Hall United; South: Llandysul
  • 1923–24:
  • 1924–25: Bargod Rangers
  • 1925–26: Bargod Rangers
  • 1926–27: Llanbydder
  • 1927–28:
  • 1928–29:
  • 1929–30: Newcastle Emlyn

1930sEdit

  • 1930–31: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1931–32: Bargod Rangers
  • 1932–33: Aberaeron Town
  • 1933–34:
  • 1934–35:
  • 1935–36:
  • 1936–37:
  • 1937–38:
  • 1938–39:

1940sEdit

  • 1946–47: Bargod Rangers
  • 1947–48: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1948–49: Llandysul
  • 1949–50: Cilgerran

1950sEdit

  • 1950–51: uncompleted
  • 1951–52: Llanybydder
  • 1952–53: Aberaeron Town
  • 1953–54: Aberaeron Town
  • 1954–55: Bargod Rangers
  • 1955–56: Aberaeron Town
  • 1956–57: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1957–58: Bargod Rangers
  • 1958–59: Tregaron
  • 1959–60: Aberaeron Town

1960sEdit

  • 1960–61: St Dogmaels
  • 1961–62: Bargod Rangers
  • 1962–63: Beulah
  • 1963–64: St David's College
  • 1964–65: St Dogmaels
  • 1965–66: St Dogmaels
  • 1966–67: Bargod Rangers
  • 1967–68: Ffostrasol Wanderers
  • 1968–69: Cardigan Town
  • 1989–70: Ffostrasol Wanderers

1970sEdit

  • 1970–71: Ffostrasol Wanderers
  • 1971–72: Ffostrasol Wanderers
  • 1972–73: Bargod Rangers
  • 1973–74: St Dogmaels
  • 1974–75: Ffostrasol Wanderers
  • 1975–76: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1976–77: Ffostrasol Wanderers
  • 1977–78: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1978–79: Bargod Rangers
  • 1979–80: Ffostrasol Wanderers

1980sEdit

  • 1980–81: Bargod Rangers
  • 1981–82: Aberaeron
  • 1982–83: Maesglas
  • 1983–84: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1984–85: Maesglas
  • 1985–86: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1986–87: Maesglas
  • 1987–88: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1988–89: Maesglas
  • 1989–90: Newcastle Emlyn

1990sEdit

  • 1990–91: Dewi Stars
  • 1991–92: St Dogmaels
  • 1992–93: St Dogmaels
  • 1993–94: St Dogmaels
  • 1994–95: St Dogmaels
  • 1995–96: Cardigan Town
  • 1996–97: St Dogmaels
  • 1997–98: Dewi Stars
  • 1998–99: Newcastle Emlyn
  • 1999–2000: Cardigan Town

2000sEdit

  • 2000–01: Cardigan Town
  • 2001–02: Aberaeron
  • 2002–03: Cardigan Town
  • 2003–04: Crannog
  • 2004–05: Lampeter Town
  • 2005–06: Lampeter Town
  • 2006–07: St Dogmaels
  • 2007–08: Maesglas
  • 2008–09: Lampeter Town
  • 2009–10: Cardigan Town

2010sEdit

  • 2010–11: New Quay
  • 2011–12: New Quay
  • 2012–13: New Quay
  • 2013–14: Newcastle Emlyn reserves
  • 2014–15: Cardigan Town
  • 2015–16: Cardigan Town
  • 2016–17: Llandysul
  • 2017–18: Lampeter Town
  • 2018–19: St Dogmaels
  • 2019–20: St Dogmaels

Cup CompetitionsEdit

Teams from the Ceredigion League can compete in 6 different cups;

  • Bay Cup - only 1st teams.
  • League Cup - only 1st teams and reserve sides that don't have their 1st teams participating in this league (Newcastle Emlyn III, Aberaeron Reserves).
  • Cwpan Ceredigion - same teams who participate in the League cup, with their equivalent from the Aberystwyth League.
  • Percy Eldridge Cup - only the reserve sides which have their 1st teams participating in the league (not Newcastle Emlyn III or Aberaeron Reserves).
  • South Cards Cup - all teams from Division 2 and the teams from the Reserve Cup which don't have their 1st teams in Division 2.
  • J.Emrys Morgan Cup - same teams who participate in the League Cup, with their equivalent from the Aberystwyth League, Montgomeryshire League and the Mid Wales South League.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ceredigion League Website".
  2. ^ http://www.ceredigionleague.co.uk/History/History-First-Meeting.html First Meeting
  3. ^ http://www.ceredigionleague.co.uk/Archive/Archive-Winners-Div1.html

External linksEdit