Stroud and District Football League

The Stroud and District Football League is a football competition based in England. The league was established in 1902 and is affiliated to the Gloucestershire County FA. It has a total of eight divisions with the highest, Division One, sitting at level 14 of the English football league system. It is a feeder to the Gloucestershire Northern Senior League (GNSL).

Stroud and District Football League
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Founded1902
CountryEngland
Divisions8
Number of teams105
Level on pyramidLevels 14 to 21
Feeder toGloucestershire Northern Senior League
Promotion toGloucestershire Northern Senior League Division Two
League cup(s)Stroud and District Football League Cup Competition (5 cups and 4 plate trophies)
Current championsNo current champion
(2020-21)
WebsiteOfficial Website – stroudleague.co.uk
League Tables – TheFA.com

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the 2020-21 was not completed. Dursley Town were League Champions for the 2019–20 season (using the FA approved Points Per Game method) and were subsequently promoted to the GNSL.

The League will be sponsored in the 2021-22 by Bateman's Sports (based in central Stroud) and Kappa (brand).

HistoryEdit

The Stroud and District League was founded in 1902 and serves the central (or mid) part of Gloucestershire from Gloucester and Churchdown in the north, to Cirencester in the east, to Thornbury and Chipping Sodbury in the south. The League's geographical area is within a 20 mile road radius of central Stroud, GL5 1AB.

The first ever winners of the league were Brimscombe.

Among the clubs that have left the S&DFL and now compete at a higher level are:

Member clubs 2021–22[1]Edit

Division One - 14 teams
Chalford Reserves, Chesterton, Hardwicke Reserves, Kingsway Rovers, Kingswood, Minchinhampton, Old Richians, Quedgeley Wanderers Reserves, Ramblers, Randwick, Rodborough Old Boys, Tetbury Town, Tredworth Tigers, Wickwar Wanderers

Division Two - 14 teams
AFC Renegades, Avonvale United, Cam Bulldogs Reserves, Gala Wilton Reserves, Hempsted, Horsley United, Longford, Longlevens 3rds, Minety, Sharpness Reserves, Taverners Reserves, Tuffley Rovers 3rds, Upton St Leonards Reserves, Wotton Rovers

Division Three - 13 teams
Abbeymead Rovers Reserves, Barnwood United Reserves, Berkeley Town Reserves, Cashes Green, Charfield Reserves, Hardwicke 3rds, Kingsway Rovers Reserves, North Nibley, Painswick, Quedgeley Wanderers 3rds, Redmarley & Tibberton United, Trident, Uley

Division Four - 13 teams
Chalford 3rds, Cotswold Rangers, Dursley Town Reserves, Frampton United 3rds, Kingshill Sports, Kings Stanley Reserves, Longlevens 4ths, Rodborough Old Boys Reserves, South Cerney, Stonehouse Town 3rds, Stratton United, Stroud United, Tuffley Rovers 4ths

Division Five - 13 teams
Chalford 4ths, Eastcombe, Gala Wilton 3rds, Gloster Rovers, Hillesley, Horsley United Reserves, Minchinhampton Reserves, Old Richians Res, Poulton, Randwick Reserves, Sharpness Reserves, Sherston Town, Tuffley Rovers 5ths

Division Six - 14 teams
Boss FC, Brockworth Albion 3rds, Cam Bulldogs 3rds, Cam Everside Wanderers, Cashes Green Reserves, Cotswold Rangers Reserves, Dursley Town 3rds, Leonard Stanley Reserves, Longlevens 5ths, Rodborough Old Boys 3rds, Tetbury Town Reserves, Uley Reserves, Wickwar Wanderers Reserves

Division Seven - 13 teams
Abbeymead Rovers 3rds, AFC Renegades Reserves, Alkerton Rangers, Bush FC, Kingswood Reserves, Longford Reserves, Oxstalls United, Painswick Reserves, Ramblers Reserves, Redmarley & Tibberton United Reserves, Robinswood Athletic, SB Galacticos, Wotton Rovers Reserves

Division Eight - 12 teams
Dursley Town 4ths, Gala Wilton 4ths, Horsley United 3rds, Minety Reserves, Painswick 3rds, Randwick 3rds, Rising Stars, Stonehouse Town 4ths, Stratton United Reserves, Stroud United Reserves, Uley 3rds, Woodchester

Champions & Division Winners[2]Edit

1902–03: Brimscombe[3]

Season Division One Division Two Division Three Division Four
2009–10 Frampton United Stonehouse Town Res Slimbridge Res Abbeymead Rovers Res
2010–11 Abbeymead Rovers Gloucester Civil Service Upton St Leonards Didmarton
2011–12 Tuffley Rovers Res Upton St Leonards Avonvale United Wickwar Wanderers
2012–13 Quedgeley Wanderers Avonvale United AFC Phoenix Stroud Harriers
2013–14 Avonvale United Frampton United Res Sharpness Res Longlevens 3rds
2014–15 Longlevens Res Stroud Harriers St Nicholas Old Boys Tuffley Rovers 3rds
2015–16 Stroud Harriers Stroud United Cam Bulldogs Res Rodborough Old Boys
2016–17 Upton St Leonards Kingswood Res Minchinhampton Ramblers
2017-18 Barnwood United Rodborough Old Boys Ramblers Tredworth Tigers Res
2018-19 Kings Stanley Didmarton Kingsway Rovers Charfield Res
2019-20 Dursley Town Chesterton Horsley United Painswick
2020-21 Not Awarded Not Awarded Not Awarded Not Awarded
Season Division Five Division Six Division Seven Division Eight
2008–09 Matchplay Reeves Ramblers 3rds Tredworth Tigers Bush
2009–10 Didmarton Stroud Imperial Hardwicke Res McCadam
2010–11 Stroud Imperial Bush McCadam Kingsholm
2011–12 Stroud Harriers Upton St Leonards Res Cotswold Rangers Trident
2012–13 Avonvale United Res St Nicholas Old Boys Trident Tuffley Rovers 4ths
2013–14 St Nicholas Old Boys Alkerton Rangers Hawkesbury Stallions Alkerton Rangers Res
2014–15 Trident The Village Chalford 3rds
2015–16 Wickwar Wanderers Longlevens 4ths Kingsway Rovers
2016–17 Kingsway Rovers Painswick Bridgeway
2017–18 Charfield Res North Nibley Cotswold Rangers Res
2018-19 North Nibley Cashes Green Ramblers Res
2019-20 Berkeley Town Res Stroud United Cam Everside Wanderers
2020-21 Not Awarded Not Awarded Not Awarded

League Cup Winners[4]Edit

(this replaced the Stroud & District Charity Cup Competition run for over 100 years)

Season Harry Greening Cup Presidents Cup Chairmans Cup Dennis Mason Cup Bill Bick Cup
2018–19[5] Frampton United Kings Stanley Minchinhampton North Nibley Cashes Green
2019–20[6] Not Completed[7] Not Completed Not Completed Final to be played in 2020-21 season Final to be played in 2020-21 season
2020–21[8] Not Played[9] Not Played Not Played Not Played Not Played

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