West Wales Football Association

The West Wales Football Association (Welsh: Cymdeithas Bêl-droed Orllewin Cymru) (WWFA) is the governing body of association football in West Wales and is affiliated to the Football Association of Wales.[1][2] The highest league run solely by the West Wales Football Association will be the West Wales Premier League at Tier 4 of the Welsh League Pyramid, when it commences in the 2020-21 season.[3][4]

All clubs playing according to the laws of the Football Association of Wales and having their grounds and headquarters west of a line drawn from Briton Ferry, Neath, northwards to Glynneath, and then again northwards to the boundary line of the South Wales Football Association shall be eligible for membership.[5]

Affiliated leagues and clubsEdit

The WWFA has senior men's, senior women's, junior men's and junior girls' clubs affiliated to it. The senior men's leagues are the Carmarthenshire League, Neath & District League, Pembrokeshire League, Swansea Senior League and West Wales Premier League. Other Leagues include the West Wales Youth League and West Wales Womens & Girls AFL.[6]

Additionally, teams that compete in the South Wales United Churches League from outside the area are also affiliated to the WWFA - AC Pontypridd, Aberaman Pentecostal, Bethany Ynyshir, Bethel Baptist (Rhondda), Bethlehem Life Centre (Bridgend), Highfields & St Denys (Cardiff), Inter Churches Aberdare, Penarth Vale, R B C United (Cardiff), Rhondda Royals, Tab Life Centre (Newport), U C Bridgend and Woodville Baptist (Cardiff).[7]

All clubs are split into three groups - Classes A, B and C - with the teams plying their trade in the Premier League (Swansea City), the Welsh Premier League and Welsh Football League in the top class.

WWFA knock-out competitionsEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.wwfa.org.uk/
  2. ^ https://www.faw.cymru/en/about-faw/governance/fa-wales-council-contacts/
  3. ^ https://clwbpeldroed.org/2020/07/04/west-wales-premier-league-formed-for-2020-21-season/
  4. ^ https://www.dai-sport.com/west-wales-premier-league-to-be-pembrokeshire-free-zone/
  5. ^ https://www.wwfa.org.uk/clubs/
  6. ^ https://www.wwfa.org.uk/affiliated-leagues/
  7. ^ "Affiliated clubs to WWFA". West Wales Football Association (WWFA). Retrieved 28 May 2011.