Cardiff & District League

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Cardiff & District League
Founded1897 [1]
CountryFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Number of teams37
Level on pyramid710
Promotion to South Wales Alliance League
Current championsTongwynlais
Website 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.


Area of the league

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]


The league is composed of four divisions.

Member clubs 2019–20

Premier Division

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

Division One

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

Division Two

  • 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 Three

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

Promotion and relegation

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)

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