List of women's football clubs in Scotland

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League pyramid

All women's leagues in Scotland are part of a pyramid structure, with the Scottish Women's Premier League being at the top. Leagues become more regional at the bottom.

Contents

Clubs are allowed numerous teams in the Leagues, however, no club can be permitted to have more than one team in each of the top two divisions. More than one team from the same club can, however, compete in the 2nd divisions.

The Women's football in Scotland pyramid has 4 steps in it. They are:

Level

League(s)/Division(s)

1

Scottish Women's Premier League 1
(Scottish Building Society)
8 clubs playing 21 games - 1 relegation

2

Scottish Women's Premier League 2
(Scottish Building Society)
8 clubs playing 21 games - 1 promotion, 2 relegations

3

SWFL Division 1 – North
12 clubs playing 22 games - 1 promotion

SWFL Division 1 – South
12 clubs playing 22 games - 1 promotion

4

SWFL Division 2 – North
9 clubs playing 18 games

SWFL Division 2 – West
12 clubs playing 22 games

SWFL Division 2 – Central
12 clubs playing 22 games

SWFL Division 2 – East
12 clubs playing 22 games

Scottish Women's Premier League

The teams below are competing in the Scottish Women's Premier League in the 2019 season:

SWPL1

SWPL2

Scottish Women's First Division

The teams below are competing in the Scottish Women's First Division in the 2019 season:

SWFL 1 North

  • Aberdeen Under-23s
  • Buchan
  • Cove Rangers Ladies
  • Dee Ladies
  • Deveronvale Ladies
  • Dunfermline Athletic
  • East Fife
  • Inverness City
  • Raith Rovers
  • Stirling University Development
  • Westdyke Ladies [1]

SWFL 1 South

  • Blackburn United
  • Boroughmuir Thistle
  • Celtic Academy
  • Cumbernauld Colts
  • Falkirk
  • Hibernian Under-23s
  • Morton
  • Queen's Park
  • Rangers Development
  • Renfrew
  • Westerlands [2]

Scottish Women's Second Division

The teams below are competing in the Scottish Women's Football League Second Division in the 2019 season:

North

  • Buchan Youth
  • Buckie Thistle
  • Caithness
  • Forfar Farmington Development
  • Montrose
  • Moray
  • Ross County
  • Stonehaven
  • Turriff United [3]

West

  • Ayr United
  • Bishopton
  • Dumbarton United — withdrew
  • Gleniffer Thistle
  • F.C. Kilmarnock Under-23s
  • Kilwinning
  • Pollok United
  • Queen of the South — withdrew
  • Rutherglen
  • St Mirren
  • Stranraer
  • United Glasgow [4]

Central

  • Airdrie
  • Broxburn Athletic
  • Cumbernauld Colts Yellows
  • East Kilbride
  • Glasgow Girls Development
  • Hamilton Academical Under-23s
  • Hawick United
  • Motherwell Development
  • Murieston United
  • Stenhousemuir
  • St Mirren
  • West Park United [5]

East

  • Bonnyrigg Rose
  • Dryburgh Athletic
  • Dundee City
  • East Fife Violets
  • Edinburgh Caledonia
  • GOC
  • Hearts Development
  • Hutchison Vale Development
  • Jeanfield Swifts Development
  • Kelty Hearts
  • Lothian
  • Spartans Development [6]

See also

References

  1. "SWFL Division 1 - North". Scottish Women's Football. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  2. "SWFL Division 1 - South". Scottish Women's Football. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  3. "SWFL Division 2 - North". Scottish Women's Football. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  4. "SWFL Division 2 - West". Scottish Women's Football. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  5. "SWFL Division 2 - Central". Scottish Women's Football. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  6. "SWFL Division 2 - East". Scottish Women's Football. Retrieved 16 August 2018.