Merthyr & District League

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Merthyr & District League
Founded1913
CountryFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Number of teams10
Level on pyramid8
Promotion to South Wales Alliance League
Current championsAber Wanderers
(2019–20)
Website Merthyr Tydfil League

The Merthyr Tydfil League is a football league covering the town of Merthyr Tydfil and surrounding areas in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough, South Wales. The league was at the eighth level of the Welsh football league system for the 2019–20 season..

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Divisions

The league is composed of one senior team division. It has previous operated with multiple divisions. In the 1990s the league operated with three senior divisions, and a second tier division operated up until the 2016–17 season. Following on from this the league suffered from a lack of clubs, with only seven clubs completing the 2018–19 season, and ten, including two reserve sides making up the league for the 2019–20 season. For the 2020–21 season the league will not function with eight of the league's teams instead being admitted to the Aberdare Valley League.

Member clubs 2019–20

Premier Division

  • Aber Wanderers
  • Baili Glas A.F.C
  • Black Lion
  • Gurnos
  • Merthyr Saints reserves
  • Merthyr Town reserves
  • Navi
  • Pantyscallog VJ
  • Pentrebach Albion
  • Quar Park Rangers

Promotion and relegation

Promotion from the Premier Division was possible to the South Wales Alliance League for seasons up to 2019–20, 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 Tier Division)

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