North Wales Coast West Football League

Last updated
North Wales Coast West Football League
Founded2020
CountryFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales
Number of teams34
Level on pyramid4 & 5
Promotion to Ardal Leagues
Domestic cup(s)Intermediate Challenge Cup (Premier)
Junior Challenge Cup (First)

The North Wales Coast West Football League is a football league in Wales, at tiers 4 and 5 of the Welsh football league system in North Wales, founded in 2020. The league is under the control of the North Wales Coast Football Association. The league replaced the former Gwynedd League and Anglesey Leagues, and covers the North West of Wales. A corresponding North Wales Coast East Football League will be also be established at the same time.

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League history

Plans for the new league were discussed in March 2020. There will be two tiers - the Premier Division – with no more than 16 clubs will be at tier 4, with Division One – with no more than 16 clubs at tier 5. [1]

Member clubs for 2021–22 season

Premier League

Member clubs for 2021–22 season

Division One

Trearddur Bay Bulls had been due to compete in the Premier League but announced in June 2021 that they would be taking a year out, mirroring Llandegfan who also resigned from Division One. [2]

Premier League Champions

2020s

  • 2020-21:

Division One Champions

2020s

  • 2020-21:

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References

  1. Jones, Dave. "Challenge Cup set to return under North Wales coast football shake-up next season". North Wales Sport. Retrieved 19 June 2020.
  2. Jones, Dave. "Trearddur Bay Bulls will not compete this season – but they have vowed to return". Grassroots North Wales. NW Sports. Retrieved 14 July 2021.