Scottish Women's Football League First Division

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Scottish Women's Football League First Division
Founded2002
CountryScotland
Divisions2
Number of teams24
Level on pyramid3
Promotion to SWPL 2
Relegation to SWFL 2 North/East
SWFL 2 South East/Central
SWFL 2 West/Central
SWFL 2 West/South West
Domestic cup(s) Scottish Cup
League cup(s) Scottish First Division Cup
Current champions Dundee United (SWFL 1 North)
Hibernian 23s (SWFL 1 South)
(2018)
Website Scottish Women's Football

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North

Member clubs for the 2019 season

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South

Member clubs for the 2019 season

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Seasons

2017 Season

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