Wrexham and District League

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Wrexham and District League
1925 (re-founded)
First season 1903–04
1925–26 (re-founded)
1939 (dissolved)
Domestic cup(s) Welsh Cup
Welsh Amateur Cup
Last champions Caergwrle Wanderers (1938–39)
Most championshipsRhos Rangers (1903–1912)
Llanerch Celts (1925–1939)

The Wrexham and District League was a football league in Wales. It was made up of teams from Wrexham County Borough, Flintshire and Denbighshire



The Wrexham and District League ran during the early years of the twentieth century from 1903-1912. [1] The league previous ran as the Welsh Senior League and the Denbighshire League.

At that time the senior clubs in the Wrexham area played in English leagues such as The Combination and the Birmingham & District League. Their reserve sides, along with local amateur teams, contested the Wrexham and District League. The Wrexham and District League folded in 1912 and its clubs joined the North Wales Alliance League. [2]

In the inter-war years, the new Welsh National League with its various sections was organised. Clubs from the Wrexham area, and the rest of North Wales, joined the Welsh National League Northern Section which ran from 1921-1930.

Teams from the Wrexham Area competed in the Wrexham and District League (1925-1939). [3]

After World War II they re-organised as the Welsh National League (Wrexham Area). [4]

Divisional Champions

1903–1912 [1]

SeasonDivision OneDivision Two
1903–04 Brymbo Victoria
1904–05Brymbo Victoria Esclusham White Stars
1905–06Brymbo Victoria Cefn Albion
1906–07 Rhos Rangers
1907–08Esclusham White StarsSummerhill
1908–09Rhos Rangers Brymbo Institute
1909–10Rhos RangersPonkey North End
1910–11Rhos Rangers Gwersyllt Rangers
1911–12Rhos Rangers Royal Welch Fusiliers

1925–1939 [3]

SeasonDivision One
1928–29Southsea Sports Club
1929–30 Holt
1931–32 Druids United
1932–33 Llanerch Celts
1933–34Druids United
1934–35Llanerch Celts
1935–36Llanerch Celts
1936–37Druids United
1937–38Llanerch Celts
1938–39 Caergwrle Wanderers

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