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Cardiff Combination League

Cardiff Combination League
Founded10 August 1939[1]
Country Wales
Number of teams23
Level on pyramid8–10
Promotion toSouth Wales Alliance League
Current championsFairwater
(2019–20)
Most championshipsCaerau (Ely)
WebsiteCardiff Combination League

The Cardiff Combination League is a football league covering the city of Cardiff and surrounding areas in South Wales. The leagues are at the eighth, ninth and tenth levels of the Welsh football league system.

The most successful club in the league's history is Caerau (Ely), with ten top division titles.

Divisions

The league is composed of three divisions.

Member clubs 2019–20

Premier Division

  • Aberystwyth Exiles
  • Avenue Hotspur
  • Cathays Conservatives
  • Docks Albion
  • Fairwater
  • Glamorgan
  • St Mellons Athletic
  • Tiger Bay

Division One

  • Aberystwyth Exiles 2nds
  • Avenue Hotspur 2nds
  • Glamorgan 2nds
  • Grange Allstars
  • Homeguard
  • Llanishen Wanderers
  • Thornhill

Division Two

  • Avenue Hotspur development
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Hibernian
  • Cardiff Jets
  • Cathays United
  • Fairwater 2nds
  • Pontprennau Pumas
  • Roath Park Rangers

Promotion and relegation

Promotion from the Premier Division is possible to the South Wales Alliance League, 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 Division

The top division has been called the Senior Division or Premier Division throughout its history. A full set of the champions can be found below.[2]

1940s

  • 1941–42: Fairoak
  • 1941–42: Grange Albion
  • 1942–43: No competition
  • 1943–44: No competition
  • 1944–45: No competition
  • 1945–46: Grange Albion
  • 1946–47: A – Cardiff City Colts; B – Cogan British Legion
  • 1947–48: Fairoak
  • 1948–49: Fairoak
  • 1949–50: Fairoak

1950s

  • 1950–51: Fairoak
  • 1951–52: Cogan
  • 1952–53: Cogan
  • 1953–54: Fairoak
  • 1954–55: Roath Rovers
  • 1955–56: Roath Rovers
  • 1956–57: Roath Rovers
  • 1957–58: The Nomads
  • 1958–59: Roath Rovers
  • 1959–60: Roath Rovers

1960s

  • 1960–61: Roath Rovers
  • 1961–62: The Nomads
  • 1962–63: Caerau (Ely)
  • 1963–64: Bell Rangers
  • 1964–65: Roath Rovers
  • 1965–66: Roath Rovers
  • 1966–67: Roath Rovers
  • 1967–68: Cardiff Draconians
  • 1968–69: Galbalfa
  • 1969–70: Ely Rangers

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

  • 2000–01: AFC St Mellons
  • 2001–02: Heath Park United
  • 2002–03: AFC Butetown
  • 2003–04: Avenue Hotspur
  • 2004–05: AFC Butetown
  • 2005–06: Baybridge
  • 2006–07: Avenue Hotspur
  • 2007–08: Thornhill United
  • 2008–09: Adamsdown Athletic
  • 2009–10: STM Sports (promoted)

2010s

  • 2010–11: Cardiff Hibernians (promoted)
  • 2011–12: Rafa
  • 2012–13: Avenue Hotpur
  • 2013–14: FC Zenith
  • 2014–15: STM Sports Old Boys
  • 2015–16: Thornhill
  • 2016–17: STM Sports Old Boys
  • 2017–18: STM Sports Old Boys (promoted to South Wales Alliance League)
  • 2018–19: Fairwater
  • 2019–20: Fairwater[3]


Number of top flight championships by club

  • Caerau (Ely) – 10 titles
  • Roath Rovers – 9 titles
  • Cardiff Draconians – 8 titles (4 named as Galbalfa Draconians after amalgamation with Gabalfa in 1983–84)
  • Fairoak – 7 titles
  • Ely Rangers – 5 titles
  • Avenue Hotspur – 3 titles
  • STM Sports Old Boys – 3 titles
  • AFC Butetown – 2 titles
  • Anthony's – 2 titles
  • Butetown YC – 2 titles
  • Cogan – 2 titles
  • Fairwater – 2 titles
  • Grange Albion – 2 titles
  • The Nomads – 2 titles
  • Adamsdown Athletic – 1 title
  • AFC St Mellons – 1 title
  • Baybridge – 1 title
  • Bell Rangers – 1 title
  • Cardiff City Colts – 1 title
  • Cardiff Hibernians – 1 title
  • Cavalier – 1 title
  • Cogan British Legion – 1 title
  • Ely West End – 1 title
  • Galbalfa – 1 title
  • Heath Park Avenue – 1 title
  • Home Guard (Ely) – 1 title
  • FC Zenith – 1 title
  • Rafa – 1 title
  • STM Sports – 1 title
  • Thornhill – 1 title
  • Thornhill United – 1 title
  • Whitchurch – 1 title
  • Whitchurch Hospital Grasshoppers – 1 title

References

External links

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