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Denbighshire League

The Denbighshire League was a league in the early days of Welsh football. Originally titled the Welsh Senior League it ran from 1890 until 1902. It was mainly made up of teams from the Wrexham area, with sporadic entrants from Mid Wales and the North Wales Coast. It was one of the first organised Football Leagues in Wales.[1] The league was resurrected in September 1903 under the name the Wrexham and District League.[2]

Founding Members

The following clubs took part in the 1890-91 season.[3][4]

Champions

Season Champions Runners Up Third Notes
1890-91[5] Druids Rhos Rhostyllen Victoria
1891-92 League Not Run
1892-93[6] Druids Chirk Brymbo Institute
1893-94[7] Westminster Rovers Druids Brymbo Institute
1894-95[8] Wrexham Westminster Rovers Druids
1895-96[9] Wrexham Rhos Druids
1896-97[10] Druids Newtown Oswestry United
1897-98[11] Druids Reserves Wrexham Reserves Rhos Eagle Wanderers
1898-99[12][13] Chirk Reserves Wrexham Reserves Adwy United
1899–1900[14] Wrexham Reserves Chirk Reserves Oswestry United Reserves
1900-01[15] Broughton United Adwy Victoria Druids Reserves
1901-02[16] Broughton United Druids Reserves Oswestry United Reserves

References

  1. ^ "Welsh Football Data Archive: Preserving our football heritage". wfda.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-10-26.
  2. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online WREXHAM AND DISTRICT LEAGUE.|1903-09-04|The Welsh Coast Pioneer and Review for North Cambria - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2016-02-04.
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  4. ^ "Welsh Newspapers Online A WELSH FOOTBALL LEAGUE|1890-03-01|Wrexham and Denbighshire Advertiser and Cheshire Shropshire and North Wales Register - Welsh Newspapers Online". newspapers.library.wales. Retrieved 2015-11-04.
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  13. ^ "Wrexham Advertiser - Saturday 06 May 1899". British Newspaper Archive. Retrieved 2015-12-19.
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  16. ^ "Welsh Football Data Archive: Preserving our football heritage". wfda.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-10-26.

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