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|Founded||1904 (as Rhymney Valley League Division 1)|
|Number of teams||48 (16 in each division)|
|Level on pyramid||1 (1904–1992) |
2, 3 and 4 (1992–present)
|Promotion to||Welsh Premier League|
|Relegation to||Carmarthenshire League Premier Division|
Gwent County League Division One
Neath & District League Premier Division
Pembrokeshire League Division One
South Wales Amateur League Division One
South Wales Senior League Division One
Swansea Senior League Division One
|Domestic cup(s)||Welsh Cup|
Welsh Football League Cup
|Current champions||Llanelli Town |
|2017–18 Welsh Football League Division One|
The Welsh Football League (also known as the Nathaniel Car Sales Welsh Football League for sponsorship reasons) is a club football league in Wales. Division One of the Welsh Football League is at Level 2 of the Welsh football league system, immediately below the national Welsh Premier League.
The Welsh Football League's history stretches back to 1904 when the competition was first formed and Aberdare were crowned first champions of a seven-team First Division. Abergavenny were champions of Division 2 and Trelewis the winners of Division 3.
In April 1904, the Merthyr Express newspaper reported that a new football league would be formed in addition to the South Wales League which had been in existence since 1891.
This new competition would be named the Rhymney Valley League and the reason for its creation was due to the South Wales League being overly dominated by Cardiff clubs, though the number of teams from Cardiff barely numbered more than a couple in any one season.