Wakefield and District Football Association League

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Wakefield and District Football Association League
Founded
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Nation
England
Feeder To
Yorkshire Amateur Association Football League & West Yorkshire Association League
Divisions
Premier Division
Division One
Division Two
Number of Teams
31
Levels on Pyramid
Level 14 to Level 17
Cups
Jim Callaghan Cup & Divisional Cups
Current champions (2017-18)
Rock Inn FC (Premier)
Snydale Athetic (Division One)
AFC Heckmondwike (Division Two)

The Wakefield and District Football Association League is a football competition based in Yorkshire, England. It has a total of three divisions headed by the Premier Division, which sits at level 14 of the English football league system. It is a feeder to the West Yorkshire Association Football League. Horbury Town, Garforth Rangers, Rothwell, Thornes, and Thornhill were the most recent teams to move up from the league. Horbury (in 2005), Garforth & Rothwell (2010) and Thornhill (2013) chose to play their football in the West Yorkshire League whereas Thornes (2013) went into the West Riding County Amateur League.

Fieldhead Hospital, originally based in the City's Hospital of the same name, are the oldest team in the league, joining in the 1973–74 season, and being a playing member ever since.

Champions[edit]

Season Premier Division Division One Division Two Division Three Jim Callaghan Cup
2004–05 Horbury Town Mitres Well AFC Thornhill Sandal Athletic Reserves Walton
2005–06 Airedale Celtic White Bear Kexbrough Ryecroft Sports Stanley United Reserves Sandal Athletic
2006–07 Airedale Celtic Thornhill Stanley Arms Cliffe Tree Airedale Celtic
2007–08 Horbury Cherry Tree Stanley Arms Alverthorpe WMC Ossett Two Brewers Airedale Celtic
2008–09 Horbury Cherry Tree Gate Royston Garforth Rangers Horbury Cherry Tree
2009–10 Thornhill Rose of York Garforth Rangers Hopetown Thornhill
2010–11 Dodworth Miners Welfare Garforth Working Mens Club Fieldhead Hospital White Hart Morley Cricket & Sports Club
2011–12 Crofton Sports Fieldhead Hospital Plough Crown Alverthorpe Gate
2012–13 Gate FC Gawthorpe Horbury Town Reserves New Wheel Gate
2013–14 Rothwell Snydale Athletic Crackenedge Altofts 'A' Crofton Sports
2014–15 Beechwood Gate AFC Ossett New Wheel White Rose Beechwood Gate
2015–16 Beechwood Gate Eastmoor Red Lion Alverthorpe AFC Junction (Normanton) FC Gawthorpe
2016–17 Real Moor Rock Inn New Pot Oil - Royston Cross
2017–18 Rock Inn Snydale Athletic AFC Heckmondwike - Rock Inn
2018–19 Crackenedge Red Lion Alverthorpe Howden Clough - West End Terriers

Member clubs 2018-19[edit]

Premier Division[1]

  • Beechwood Santos FC
  • Crofton Sports FC
  • Crackenedge FC
  • Durkar FC
  • Fox & Hounds (Batley) FC
  • Overthorpe Sports Club
  • Royston Cross FC
  • Ryhill FC
  • Snydale Athletic

Division One[2]

  • AFC Sheaf
  • FC Thornes
  • Fieldhead Hospital
  • Thorn Tree United
  • Pontefract Sports & Social
  • Waterloo FC
  • Red Lion Alverthorpe FC
  • Nostell Miners Welfare Reserves
  • Ossett Dynamos
  • West End Terriers FC

Division Two[3]

  • Crofton Sports FC Reserves
  • Dewsbury Westside
  • FC Broadway
  • Garforth WMC FC
  • Great Preston FC
  • Howden Clough Third Team
  • New Carlton FC
  • Overthorpe Sports Club Reserves
  • Pontefract Town
  • Snydale Athletic Reserves
  • Thornhill United

References[edit]

  1. Premier Division FA Full-Time
  2. Division One FA Full-Time
  3. Division Two FA Full-Time

External links[edit]


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