Cheltenham Association Football League

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Cheltenham Association Football League
Cheltenham League.png
Country England
Founded 1900
Divisions 6
Number of teams 70
Levels on pyramid Levels 14 to 19
Feeder to Gloucestershire Northern Senior League
Promotion to Gloucestershire Northern Senior League Division Two
Current champions Charlton Rovers
(2013-14)
Website cheltenhamleague.co.uk

The Cheltenham Association Football League is a football competition based in England and has a total of six divisions. Its top division, Division One sits at level 14 of the English football league system. It is a feeder to the Gloucestershire Northern Senior League. There is also a feeder link to the Cheltenham League with the champion club from the Cirencester and District League being able to progress to Division One of the Cheltenham League.

The Cheltenham League is affiliated to the Gloucestershire County FA.

Background[edit]

The Cheltenham Association Football League is based in and around Cheltenham, providing league football for teams in a 50-mile radius of the town. From its humble beginnings in 1900, the league now boasts 6 divisions, comprising 71 teams and is a feeder league for the Gloucestershire Northern Senior League.[1]

Among the clubs that have left the Cheltenham League and now compete at a higher level are:

The Herd are another side that progressed from the Cheltenham League to the Hellenic Football League and in more recent years were known as Cirencester United, however the club has now disbanded.

Member clubs 2012–13[edit]

  • Division One
  • AC Olympia
  • Bishop's Cleeve 'A'
  • Charlton Rovers
  • Falcons
  • Gala Wilton Reserves
  • Gloucester Elmleaze
  • Hanley Swan
  • Kings
  • Newton
  • RSG
  • Star Reserves
  • Upton Town
  • Whaddon United
  • Division Two
  • Andoversford
  • Cheltenham Civil Service Reserves
  • Churchdown Panthers
  • FC Barometrics Reserves
  • FC Lakeside
  • Northleach Town
  • Prestbury Rovers
  • Shurdington Rovers
  • Southside
  • Staunton & Corse
  • Tewkesbury Town
  • Whaddon United Reserves
  • Division Three
  • Brockworth Albion Reserves
  • Charlton Rovers Reserves
  • Cheltenham Patriots
  • Falcons Reserves
  • Fintan
  • Gala Wilton 'A'
  • Hatherley Rangers
  • Leckhampton Rovers
  • Tivoli Rovers
  • Welland
  • WMK
  • Winchcombe Town Reserves
  • Division Four
  • Apperley
  • Bredon 'A'
  • Cheltenham Civil Service 'A'
  • Dowty Dynamos
  • Kings Reserves
  • Newlands Athletic
  • Pittville United
  • Sherborne Harriers
  • Shurdington Rovers Reserves
  • Southside Reserves
  • Star 'A'
  • Tewkesbury Town Reserves
  • Division Five
  • Bourton Rovers Reserves
  • Cheltenham Civil Service 'B'
  • Cheltenham United
  • FC Barometrics 'A'
  • Hatherley
  • Leckhampton Rovers Reserves
  • Northway
  • Prestbury Rovers Reserves
  • Smiths Athletic Reserves
  • Staunton & Corse Reserves
  • Tewkesbury Town 'A'
  • Division Six
  • Andoversford Reserves
  • Charlton Rovers 'A'
  • Cheltenham Athletic
  • Cheltenham Saracens 'A'
  • Fintan Reserves
  • FC Lakeside Reserves
  • Kingshill Sports Reserves
  • Pittville United Reserves
  • Regency Town
  • Swindon Village Bowmen

Source:[2]

List of Division 1 Champions[edit]

Source[3][4]

List of recent Division 2 to 6 Champions[edit]

Season Division Two Division Three Division Four Division Five Division Six
2000–01 Dynamos Newton Heath Phoenix United Warden Hill United Reserves
2001–02 Smiths Athletic Reserves Bishop's Cleeve 'A' Warden Hill United Reserves Northway Reserves
2002–03 Newton Heath Warden Hill Reserves Northway Reserves Naunton Park
2003–04 Rowanfield United St Marks Reserves Charlton Rovers Tewkesbury YMCA Reserves
2004–05 Bishop's Cleeve 'A' Gala Wilton Reserves Tewkesbury YMCA Reserves Tewkesbury Dynamos
2005–06 Cheltenham Civil Service Reserves High Tech Rangers AC Olympia Tewkesbury Town
2006–07 Finlay Rovers Whaddon United Tewkesbury Town Churchdown Panthers
2007–08 Whaddon United Winchcombe Town Reserves Tewkesbury Rovers FC Barometrics Reserves
2008–09 Whaddon United Reserves Broadway United Churchdown Panthers Cheltenham & Gloucester Cheltenham Saracens 'C'
2009–10 Real Whaddon Gloucester Elmleaze Cheltenham & Gloucester Cheltenham Saracens 'B' FC Lakeside
2010–11 Falcons Smiths Athletic Reserves RSG FC Lakeside Cheltonians
2011–12 Bibury Hanley Swan FC Lakeside Welland Newlands Athletic
2012-13 Gala Wilton Reserves FC Lakeside Priors Pittville United Hatherley

Source[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cheltenham Association League". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Cheltenham Association League - TheFA.com". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Cheltenham Association League- Division 1 Winners". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Cheltenham Association League - TheFA.com". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Cheltenham Association League". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Cheltenham Association League - TheFA.com". Retrieved 30 May 2011. 

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