Bermudian Premier Division

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Bermudian Premier Division
Digicel Premier Division (Bermuda).png
Country Bermuda
Confederation Bermuda Football Association
Founded 1963
Number of teams 10
Levels on pyramid 1
Relegation to Bermuda First Division
Domestic cup(s) Bermuda FA Cup
International cup(s) CFU Club Championship
Current champions Dandy Town Hornets
(2013–14)
Most championships Pembroke Hamilton Club
Somerset Cricket Club (9 titles)
2014-15

The Bermudian Premier Division (officially the Cingular Wireless Premier Division for sponsorship reasons) is the highest level of professional football (soccer) in Bermuda, although it excludes the Bermuda Hogges, who play in the US league system.

Teams in this league (currently eight) compete for the national title and a spot in the CFU Club Championship, however, to 2010 (Devonshire Cougars), no Bermudian club has participated in the CFU Championship. The Bermudian clubs who participated in CONCACAF Champions' Cup, always played as clubs of the North American zone (when zone qualifiers used), last appearance in 1992.

The bottom two teams at the end of each season are relegated to the First Division.

2012-13 season[edit]

1.Devonshire Cougars     18  12  5  1  46-22  41  Champions
2.PHC Zebras             18  10  3  5  44-24  33
3.Somerset Trojans       18  10  2  6  36-31  32
4.North Village Rams     18   9  4  5  36-26  31
5.Dandy Town Hornets     18   9  2  7  41-29  29
6.Southampton Rangers    18   7  3  8  35-37  24
7.Wolves                 18   6  4  8  33-42  22
8.Flanagan's Onions      18   5  2 11  21-44  17
9.Robin Hood             18   4  2 12  22-43  14  Relegated
10.Saint George's Colts  18   3  3 12  18-34  12  Relegated

Clubs for 2014-15 season[edit]

Past winners[edit]

Performance by club[edit]

Club Parish Titles Last Title
Somerset Cricket Club 9 1993
Pembroke Hamilton Club Pembroke 9 2008
North Village Community Club 8 2011
Dandy Town SC Pembroke 7 2014
Devonshire Cougars Devonshire 4 2013
Devonshire Colts Devonshire 3 1997
Vasco da Gama FC 3 1999
Young Men's Social Club 3 1966
Boulevard Community Club 2 1995
Hotels International FC 2 1980
Southampton Rangers SC Southampton 1 1981

Top scorers[edit]

Year Best scorers Team Goals
1963/64 Bermuda Glenn Wade Dock Hill Rangers 18
1964/65 Bermuda Bayfield Clarke Dock Hill Rangers 20
1967/68 Bermuda Clyde Best Somerset Trojans  ?
1972/73 Bermuda Alvin Dowling Devonshire Colts 23
1973/74 Bermuda Marichal Astwood PHC Zebras 15
1974/75 Bermuda Gary Darrell
Bermuda Randy Horton
Somerset Trojans
Devonshire Colts
10
1978/79 Bermuda Coolridge Bell Somerset Trojans 35
1989/90 Bermuda Kyle Lightbourne PHC Zebras  ?
1990/91 Bermuda David Bascome Boulevard Blazers  ?
1991/92 Bermuda Kyle Lightbourne PHC Zebras 24
1992/93 Bermuda Kenny Mills PHC Zebras 13††
1993/94 Raymond Beach Dandy Town SC 8+
1995/96 Bermuda Darrin Simons Dandy Town Hornets 17
1999/00 Bermuda Keith Jennings Vasco Volcanoes 13
2000/01 Bermuda Raynell Lightbourne PHC Zebras 11
2001/02 Bermuda Raymond Beach Devonshire Cougars 12
2002/03 Bermuda Raymond Beach Devonshire Cougars 20
2003/04 Bermuda Raymond Beach Devonshire Cougars 17
2004/05 Bermuda Khano Smith Dandy Town Hornets 7+
2005/06 Bermuda Aljame Zuill Devonshire Cougars 11
2006/07 Bermuda Ralph Bean Jr. North Village Rams 13+
2007/08 Bermuda Kwame Steede Devonshire Cougars 15
2008/09 Bermuda Raymond Beach Dandy Town Hornets 16
2009/10 Bermuda Nahki Wells Dandy Town Hornets 20
2010/11 Bermuda Raymond Beach
Bermuda Kwame Steede
Dandy Town SC
Devonshire Cougars
13
2011/12 Bermuda Antwan Russell PHC Zebras 19
2012/13 Bermuda Dennis Russell Southampton Rangers 16

League record
†† Incomplete data. Other players may have exceeded Mills' total.

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