Cheshire Association Football League

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Cheshire Association Football League
  • Premier Division
  • League One
  • League Two
  • Reserves Division One
  • Reserves Division Two
Number of teams49 (Premier, One, Two)
Level on pyramidThe Premier Division is at Level 11
Promotion toNorth West Counties League
(Division One South)
Relegation toHope Valley Amateur League Premier Division
Domestic cup(s)Whaley Bridge (JB Parker Challenge Cup)
Halebank (JA Walton Challenge Cup)
Styal Reserves (Reserves Division Challenge Cup 2019)
Current championsKnutsford (Premier Division)
Daten (League One)
Ford Motors (League Two)

The Cheshire Association Football League is a football competition based in Cheshire, England, which until 2007 was known as the Mid-Cheshire Association Football League. From season 2017–18, the league operates four divisions: the Premier Division, Divisions One and Two, and a Reserve Division. Founded in 1948, only one club (Knutsford) have maintained continuous membership since the formation of the league. Two other founder members have only recently left the league – Whitchurch Alport in 2012 and Barnton in the summer of 2014 .[1]

The Premier Division sits at step 7 of the National League Pyramid, level 11 in the English Football Pyramid.

2019–20 members[edit]

The constitution for season 2019–20 was announced at the league's AGM. It is:

Premier Division[edit]

  • Altrincham Reserves
  • Billinge
  • Blacon Youth (Now Folded)
  • Broadheath Central
  • Congleton Vale
  • Crewe
  • Daten
  • Eagle Sports
  • Egerton
  • FC St Helens
  • Greenalls Padgate St. Oswalds
  • Knutsford
  • Lostock Gralam
  • Middlewich Town
  • Poynton
  • Whaley Bridge Athletic

League One[edit]

  • Ashton Athletic Reserves
  • Cheadle Heath Nomads Res
  • Cheadle Town Reserves
  • Cuddington
  • Denton Town
  • Garswood United
  • Maine Road Reserves
  • Malpas
  • Moore United
  • Orford
  • Styal
  • Vulcan
  • Windle Labour
  • Winstanley Warriors

League Two[edit]

  • Golborne Sports
  • Hartford
  • Holmes Chapel Hurricanes
  • Knowsley South
  • Newton Athletic
  • Parklands
  • Partington Village
  • Pilkington Reserves
  • Rylands Reserves
  • Sandbach United Reserves
  • St Helens Town Reserves
  • Winnington Avenue Y.C 1994

Previous Divisional Champions[edit]

Season Division One Division Two
1979–80 Barnton Prescot B I Reserves
1980–81 Rylands Handforth Irwin
1981–82 Hanley Town Intex
1982–83 Barnton Newcastle Town
1983–84 Rylands N/A
1984–85 Bramhall N/A
1985–86 Newcastle Town N/A
1986–87 Kidsgrove Athletic N/A
1987–88 Kidsgrove Athletic Leek Town Reserves
1988–89 Barnton Wilmslow Albion
1989–90 Grove United Garswood United
1990–91 Linotype Newcastle Town Reserves
1991–92 Grove United Broadheath Central
1992–93 Grove United Malpas
1993–94 Linotype Bollington Athletic
1994–95 Knutsford Cheadle Heath Nomads
1995–96 Garswood United Bollington Athletic
1996–97 Barnton Lostock Gralam
1997–98 Barnton Garswood United Reserves
1998–99 Barnton Padgate St Oswalds
1999–2000 Barnton Trafford Reserves
2000–01 Barnton Broadheath Central
2001–02 Barnton Crosfields
2002–03 Barnton Golborne Sports
2003–04 Middlewich Town Padgate St Oswalds
2004–05 Barnton Penketh & Sankey Eagle
2005–06 Middlewich Town Gamesley
2006–07 Middlewich Town Stalybridge Celtic Reserves
2007–08 Styal F.C. United of Manchester Reserves
2008–09 Woodley Golborne Sports
2009–10 Club AZ Lostock Gralam
2010–11 Greenalls Padgate St. Oswalds Denton Town
2011–12 Knutsford Whaley Bridge
2012–13 Knutsford Barnton
2013–14 Garswood United Poynton
Season Premier Division League One League Two
2014–15 Linotype & Cheadle Heath Nomads Congleton Vale Rovers Wythenshawe Town
2015–16 Knutsford Wythenshawe Town AFC Macclesfield
2016–17 Whaley Bridge Billinge Windle Labour
2017–18 Knutsford Daten Ford Motors
2018-19 Pilkington FC Lostock Gralam Ashton Athletic Reserves

(The league ran only a single division from 1983 to 1987)


  1. ^ Whitchurch Alport FC Archived 16 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine Club Statement (1 August 2012)

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