Pembrokeshire League

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Pembrokeshire League
Country Wales
Divisions5
Number of teams59
Level on pyramid5–9
Promotion toWelsh Football League Division Two
Current championsMonkton Swifts
(2018-19)
Most championshipsHakin United (18 titles since 1945)
WebsiteLeague website

The Pembrokeshire League (currently the Manderwood Pembrokeshire League) is a football league in Pembrokeshire, West Wales, running from levels five to nine of the Welsh football league system.

Teams promoted from Division One may enter the Welsh Football League Division Two if standards and facilities fall into line with the regulations of the Welsh Football League.

History[edit]

Newspaper articles from the early 1900s show the league existed in the pre-World War One period. The league was reformed for the 1945–46 season, and has played continuously since.

Clubs who have played in the Welsh Football League[edit]

The following teams from the league have played in the Welsh Football League across the following years:

Member clubs for 2019–20 season[edit]

Changes to the promotion and relegation of the league was confirmed to be in place for the 2019–20 season.[1]

Division One[edit]

Division Two[edit]

Division Three[edit]

Division Four[edit]

  • Broad Haven II
  • Camrose II
  • Haverfordwest Cricket Club II
  • Milford United II
  • Narberth II
  • Neyland II
  • Pennar Robins III
  • Solva II
  • St Clears II
  • St Florence
  • St Ishmaels II
  • Tenby

Division Five[edit]

  • Angle
  • Carew III
  • Herbrandston II
  • Hundleton II
  • Johnston II
  • Kilgetty II
  • Lawrenny II
  • Milford Athletic II
  • Newport Tigers
  • Pembroke Borough II
  • Saundersfoot Sports II

Champions: Top division[edit]

1900s[edit]

  • 1903–04: Pembroke Dock[2]
  • 1903–04: Milford Haven[3]
  • 1905–06: Wiltshire Regiment[4]
  • 1906–07: Wiltshire Regiment[5]
  • 1907–08: Milford United[6]
  • 1908–09: Tenby?
  • 1909–10: Milton Priory Mission[7]
  • 1910–11:
  • 1911–12:
  • 1912–13:
  • 1913–14: Milford Town[8]


A full list of the league's top flight champions since 1945–46 is as follows:[9]

1940s[edit]

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

Number of titles by winning clubs (since 1945)[edit]

Pembrokeshire Senior Cup Winners[edit]

1940s[edit]

1950s[edit]

  • 1950–51: –
  • 1951–52: –
  • 1952–53: – RAF (Pembroke Dock)[15]
  • 1953–54: –
  • 1954–55: –
  • 1955–56: –
  • 1956–57: –
  • 1957–58: –
  • 1958–59 –
  • 1959–60: –

1960s[edit]

  • 1960–61: –
  • 1961–62: –
  • 1962–63: –
  • 1963–64: –
  • 1964–65: –
  • 1965–66: –
  • 1966–67: –
  • 1967–68: –
  • 1968–69: – Hakin United[16]
  • 1969–70: –

1970s[edit]

1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

  • 1990–91: –
  • 1991–92: –
  • 1992–93: – Monkton Swifts[28]
  • 1993–94: –
  • 1994–95: –
  • 1995–96: –
  • 1996–97: –
  • 1997–98: –
  • 1998–99: –
  • 1999–2000: –

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/sport/17750581.pembrokeshire-football-league-restructures-2019-20/
  2. ^ "Local football notes". The Pembroke County Guardian and Cardigan Reporter. 1 December 1904.
  3. ^ "Milford Haven". Evening Express. 6 May 1905.
  4. ^ "End of season soccer". The Pembroke County Guardian and Cardigan Reporter. 27 April 1906.
  5. ^ "Wiltshires win The Pembrokeshire League". The Pembroke County Guardian and Cardigan Reporter. 8 March 1907.
  6. ^ "The Football Season". Haverfordwest and Milford Haven Telegraph and General Weekly Reporter for the Counties of Pembroke Cardigan Carmarthen Glamorgan and the Rest of South Wales. 9 September 1908.
  7. ^ "Pembrokeshire League Championship - Exciting match at Pembroke Dock". The Pembroke County Guardian and Cardigan Reporter. 23 September 1910.
  8. ^ "Local Football - Robins Once Again Champions". Haverfordwest and Milford Haven Telegraph and General Weekly Reporter for the Counties of Pembroke Cardigan Carmarthen Glamorgan and the Rest of South Wales. 1 April 1914.
  9. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/12256
  10. ^ https://www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/sport/15227048.hakin-united-win-the-pembrokeshire-football-league-division-one-title-for-the-17th-time-after-beating-carew-at-the-obs/
  11. ^ Pritchard, Tom. "Monkton Swifts beat Merlins Bridge to lift Pembrokeshire League Division One title". Y Clwb Pel Droed. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  12. ^ http://www.pembrokeshiresport.co.uk/2018-senior-cup-final-snippets
  13. ^ http://www.pembrokeshiresport.co.uk/2018-senior-cup-final-snippets
  14. ^ http://www.pembrokeshiresport.co.uk/home/micky-phillips-research-article
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  16. ^ https://www.milfordmercury.co.uk/news/17579558.when-hakin-afc-did-the-double-50-years-ago/
  17. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/10910
  18. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/11245
  19. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/11597
  20. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/11625
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  22. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/12372
  23. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/12824
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  25. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/14915
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  27. ^ http://www.pembrokeshireleague.co.uk/LeagueDocuments/download/19068
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  29. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/wfda_gallery.php?id=10
  30. ^ http://www.pembrokeshiresport.co.uk/home/senior-cup-final-officials
  31. ^ http://pembrokeshire-herald.com/44312/hakin-claim-title-and-cup-double-with-draw-in-goodwick/
  32. ^ https://www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/sport/16175515.hakin-united-are-too-hot-for-clarbeston-road/
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  36. ^ "Horgan's winner secures Senior Cup". County Echo and St Davids City Chronicle. 12 April 2016.
  37. ^ "Ormond goal eases Wizards to victory". Pembrokeshire Sport.
  38. ^ https://twitter.com/MightyVikings/status/987733249693831169
  39. ^ "Season Review Part 2 – West Wales FA & Gwent County FA leagues". ygemfootball.com. 3 June 2019.