South Devon Football League

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South Devon League
CountryEngland
Number of teams66
12 (Premier Division)
13 (Division One)
15 (Division Two)
12 (Division Three)
14 (Division Four)
Level on pyramidLevel 12 (Premier Division)
Level 13 (Division 1)
Level 14 (Division 2)
Level 15 (Division 3)
Level 16 (Division 4)
Feeder toSouth West Peninsula League Division One East
Domestic cup(s)Herald Cup, Fred Hewings Cup, Divisional Cups
Current championsAshburton (Premier Division)
Harbertonford (Division One)
Bovey Tracey Reserves (Division Two)
Meadowbrook Athletic (Division Three)
East Allington United Reserves (Division Four)
Watts Blake Bearne A.F.C. (Division Five)
(2017–18)
WebsiteSouth Devon Football League official website

The South Devon Football League, known under a sponsorship arrangement as the WBW Solicitors South Devon Football League, is a football competition based in England. Its top division, the Premier Division, sits at level 12 of the English football league system. This league is a feeder to the South West Peninsula League. There are a total of five divisions in this league. The SDFL's primary cup competition is the Herald Cup, currently sponsored by the Herald Express. It is a simple knockout competition featuring all SDFL clubs (first teams only).

Recent Herald Cup winners[edit]

Season Team
99–00: Newton Abbot 66
00–01: Kingsteignton Athletic
01–02: Kingsteignton Athletic
02–03: Upton Athletic
03–04: Galmpton United
04–05: Upton Athletic
05–06: Brixham Villa
06–07: Brixham Villa
07–08: Hele Rovers
08–09: Upton Athletic
09–10: Watts Blake & Bearne
10–11: Watcombe Wanderers
11–12: Buckland Athletic Reserves
12–13: Watcombe Wanderers
13–14: Watcombe Wanderers
14–15: Watcombe Wanderers
15–16: Waldon Athletic
16–17: East Allington United
17–18: East Allington United

Recent Divisional champions[edit]

Season Premier One Two Three Four Five Six Seven
2006–07 Brixham Villa
2007–08 Bovey Tracey Newton Abbot Reserves Staverton & Landscove Buckland Athletic Reserves Dartmouth Reserves Staverton & Landscove Reserves Buckland Athletic 'A' Watcombe Wanderers
2008–09 Kingskerswell & Chelston Ashburton Buckland Athletic Reserves Buckfastleigh Rangers Reserves Staverton & Landscove Reserves Watcombe Wanderers South Brent Reserves N/A*
2009–10 Watts Blake Bearne Watcombe Wanderers
2010–11 Upton Athletic Loddiswell Athletic Stoke Fleming Watcombe Wanderers Abbotskerswell Reserves Bishopsteignton United Buckland & Milber Reserves
2011–12 Kingskerswell & Chelston Teignmouth Reserves Watcombe Wanderers Bovey Tracey Reserves Babbacombe Corinthians Chudleigh Athletic Reserves Roselands
2012–13 Buckland Athletic Reserves Watcombe Wanderers Bovey Tracey Reserves Upton Athletic Reserves Bishopsteignton United Roselands Preston South End
2013–14 Watcombe Wanderers Dartmouth AFC Babbacombe Corinthians Buckland & Milber Watcombe Wanderers Reserves Buckfastleigh Rangers Reserves Watcombe Wanderers 'A'
2014–15 Buckland Athletic Reserves Buckland Athletic 'A' Foxhole United Watcombe Wanderers Reserves Liverton United Reserves Watcombe Wanderers 'A' N/A*
2015–16 Buckland Athletic Reserves Ashburton Roselands Dartmouth AFC Reserves Watcombe Wanderers 'A' Torbay Police Reserves
2016–17 Buckland Athletic Reserves Roselands Paignton Saints Torbay Police Ashburton Reserves Bishopsteignton United Reserves
2017–18 Ashburton Harbertonford Bovey Tracey Reserves Meadowbrook Athletic East Allington United Reserves Watts Blake Bearne A.F.C.
  • Division discontinued

2018–19 Members[edit]

Premier Division[edit]

Ashburton | Brixham AFC Reserves | Buckland Athletic Reserves | Chudleigh Athletic | Dartmouth A.F.C. | East Allington United | Kingskerswell & Chelston | Kingsteignton Athletic | Paignton Villa | Roselands | Totnes & Dartington (Reserves) | Watcombe Wanderers

Division One[edit]

Babbacombe Corinthians | Beesands Rovers | Bovey Tracey Reserves | Broadmeadow S.T.F.C. | Buckland Athletic 'A' | Ivybridge Town Reserves | Loddiswell Athletic [1] | Newton Abbot '66 | Newton Abbot Spurs Reserves | Paignton Saints | Salcombe Town | Torbay Police | Watcombe Wanderers Reserves

Division Two[edit]

Abbotskerswell | Ashburton Reserves | Barton Athletic | Buckfastleigh Rangers | Chudleigh Athletic Reserves | Dartmouth A.F.C. Reserves | Harbertonford (Reserves) | Ipplepen Athletic | Kingskerswell & Chelston Reserves | Kingsteignton Athletic Reserves | Meadowbrook Athletic | Riviera United | Roselands Reserves | Stoke Gabriel Reserves | Waldon Athletic Reserves

Division Three[edit]

Bishopsteignton United (Reserves) | Buckfastleigh Rangers Reserves | Dittisham United | East Allington United Reserves | Hookhills United | Newton Rovers | Paignton Villa Reserves | Riviera United Reserves | Torbay Police Reserves | Torquay Town | Upton Athletic (Reserves)

Division Four[edit]

Babbacombe Corinthians Reserves | Barton Athletic Reserves | Broadhempston United | Chudleigh Athletic 'A' | Galmpton United | Ilsington Villa | Ipplepen Athletic Reserves | Kingsbridge & Kellaton United | Newton Abbot '66 Reserves | Newton Rovers Reserves | Paignton Saints Reserves | Stoke Fleming & Strete | Teign Village | Watts Blake Bearne A.F.C. 'A'

Other SDFL Cup competitions[edit]

The SDFL also run an additional 6 cup competitions. These are:

  • Fred Hewings Cup (Reserve Sides)
  • George Belli Cup (Premier Divisional Cup)
  • Dartmouth Cup (First Divisional Cup)
  • Lidstone Cup (Second Divisional Cup)
  • Ronald Cup (Third Divisional Cup)
  • Les Bishop Cup (Fourth Divisional Cup)

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