Wiltshire Premier Shield

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Wiltshire Premier Shield
The Wilshire Premier Shield.JPG
Founded
1926
Current Holders
Swindon Supermarine
Country
England England
County
County Flag of Wiltshire.svg Wiltshire (Wiltshire F.A.)
Most Successful Club
Swindon Town
(28 Wins)

The Wiltshire Premier Shield is a single county cup competition involving English football clubs based in the county of Wiltshire.

The current competition format operates with a two-leg semi-final and a single match final during the latter stages of the league season.

The most successful team in the competition's history is Swindon Town who have won the shield 27 times. Swindon Town are the only Wiltshire representative in the Football League and have often used the Wiltshire Shield to field their youths, reserves and players who are returning from injury.

The competition consists of four teams. These are Swindon Town, Salisbury City, Chippenham Town and Swindon Supermarine.

Wiltshire Senior Challenge Cup[edit]

Season Champions Finalists Notes
1886–87[1] Swindon Town Trowbridge Town
1887–88[1] Swindon Town Swindon Temperance
1888–89[1] Swindon Town Swindon Temperance
1889–90[1] Swindon Town Trowbridge Town
1890–91[1] Swindon Town Swindon Town Reserves
1891–92[1] Swindon Town Swindon Town Reserves
1892–93[1] Swindon Athletic Trowbridge Town
1895–96[1] Swindon Town Reserves Trowbridge Town Joint Holders
1896–97[1] Swindon Town Trowbridge Town
1897–98[2] Trowbridge Town
1901–02[1] Chippenham Town Swindon Town Reserves
1903–04[1] Swindon Town Wootton Bassett Town
1908–09[1] Swindon Town Trowbridge Town Cup withheld
1914–19 N/A N/A No competition due to outbreak of World War I.
1919–20[1] Swindon Town Salisbury City
1921–22[2] Trowbridge Town
1925–26[2] Trowbridge Town

Wiltshire Premier Shield winners[edit]

Season Champions
1926–27 Swindon Town [1]
1927–28 Swindon Town [1]
1928–29 Swindon Town [1]
1929–30 Swindon Town [1]
1930–31 Swindon Town [1]
1931–32 Swindon Town [1]
1932–33 Swindon Town [1]
1933–34 Trowbridge Town[2]
1934–35 No competition
1935–36 No competition
1936–37 Salisbury City
1937–38 Trowbridge Town[2]
1938–45 No competition due to outbreak of World War II.
1945–46 Trowbridge Town
1946–47 No competition
1947–48 Swindon Town [1]
1948–49 Swindon Town [1]
1949–50 Trowbridge Town
1950–51 Swindon Town [1]
1951–52 Swindon Town [1]
1952–53 Swindon Town [1]
1953–54 Swindon Town [1]
1954–55 Swindon Town [1]
1955–56 Swindon Town [1]
1956–57 Salisbury City
1957–58 Swindon Town [1]
1958–59 Swindon Town [1]
1959–60 Salisbury City
1960–61 Salisbury City
1961–62 Salisbury City
1962–63 No competition
1963–64 No competition
1964–65 No competition
1965–66 Chippenham Town [3]
1966–67 Salisbury City
1967–68 Salisbury City
1968–69 Trowbridge Town
1969–70 Trowbridge Town
1970–71 Salisbury City
1971–72 Swindon Town [1]
1972–73 Trowbridge Town
1973–74 Swindon Town [1]
1974–75 Swindon Town [1]
1975–76 Swindon Town [1]
1976–77 Swindon Town [1]
1977–78 Salisbury City
1978–79 Salisbury City
1979–80 Swindon Town [1]
1980–81 Melksham Town [4]
1981–82 Melksham Town [4]
1982–83 Devizes Town [5]
1983–84 Shield withheld
1984–85 Melksham Town [4]
1985–86 Melksham Town [4]
1986–87 Chippenham Town [3]
1987–88 Swindon Town [1]
1988–89 Chippenham Town [3]
1989–90 Swindon Town [1]
1990–91 Swindon Town [1]
1991–92 Swindon Town [1]
1992–93 Trowbridge Town
1993–94 Trowbridge Town
1994–95 Trowbridge Town
1995–96 Salisbury City
1996–97 Swindon Supermarine
1997–98 Melksham Town [4]
1998–99 Salisbury City
1999–2000 Melksham Town [4]
2000–01 Salisbury City
2001–02 Chippenham Town [3]
2002–03 Salisbury City
2003–04 Chippenham Town [6]
2004–05 Chippenham Town [7]
2005–06 Chippenham Town [3]
2006–07 Swindon Supermarine [8]
2007–08 Salisbury City [9]
2008–09 Salisbury City [10]
2009–10 Swindon Town [11]
2010-11 Chippenham Town [12]
2011-12 Swindon Supermarine [13]
2012-13

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an "WILTSHIRE CUP & PREMIER SHIELD". swindon-town-fc.co.uk. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Trowbridge Town Honours - Honours 2". Trowbridge Town F.C. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Chippenham Town: HISTORY - HISTORY 2". Chippenham Town F.C. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Devizes Town Honours". Toolstation Western League. 
  5. ^ "Devizes Town Honours". Devizes Town F.C. 
  6. ^ "Chalky reunited". Gazette & Herald. 
  7. ^ "Town's kids in three fall". Gazette & Herald. 
  8. ^ "Mark on hunt after Shield win". Swindon Supermarine F.C. 
  9. ^ "WILLIAMS ON FINAL DEFEAT". Swindon Town F.C.. 
  10. ^ "Cup victory ends Whites' season". Salisbury Journal. 
  11. ^ "Town seal Shield success". Swindon Advertiser. 
  12. ^ "Report: Chippenham Town 1 Town 0". Swindon Town F.C.. 
  13. ^ "Report: Swindon Supermarine 5 Salisbury City 1". Swindon Supermarine F.C..