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Newport and District Football League
Founded1901
Country Wales
Number of teams34
Level on pyramid7–10
Promotion toGwent County League
Domestic cup(s)Senior Challenge Bowl
Junior Challenge Cup
Sunday Challenge Cup
Challenge Plate
Current championsMarshfield
(2021–22)
WebsiteNewport AFL

The Newport and District Football League (currently billed as The Monmouthshire Building Society Newport and District Football League for sponsorship reasons) is a football league covering the city of Newport and surrounding areas in South Wales. The headquarters are located at Newport Civic Centre.

Area

The League's area consists of the city of Newport and the surrounding part of the historic county of Monmouthshire as far west as the county boundary at Bedwas, as far north-west as Abercarn and Wattsville, as far north-east as Sebastopol Bridge, and as far east as Llanwern, and Nash.

Member clubs 2022–23 and divisions

The league is composed of four divisions plus a Sunday division. The top-level consists of a premier division split into "Premier X" and "Premier Y" (for reserve teams), and two feeder divisions numbered 1 and 2.

Premier 'X'

Premier 'Y'

Division One

Division Two

Promotion and relegation

The Premier 'X' Division champions (or runners-up if the champions do not meet ground criteria) are promoted to the Gwent County League. Promotion and relegation also applies to the two bottom clubs of Division One and the two top clubs of Division Two. Promotion to the Premier division from Division One and relegation from the Premier division is at the discretion of the league's Executive Committee. Clubs requesting places in the Premier Division will be interviewed by the Executive Committee.

Champions (Top Division)

This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (November 2021)

Information provided by the league.

Pre 1950s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

2020s

References

  1. ^ "Newport & District League". Evening Express. 23 April 1904.
  2. ^ "Newport & District League". Evening Express. 6 May 1905. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  3. ^ "Newport & District League". Evening Express. 5 May 1906. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  4. ^ a b "Liswerry FC 201314" (PDF). Welsh Football League. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Monmouthshire Building Society Newport and District League". South Wales Argus. 6 May 2010. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  6. ^ "2012-13 tables, part 5" (PDF). Football Club History Database. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  7. ^ "Tweet". Twitter. Cromwell Youth FC. 24 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 July 2019. Retrieved 19 August 2019.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)