Last updated : Tuesday, 28 November 2023
The Aberdeenshire Amateur Football Association (AFA) is the governing body for amateur football in the City of Aberdeen and County of Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland. They run the Aberdeenshire Amateur Football League and associated cup competitions.
The AFA was founded in 1890 and is one of the oldest amateur football associations in Scotland. The league was originally called the Aberdeenshire Junior Football Association, but it was renamed to the Aberdeenshire Amateur Football Association in 1974.
The AFA currently has 66 member clubs, which are divided into 10 leagues. The top league is the Premier Division, followed by Division One (North), Division One (East), Division Two (North), and Division Two (East).
The AFA runs a number of cup competitions, including the following:
- Aberdeenshire Amateur Football League Cup
- John Todd Memorial Trophy
- Aberdeenshire Amateur Football Association Cup
- North of Scotland Amateur Cup
- Scottish Amateur Cup
The Aberdeenshire Amateur Football League Cup is the most prestigious cup competition in the AFA. It is contested by all 66 member clubs.