Last updated : Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Beechen Cliff Amateur Football League
Beechen Cliff Amateur Football League is a football league in Bath, England. It was founded in 1920 and currently has 30 teams competing in 3 divisions. The league is affiliated to the Somerset County FA.
Beechen Cliff Amateur Football League was founded in 1920 by a group of schoolboys from Beechen Cliff School. The league initially had 6 teams, but it has grown steadily over the years and now has 30 teams.
The league has been successful in developing young players. Many players who have played in the league have gone on to play professional football, including Chris Smalling, Ashley Williams, and Michael Carrick.
Beechen Cliff Amateur Football League has 3 divisions:
- Premier Division
- Division 1
- Division 2
The Premier Division is the top division in the league. The teams in this division are the most competitive and the standard of football is very high.
Division 1 is the second tier of the league. The teams in this division are still very competitive, but the standard of football is not quite as high as in the Premier Division.
Division 2 is the third and lowest tier of the league. The teams in this division are less competitive, but the standard of football is still good.
Beechen Cliff Amateur Football League also runs a number of cup competitions, including the following:
- Beechen Cliff League Cup
- Beechen Cliff Challenge Cup
- Beechen Cliff Charity Cup
The Beechen Cliff League Cup is the most prestigious cup competition in the league. It is open to all teams in the league and the final is usually played at Bath City FC's ground, Twerton Park.
The Beechen Cliff Challenge Cup is open to all teams in the league who have not won the League Cup in the previous 5 years. The final is usually played at a neutral ground.
The Beechen Cliff Charity Cup is a knockout cup competition that is played in aid of a local charity. The final is usually played at a neutral ground.
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