Last updated : Saturday, 25 November 2023
Bridgend Premier Division
The Bridgend Premier Division is an amateur football league covering the town of Bridgend and surrounding areas in South Wales. The leagues are at the eighth, ninth and tenth levels of the Welsh football league system.
The league was founded in 1921 and has been running continuously ever since. It is one of the oldest amateur football leagues in Wales.
The league has grown significantly over the years and currently has 33 member clubs. The clubs are all based in the Bridgend area, with a few from the surrounding towns and villages.
The league is divided into three divisions: Premier Division, Division One and Division Two. The Premier Division is the top division, followed by Division One and Division Two.
Each division has 11 teams. The teams play each other twice, once at home and once away, for a total of 22 games per season.
Promotion and relegation
The top two teams in the Premier Division are promoted to the South Wales Alliance League, the ninth level of the Welsh football league system. The bottom two teams in the Premier Division are relegated to Division One.
The top two teams in Division One are promoted to the Premier Division. The bottom two teams in Division One are relegated to Division Two.
The current champions of the Bridgend Premier Division are Caerau All Whites. They won the title in the 2022-23 season.
The Bridgend Premier Division also has a number of domestic cups, including:
- WT John Open Cup
- Premier Division Cup
- Division One Cup
- Division Two Cup
The winners of these cups are eligible to compete in the FAW Trophy, the national cup competition for amateur football teams in Wales.