Last updated : Wednesday, 13 September 2023
Bristol Downs Association Football League
The Bristol Downs Association Football League is an English football league based in the city of Bristol. It is a completely standalone league system which does not feed into the English football league pyramid.
The league was founded in 1905 and currently has 39 teams competing in four divisions. The teams are all based in the Bristol area and play their matches on the Bristol Downs, a large open space in the city centre.
The Bristol Downs Association Football League was founded in 1905 with 30 founder members. The league has been running continuously ever since, making it the oldest 11-a-side football league in Bristol.
The league has seen a number of changes over the years, including the introduction of a fourth division in 2017. The league also has two cup competitions, the Norman Hardy Cup and the All Saints Cup.
The current champions of the Bristol Downs Association Football League are Ashley, who won the title in the 2022-23 season.
All matches in the Bristol Downs Association Football League are played on the Bristol Downs. The Bristol Downs is a large open space in the city centre, located at the top of Whiteladies Road.
The Bristol Downs is a popular spot for recreation and sports, and is also home to a number of other sports facilities, including a cricket ground, a tennis club, and a bowling green.