Last updated : Monday, 04 December 2023
Cheltenham Association Football League
The Cheltenham Association Football League (CAFL) is an amateur football league based in and around Cheltenham, England. It was founded in 1900 and currently has three divisions, with a total of 39 teams. The top division, the Premier Division, sits at level 14 of the English football league system. The CAFL is a feeder league for the Gloucestershire Northern Senior League.
The CAFL was founded in 1900 by a group of local football enthusiasts. The league initially had just two divisions, but it has since expanded to three divisions. The CAFL has produced a number of notable players over the years, including former Cheltenham Town and England international Steve Bull.
The 2023-24 season is currently underway. The Premier Division is being led by Shurdington Rovers, who have won all of their games so far. The other two divisions are being led by FC Lakeside and Tewkesbury Athletic Saturday.
The CAFL matches are played at a variety of venues across Cheltenham and the surrounding area. Some of the most popular venues include:
- The Abbey Business & Leisure Centre
- The Dowty Sports & Social Club
- The Hatherley Park Sports Ground
- The Pittville Park Sports Ground
- The Shurdington Sports Ground