Welsh Football League

The Welsh Football League (also known as the Nathaniel Car Sales Welsh Football League for sponsorship reasons) was a club football league in Wales. For its final season in 2019–20 season it operated at levels 3 and 4 of the Welsh football league system. Level 3 – the Welsh Football League Division One and level 4 Welsh Football League Division Two. It folded in 2020 after the Football Association of Wales took over the running of tier 3 leagues and the responsibility for tier 4 passed to regional football associations.

Welsh Football League
Founded1904; 117 years ago (1904)
(as "Rhymney Valley League Div. 1")
Folded2020
Country Wales
Number of teams32 (16 in each division)
Level on pyramid1 (1904–1992)
2 (1992–2019)
3 & 4 (1992–2020)
Domestic cup(s)Welsh Cup
Welsh Football League Cup

The Welsh Football League's history stretches back to 1904 when the competition was first formed and Aberdare were crowned first champions of a seven-team First Division. Abergavenny were champions of Division 2 and Trelewis the winners of Division 3.


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