Port Talbot Football League

The Port Talbot & District Football League, also known as the M.P.N. Port Talbot Football League for sponsorship reasons, is a league competition featuring non-professional association football clubs in the area of Port Talbot, South Wales. Founded in 1926, it is one of the oldest such competition in Wales. The main competition consists of a two divisions. There is also a Reserves Division. The Premier Division is a feeder to the South Wales Alliance League Division Two, and therefore sits at level 8 of the Welsh football pyramid.

MPN Port Talbot Football League
Founded1926
CountryWales
ConfederationUEFA
DivisionsPremier Division
Reserve Division
Number of teams17
Level on pyramid8 & 9
Promotion toSouth Wales Alliance League Division Two
Domestic cup(s)Port Talbot Open Cup
League cup(s)Port Talbot League Cup
International cup(s)N/A
Current championsTata Steel United
(2018-19)
WebsiteLeague website

Background

The league is currently split into 3 different divisions with relegation and promotion at the end of each season. The highest division is the M.P.N. Port Talbot Premier League, followed by the M.P.N. Port Talbot Division One. The third division is called the M.P.N. Port Talbot Reserve Division and was created in 2010.

The League is administered by Mr. Mr T. Lewis (Chairman), Mr A. Short (Vice Chairman), Mr B. Owen (Treasurer) and Mr. David King (General Secretary). In the 2013-14 season there are 22 teams competing over the two divisions, with 9 teams in the Premier Division and 13 in the Reserves Division.

Among the clubs who have progressed to a higher level from the Port Talbot Football League is Goytre United and Cornelly United.

Member clubs for 2019–20 season

Premier Division

First Division

Divisional history - Premier Division champions

  • 2007–08: Grove Park
  • 2008–09: Real Bay View CF
  • 2009–10: Cornelly United
  • 2010–11: Cwmafan
  • 2011–12: Cornelly United[1]
  • 2012–13: Margam YC
  • 2013–14: Glyncorrwg
  • 2014–15: Goytre United reserves
  • 2015–16: Cwmafan
  • 2016–17: Cwmafan
  • 2017–18: Cwmafan
  • 2018–19: Tata Steel United
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