SCOTTISH WOMEN'S PREMIER LEAGUE         (Back to Previous Page)
Scotlands top women's football league is the Premier league.  Listed below are the teams currently playing in that league.  Click on the clubs name for more details.

 


ABERDEEN LFC
Aberdeen LFC were originally known as Granite City LFC in 1986 followed by a spell as East End Juniors, and Aberdeen Ladies, Cove are now at Hermes, Lockside Park, Aberdeen. 

Cove Rangers were the leading club in Scotland from 1995 to 98 in womenís football and have been Scottish Cup winners on three occasions and league runners-up twice. Cove Rangers intend to develop girlís football at all youth levels.  Aberdeen play at Hermes Aberdeen LFC.

Club Secretary

Carol Ritchie
65 Sunnyside Avenue
Drumoak, Banchory

Aberdeen, AB31 5EF

Phone: 01330 811933 (h) 07764 274961
E Mail: afcl_13@hotmail.com

 
   

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EDINBURGH LFC
The club was formed in 1985 and has been known as Hailes United, Edinburgh Star, Tynecastle, Bonnyrigg Rose and most recently as Whitehill Welfare.

In 1986 it joined the Scottish Women's Football Association's (SWFA) Second Division League. The team gained promotion to the First Division in 1991 as runners-up. After four seasons in the First Division, the team were relegated to the Second in 1995 which became the first when the Womens Premier League was formed.

The team gained promotion to the Premier League in 2004. Close links are held with Hibs Girls a youth football club from Edinburgh and a breeding ground for young talent. Edinburgh are looking at establishing themselves as one of the top clubs in the country. The club play at St Marks Park, Warriston, Edinburgh. The club colours are Navy and Sky Blue.
 
     

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GLASGOW CITY LFC
Glasgow City LFC was formed in 1998 and very quickly established themselves as one of Scotlandís top teams. With 2 Runner-up finishes already in the Premier League and finalists in four of the last five major cup finals, Glasgow City are showing a consistency that should have them competing for all the major honours for some time to come.
Beaten finalists in the 2003/04 League Cup Final, the team went one better when they captured this seasons (2003/04) Scottish Cup, scoring forty-six goals in the process while conceding only three.
The team are looking forward to another exciting season and defending their Scottish Cup success. The club play and train at Glasgow Green, in the Bridgeton area of Glasgow. The club colours are Tangerine and Royal Blue.

Club Secretary Elaine Dawson
15 Cordiner Street
Glasgow, G44 4TY
Phone: 0141 569 5824(h) 07796 185472(m)
E Mail: peter.caulfield@breathemail.net
     
HUTCHISON VALE LFC
Hutchison Vale Football Club was formed in 1940 primarily as a boys club and has produced players such as Gary Naysmith, Kenny Miller, Garry O'Connor and many others who have gone on to play at the highest level.  The current girls set up was established in the mid 90's, with the ladies team coming on board in 2001.  Over the last 2-3 seasons the ladies team has begun to reap the benefits of the successful girls teams at primary school , U13, U15 and U17 team levels, with youngsters coming through the ranks and into the senior side.  After finishing in 3rd place in SWFL division 1 in seasons 2004/5 and 2005/6, Hutchison Vale have now been promoted and are looking forward to their inaugural season in the SWPL.   Their aim is to stay in the SWPL and emulate the boys success over the years by producing quality players through the ever expanding youth system.

Playing in the traditional yellow and black, Hutchison Vale will host their home fixtures at Paties Road Recreation Ground, Katesmill Road, Craiglockhart, Edinburgh.

     
   

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HIBERNIAN LFC

Hibernian LFC commenced life as Preston Athletic in 1997 and the club became Hibernian LFC in 1999, and have had their most successful season so far in 2003/03 by winning the Scottish Cup and runners up in the SWPL. The club intend to build on that success and aim to be league champions this season which will give them entry into the UEFA Womenís Cup.
The club intend to run a Youth Academy for their younger players and have aspirations of achieving pro-status for their senior girls in the coming seasons. Playing in the traditional Green and white, most of their home games at held at St Marks Park, Edinburgh

Club Secretary Iain Johnston
5 Tweedbank Court
Walkerburn, Peeblesshire, EH43 6AQ
M 07843 555647
iain.johnstone@midlothian.gov.uk
   

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FC KILMARNOCK

F.C. Kilmarnock was formed in 1999, previously known as Stewarton Thistle LFC. The club dates back to 1961 and was the first established womenís football team in Scotland.

Over the past three seasons F.C. Kilmarnock have achieved success with the Scottish Premier League, haven won two Championship titles, two Scottish Cups and three League Cups. F.C. Kilmarnock has also competed in the UEFA Womenís Cup in Austria and Denmark in season 2001-02, 2002-03.

The development structure within F.C. Kilmarnock ranges from under 11ís, under 13ís, under 15ís, under 17ís, senior team within SWFL up to the senior team with the premier league. With over 150 players currently registered within F.C. Kilmarnock it boasts one of the most impressive player development structures within Scotland.

F.C. Kilmarnock currently play all their home league matches at Thistle Park, Ardeer Stadium.

Hopefully season 2004/05 will continue to bring success to Ayrshire and F.C. Kilmarnock.

Club Secretary Lorna MacLaren
238 Gladsmuir Road
Hillington, Glasgow, G52 2LA
Phone: 07960957716 (h) 07821453341(m)
E Mail - Lj3uk@aol.com
   

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NEWBURGH JUNIORS FC LADIES

Newburgh JFC Ladies were formed in April 2003 from the previously named Dundee FC Ladies. The club was formed in 1995 as Stirling Ladies, and were then adopted by Stirling Albion till becoming Dundee LFC í95.
The club have always courted success and won their first trophy in 1995/06 at Biro in the Roxburgh Sevens also becoming third division champions that same season as well as winning the Lancashire International Trophy.
They aim to be the top club in Scotland, and realise that dedication, hard work and a little luck will help them on their way. Now playing at East Shore Park in Newburgh, club colours are Black/White, Black shorts, black socks.

Club Secretary Linda Same
2 Castle law Crescent
Abernethy
PH2 9PL
Phone: 01738 850669 (h) 0773 0538201
E Mail: linda.sime@btinternet.com 
 
   

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RAITH ROVERS LFC
Central Fife Ladies formed in 1986 they then became Central Fife Colts followed shortly by Generates Ladies in 1989. In the second season as Reith Rovers LFC we became Scottish 1st Division Champions and gained promotion to the Premier league. Matches are played at Dovecot and training is at Beverage Park in Kirkcaldy. Reith Rovers LFC aim to establish themselves as one of the top teams in the Scottish Womenís Premier League and hopefully one day represent Scotland in Europe.

Club Secretary Nicola Shepherd
22 Coal Crescent
Generates, KY6 3PT
Phone: 01592 745519 (h) 0774 5913802(m)
E Mail: Eddie.Doig@fife.gov.uk
     
HAMILTON ACADEMICAL LFC

Hamilton Academicals were elected into the SWFL in the same year as they were founded, 1999 and the club known then as Hamilton Athletic LFC won promotion in each of the first 3 seasons, which included winning the 2nod Division championship in season 2000/01. The club changed its name to FC Hamilton in 2002 to mark promotion into the Premier League, and also expanded in season 2002/03 by bringing two local girls teams under their wing, which was viewed as providing an excellent feeder system for the future. The club were able to forge links with Hamilton Academicals FC in 2003, which saw a change of name to their present one and this season the club has developed and expanded again and now have teams at U13, U15, U17 and a divisional side who were elected into the SWFL for season 2004/05. The club now play their home matches at Castle Park, Bantered (home of Bantered Victoria Juniors) and having now established themselves in the Premier League are looking to push on to greater achievements in the future

Club Secretary Helena Valerie
7 Brae mount Avenue
Paisley PA2 8QQ
Phone: 07786 312015(m)
E Mail:
Craig.Renwick@group4.com