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History of the Prime League, Part I (1946 to 1971)

1946-47 Season

The 1946-47 Prime League season was the inaugural season for a single division highest tier of football in Port Myreal. Ten teams were chosen from all Championship teams based on their performance in the 1945-46 season. The Port Town Championship supplied six teams, while the Northern Championship and Southern Championship provided two participants each.

Participating teams

Position in 1945-46

Additional information

Port Town Athletic

1st (Port Town Championship)

left-leaning working-class club

Hatton United

2nd (Port Town Championship)

the former town of Hatton was merged into the city of Port Town in 1938

Port Town Red & White

3rd (Port Town Championship)

dockers' club

Port Town Police FC

4th (Port Town Championship)

club of the municipal police department of Port Town

Sallee City

5th (Port Town Championship)

club from the free city of Sallee in the Central Midlands

Port Town Sport

6th (Port Town Championship)

middle-class bourgeois club and oldest football club in Port Myreal

Vergil Athletic

1st (Northern Championship)

working-class club from the capital of the Vergilia region in North Port Myreal

Cupierre Athletic

2nd (Northern Championship)

club from the capital of the Greater Cupierre region in North Port Myreal

Langdon City

1st (Southern Championship)

club from the capital of the Seaside region in South Port Myreal

Rode United

3rd (Southern Championship)*

club from the capital of the Rodeland region in West Port Myreal

*The second-placed Thumist Athletic chose not to participate in the 1946-47 Prime League season.

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Port Town Sport

Champions (1st Prime League title)

2

Hatton United

3

Vergil Athletic

4

Port Town Police FC

5

Port Town Athletic

6

Cupierre Athletic

7

Sallee City

8

Langdon City

9

Rode United

Relegation to the Southern Championship

10

Port Town Red & White

Relegation to the Port Town Championship

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1947-48 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1946-47

Additional information

Celtics United

champions of the Port Town & Southern Championship

club of the Irish and Scottish communities of Port Myreal, based in Port Town

Swaton Athletic

champions of the Northern Championship

club from the capital of the Amennoria region in the Northern Midlands

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Hatton United

Champions (1st Prime League title)

2

Cupierre Athletic

3

Port Town Athletic

4

Port Town Police FC

5

Vergil Athletic

6

Port Town Sport

7

Langdon City

8

Swaton Athletic

9

Sallee City

Relegation to the Northern Championship

10

Celtics United

Relegation to the Port Town Championship

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1948-49 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1947-48

Additional information

Port Town Red & White

champions of the Port Town Championship and winners of the promotion play-off group

2nd promotion to the Prime League

Yonbeck Athletic

champions of the Northern Championship and runners-up of the promotion play-off group

club from the second biggest city of the Amennoria region in the Northern Midlands

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Cupierre Athletic

Champions (1st Prime League title)

2

Port Town Athletic

3

Port Town Sport

4

Hatton United

5

Port Town Police FC

6

Vergil Athletic

7

Swaton Athletic

8

Port Town Red & White

9

Yonbeck Athletic

Relegation to the Northern Championship

10

Langdon City

Relegation to the Southern Championship

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1949-50 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1948-49

Additional information

Celtics United

champions of the Port Town Championship and winners of the promotion play-off group

2nd promotion to the Prime League

WESC

champions of the Northern Championship and runners-up of the promotion play-off group

works team of Whydah Electronics, based in Whydah, capital of the Redbury region in the Central Midlands

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Port Town Police FC

Champions (1st Prime League title)

2

Port Town Sport

3

Hatton United

4

Cupierre Athletic

5

Swaton Athletic

6

Port Town Athletic

7

Vergil Athletic

8

Celtics United

9

WESC

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Port Town Red & White

Relegation to the Port Town Championship

Northern Championship winners Yonbeck Athletic won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while WESC are relegated to the Northern Championship.

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1950-51 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1949-50

Additional information

Sallee City

champions of the Port Town Championship and promotion play-off winners

2nd promotion to the Prime League

Yonbeck Athletic

champions of the Northern Championship and promotion play-off winners

2nd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Port Town Police FC

Champions (2nd Prime League title)

2

Hatton United

3

Cupierre Athletic

4

Port Town Athletic

5

Swaton Athletic

6

Port Town Sport

7

Vergil Athletic

Dissolved due to bankruptcy

8

Sallee City

9

Yonbeck Athletic

10

Celtics United

Qualification to relegation play-offs

Celtics United won the promotion/relegation play-offs against Northern Championship winners WESC and therefore Celtics United remained in the Prime League, while WESC was admitted to the newly founded National League.

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1951-52 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1950-51

Additional information

Scirocco Port Town

champions of the Port Town Championship and promotion play-off winners

merger of Port Town Red & White and Port Town Railway FC, 3rd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Port Town Police FC

Champions (3rd Prime League title)

2

Port Town Athletic

3

Swaton Athletic

4

Hatton United

5

Sallee City

6

Cupierre Athletic

7

Scirocco Port Town

8

Yonbeck Athletic

9

Port Town Sport

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Celtics United

Relegation to the National League

Port Town Sport won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up National FC and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1952-53 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1951-52

Additional information

WESC

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Port Town Athletic

Champions (1st Prime League title)

2

Port Town Police FC

3

Sallee City

4

Scirocco Port Town

5

Hatton United

6

Cupierre Athletic

7

Swaton Athletic

8

WESC

9

Port Town Sport

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Yonbeck Athletic

Relegation to the National League

Port Town Sport won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up Rode United and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1953-54 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1952-53

Additional information

Langdon City

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Hatton United

Champions (2nd Prime League title)

2

WESC

3

Sallee City

4

Port Town Police FC

5

Scirocco Port Town

6

Port Town Athletic

7

Cupierre Athletic

8

Port Town Sport

9

Langdon City

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Swaton Athletic

Relegation to the National League

Langdon City won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up Rode United and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1954-55 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1953-54

Additional information

National FC

champions of the National League

play their home matches at the National Stadium in Port Town

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (1st Prime League title)

2

Hatton United

3

Scirocco Port Town

4

Port Town Sport

5

Port Town Athletic

6

Port Town Police FC

7

Sallee City

8

Langdon City

9

National FC

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Cupierre Athletic

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Capisterre FC won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while National FC are relegated to the National League.

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1955-56 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1954-55

Additional information

Swaton Athletic

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

Capisterre FC

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

club from the capital of the Luckney region in North Port Myreal

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Hatton United

Champions (3rd Prime League title)

2

WESC

3

Port Town Police FC

4

Swaton Athletic

5

Scirocco Port Town

6

Port Town Sport

7

Port Town Athletic

8

Sallee City

9

Langdon City

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Capisterre FC

Relegation to the National League

Langdon City won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up Vergil United and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1956-57 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1955-56

Additional information

National FC

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Scirocco Port Town

Champions (1st Prime League title)

2

Hatton United

3

WESC

4

Sallee City

5

Port Town Police FC

6

Port Town Sport

7

Swaton Athletic

8

Port Town Athletic

9

Langdon City

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

National FC

Relegation to the National League

Langdon City won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up Reading City and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1957-58 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1956-57

Additional information

Cupierre Athletic

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (2nd Prime League title)

2

Hatton United

3

Sallee City

4

Port Town Police FC

5

Scirocco Port Town

6

Port Town Athletic

7

Port Town Sport

8

Swaton Athletic

9

Cupierre Athletic

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Langdon City

Relegation to the National League

Cupierre Athletic won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up Villette Athletic and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1958-59 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1957-58

Additional information

National FC

champions of the National League

3rd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Hatton United

Champions (4th Prime League title)

2

WESC

3

National FC

4

Sallee City

5

Scirocco Port Town

6

Port Town Police FC

7

Port Town Athletic

8

Cupierre Athletic

9

Swaton Athletic

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Port Town Sport

Relegation to the National League

Swaton Athletic won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up Villette Athletic and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1959-60 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1958-59

Additional information

Langdon City

champions of the National League

3rd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

National FC

Champions (1st Prime League title)

2

WESC

3

Hatton United

merged with Port Town Police FC to form Port Town FC

4

Scirocco Port Town

5

Langdon City

6

Sallee City

7

Cupierre Athletic

8

Port Town Athletic

9

Swaton Athletic

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Port Town Police FC

merged with Hatton United to form Port Town FC

Swaton Athletic won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up Quendale Athletic and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1960-61 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1959-60

Additional information

Celtics United

champions of the National League

3rd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

National FC

Champions (2nd Prime League title)

2

WESC

3

Cupierre Athletic

4

Port Town FC

5

Celtics United

6

Port Town Athletic

7

Swaton Athletic

8

Scirocco Port Town

9

Langdon City

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Sallee City

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Quendale Athletic won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Langdon City are relegated to the National League.

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1961-62 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1960-61

Additional information

Thumist Athletic

champions of the National League

club from the capital of the Gorgolia region in South Port Myreal

Quendale Athletic

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

club from the third biggest city of the Vergilia region in North Port Myreal

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (3rd Prime League title)

2

Cupierre Athletic

3

National FC

4

Celtics United

5

Port Town Athletic

6

Port Town FC

7

Scirocco Port Town

8

Swaton Athletic

9

Thumist Athletic

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Quendale Athletic

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Churchill United won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Thumist Athletic are relegated to the National League.

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1962-63 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1961-62

Additional information

Port Town Sport

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

Churchill United

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

club from the second biggest city of the Vergilia region in North Port Myreal

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (4th Prime League title)

2

Cupierre Athletic

3

Port Town Sport

4

Celtics United

5

National FC

6

Port Town FC

7

Scirocco Port Town

8

Swaton Athletic

9

Port Town Athletic

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Churchill United

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Caminade Blues won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Port Town Athletic are relegated to the National League.

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1963-64 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1962-63

Additional information

Sallee City

champions of the National League

3rd promotion to the Prime League

Caminade Blues

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

club from the third biggest city of the Millow region in the Central Midlands

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

Cupierre Athletic

Champions (2nd Prime League title)

2

Celtics United

3

WESC

4

Port Town Sport

5

National FC

6

Sallee City

7

Port Town FC

8

Scirocco Port Town

9

Caminade Blues

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Swaton Athletic

Relegation to the National League

Caminade Blues won the promotion/relegation play-offs against National League runners-up Quendale Athletic and therefore both clubs remained in their respective leagues.

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1964-65 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1963-64

Additional information

Thumist Athletic

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

National FC

Champions (3rd Prime League title)

2

WESC

3

Cupierre Athletic

4

Port Town FC

5

Port Town Sport

6

Celtics United

7

Sallee City

8

Thumist Athletic

9

Scirocco Port Town

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Caminade Blues

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Hempton United won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Scirocco Port Town are relegated to the National League.

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1965-66 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1964-65

Additional information

Swaton Athletic

champions of the National League

3rd promotion to the Prime League

Hempton United

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

right-leaning club from the biggest city of the Etania region in South Port Myreal

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (5th Prime League title)

2

Celtics United

3

Sallee City

4

Cupierre Athletic

5

National FC

6

Port Town FC

7

Swaton Athletic

8

Thumist Athletic

9

Port Town Sport

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Hempton United

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Vergil United won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Port Town Sport are relegated to the National League.

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1966-67 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1965-66

Additional information

Quendale Athletic

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

Vergil United

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

club from the capital of the Vergilia region in North Port Myreal

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

National FC

Champions (4th Prime League title)

2

WESC

3

Celtics United

4

Sallee City

5

Swaton Athletic

6

Cupierre Athletic

7

Quendale Athletic

8

Port Town FC

9

Thumist Athletic

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Vergil United

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Port Town Sport won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Thumist Athletic are relegated to the National League.

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1967-68 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1966-67

Additional information

Scirocco Port Town

champions of the National League

4th promotion to the Prime League

Port Town Sport

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

3rd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (6th Prime League title)

2

National FC

3

Celtics United

4

Cupierre Athletic

5

Sallee City

6

Swaton Athletic

7

Quendale Athletic

8

Port Town FC

9

Scirocco Port Town

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Port Town Sport

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Churchill United won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Scirocco Port Town are relegated to the National League.

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1968-69 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1967-68

Additional information

Reading City

champions of the National League

club from the capital of the Albion region in North Port Myreal

Churchill United

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

2nd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (7th Prime League title)

2

Celtics United

3

Quendale Athletic

4

Cupierre Athletic

5

National FC

6

Port Town FC

7

Sallee City

8

Swaton Athletic

9

Churchill United

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Reading City

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Caminade Blues won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Churchill United are relegated to the National League.

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1969-70 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1968-69

Additional information

Port Town Athletic

champions of the National League

2nd promotion to the Prime League

Caminade Blues

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

2nd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (8th Prime League title)

2

Celtics United

3

Quendale Athletic

4

National FC

5

Port Town Athletic

6

Cupierre Athletic

7

Port Town FC

8

Swaton Athletic

9

Caminade Blues

Qualification to relegation play-offs

10

Sallee City

Relegation to the National League

National League runners-up Yonbeck Athletic won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Caminade Blues are relegated to the National League.

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1970-71 Season

Promoted teams

Performance in 1969-70

Additional information

Scirocco Port Town

champions of the National League

5th promotion to the Prime League

Yonbeck Athletic

runners-up of the National League and promotion play-off winners

3rd promotion to the Prime League

League table

Position

Team

Champions or relegation

1

WESC

Champions (9th Prime League title), dissolved due to bankruptcy

2

Celtics United

3

National FC

4

Quendale Athletic

5

Port Town Athletic

6

Scirocco Port Town

7

Swaton Athletic

8

Port Town FC

9

Cupierre Athletic

10

Yonbeck Athletic

Qualification to relegation play-offs

National League runners-up Port Town Sport won the promotion/relegation play-offs and are promoted to the Prime League, while Yonbeck Athletic are relegated to the National League.

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The Free Land of Port Myreal

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