Halfway House Harriers FC have been crowned Salisbury and District Football league Champion for the 2023 – 2024 season, successfully defending their title from the previous season. 

Having secured the league title with a game in hand, Halfway finished the season with a flourish in their final fixture with an emphatic 4-0 victory against league new entrants Gazz FC 1st. 

Ryan Bennett, manager of Halfway, said: “This season has been has been really competitive, with some great teams all hopeful of the winning the league. 

"We only dropped five points all season, which is a great effort and I am delighted for my lads that we have been able to defend our title, but our season is not over yet.  We have two cup semi finals coming up and our aim is to go all the way.”

The Salisbury and District Football League culminates in the Chalke Valley Cup, Charity B cup and the Oliver Pidgley invitational cup finals which are all to be hosted by Laverstock and Ford FC on April 21 and 28.

League Chairman Tony Welsh said: “I would like to congratulate Halfway House Harriers on their league success. Competition was fierce this year and it was great to see so many teams still being in with a chance of a league title so late into the season.

"This year has been very successful thanks to the teams competing in our competitions, our matchday officials and our league committee members.  We have big plans to grow the league next year and have already been approached by two additional teams looking to join.

"Should anyone be interested in forming a new team, or bringing an existing team to the league, please do get in touch.  We will be very happy to provide any help and guidance needed.   saldflsecretary@gmail.com."