Welsh Cup: Merthyr Town vs Barry Town


Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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4 Responses

  1. Steve Thomas says:

    Presumably £750 would have been handy to a supporters-run club…? I’m sure they won’t make that mistake again…

  2. Kevin Rye says:

    @SteveThomas – Handy, but not essential, fortunately!

  3. Neil White says:

    John Fashanu contributed very little to Barry Town’s downfall. I was there so I know. He never became chairman although it was intended that he should. No EGM was called to endow him with that status. He brought in two good players (Akimfenwa and Barrowa) who stayed for a few months, loaned the club £30,000, then grabbed it back and did a runner before the administrator could get hold of it. The bulk of the circa million pound debt was accrued by Kevin Green who was still chairman as the club went into admin. If you want to know more feel free to ask.

  1. March 25, 2012

    […] find their way past the third round. Wrexham fell to Airbus in a tie that went to extra time and Merthyr Town were swept aside by Barry Town, who currently sit in the second tier of the Welsh pyramid. Barry Town met Newport County in the […]

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