Posts Tagged "Merthyr Town"

Welsh Cup: Merthyr Town vs Barry Town

By on Oct 6, 2011 in Latest, Welsh Football | 3 comments

Old rivalries were renewed in the first round of the Welsh Cup as Merthyr Town met Barry Town, a fixture which has not graced any competition these two teams have competed in for a number of years. Merthyr have not competed in this competition for some time due to the FAW excluding teams that play in the English pyramid system. For 2011/12 though, the FAW extended...

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A Matter Of Trust: Some Supporter-Owned Highlights From 2011

By on May 24, 2011 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

It is the end, then, of another long, hard season, and perhaps now is an appropriate time to be looking at how those clubs that are owned and run by their supporters trusts this season managed to fair. As AFC Wimbledon paraded the trophy that confirmed their accession into the Football League nine years after their formation, the words of the FA’s committee,...

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Diagnosis: Merthyr

Diagnosis: Merthyr

By on Jul 23, 2010 in Finance, Latest | 11 comments

One of the perceived anomalies in European club football is the presence of the six Welsh clubs in the English league system. What a lot of people don’t realise, however, is that historically the Football League was the pinnacle of a system that encompassed both England and Wales, and that prior to the launch of the Football Conference in 1979, Welsh football clubs...

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Chasing The Argonauts

By on Jan 8, 2009 in English League Football | 0 comments

In the name of “progress”, we continue to be reminded about the dangers of frachising in football, and we continue to be right to stay vigilant against attempts to parachute teams into the Football League or senior non-league football. The fundamental principle is that, subject to concerns over the health and safety of large crowds, newly-formed clubs...

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