Brecon Corinthians F.C.

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Brecon Corinthians A.F.C. are a Welsh football club from the town of Brecon in Powys. The club has played for most of its history in South Wales football, with substantial periods in the Welsh Football League. They currently play in the Mid Wales Football League East Division, having been promoted as champions from Mid Wales League (South)[1] having previously played in the South Wales Alliance League.

Brecon Corinthians
Full nameBrecon Corinthians Association Football Club
Nickname(s)Corries
GroundThe Richfield, Brecon
CoachDamien Daniels (Player/ Manager)
LeagueMid Wales Football League
East Division
2019–20Mid Wales League (South), 1st (Promoted)

In their first season in the Mid Wales South League in 2019–20 when the season was curtailed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the club were champions with a 100% record of 16 wins from 16 games with 143 goals scored and just two conceded.[2] In addition to these statistics the team scored a 27-0 win at Knighton Town Reserves which was expunged from the record books following Knighton’s withdrawal from the league.

HonoursEdit

Welsh Football League historyEdit

Information in this section is courtesy of Football Club History Database[3] and the Welsh Soccer Archive.[4]

Season Pyramid Tier League Final position
1949–50 2 Welsh Football League Division Two East 12th
1950–51 2 Welsh Football League Division Two East 9th
1951–52 2 Welsh Football League Division Two East 15th
1952–53 2 Welsh Football League Division Two East 14th
1953–54 2 Welsh Football League Division Two East 4th
1954–55 2 Welsh Football League Division Two East 1st - Champions
(promoted)
1955–56 1 Welsh Football League Division One 15th
1956–57 1 Welsh Football League Division One 16th
1957–58 1 Welsh Football League Division One 4th
1958–59 1 Welsh Football League Division One 14th
1959–60 1 Welsh Football League Division One 11th
1960–61 1 Welsh Football League Division One 10th
1961–62 1 Welsh Football League Division One 10th
1962–63 1 Welsh Football League Division One 5th
1963–64 1 Welsh Football League Division One 6th
1964–65[a] 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 15th
(relegated)
1966–66 2 Welsh Football League Division One 4th
1966–67 2 Welsh Football League Division One 8th
1974–75 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 14th
1975–76 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 17th
1976–77 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 13th
1977–78 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 13th
1978–79 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 7th
1979–80 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 3rd
1980–81 2 Welsh Football League Division One 8th
1981–82 2 Welsh Football League Division One 1st - Champions
(promoted)
1982–83 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 12th
1983–84[b] 1 Welsh Football League National Division 10th
1984–85 1 Welsh Football League National Division 8th
1985–86 1 Welsh Football League National Division 4th
1986–87 1 Welsh Football League National Division 10th
1987–88 1 Welsh Football League National Division 12th
1988–89 1 Welsh Football League National Division 5th
1989–90 1 Welsh Football League National Division 12th
1990–91[c] 1 Welsh Football League National Division 8th
1991–92 1 Welsh Football League National Division 14th
1992–93[d] 2 Welsh Football League Division One 2nd - Runners-Up
1993–94 2 Welsh Football League Division One 12th
1994–95 2 Welsh Football League Division One 12th
1995–96 2 Welsh Football League Division One 16th
(relegated)
1996–97 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 13th
1997–98 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 16th
(relegated)
1998–99 4 Welsh Football League Division Three 17th
(relegated)
Notes
  1. ^ In this season Division 1 was renamed 'Premier Division', Division 2 East and West were replaced by 'Division 1' and 'Division 2' (effectively Division 2 and Division 3)
  2. ^ In this season The Premier Division (Division 1) was renamed 'National Division'. The 2nd tier division was renamed 'Premier Division' with the 3rd tier division named 'Division 1'.
  3. ^ In this season, The 2nd tier division was renamed 'Division One' with the 3rd tier division renamed 'Division Two'.
  4. ^ In this season the League of Wales was created as the new national tier 1 league. The Welsh Football League covered South Wales and now exists at tier 2 (Division One); tier 3 (Division Two) and tier 4 (Division Three).

Former playersEdit

See Category:Brecon Corinthians F.C. players to see a list of notable Brecon Corries players, past and present.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.countytimes.co.uk/sport/17731906.brecon-corinthians-set-for-return-to-mid-wales/
  2. ^ "Titles for the Daffs and Corries". Shropshire Star. Retrieved 10 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ http://www.fchd.info/BRECONC.HTM
  4. ^ https://www.welshsoccerarchive.co.uk/index.php/welsh-leagues/welsh-league

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