Bryntirion Athletic F.C.

Bryntirion Athletic F.C. (Welsh: Clwb Pêl Droed Athletaidd Bryntirion) was a Welsh football team from the Bridgend suburb of Bryntirion. In 2013, they merged with local rivals Bridgend Town to form Pen-y-Bont.

Bryntirion Athletic
Full nameBryntirion Athletic Football Club
Nickname(s)The Tirion
Founded1956; 67 years ago (1956)
Dissolved2013; 10 years ago (2013)
GroundBryntirion Park, Bridgend
Capacity1,200 (85 seated)
Coordinates51°30′43.1″N 3°36′32.1″W / 51.511972°N 3.608917°W / 51.511972; -3.608917
ChairmanEmlyn Phillips
ManagerFrancis Ford
LeagueWelsh Football League Division One
2012–13Welsh Football League Division One, 8th
The Bryntirion Park ground

Merger edit

It was confirmed in 2013 that the club would merge with local rivals Bridgend Town to form Pen-y-Bont given them access to one million pounds of funding. The new club is based at Bryntirion Park and started life in Welsh Football League Division One from season 2013–14.[1]

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References edit

  1. ^ Phillips, Terry (31 May 2013). "Bridgend Town and Bryntirion Athletic merge to make Pen-y-Bont FC". walesonline. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Football Club History Database - Bryntirion Athletic". Retrieved 12 January 2022.

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