Pontllanfraith A.F.C.

Pontllanfraith A.F.C. were a Welsh football club from the large village and community located in the Sirhowy Valley in Caerphilly county borough, Wales, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire and situated adjacent to the town of Blackwood. They played in the Welsh Football League and were associated with South Wales Switchgear, a major employer in the area who specialised in electrical equipment. In 1992 they merged with Fields Park to form Fields Park Pontllanfraith.

Pontllanfraith Association Football Club
Full namePontllanfraith Association Football Club
Dissolved1992

HonoursEdit

Welsh Football League historyEdit

Information sourced from the Football Club History Database for Pontllanfraith[1] and South Wales Switchgear,[2] and the Welsh Soccer Archive.[3]

Season Pyramid Tier League Final position
1947–48 2 Welsh League Division Two East 5th
1948–49 2 Welsh League Division Two East 12th
1949–50 2 Welsh League Division Two East 3rd
1950–51 2 Welsh League Division Two East 4th
1951–52 2 Welsh League Division Two East 7th
1952–53 2 Welsh League Division Two East 1st - Champions
(promoted)
1953–54 1 Welsh Football League Division One 16th
1954–55 1 Welsh Football League Division One 8th
1955–56 1 Welsh Football League Division One 4th
1956–57 1 Welsh Football League Division One 11th
1957–58 1 Welsh Football League Division One 5th
1958–59 Left the Welsh Football League
1959–60 1 Welsh Football League Division One 13th
1960–61 1 Welsh Football League Division One 12th
1961–62 1 Welsh Football League Division One 15th
1962–63 1 Welsh Football League Division One 16th
1963–64[a] 2 Welsh Football League Division Two East 1st - Champions
1964–65[b] 2 Welsh Football League Division One 2nd - Runners-Up
(promoted)
1965–66 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 5th
1966–67 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 13th
1967–68 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 9th
1968–69 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 6th
1969–70 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 14th
1970–71 Left Welsh Football League
1971–72
1972–73 3 Welsh Football League Division Two 1st – Champions
(promoted)
1973–74 2 Welsh Football League Division One 1st – Champions
(promoted)
1974–75 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 7th
1975–76 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 8th
1976–77 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 7th
1977–78 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 3rd
1978–79 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 1st – Champions
1979–80 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 4th
1980–81 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 2nd – Runners-Up
1981–82 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 11th
1982–83 1 Welsh Football League Premier Division 10th
1983–84[c] 1 Welsh Football League National Division 13th
1984–85 1 Welsh Football League National Division 13th
1985–86 1 Welsh Football League National Division 14th
1986–87 1 Welsh Football League National Division 9th
1987–88 1 Welsh Football League National Division 13th
1988–89 1 Welsh Football League National Division 15th
1989–90 1 Welsh Football League National Division 16th
(relegated)
1990–91[d] 2 Welsh Football League Division One 14th
1991–92 2 Welsh Football League Division One 15th
Notes
  1. ^ From this season the club was renamed South Wales Switchgear and used this name until the end of the 1969–70 season when it reverted to Pontllanfraith.
  2. ^ From the 1964–65 season Division 1 was renamed 'Premier Division', Division 2 East and West were replaced by 'Division One' and 'Division Two' (effectively Division Two and Division Three).
  3. ^ 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'.
  4. ^ In this season, The 2nd tier division was renamed 'Division One' with the 3rd tier division renamed 'Division Two'.

ReferencesEdit

Category:Football clubs in Wales Category:Welsh Football League clubs