Troedyrhiw F.C. were an association football team based in Merthyr Tydfil County Borough, where they played in the South Wales Amateur League First Division. They entered the FA Cup on six occasions in the late 1940s and early 1950s, losing at the first qualifying round stage each time. They played in the Welsh Football League finishing 14th in the 2009–10 Welsh Football League Division Three season. They then dropped to the South Wales Amateur League before folding in 2012.[1]

Full nameTroedyrhiw Football Club
GroundThe Willows, Troedyrhiw

Honours edit

  • South Wales Amateur Cup Winners: 1908–09
  • Welsh League Division Two Champions: 1920–21
  • Welsh League Division 2B Champions: 1925–26
  • Welsh League Division 2B Champions: 1926–27
  • Welsh League Division Two Champions: 1930–31
  • Welsh League Division Two Champions: 1931–32
  • Amateur Cup Winners: 1946–47
  • Welsh League Runner Up: 1947–48
  • Left Welsh League: 1965
  • Reformed in Merthyr League: 1993
  • Merthyr League Premier Champions: 1995–96
  • Joined Amateur League Division Two: 1996–97
  • Amateur League Division Two Champions/Int.cup Winners: 1997–98
  • Amateur League Division One Champions/Int.cup Runner Up: 2000–01
  • Joined Welsh League Division Three: 2001–02
  • Welsh League Division Three Champions: 2004–05

FA Cup results edit

Below is a list of all FA Cup matches played by Troedyrhiw during their only spell in the competition, from 1948 until 1953. In this period they won two Preliminary Round matches, but were knocked out of the competition at the 1st Qualifying Round stage in all six attempts.[2]

Year Round Opponent Venue Result
1948–49 1st qualifying Lovells Athletic Home 1–2
1949–50 Preliminary round Bristol Aeroplane Company Home 3–0
1st qualifying Clevedon Away 1–2
1950–51 Preliminary round Hanham Athletic Away 2–0
1st qualifying Stonehouse Away 1–3
1951–52 1st qualifying Barry Town Home 1–3
1952–53 1st qualifying Barry Town Home 3–8
1953–54 1st qualifying Ebbw Vale Home 2–3

References edit

  1. ^ "The final whistle for football club". 11 April 2012.
  2. ^ "TROEDYRHIW". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 16 March 2009.