Ynyshir Albions F.C.

Ynyshir Albions F.C. are a Welsh football team based in the village Ynyshir in the Rhondda Valley. They currently have a senior side in the Ardal Leagues South West, the third tier of the Welsh football pyramid.

Ynyshir Albions
Full nameYnyshir Albions Football Club
Nickname(s)The Buns
Founded1992
GroundThe Oval [1]
Capacity250
ChairmanGavin Fry
ManagerHoppy
LeagueArdal Leagues South West
2018–19South Wales Alliance League Premier Division – 1st of 16 (promoted)

HistoryEdit

They were promoted to the Welsh Football League from the South Wales Alliance Premier Division in 2019.[2] The club was founded in 1992.[3]

HonoursEdit

Premier League Champions (1) : 2020-2021

  • South Wales Alliance League Premier Division Champions (1) : 2018–19[4]
  • South Wales Alliance Premier Division Runner-up (1) : 2017–18[5]
  • South Wales Alliance Division One Runner-up (1) : 2016–17
  • South Wales Alliance Division Two Champions (1) : 2015–16
  • South Wales Senior League Division One Champions (1) : 2002–03
  • South Wales Senior League Division One Runners-up (3): 1999–2000; 2003–04; 2004–05
  • South Wales Senior League Division Two Champions (2): 1998–99; 2007–08
  • South Wales Senior League Division Two Runners-up (2): 1998–99; 2011–12

HistoryEdit

A number of other teams have historically existed in Ynyshir; Wattstown A.F.C, Ynyshir Rangers F.C, Ynyshir Albion F.C and Ynyshir United F.C.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jones, Jordan. "Seven clubs granted Tier Three Certificate on appeal". Y Clwb Pel-Droed. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
  2. ^ Jones, Jordan (4 May 2019). "Ynyshir Albion promoted to the Welsh Football League". Y Clwb Pel-Droed. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  3. ^ https://twitter.com/yafcthebuns
  4. ^ Jones, Jordan. "South Wales Alliance League confirm league lists as League runs with forty-six". Y Clwb Pel-Droed. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
  5. ^ http://fchd.info/YNYSHIRA.HTM
  6. ^ http://rhonddavalleys.com/rhondda_football.htm

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 51°36′56.7″N 3°25′41.9″W / 51.615750°N 3.428306°W / 51.615750; -3.428306