rhyd prog 2012Saturday 8th September

Cymru Alliance (Welsh Step two North)

Rhydymwyn 5 Penrhyncoch 1 HT: 0-0 Att: 38

Pugh 55, 65 Ralph 66, Drazdauskas 68, 89 : Pen 85, missed pen 87

from Dolfechlas Road (pictures)

Rhydymwyn FC (24)Another jaunt into Wales, with both my lads in tow, stopping off halfway for a picnic at Beeston Castle, which is well worth it, by the way. From the summit of the castle you have a panorama of cheshire, all the way up to Ellesmere Port. Rhydymwyn is another tiny dot on the map that boasts a second division football club. Founded in 1911, they were promoted from the Wrexham based National League last season. This is not their first taste of football at this level though, having actually won the league in 1997/98. Various reasons though prevented the club from being promoted to the League of Wales. Since that time they have made various improvements to the ground. Continue reading “Rhydymwyn”



Date: Saturday Apr 09 2011
Ground: Cae Baker
Comp: Cymru Alliance (Welsh step two)
Match: Penrhyncoch 0 Technogroup Welshpool 0  HT: 0-0

ATT: 65
Additional: Entrance £3.00, Programme £1.50

Cae Baker in pictures

Ground Statistics (marks out of ten, maximum 40)
Character 8, Structures/Terracing 6, Hospitality 9, Backdrop/Scenery or aesthetics for larger stadiums 9
Total 32

Penrhyncoch or Penrhyn-Coch is a small village North East of Aberystwyth. So small, in fact, that if everybody in the village turned up at Cae Baker for a home game the attendance would be 1,037 minus players, officials etc.

Despite its size it is an established club in the Welsh second tier Cymru Alliance, and they finished 5th in 2009-10, their highest ever placing. They were founded in 1965 and have always played at their picturesque Cae Baker ground. Continue reading “Penrhyncoch”