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Club History, Honours & Other Events
Morriston Town Football Club - History

Morriston Town AFC started life in the 1940’s as Midland Athletic playing in the local Swansea Area League. In 1950 the club was successful in it’s application to join the Welsh Football League. Through fund-raising efforts the ground was purchased from a local farmer and named “The Dingle Field”.

The club has had continuous membership of the Welsh Football league since 1950. A memorable match at the Dingle attracted a capacity crowd in excess of 2000 for a league game  in 1962 to witness Roy Paul’s final game as a player when Morriston Town played Garw Athletic.

The club has had a chequered history where it has seen some good times and some bad times. The present committee and football management have done extremely well to keep the club afloat when back in 2001 it looked likely the club would disappear from the Welsh League.

Since then there has been a marked improvement on and off the field, we now have thirteen junior football teams as well as our First and Reserve Teams and the future is looking a lot rosier.

 

Honours & Other Events
1983 - 1984 Placed in the Premier Division after League reorganisation
1984 - 1985 One point deducted
1985 Relegated to Division One
1987 - 1988 Promoted to the Premier Division
1990 - 1991 Premier Division renamed Division One - Welsh League Division One Champions
1991 - 1992 Welsh League Division One runners up (on goal difference)
1992 - 1993 Placed in Division One after reorganisation
1995 Relegated to Division Two
1996 Relegated to Division Three
1997 - 1998 Promoted to Division Two
2006 - 2007 Relegated to Division Three

 

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