Caersws

Post code:
SY17 5EN
Contact:
Secretary 07807176467
Web site:
Short name:
C ws
City:
Caersws

MANAGER
Graham Evans

Three times winner of the Golden Boot and once Welsh Premier Player of the Year when playing as a striker.Spent two seasons as a professional at Aston Villa.Holds the Welsh Premier appearance record for youngest goalscorer at 15 years old.Former Welsh Schools U18 International and also holds the record for the most number of Welsh Semi Professional caps and goals.Has also played for Hereford ,TNS and Aberystwyth Town,and was voted HGA Player of the Year in 2011

Founded 1879

Until fairly recently it was generally believed that the club that the club was formed in the Mid 1880s with no official records still existing. Recent research however has revealed that in 1879 Caersws played fixtures against amongst others Newtown, Druids and Llanidloes. There are also records of matches between Caersws Red Rose and Newtown Blue Stars on 24th December 1877 and on Boxing Day Caersws British played Newtown Blue Stars second X1.However it was not until the late 1950s that the exploits of the

Bluebirds began to match and indeed surpass those of their Mid Wales neighbours. Since the the club has reached the final of eight all Wales competitions including winning the Welsh Amateur Cup against Buckley Wanderers in 1961 and the Welsh intermediate Cup against Aberystwyth Town in 1989. The honours list also includes nine Welsh National League (Mid Wales) section championships eight runners up and six league cup wins. The Montgomeryshire Challenge Cup has been won 24 times.

In the two season sprior to the formation of the League of Wales the club played in the Cymru Alliance,being runners up in 1991 and champions in 1992.In the inaugural season of the league of Wales the club reached the final of the league cup and finished in 11th place.The Bluebirds were the losers in the first league cup final but won it in 2002,2003 and 2007.

Having finished fourth in 2002 the club qualified for the European Inter Toto Cup and were drawn against PFC Marek of Dupnitsa (Bulgaria)in the first round.The Bulgarian full timers won the first leg 2-0 with two late goals but Caersws earned a creditable 1-1 draw in the home leg played at Aberystwyth.In 2007 the clubs long serving manager called it a day after 24 highly succesful seasons.

The club flirted with relegation in the following seasons firstly under Mike Barton and then Dave Taylor until in 2009 Mickey Evans made a shock return to the club.However this move did not improve the clubs fortunes and at the end of 2009/10 season the club were relegated to the Huws Gray alliance following Welsh Premier League restructure.

In the five seasons following the club has always been amongst the front runners without really challenging for promotion.However in that time the club has reached the final of the league cup on three occasions finally winning it last season.The club is currently managed by Mickeys son Graham Evans

Recreation Ground Caersws

Matchday tel 01686 688753

How to get there From Newtown take the A489; after six miles turn right A470 Caersws. After 400 metres the ground is down a lane on the left which is signposted Caersws FC.

 HUWS GRAY ALLIANCE RECORD

` Pos Pld W D L For Ags Gd Pts
2014/15 8 30 13 8 9 61 47 14 47
2013/14 4 30 17 10 3 56 32 24 61
2012/13 4 30 18 3 9 90 42 48 57
2011/2 7 30 17 4 9 68 49 19 52
2010/1 5 30 15 5 10 59 49 10 50
1991/2 1 30 15 10 5 65 27 38 55
1990/1 2 26 19 3 4 66 26 40 60
TOTAL   206 114 43 49 465 272 193 382

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Name Played matches Goal Yellow Card Red Card Position
19 2 1 0
1 0 0 0
1 0 0 0
2 0 0 0
1 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
8 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
6 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 Defender
6 0 0 0 Defender
3 0 0 0 Defender
25 1 1 0 Defender
16 0 2 0 Defender
3 0 0 0 Defender
26 0 6 1 Defender
3 0 1 0 Defender
0 0 0 0 Goalkeeper
20 0 0 0 Goalkeeper
8 0 1 0 Goalkeeper
28 6 2 0 Midfield
7 1 0 0 Midfield
1 0 0 0 Midfield
0 0 0 0 Midfield
18 2 6 1 Midfield
6 0 0 0 Midfield
0 0 0 0 Midfield
19 5 1 0 Midfield
22 0 4 2 Midfield
13 2 0 0 Midfield
28 1 4 0 Midfield
8 0 0 0 Striker
19 7 3 0 Striker
23 10 1 1 Striker
21 7 3 0 Striker
27 17 5 0 Striker