Brymbo Victoria F.C.

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Brymbo Victoria (1900–1911)
Full nameBrymbo Victoria Football Club
Nickname(s)Vics
FoundedAppr. 1900
Dissolved1911
GroundBrymbo
1910–11 The Combination 4th (of 11)
Brymbo Victoria (2017–2021)
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Full nameBrymbo Victoria Football Club
Nickname(s)Vics
Founded2017
Dissolved2021
GroundBronwen's Green, Blast Road, Brymbo
League North East Wales Football League Premier Division
Brymbo Victoria 1910-11.gif

Brymbo Victoria F.C. were a Welsh football club based in Brymbo, Wales. They started the 2021–22 season as members of the North East Wales Football League Premier Division before resigning from the league in August 2021 and dissolving the club. [1]

Contents

History

For a full history see; List of football seasons involving Brymbo teams

Formed sometime around 1900 Brymbo Victoria were runners up in the Welsh Amateur Cup in 1908. [2] They joined The Combination midway through the 1909/10 season, taking on the results of Birkenhead who had resigned mid season, [3] finishing bottom of the league. Upon joining The Combination their colours were reported as being red and white. [4] The 1910/11 season saw an upturn in fortunes and they finished fourth. However they folded at the end of the 1910/11 season. The name returned in 2017, over 100 years since the previous club last played.

Seasons

SeasonLeaguePWDLGFGAPtsPosTeams in League
1902-03 [5] Flintshire League Division 1
1903–04 [6] Wrexham and District League Division 1 16132146122619 (+1 who withdrew)
1904–05 [7] Wrexham and District League Division 116111446172319 (+3 who withdrew)
1905–06 [8] Wrexham and District League Division 114111236102318 (+2 who withdrew)
1906–07 [9] Flintshire League Division 114374192610710
1907–08 [10] Wrexham and District League Division 118936402521310 (+2 who withdrew)
1908–09Wrexham and District League Division 1203215225261111
1909–10 [11] The Combination 30512442105111616
1910–11 [12] The Combination201127553424411
1911-2017 Club Inactive
2017–18 North East Wales League 2684146273281014 (+2 who withdrew)
2018-19 North East Wales League 209011715127711
2019-20 North East Wales League 15103274283329

Cup History

SeasonCompetitionRoundOppositionScoreNotes
1907–08 [13] Welsh Cup Round 1Buckley Engineers2–1Annulled, undersized pitch
0–3Replay
Welsh Amateur Cup Round 1Summerhill
Round 2 [14] Gwersyllt Victoria
Round 3 [15] Wrexham Victoria 4–0
Round 4 [16] Holyhead3–1
Semi Final [17] Shrewsbury Rovers3–2Played at Oswestry
Final [18] Esclusham White Stars 0–1Played at Racecourse Ground, Wrexham
1908–09 [19] Welsh CupSecond Preliminary RoundJohnstown Amateurs0–5
1909–10 [20] Welsh CupPreliminary RoundRuabon1–2
1910–11 [21] Welsh CupPreliminary RoundSummerhill Victoria3–1
Round 1Ruabon1–0
Round 2Johnstown0–2
1911-2017 Club Inactive
2017–18Welsh CupFirst Qualifying RoundActon3–6
FAW TrophyRound 1Plas Madoc3–6
2018-19Welsh Cup
FAW Trophy


Honours

League

Winners : 1903, 1904, 1906
Runners-up : 1905
Runners-up : 2020

Cups

Runners-up : 1908
Winners : 1908
Runners Up : 1907 [22]

Resurrection

The Brymbo Victoria name was resurrected more than 100 years after they last played, when in June 2017 the name was listed among the entrants for the 2017–18 North East Wales League season. [23] This was following the decision of Brymbo Sports and Social Club to switch to Saturday football, following the demise of the Wrexham Sunday League.

Other Info

Not to be confused with Brymbo Institute, Brymbo Steelworks FC or Brymbo FC.

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