Pontypridd F.C.

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Pontypridd FC
Full name Pontypridd Football Club
Nickname(s) The Dragons
Founded 1908 (reformed 2018)
Ground Maritime Recreational Field
Chairman Nigel Wheeler
Manager Ryan Wheeler

Pontypridd F.C. is a Welsh football team based in Pontypridd, originally formed in 1908, that folded in 1926[1]. The club was reformed in May 2018 by former members of the Pontypridd Town reserve team.


Pontypridd FC was founded in 1908 to "promote first class association football in the Pontypridd District"[2], the club were based at Taff Vale Park[3] in the nearby community Trefforest. Pontypridd FC played in the Southern League between 1911 and 1926[4], the club also played in the Welsh League and were champions in the 1923-24 season. Pontypridd FC were Welsh Cup finalists in 1912, 1913 and 1921.[5]


  1. ^ Daryl Leeworthy (2013). ‘The Dragons of the North: Working-Class Culture, the Miners' Lockout, and the Development of Rugby League in South Wales, 1926–31’. In ‘’Sport in History’’, vol. 33, issue 1, 2013. Available at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17460263.2013.763284#abstract.
  2. ^ https://twitter.com/PontypriddFC/status/998656824386703360
  3. ^ https://twitter.com/PontypriddFC/status/998656824386703360
  4. ^ http://www.fchd.info/PONTYPRI.HTM
  5. ^ http://www.fchd.info/PONTYPRI.HTM