Ammanford AFC - FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is Ammanford?
A: Ammanford is a town and community in the county of Carmarthenshire, Wales, with a population 5,293 according to the Office of National Statistics (2001). Located at the end of the Amman Valley, Ammanford is an ex-mining town and serves as the main shopping centre for many villages in the surrounding area.

Q: When was Ammanford AFC founded?
A: Ammanford AFC was formed in 1992/3 when Ammanford Town & Ammanford Athletic merged
    Before this Ammanford AFC were known as Ammanford Town from 1960/61 Season
    Before Ammanford Town the club was known as Betws FC

Q: How long have Ammanford played Welsh League Football for?
A: Ammanford, then known as Betws FC joined the Welsh Football League in 1949/50

Q: What Division to Ammanford play in?
A: The First Team play in Welsh League Division 2
    The Reserve Team play in Carmarthenshire League Division 2
    The Thirds play in the Carmarthenshire League Reserve Division 3
    The U18's play in the West Wales U18's League

Q: Can anyone play for Ammanford?
A: Yes, anyone from 16 and up can play for the Senior sides and Junior sides start from the age of 7 and up

Q: Have Ammanford ever won the Welsh Cup?
A: No, although we have reached the Quarter Final in 1970/71 & 1998/99

Q: Have Ammanford ever played in the F.A Cup?
A: Yes in 1977/78 the club played against Evesham and lost in a replay,in which the FA ordered after Rice Road was deemed to be too small (Ammanford had originally won the first game)

Q: Have any international ever played for Ammanford before?
A: Yes, Dai Davies played for Ammanford where he grew up and played his for his first senior side.
    Dai went on to have 52 caps for Wales