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Also   putting   pen   to   paper   is   Craig   Williams   who   played   last   season   for   Hirwaun   Sports   after   his   return   to   the   Country   after   a spell at a high level in Australia. We   welcome   all   three   to   the   Club   and   hope   they   enjoy   their   time   at   Aberaman   Park.      If   you   would   like   to   sponsor   any   of   the players you can do so by emailing website@aberdaretownfc.co.uk Former Exiles youngster signs for Town Tuesday 17th July 2018 Aberdare Town are pleased to announce the signing of former Newport County player Simon Morgan. Simon   rose   through   the   ranks   with   Newport   County   playing   for   their   academy   and   upon   his   release   attracted   interest   from Truro   City   where   he   spent   pre-season.      He   eventually   signed   for Aberdare   Town   before   leaving   the   Club   but   has   returned   now since the appointment of Simon Jones as manager. We   welcome   Simon   back   to   the   Club   and   hope   he   has   an   enjoyable   and   successful   time   with Aber. You   can   sponsor   Simon,   or any of the other available players, by emailing website@aberdaretownfc.co.uk ‘1892 Club’ a huge success with 43 entries Monday 9th July 2018 The   inaugural   ‘1982   Club’   has   been   deemed   a   massive   success   after   an   impressive   43   entries   were   received   from businesses and individuals. The   main   part   of   the   Club   was   all   the   entries   being   placed   into   a   draw   with   the   first   name   pulled   out   of   the   hat   being   named   as the new front of shirt sponsor for the new season. The   Club   are   pleased   to   announce   that   PERTHCELYN   FOOD   MARKET   were   the   winners   of   the   draw   and   they   will   now   be   on the   front   of   the   new   Macron   playing   kit.      Meanwhile   second   place   went   to   SACRED   SPIRIT   AND   WELLNESS   CENTRE   who will appear on the playing shorts. A full list of the winners and all those who entered the Club can be found by clicking HERE. We   would   like   to   sincerley   thank   all   those   who   took   part   and   we   look   forward   to   welcoming   them   to   a   specially   designated fixture during the season. Aber start away to Caerau (Ely) Sunday 8th July 2018 The   Welsh   Football   League   Division   2   fixtures   have   now   been   confirmed   and   the   new   look   Aberdare   Town   side   will start their new season with a tough away trip to relegated Caerau (Ely). There   is   a   double   header   local   derby   in   the   opening   month   with   two   fixtures   against AFC   Llwydcoed,   now   managed   by   former Aberdare Town personnel Lewis Holder and Matt Driscoll. A   full   fixture   list   is   now   online   and   can   be   found   by   clicking   HERE .      Each   game   is   available   to   sponsor   both   the   match   and   the ball so please get in touch if you are interested in sponsoring a specific match. Town get bye in 1st round of League Cup Saturday 30th June 2018 At   the   Welsh   League   Annual   General   Meeting   held   in   Cardiff   today   Aberdare   were   handed   a   bye   in   the   first   round draw of the league cup. In total there are 16 ties in the 1st round meaning that Aberdare will enter in the second round, or the last 32! Assistant Manager and coach agree to join Thursday 21st June 2018 Simon Jones has added to his backroom staff with the confirmation of his new assistant manager and coach. Terry   Fitzpatrick   has   joined   as   Simon’s   number   2   and   is   currently   working   towards   his   UEFA   B   Licence   as   well   as   undertaking a   Level   1   course   in   Sports   Psychology.      He   has   coached   at   Academy   Development   Centres      of   both   Newport   County   and Cardiff   City   while   also   having   experience   with   Risca Academy   and   Caephilly   Schools   where   they   provided   opposition   to   Jayne Ludlow and the senior Welsh Ladies team in their World Cup preparation games against England and Russia. Also   forming   part   of   the   coaching   team   is   Kristian   Collins   who   will   double   up   his   coaching   work   along   with   his   existing commitments   with   our   ladies   team.   Kristian   will   also   be   signing   forms   for   the   Club   and   is   no   stranger   to Aberdare   Town   having picked up the Clubman of the Year in the season before last. We   welcome   both   Terry   and   Kristian   into   the   first   team   squad   along   with   Richard   Evans   who   had   already   been   confirmed   at the time of Simon’s appointment. The final piece of the backroom team is being sought with a physio required for match days and training sessions. Eleven players commit for new season already Wednesday 20th June 2018 Aberdare   boss   Simon   Jones   has   started   getting   his   squad   put   together   for   the   new   season   with   eleven   players confirming their commitment already. Signing   for   the   new   season   is   defenders   Scott   Griffiths,   Daniel   Riddiford, Andrew   Feneroli,   Sam   Phillips   and   Kieron   Bairstow, midfielders Levi Jones, Kevin Connelly and Rhys Thomas, winger Drew Langdon and strikers Mikey Edwards and Brad Lewis. Jones,   Griffiths,   Feneroli   and   Riddiford   all   have   had   Welsh   League   experience   while   Thomas,   Connelly,   Phillips,   Lewis   and Bairstow   all   played   in   the   Reserve   team   over   the   last   couple   of   seasons.      Striker   Edwards   suffered   a   bad   injury   in   the   opening game   of   last   season   and   is   now   back   to   fitness   after   a   year   out   and   looking   forward   to   the   chance   at   the   higher   level   along   with 17 year old winger Langdon who played for much of last season for Ceiber Con. Simon   Jones   who   has   put   his   players   through   two   early   training   sessions   has   been   pleased   with   the   turnouts   so   far   and   more signings   are   expected   shortly:   “We   knew   that   it   was   going   to   be   pretty   much   a   large   rebuild   of   the   squad   but   we   are   still   talking to   new   players   about   joining   us   and   there   are   a   few   we   are   talking   to   with   a   hope   they   will   stay   as   well.   All   those   who   are signing   are   those   that   really   want   to   be   at   the   Club   and   will   fit   into   the   type   of   football   we   want   to   play   which   you   could   see   in the two games at the end of last season”. Player   sponsorships   are   now   available   for   every   player   and   management   team   member   at   £50   for   the   season   -   as   well   as seeing   your   name   on   social   media,   in   the   programme   and   on   the   website   all   season   along   with   2   tickets   to   a   dedicated   league match,   if   you   pay   an   extra   £25   you   will   also   get   a   discounted   season   ticket!      To   sponsor   a   player   please   email   us   at website@aberdaretownfc.co.uk  or make contact through our social media channels. Merthyr friendly for Aber Wednesday 13th June 2018 Aberdare   Town   are   delighted   to   announce   that   Southern   League   Premier   Division   side   and   local   neighbours   Merthyr Town will be visiting Aberaman Park as part of the build up for the new season. The   friendly   against   the   Martyrs   is   the   only   home   game   and   will   take   place   on Tuesday   31st   July   (ko   7.30pm). Admission   is   set at £3 for adults & concessions and Under 16s are FREE Aberdare    have    lined    up    four    other    friendlies,    all    away    from    home,    which    start    on    Saturday    14th    July    when    we    visit Blaenrhondda   FC   followed   a   week   later   with   a   visit   to   face   Pontyclun.   On   the   28th   July Aber   will   play   old   friends AFC   Porth   on the Abercynon 3G pitch. The Merthyr game then takes centre stage before pre-season is wrapped up on Saturday 4th August against Treowen Stars. The   league   season   will   get   underway   on   Saturday   11th   August.   With   a   brand   new   squad   being   put   together   pre-season training is getting underway slightly earlier than normal on Tuesday 19th June.  Players to meet at the Club at 6.30pm. Preparations   are   also   underway   for   the   ladies   team   with   their   first   friendly   being   confirmed   away   to   Cascade   on   Sunday   5th August. Admission price lowered Tuesday 12th June 2018 With   a   busy   summer   relaunch   ahead   for   the   Club,   Aberdare   Town   have   started   by   making   some   changes   with   their match day admission prices. In   a   bid   to   try   and   increase   our   attendances   the   adult   admission   price   has   been   cut   to   just   £3   while   under   16s   will   continue   to get   in   FREE    while   concession   rates   remain   at   £3.   Match   day   programme   will   now   cost   £1.00   and   will   no   longer   be   included within the admission price. The   Club   will   also   be   introducing   season   tickets   at   a   cost   of   £35   which   will   give   holders   access   to   all   home   league   games   and friendlies.  An application form will be available to download from the website of by emailing website@aberdaretownfc.co.uk . The   Clubs   committee   are   working   hard   on   making   some   big   changes   to   give   the   125   year   old   Club   a   new   lease   of   life   and before   the   new   season   kicks   off   a   refurbishment   of   the   club   house   is   being   planned   along   with   a   full   ground   clear   up,   changes to match day ogranisation including a new match day office and a renovation of the refreshment outlet. Meetings   have   also   started   with   officials   from   our   successful   and   ever   expanding   girls   and   ladies   section   which   will   see   a much closer working relationship including a new social calendar of events. As   well   as   the   upcoming Annual   General   Meeting,   which   is   scheduled   for   the   26th   June   (when   the   ‘1892   Club   will   be   drawn), the   Club   are   also   preparing   to   hold   an   open   evening   with   all   those   with   an   in   interest   in   the   Club   from   the   boys,   girls,   ladies and mens sections can come along and help shape the future direction of the Club by airing their views. Further details will be announced in due course. Dapper FM are our first community partner Monday 11th June 2018 Aberdare   Town   Football   Club   and   local   Aberdare   radio   station   Dapper   FM   are   delighted   to   announce   they   have agreed a Community Partnership deal. Both   organisations   serve   the   local   area   and   by   agreeing   this   arrangement   it   is   hoped   to   boost   the   awareness   of   both   both   in Aberdare and further afield. From   Dapper   FM   Jonathan   ‘Eggy’   Evans   said:   “We   are   pleased   to   link   up   with   the   towns   football   team   and   will   be   helping however   we   can.   We   recently   located   to   a   brand   new   purpose   built   studio   based   in   Jacs   and   are   looking   to   improve   our   output and   anybody   who   wants   to   get   involved   we   will   be   delighted   to   hear   from   you.      Like   the   football   club   we   have   expenses   to   pay regularly to stay on air so any donations are most welcome”. Aberdare   Town   were   as   equally   as   thrilled   with   the   new   partnership   with   Ian   Pearce   from   the   Club   saying:   “Dapper,   like   the Club,   are   going   through   similar   relaunches   as   we   both   are   aiming   at   reaching   out   to   the   local   community   more.      We   are delighted   of   the   enthusiam   from   Jonathan   and   all   those   with   the   station   at   wanting   to   build   a   great   relationship   that   will   benefit us both”. You can listen in to Dapper FM on www.dapperfm.co.uk  or on the Tunein app
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We    welcome    all    three    to    the    Club    and    hope    they    enjoy    their    time    at Aberaman   Park.      If   you   would   like   to   sponsor   any   of   the   players   you   can   do so by emailing website@aberdaretownfc.co.uk Former Exiles youngster signs for Town Tuesday 17th July 2018 Aberdare   Town   are   pleased   to   announce   the   signing   of   former   Newport County player Simon Morgan. Simon   rose   through   the   ranks   with   Newport   County   playing   for   their   academy and   upon   his   release   attracted   interest   from   Truro   City   where   he   spent   pre- season.      He   eventually   signed   for Aberdare Town   before   leaving   the   Club   but has returned now since the appointment of Simon Jones as manager. We   welcome   Simon   back   to   the   Club   and   hope   he   has   an   enjoyable   and successful   time   with   Aber.   You   can   sponsor   Simon,   or   any   of   the   other available players, by emailing website@aberdaretownfc.co.uk ‘1892     Club’     a     huge     success     with     43 entries Monday 9th July 2018 The   inaugural   ‘1982   Club’   has   been   deemed   a   massive   success   after   an impressive 43 entries were received from businesses and individuals. The   main   part   of   the   Club   was   all   the   entries   being   placed   into   a   draw   with the   first   name   pulled   out   of   the   hat   being   named   as   the   new   front   of   shirt sponsor for the new season. The   Club   are   pleased   to   announce   that   PERTHCELYN   FOOD   MARKET were   the   winners   of   the   draw   and   they   will   now   be   on   the   front   of   the   new Macron   playing   kit.      Meanwhile   second   place   went   to   SACRED   SPIRIT AND WELLNESS CENTRE who will appear on the playing shorts. A   full   list   of   the   winners   and   all   those   who   entered   the   Club   can   be   found   by clicking HERE. We   would   like   to   sincerley   thank   all   those   who   took   part   and   we   look   forward to welcoming them to a specially designated fixture during the season. Aber start away to Caerau (Ely) Sunday 8th July 2018 The    Welsh    Football    League    Division    2    fixtures    have    now    been confirmed   and   the   new   look   Aberdare   Town   side   will   start   their   new season with a tough away trip to relegated Caerau (Ely). There   is   a   double   header   local   derby   in   the   opening   month   with   two   fixtures against   AFC   Llwydcoed,   now   managed   by   former   Aberdare   Town   personnel Lewis Holder and Matt Driscoll. A   full   fixture   list   is   now   online   and   can   be   found   by   clicking   HERE .      Each game   is   available   to   sponsor   both   the   match   and   the   ball   so   please   get   in touch if you are interested in sponsoring a specific match. Town get bye in 1st round of League Cup Saturday 30th June 2018 At   the   Welsh   League   Annual   General   Meeting   held   in   Cardiff   today Aberdare were handed a bye in the first round draw of the league cup. In   total   there   are   16   ties   in   the   1st   round   meaning   that Aberdare   will   enter   in the second round, or the last 32! Assistant    Manager    and    coach    agree    to join Thursday 21st June 2018 Simon   Jones   has   added   to   his   backroom   staff   with   the   confirmation   of his new assistant manager and coach. Terry   Fitzpatrick   has   joined   as   Simon’s   number   2   and   is   currently   working towards   his   UEFA   B   Licence   as   well   as   undertaking   a   Level   1   course   in Sports   Psychology.      He   has   coached   at   Academy   Development   Centres      of both   Newport   County   and   Cardiff   City   while   also   having   experience   with Risca   Academy   and   Caephilly   Schools   where   they   provided   opposition   to Jayne    Ludlow    and    the    senior    Welsh    Ladies    team    in    their    World    Cup preparation games against England and Russia. Also   forming   part   of   the   coaching   team   is   Kristian   Collins   who   will   double   up his   coaching   work   along   with   his   existing   commitments   with   our   ladies   team. Kristian   will   also   be   signing   forms   for   the   Club   and   is   no   stranger   to Aberdare Town having picked up the Clubman of the Year in the season before last. We   welcome   both   Terry   and   Kristian   into   the   first   team   squad   along   with Richard   Evans   who   had   already   been   confirmed   at   the   time   of   Simon’s appointment. The   final   piece   of   the   backroom   team   is   being   sought   with   a   physio   required for match days and training sessions. Eleven    players    commit    for    new    season already Wednesday 20th June 2018 Aberdare   boss   Simon   Jones   has   started   getting   his   squad   put   together for   the   new   season   with   eleven   players   confirming   their   commitment already. Signing   for   the   new   season   is   defenders   Scott   Griffiths,   Daniel   Riddiford, Andrew   Feneroli,   Sam   Phillips   and   Kieron   Bairstow,   midfielders   Levi   Jones, Kevin   Connelly   and   Rhys   Thomas,   winger   Drew   Langdon   and   strikers   Mikey Edwards and Brad Lewis. Jones,    Griffiths,    Feneroli    and    Riddiford    all    have    had    Welsh    League experience   while Thomas,   Connelly,   Phillips,   Lewis   and   Bairstow   all   played   in the   Reserve   team   over   the   last   couple   of   seasons.      Striker   Edwards   suffered a   bad   injury   in   the   opening   game   of   last   season   and   is   now   back   to   fitness after   a   year   out   and   looking   forward   to   the   chance   at   the   higher   level   along with   17   year   old   winger   Langdon   who   played   for   much   of   last   season   for Ceiber Con. Simon   Jones   who   has   put   his   players   through   two   early   training   sessions   has been    pleased    with    the    turnouts    so    far    and    more    signings    are    expected shortly:   “We   knew   that   it   was   going   to   be   pretty   much   a   large   rebuild   of   the squad   but   we   are   still   talking   to   new   players   about   joining   us   and   there   are   a few   we   are   talking   to   with   a   hope   they   will   stay   as   well.   All   those   who   are signing   are   those   that   really   want   to   be   at   the   Club   and   will   fit   into   the   type   of football   we   want   to   play   which   you   could   see   in   the   two   games   at   the   end   of last season”. Player   sponsorships   are   now   available   for   every   player   and   management team   member   at   £50   for   the   season   -   as   well   as   seeing   your   name   on   social media,   in   the   programme   and   on   the   website   all   season   along   with   2   tickets to   a   dedicated   league   match,   if   you   pay   an   extra   £25   you   will   also   get   a discounted    season    ticket!        To    sponsor    a    player    please    email    us    at website@aberdaretownfc.co.uk    or   make   contact   through   our   social   media channels. Merthyr friendly for Aber Wednesday 13th June 2018 Aberdare    Town    are    delighted    to    announce    that    Southern    League Premier    Division    side    and    local    neighbours    Merthyr    Town    will    be visiting Aberaman Park as part of the build up for the new season. The   friendly   against   the   Martyrs   is   the   only   home   game   and   will   take   place on   Tuesday   31st   July   (ko   7.30pm).   Admission   is   set   at   £3   for   adults   & concessions and Under 16s are FREE Aberdare   have   lined   up   four   other   friendlies,   all   away   from   home,   which   start on   Saturday   14th   July   when   we   visit   Blaenrhondda   FC   followed   a   week   later with   a   visit   to   face   Pontyclun.   On   the   28th   July Aber   will   play   old   friends AFC Porth on the Abercynon 3G pitch. The   Merthyr   game   then   takes   centre   stage   before   pre-season   is   wrapped   up on Saturday 4th August against Treowen Stars. The   league   season   will   get   underway   on   Saturday   11th August.   With   a   brand new    squad    being    put    together    pre-season    training    is    getting    underway slightly   earlier   than   normal   on   Tuesday   19th   June.      Players   to   meet   at   the Club at 6.30pm. Preparations   are   also   underway   for   the   ladies   team   with   their   first   friendly being confirmed away to Cascade on Sunday 5th August. Admission price lowered Tuesday 12th June 2018 With   a   busy   summer   relaunch   ahead   for   the   Club,   Aberdare   Town   have started    by    making    some    changes    with    their    match    day    admission prices. In   a   bid   to   try   and   increase   our   attendances   the   adult   admission   price   has been   cut   to   just   £3   while   under   16s   will   continue   to   get   in   FREE    while concession   rates   remain   at   £3.   Match   day   programme   will   now   cost   £1.00 and will no longer be included within the admission price. The   Club   will   also   be   introducing   season   tickets   at   a   cost   of   £35   which   will give   holders   access   to   all   home   league   games   and   friendlies.     An   application form    will    be    available    to    download    from    the    website    of    by    emailing website@aberdaretownfc.co.uk . The   Clubs   committee   are   working   hard   on   making   some   big   changes   to   give the   125   year   old   Club   a   new   lease   of   life   and   before   the   new   season   kicks   off a   refurbishment   of   the   club   house   is   being   planned   along   with   a   full   ground clear   up,   changes   to   match   day   ogranisation   including   a   new   match   day office and a renovation of the refreshment outlet. Meetings    have    also    started    with    officials    from    our    successful    and    ever expanding   girls   and   ladies   section   which   will   see   a   much   closer   working relationship including a new social calendar of events. As   well   as   the   upcoming Annual   General   Meeting,   which   is   scheduled   for   the 26th   June   (when   the   ‘1892   Club   will   be   drawn),   the   Club   are   also   preparing to   hold   an   open   evening   with   all   those   with   an   in   interest   in   the   Club   from   the boys,   girls,   ladies   and   mens   sections   can   come   along   and   help   shape   the future direction of the Club by airing their views. Further details will be announced in due course. Dapper     FM     are     our     first     community partner Monday 11th June 2018 Aberdare   Town   Football   Club   and   local   Aberdare   radio   station   Dapper FM    are    delighted    to    announce    they    have    agreed    a    Community Partnership deal. Both   organisations   serve   the   local   area   and   by   agreeing   this   arrangement   it is hoped to boost the awareness of both both in Aberdare and further afield. From   Dapper   FM   Jonathan   ‘Eggy’   Evans   said:   “We   are   pleased   to   link   up with    the    towns    football    team    and    will    be    helping    however    we    can.    We recently   located   to   a   brand   new   purpose   built   studio   based   in   Jacs   and   are looking   to   improve   our   output   and   anybody   who   wants   to   get   involved   we   will be   delighted   to   hear   from   you.      Like   the   football   club   we   have   expenses   to pay regularly to stay on air so any donations are most welcome”. Aberdare   Town   were   as   equally   as   thrilled   with   the   new   partnership   with   Ian Pearce   from   the   Club   saying:   “Dapper,   like   the   Club,   are   going   through similar    relaunches    as    we    both    are    aiming    at    reaching    out    to    the    local
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