Gwent County Football Association Records

Scope and Content

Records relating to Gwent County Football Association, 1911-2005, including minute books, 1911-2000; newscuttings and programme relating to the Cymru Cup, 1991-1995; correspondence, certificates, programmes and photographs relating to Cymru Fixture Cup, Youth Squad and Inter-League fixtures, 1964-1987; official handbooks, 1968-1986; constitution and rules, 1986-2003; cup competition handbook, 2002-2003; Under 16 &1 8 Youth League handbooks, 2002-2005; constitution, cup & disciplinary handbooks, 2004-2005; legal proceedings, 1993-1996; and records relating to Newport & District Association Football League, 1964-2004.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gwent County Football Association was founded at Newport in 1911 as The Monmouthshire County Football Association. Its area is the whole geographical area of Gwent. In 1976 it changed its name to the Gwent County Football Association. The headquarters are at the Civic Centre in Newport. The affairs are governed by the Chairman, Vice Chairman, President, Senior & Junior Vice Presidents, Life Vice Presidents, Life Members, Hon. Secretary, Hon. Treasurer, Hon. Assistant Secretary, Members of Council as elected. The Association is affiliated to the Football Association of Wales and there are 300 affiliated Clubs with nearly 425 teams playing each weekend. There are 7700 senior players and 5500 junior players. There is material relating to court case between Newport Association Football Club and the Football Association of Wales Limited and Gwent County Football Association.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited in August 2005.


Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Gwent County Football Association Records, catalogue.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available at Gwent Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained


Accruals are not expected