4th in the Cymru Alliance, 1997-98 * since formation of
Welsh Premier League/League of Wales 1992
The Showground, Bryn-y-Castell, Ludlow Road,
Knighton, Powys, LD7 1HP
01547 528999 on match days only, Non match days
ring secretary below.
Mobile: 07583 951973
Tel: 01547 528071 - Mobile 07870 1790491
Address: 33 Laurels Meadow, Knighton, Powys, LD7 1HD.
Tel: 01743 351812 - Mobile 07851 998000
First Team Manager:
Reserve Team Manager:
Under 12's Manager:
Under 7's & Youth Secretary
Mobile: 07779 826114
Honours and Achievements
Association Football Club
The Radnor Robins, The Borderers, The Town & The
The Mid Wales
Central Wales Football Association
Football Association of Wales
English Football Association (Youth team's under 12 and below) and have competed in The F.A. Trophy.
*Former affiliate members of, Herefordshire Football Association and Shropshire Football Association.
although its recorded that Knighton Cricket Club (formed
1859) used to play association football as early as the
early 1860's of which likely spawned the club which
unofficially would make them one of the oldest football
clubs in the world
Highest League Position*
League (Mid Wales Section)
Mid Wales League Division One
Champions 1901-02, 1902-03, 1903-04, 1991-92
Runners-up 1900-01, 1905-06, 1906-07, 1945-46, 1949-50, 1983-84. 2015-16.
Mid Wales League Division
E.R. Jenkins Cup
Mid Wales League (South)
Champions 1974-75, 2002-03, 2003-04
North Herefordshire League Division 1
Runners up 1934-5, 1951-2.
Welsh FA Cup
Semi finalists 1897, 1904
Central Wales FA Cup
Winners 1969-70, 1971-1972,
Mid Wales League Cup
Winners 1952-53, 1960-61, 1968-69, 1988/89
Runners-up 1962-63,1965-66, 1967-68
North Herefordshire League Cup
1972, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1995
J Emrys Morgan Cup
vs 2,211 v Hereford United, Welsh Cup 4th Round, 1981
16-0 v Bucknell United, Home - Mid Wales League South, 2004
0-16 v Cardiff City, Away, Welsh Cup 5th Round, 1961
Central Wales Youth Cup
Kingsland Challenge Cup 1933
Knighton Cup 1920, 1930, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966
Knighton Hospital Cup (could be the same as Knighton Nurse Cup) - 1923 1930 1934 1954, 1956, 1975
Leintwardine Cup 1920
Llandrindod Cup 1961,1965, 1978
Ludlow Charity Cup 1933
Mid Wales Youth league 1991
Mid Wales Youth Cup - 1962, 1964, 1972, 1975
Mid Wales (South) Youth Cup - 1962, finalists 1977
Presteigne Ottway Cup - 1959 1961, 1967
Rhayader Cup 1951, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965
Tom Stephens Cup winners 1992
Knighton played in the Shropshire League in 1919 until 1921 Research is still in progress so I can't claim this list is definitive but they did finish runner-up in 1920-21 Knighton also took part in the FA Trophy on at least two occasions In 1980-81 they lost 1-0 at home after a replay against Clevedon Town they had previously drawn 1-1 at Clevedon In 1981-82 they were lost away 1-0 to Haverford West County
Former Notable Players and Managers
Currently our player coach who recently guided the
club to the Spar Mid Wales League Division 2 league
and cup double. Started out at Hereford United's
youth academy and went on to play for Newtown,
Airbus Uk and Aberystwyth Town in The Welsh Premier
Played in The Football League with Shrewsbury Town,
in The Football Conference for Northwich Victoria,
AFC Telford United and for Newtown in the Welsh
Played for Shrewsbury Town, Leicester City, West Bromich
Albion, Fulham, England B' as well as manager of Shrewsbury
Town, Sheffield United, Southend United and Oswestry Town.
Scored a record 434 goals in the Football League and brother
of full England International Jack Rowley.
Prolific goal scorer who played for Shrewsbury Town,
Hereford United and Cardiff City.
Tricky winger Shrewsbury Town and Hereford United.
Rock solid defender who played Swansea City
Played for Shrewsbury Town
Played in the Football League for Shrewsbury Town,
Brentford, Cardiff City and Barnsley.
Played in the Football League for Wolverhampton Wanderers
Player and Manager
for Knighton Town along with other local clubs, but made his
name with the club as a manager during the 1991-92 season as
he led the club to their first Mid Wales League Championship
for 88 years with just one league defeat all season.
4th in the Cymru Alliance, 1997-98 * since formation of Welsh Premier League/League of Wales 1992
Manchester City and Chesterfield.