Llanberis
Full nameLlanberis Football Club
(Clwb Pêl-Droed Llanberis)
Nickname(s)Y Darans
Founded1890; 132 years ago (1890)
GroundFfordd Padarn
Llanberis
Capacity500 (standing)
ChairmanEurwyn Thomas
ManagerCarwyn Jones
LeagueNorth Wales Coast West Football League Premier Division
2019–20Welsh Alliance League
Division One, 10th
WebsiteClub website

Llanberis F.C. (Welsh: Clwb Pêl-droed Llanberis) are a Welsh football club currently playing in the North Wales Coast West Football League Premier Division. Their ground is located in the centre of the village. Their nickname is Y Darans.

History

Llanberis F.C. were founded in 1890. Dr. Robert Herbert Mills-Roberts, a former Preston North End and Wales goalkeeper who graduated as a doctor in July 1887. A few years later he took over the running of the Dinorwic Slate Quarry Hospital, and it was during this time he became one of the founding fathers of Llanberis F.C.

However, Llanberis F.C. have been known as Llanberis United from the early 1900s until 1920 and CPD Locomotive Llanberis from 1980 until 2004 when they were sponsored by the Snowdon Mountain Railway.

Llanberis F.C. former nicknames were: Llanber, Y Blac and Amber, Y Teigars, Locomotives and Y Loco.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Pitchero – Clwb Pel-Droed Llanberis – Information – History".