An Appeals Body sat in Cardiff today (23 April) to consider the appeals by Bangor City and Prestatyn Town who were refused a UEFA and/or FAW Club Licence earlier this month by the First Instance Body.
Following a lengthy meeting by the independent panel, Bangor City were awarded both the UEFA and FAW Domestic Club Licence for the 2015/2016 season.
Meanwhile, Prestatyn Town were successful with their appeal and were awarded the FAW Domestic Club Licence for the 2015/2016 season.
The Club Licensing system aims to assist the continual improvement and development of football clubs at the top level within Wales. Licensing is a transparent process that enables clubs to demonstrate to their stakeholders that they meet quality standards.
At today’s meeting, the First Instance Body assessed the following criteria for each club: Sporting: Youth & Coaching, Infrastructure, Legal, Personnel & Administration, Financial and Codes of Practice.
A FAW Domestic Club Licence in required for clubs to participate in the Welsh Premier League and for those clubs who qualify for European competitions, a UEFA Licence is also a pre-requisite.