Women’s First Instance Body Club Licensing Decisions 2023

Jenner Park

The First Instance Body (FIB) met today (30th March) to assess and consider the UEFA and Adran Premier Licence applications.

Clubs are assessed on the following criteria: Sporting, Football Social Responsibility, Infrastructure, Legal, Personnel, Financial and Codes of Practice. 

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. 

Following today’s meeting, the independent FIB Panel has decided on the following: 

Granted a UEFA Licence for 2023/24 Season (3 clubs) 

  • Cardiff City 
  • Cardiff Met 
  • Swansea City 

Granted Adran Premier Licence for 2023/24 Season (6 clubs) 

  • Barry Town United 
  • Briton Ferry Llansawel 
  • Cardiff Met 
  • Pontypridd United
  • The New Saints 
  • Wrexham 

Refused Tier 1 Women’s Licence for 2023/24 Season (5 clubs) 

  • Abergavenny 
  • Aberystwyth Town 
  • Cardiff City
  • Cascade 
  • Swansea City

The FIB Panel extended its congratulations to those clubs successful in attaining the licences. 

Clubs who have been refused a Licence by the First Instance Body have ten days in which to submit an appeal.

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