The FA of Wales has confirmed its club licensing applicants for the 2023/24 season of Tier 1 and 2 in women’s football.
The FAW stated that ‘A licence is granted on an annual basis and automatically expires at the end of the season for which it has been awarded. Therefore, in order for clubs to maintain their status at their level of the pyramid, they must annually apply for and meet the licensing criteria.
Panels, made up of independent experts, meet to assess each club’s application, with members covering a range of skills & expertise and include; senior lawyers & other legal experts, chartered accountants, UEFA stadium inspectors & consultants and former international footballers.’
UEFA WOMEN’S LICENCE APPLICATIONS (6): Aberystwyth Town, Cardiff City FC, Cardiff Met, Pontypridd United, Swansea City, The New Saints
TIER 1 WOMEN’S LICENCE APPLICATIONS (12): Abergavenny, Aberystwyth Town, Barry Town United, Briton Ferry Llansawel, Cardiff City FC, Cardiff Met, Cascade YC, Connah’s Quay Nomads, Pontypridd United, Swansea City, The New Saints, Wrexham
TIER 2 WOMEN’S LICENCE APPLICATIONS (17)
NORTH (7) : Airbus UK Broughton, Bangor, Felinheli, Llandudno, Llanfair United, NFA, Rhyl
SOUTH (10) : Caldicot Town, Coed Duon, Cwmbran Celtic, Llanelli Town, Merthyr Town, Pencoed Athletic, Penybont, Pontardawe Town, Swansea University, Tonyrefail Welfare