Spar Mid Wales Division One Champions Rhayader Town have announced their resignation from the Huws Gray Alliance after winning promotion to the league last season.
The club enjoyed a successful season by not only winning the third tier Mid Wales league but securing an FAW licence to play in the second tier Cymru Alliance.
Rhayader have explained their resignation is due to being unable to raise a team in relation to the long distances the club would have to travel as the most southernly team on the Cymru Alliance map.
The official club statement released on the club’s Twitter feed which is apologetic to each club involved in what could mean a fifteen team Cymru Alliance next season as the league only list fifteen teams in
A statement from the Huws Gray Alliance league reaffirmed the reason behind the resignation as failure to raise a team.
“Rhayader have informed the Huws Gray Alliance that they are resigning from the league due to their .failure to raise a team to for the 2017/18 season.”
The club had been on the look out for a new manager to guide the club through the second tier of Welsh football but now the new manager will have a different task of managing a team in a new division.
It is unclear where the Red Kites will compete in the Welsh pyramid as of yet, but Rhayader have assured the football club will continue to run during the 17/18 season.
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