The Welsh Cup is one of the oldest and most prestigious football competitions in the country. It has a rich history and has seen many great teams and players battle it out for the title. Here are ten interesting facts that you might not know about the Wales Welsh Cup.

  1. The Wales Welsh Cup was first played in 1877, making it one of the oldest football competitions in the world.
  2. The competition is open to all football teams in Wales, including those from the Welsh Premier League and lower divisions.
  3. Cardiff City has won the most titles, with 22 wins to their name.
  4. The final of the competition is usually held at the Racecourse Ground in Wrexham, which has a capacity of 10,771.
  5. In the early days of the competition, English teams were also invited to participate, with clubs such as Liverpool and Everton taking part.
  6. Swansea City holds the record for the biggest win in the history of the competition, with a 12-0 victory over Aberdare Athletic in 1915.
  7. The Wales Welsh Cup is one of the few football competitions in the world that has been won by a university team. In 1911, Cardiff University beat Pontypridd 2-1 to win the cup.
  8. In 1956, the final of the competition was played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, which has a capacity of 74,500.
  9. The current trophy used in the competition was first introduced in 1992, and it was designed by the famous silversmith, Gerald Benney.
  10. The Wales Welsh Cup has seen many famous players compete over the years, including John Charles, Ryan Giggs, and Gareth Bale.
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