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Connahs Quay Nomads FC




Ground: Deeside Stadium
Kelsterton Road
Connah s Quay
Comp: Welsh Premier League
Area: North Wales Coast FA
Colours: White and Black

Connah's Quay Nomads FC is a football team, playing in the League of Wales.

The club was founded in 1947 as Connah's Quay Juniors and adopted the present name in 1951, and have their home ground normally at Deeside Stadium, Kelsterton Road, Connah's Quay, Flintshire (which accommodates 5500 spectators (420 seated)), but for the 2006-07 season are temporarily playing their home games in Flint due to drainage problems with the Deeside Stadium pitch.

The team's first choice strip is white shirts, black shorts and socks, and their second choice strip is yellow shirts, red shorts and yellow socks.

In 1990 Connah's Quay became founder members of the Cymru Alliance positioning them for admission to the League of Wales on its formation in 1992. Nomads reached the semi final of the Welsh Cup in 1993 but lost 1-2 to Rhyl on aggregate. They went one better in 1998, going to extra time but the Nomads lost out to Bangor City after leading for a long spell.

The Nomads left their long-time home at the Halfway House in 1997 - a ground that hosted football as far back as the 19th century - for a new ground at Deeside College.

Connah's Quay Nomads recently appointed Jim Hackett as the clubs new manager after the shock departure of Neville Powell to Bangor City FC.

Biggest victories and losses
Biggest League of Wales win: 10-0 v Cemaes Bay in 1998.
Biggest League of Wales defeat: 0-8 at Bangor City in 1995 .

    Bangor City FC v Connahs Quay Nomads 17.02.07


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