Football Club- Brief History
Denbigh Town Football
Club was formed in 1880 and has remained one of the most popular and highly respected clubs in North
Wales football ever since.
One of the club's finest achievements came in 1924 when it won both the Welsh Amateur
Cup and the North Wales Coast Amateur Cup.
A number of minor successes ensued in the subsequent decades until the club
hit a purple patch in the 1970's when they won the Welsh National League (Wrexham Area) Division One Championship four times
and the League Cup on five occasions.
Town also landed the North Wales Coast Amateur Cup in 1970 and the North Wales Coast
Amateur Cup in 1972. The manager through most of this golden period was John Trevor Roberts who remains one of Denbigh Town's most
After the club left the Wrexham Area League at the turn of the 80's and joined the Clwyd League many
trophy-less years followed. The sleeping giant did not awaken until the 1991/92 season when Liverpudlian duo Bill Dawson and
Roy Cook-Hannah took over the reins at Central Park.
In their first season the club won
promotion to the Premier Division, but the biggest highlight was an unforgettable 1-0 North Wales Challenge Cup victory over
the fourth placed HFS Loans League semi-professionals of Caernarfon Town before an ecstatic crowd at Central Park.
After two seasons
in the Clwyd Premier, Town were promoted to the Fitlock Welsh Alliance League 1994/95. After finishing fourth in their first
season Town followed up in style by landing the League Championship and Cookson Cup double, the club's finest achievement
for almost 20 years.
Denbigh took their place in the Cymru Alliance for the start of the 1996/97 and enjoyed several good
seasons at that level.
Denbigh joined the Welsh Alliance League for 2002/03 and finished 3rd, reached the semi final of
the Barritt Cup and won the Alves Cup with Roy Cook-Hannah back at the helm. Roy Cook-Hannah resigned on 8th December 2003.
Clwyd Williams and Nick Hailes were installed as caretakers on the 11th December 2003 with the aim of fulfilling the remaining
fixtures. Denbigh finished in 12th place with 36 points from 30 matches.
Tim Dyer was appointed Manager on the 6th May
2004. In season 2005/2006 Tim guided the Town to the Barritt Cup and Cookson Cup double, Runners Up in the Welsh Alliance
League and North Wales Coast FA Challenge Cup Finalists. Denbigh
Town also won the Welsh Alliance Fair Play League for 2005 / 2006 &
2006 / 2007. In 2007 Denbigh Town
were crowned Welsh Alliance League Champions and Cookson Cup Winners.
Tim Dyer stepped down at the end of 2008 / 2009 season. Steve Jones is the new Manager with Dean Martin
as his Assistant.