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WEEKLY TOTE DRAW. Numbers 18 and 44. There was no winner of the £300.00 prize this week, so next week's jackpot goes up to £400.00. All recent numbers and winners on the TOTE page. (30 January 2005)

CELEBRITY EVENING: Our Supporters' Assocation has announced a celebrity evening to be held at Bangor Cricket Club on 9 March. Guest of honour is Association President (and former Citizen), BBC sports presenter Ray Stubbs. Other guests will also be appearing. Tickets for the evening cost just £15.00 (inc. a three-course meal) and are available from the Bangor City Supporters' Association farrarend@dsl.pipex.com or 07944694801, or at the Club Shop on matchdays. (30 January 2005)

"WELSH FOOTBALL" MAGAZINE ... is regularly on sale at the Club shop (price £2.00) and the late January edition (no 99) is now available. In addition to the usual roundup of league and international news and reviews, this latest edition contains an article on saving Abergavenny Thursdays and Pen-y-pound Stadium, turns the spotlight on Buckley Town, considers the future of the Welsh pyramid system, and casts light on a football stand with a railway history. (28 January 2005) 

FAW PREMIER CUP SEMI-FINAL DRAW: Following our famous victory against Cardiff City, we have been handed a home draw against Wrexham in the semi-final of this competition. The other semi is to be between TNS and Swansea City - the dates of both fixtures to be confirmed. (29 January 2005)

DAV SWOOPS: For the third time this week, City boss Peter Davenport has again shown himself quick off the mark in the transfer market, swooping to clinch the signatures of accomplished defender Paul O'Neil (who returns to us from Gretna), and highly-rated Llanelli midfielder Neil Thomas. Pen pictures of our two new signings will be on the first-team squad pages shortly. (27 January 2005)

PRIESTLEY RE-SIGNS: 'Keeper Phil Priestley has re-signed for City from Stalybridge, having left Farrar Road at the end of the 2003 - 4 season. "Elvis" Priestley is expected to be available for our FAW Premier Cup clash against Cardiff tomorrow (Tuesday) night. (24 January 2005)

POSTERERS REQUIRED: If you can help publicise Bangor City City matches by putting up a few matchday posters around town, or in your school, club or workplace, please let us know. The more people know about the great times to be had at Farrar Road, the better - so if you would like a regular supply of A4 matchday posters (minimum number 5, please), just contact the Club in the usual way, leaving your name and address. (22 January 2005)

DAVIES LEAVES CLUB: Former Manchester United and Wales midfielder, and former WPL Player of the Year Simon Davies has left Bangor City by mutual consent, and has joined Rhyl. Bangor City woudl like to thank Simon for his services in the past, and wish him all the best in his future career. (21 January 2005)

ADMISSION TO CARDIFF GAME: Admission to our eagerly-awaited game against Cardiff City in the FAW Premier Cup, to be played on Tuesday 25 February (KO 7.30), will be by payment at the turnstile as usual. There will be no advance tickets on sale. Please do your best to arrive early at the ground to avoid the inevitable queues. (20 January 2005)

SEARCH FOR FORMER PLAYERS: We have been asked about the whereabouts of two Citizens of the past - defender Steve Hitchen who came to us from Macclesfield a season or so ago, and, for older supporters, Merv Jones, who played for Bangor in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Can you help? If so, please get in touch with us in the usual way. (16 January 2005)

REARRANGED DATES FOR NEWTOWN AND PORT TALBOT GAMES: New dates for our WPL fixtures against Newtown (a) and Port Talbot (h) have now been confirmed. The games will take place on Tuesday February 8, and Sunday April 10 respectively. (15 January 2005)

CLAYTON JOINS THE LEGENDS: City's evergreen defender Clayton Blackmore was amongst the Wales footballing masters to be seen taking part in a Legends tournament, played in Cardiff recently. Amongst other well-known names taking part were Neville Southall, Mark Aizlewood and Malcolm Allen. If you weren't there to see Clayts in the flesh, don't worry. The tournament is being broadcast on BBC2W tomorrow (Friday 14 January) at 7.00 pm (13 January 2005)

200 Club: The winner of the December 2004 draw is Mrs Jones from Llanfairpwll, who wins £220.50. For a regular payment of just £10.00 a month, City's 200 Club is a painless and effective way of helping the Club. To join, contact Brian Lucas on 01492 515002, or Brian.Lucas@btinternet.com. (12 January 2005)

WELSHPOOL GAME OFF: Our 8 January game at Welshpool is postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. (8 January 2005)

PAYMENT OVER THE INTERNET: We can now accept payment over the internet (especially useful for our many overseas fans)via the fast, convenient and secure PayPal system. To make a payment using PayPal, sign in at PayPal.com and click on the "Send Money" tab, quoting info@bangorcityfc.com when asked for the recipient's e-mail address. Any problems or questions? Please drop us an e-mail. (1 January 2005)

BEAT THE QUEUES ON SATURDAY: As there is likely to be a large crowd for our game against Caernarfon on New Year's Day (KO 2.30 pm), and as road traffic along Caernarfon Road is also likely to be heavy,  please help yourself and the turnstile staff by arriving early for this match. Many thanks (1 January 2005)


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