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TOTE: Numbers 7 and 49. There is one winner (tbc), of the £100.00 prize this week, so next week's jackpot remains at £100.00. All numbers and winners on the TOTE page. (31 October 2004)

PREM CUP: Our second round FAW Premier Cup tie against Connah's Quay will be played on Tuesday 9 November at Farrar Road, KO 7.30 pm. This competition is the most lucrative in Welsh football, with a £100,000 prize to the winners, with the opportunity also for WPL clubs to test their mettle against Welsh clubs who play in English football as Cardiff, Swansea and Wrexham all enter the competition in its later stages. (31 October 2004).

WHITFIELD TO AIRBUS: Goalkeeper Paul Whitfield has left the Club and moved to Airbus UK. Bangor City would like to wish Paul all the best for the future. (25 October 2004).

MATCH OF THE DAY: Our away fixture against TNS to be played on 30 October has been selected as the main feature game on S4C's Y Clwb Pêl-Droed. So, come down to Y Treflan, Llansantffraid next Saturday and get yourselves in front of the cameras making a noise for City - then watch the highlights on TV - either on Saturday evening or repeated on S4C Digital (channel 104) at around 11.00 pm on Monday. An unusual feature of the game will be that referee Callum Murray from the Scottish Football League will be officiating - part of an innovative exchange programme devised by the WPL and Scottish League counterparts. (23 October 2004).

MATCH OFF! Our home match against Port Talbot, scheduled for 23 October, is postponed due to bad weather. (23 October 2004)

FAMOUS MANAGER: One of Wales' most famous football managers was interviewed live from Farrar Road on last Tuesday's edition of the S4C magazine programme Wedi Saith. No, it wasn't John Toshack. Brian Flynn, Gary Speed or anyone else being mentioned for the vacant national team job - nor should current City boss Peter Davenport feel worried! The manager in question was Arthur Picton, alias actor John Pierce Jones, boss of fictional team Bryncoch FC who appear in the Welsh-language comedy Cmon Midffild! The feature was to promote a forthcoming special to be broadcast this coming Christmas. (22 October 2004)

WELSH CUP OPPOSITION: Welsh League Division One outfit Dinas Powys will be our opponents in the 3rd Round of the Welsh Cup, the game to be played on Sunday 7 November, KO 2.00 pm - and not the date and time previously advertised. Dinas Powys conquered South Wales opposition Risca and Gelli FC in the 2nd round of the competition. (22 October 2004) 

ACADEMI MENAI: Bangor City FC took part in a presentation event held at local college Coleg Menai, as part of the joint initiative between the Club, Llanelli RFC and the college to identify and support the area's most promising football and rugby players. More information about Academi Menai on the Academy/youth pages on this website. (17 October 2004)

FAW PREMIER CUP: Connah's Quay Nomads will be our opponents in the 2nd round of this potentially lucrative competition.The tie will be played at Farrar Road on 9/10 November (exact date to be confirmed). (16 October 2004)

200 Club: The winner of the September draw is Mrs Roberts of Gaerwen, who scoops £227.50 (16 October 2004)

FRESHERS FOR FREE: The gate at our game against Haverfordwest was boosted by first year students from the University and Coleg Menai who received free match-day passes. Over 70 students took advantage of the offer and the Club hopes that what they saw will encourage them to become regular (paying!) supporters. Matchday passes had been distributed through the Coleg Menai Sports Department and at the University Freshers' Fair where the Club also had a merchandise stand. (10 October 2004) 

STORMIN' SOUNDS: Supporters might have noticed pre-match and interval music rather more contemporary than the usual (rather MOR) diet being broadcast at Bangor's recent match against Haverfordwest. This was thanks to Storm FM, Bangor Univeristy's radio station, which kindly agreed to sponsor the match. The arrangement with Storm is just part of the Club's drive to forge even stronger links with the University - a partnership which has netted the Club enthusiastic support and some more-than-useful players over recent years. (10 October 2004)

GET GREAT ONLINE BARGAINS - AND SUPPORT BANGOR CITY: City has recently joined an exciting fundraising initiative that could generate us significant funds. We now have a webshop www.buy.at/bangorcityfc which links to many high street retailers' websites, and BCFC earns commission from these! Retailers involved include: Marks and Spencer, Amazon, Oddbins and many more. Other groups rake in an average commission of 2 pounds per purchase and we should benefit similarly! So get shopping - and go to www.buy.at/bangorcityfc (3 October 2004)


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