01/04/2021

To promote its community partnership with the Welsh Blood Service, the FAW will be working with the JD Cymru Leagues and the Orchard Welsh Premier Women’s League to turn all pitch markings red for the start of the new season. The decision will see Wales become the first nation in the world to adopt red pitch markings across its domestic leagues, replacing the traditional white markings that have been a common sight on football pitches since the late 1800s. The…

03/03/2020

In celebration of Cymru qualifying for their first consecutive Euro finals tournament, the Football Association of Wales and Literature Wales have joined to launch an exclusive Cymru Euro 2020 Poetry Competition. The competition invites the children of Wales to submit poems on the theme of Identity for a chance to win a host of fantastic prizes. The competition is open to children Year 6 and under living in Wales, and poems can be submitted in Welsh or English. Joining two…

09/10/2019

  BT has signed a deal to become the exclusive lead partner of Welsh football until 2024. The partnership will see the BT logo appear on all training kit worn by all Men’s, Women’s, Development and Disability Teams from November.   The partnership with the FAW will aim to connect the nation at every level of the game, particularly supporting grassroots.  More details about the broader ambitions of the partnership will be revealed in the coming months and is part of a wider new BT…

22/03/2019

The Football Association of Wales Awards 2019 were held at Hensol Castle in the Vale Resort on the 21st March. Hosted by Gabby Logan, the event celebrated Welsh International Football, looking back on the journey of our National teams over the past 18 months. The prestigious FAW Player of the Year Awards went to Jess Fishlock and David Brooks for their performances in the famous red shirt, as voted by members of The Red Wall. This was Brooks’ second award…

20/09/2017

Leading Welsh communications firm Orchard Media and Events Group has bolstered its support for women in sports through securing a new deal with the Welsh Premier Women’s League (WPWL). The company, which has a history of working to promote women in sports, has secured headline sponsorship of the WPWL for the second year running. Women’s football is becoming increasingly popular in Wales and around the world. Growing attendance figures and broadcasting deals have raised awareness at the top end of…