Posted: Sat 25th Mar 2017

Mighty Met Bring Home The Big BUCS

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Saturday, Mar 25th, 2017

The University’s Football Club are celebrating after becoming the 2017 B.U.C.S Men’s Football Champions. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

A dramatic, closely fought 2-1 win against Northumbria University, at the #BUCSBigWednesday finals in Bath, meant Cardiff Met took home the title for the first time in our 150 year history. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Cardiff Met FC have had an extremely successful 12 months, with promotion last year to the top flight of domestic football in Wales (the DafaBet Welsh Premier League). This was followed by the students securing a Top 6 place, meaning they could now get a shot at European qualification before this season ends. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Under the guidance of former professional footballer and Director of Cardiff Met Men’s Football and Head Coach, Dr Christian Edwards, and Coach, Professor Robyn Jones, the team have gone from strength to strength. Dr Christian Edwards, who played for Wales and Swansea City said: “We decided to enter our Second XI into the BUCS main tournament. It was a risk but we have confidence in all of our players and they have absolutely proved that each and every member of the team is a champion. We’re so proud that Cardiff Met FC brought the winning trophy home and can now call themselves the 2017 B.U.C.S Men’s Football Champions.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

With BUCS conquered, now Cardiff Met FC can concentrate fully on the possibility of a European vacation during the student’s summer break… ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



Spotted something? Got a story? Email News@News.Wales



More from Cardiff Met University

Cardiff Met Brings Partners Together for ‘Global Education without Borders’ conference

Cardiff Met University

Cardiff Met Creative Writing Workshop Encourages Youngsters To Get Creative

Cardiff Met University

Creating Meaningful And Effective Short Breaks Through Direct Payments

Cardiff Met University

Cardiff Met Hosts International Childhood Cancer Day Conference

Cardiff Met University

Welsh Tenants Given A Platform To Voice Their Opinions On The Impact Of Universal Credit

Cardiff Met University

Cardiff Met ‘Travels The World’ With Charity Fundraising, Global Village And Active Challenge

Cardiff Met University

Latest from News.Wales

Call for Working Party to Discuss 20mph Limits by Area, Not “Blanket” Roll-Out, to be Heard by Pembrokeshire County Council

Pembrokeshire Council

Sharp Drop in Second Homes and Empty Properties Subject to Council Tax Premium in Gwynedd

Gwynedd Council

National Park Planners Approve Extension for Pembrokeshire Offshore Wave Power Development

Pembrokeshire Council

Planners to Refuse Indoor Craft Market Scheme Despite Double Backing

Pembrokeshire Council

Second Home-Owners Face Triple Council Tax Rate in Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire Council

Ceredigion County Council Considers Doubling Council Tax Rate for Second Homes

Ceredigion Council