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BARRY DECIDE AGAINST FURTHER APPEAL
SEVEN-times champions Barry Town have decided not to pursue any further appeal against relegation from the Welsh Premier.
"I can confirm that, after careful consideration including cost implications, the club will be playing in Welsh League Division One," secretary David Cole told the Dragons' website.
The Jenner Park outfit appealed unsuccessfully against the Airbus UK ground-share with Conwy to both the Welsh Premier board and the FA of Wales.
The also proposed the league should be expanded to 19 clubs, a motion that was never put to the league's AGM after the FAW indicated it would use its golden share to block the move.
"We still believe we were right in our interpretation of the league's handbook and our legal advisors have confirmed this," added Cole.
"However, it would have cost an enormous amount of money to mount a challenge, therefore it was decided not to proceed."
Manager Colin Addison and assistant David Hughes have already indicated they are staying on to try for a quick return to the top flight.
10 June 2021
 
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