Morda

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Morda
Morda Crossroads - geograph.org.uk - 51722.jpg
The crossroads at Morda
Morda is located in Shropshire
Morda
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Morda shown within Shropshire
OS grid reference SJ287278
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town OSWESTRY
Postcode district SY10
Dialling code 01691
Police West Mercia
Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
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Shropshire
52°50′35″N 3°03′29″W / 52.843°N 3.058°W / 52.843; -3.058Coordinates: 52°50′35″N 3°03′29″W / 52.843°N 3.058°W / 52.843; -3.058

Morda is a village on the outskirts of the town of Oswestry, Shropshire, England, located near the border of England and Wales.

It is named after the River Morda, which, with the River Tanat, is one of the first major tributaries joining the River Severn as it wends its way from its birthplace on Plynlimon, mid-Wales, to the Bristol Channel.

Football club[edit]

Morda is home to the football club Morda United F.C., who play their home games at the Weston Road Ground.[1] The first team are in the Mercian Regional Football League's Premier Division, whilst the reserve team are in that league's Division One.

Morda United Football Club is a football team from Shropshire with a big history in county football. The club was first founded as 'Morda F.C' in the 1800s, but folded in the mid 1900s. Following this the club was reformed in the 1970s under the name of Morda United FC.

For twenty years the club were a big name in Shopshire football, winning a number of trophies and making a name for themselves. The club have been dormant for many years, with a lack of silverware, but recently this has changed.

Since manager Craig Rogers took over in 2011, he guided Morda to a 3rd-placed finish, a Premier Division Cup, and is currently got his side sitting 2nd in the Mercian Regional Football League.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weston Road Ground photo". Retrieved 2012-06-15. 

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