Ten out of ten puts 1876 top of the class!

Captain Michael Johnston notched his second goal of the season for 1876. Picture: Kevin Owen

Bangor 1876 enter the Christmas period top of the Gwynedd League after making it a perfect 10 straight victories on Saturday with a 6-0 home success over Llanystumdwy, reports Jonathan Ervine.

The opening goal arrived in the 26th minute after some slick passing led to Dylan Summers-Jones breaking into the left side of the penalty area before squaring the ball for Benn Lundstram to sidefoot home.

Eight minutes later, captain Michael Johnston headed in a free-kick swung into the box from the right wing.

In the final move of the opening period, Shaun Lock made in 3-0 after his powerful left-footed shot from outside the box deceived the visiting goalkeeper.

Shortly after the interval, a fourth goal arrived as Summers-Jones broke into the penalty area and calmly slotted home his 28th of the season.

Petrie scored 1876’s fifth goal and his 31st of the campaign in the 73rd minute after he was picked out well by Cameron Barry as he ran into the box and netted with a stabbed shot that the Llanystumdwy goalkeeper could not keep out.

In the final minute, Ben Owen delivered a sixth goal with a shot from the edge of the penalty area that skimmed the head of a Llanystumdwy defender on its way in.

On a day when 1876 achieved an impressive result on the field, the club again showed its community spirit off the field as its food bank collection saw players, officials, fans and sponsors contribute a vast array of items. Further food bank collections will take place at all remaining home games this season.

The final match of 2019 for Bangor 1876 will be at home to Bontnewydd at 7.45pm on Monday, December 30.

Bangor 1876: Leon Jones, Dafydd Thomas, Matthew Lock (Harry Jones 57), Shaun Lock, Ben Owen, Michael Johnston (Cian Williams 82), Jamie Petrie, Cameron Barry, Les Davies, Benn Lundstram, Dylan Summers-Jones.

STATISTICS

Bangor 1876 results and scorers – 2019-20 season

Dec 21: Llanystumdwy (h – GL) 6-0 (Lundstram, Johnston, S Lock, Summers-Jones, Petrie, B Owen)
Dec 14: Caergybi (a – GL 6-0 (Cian Williams, Petrie 2, Lundstram, Summers-Jones)
Dec 7: Trearddur Bay Bulls (a – GL) 2-1 (Summers-Jones 2)
Nov 30: Llanfairfechan Town (h – NWCFA Junior Cup R2) 4-1 (Dylan Williams, Summers-Jones 2, Petrie) aet
Nov 16: Llanystumdwy (Bob Owen Memorial Shield) 13-0 (Petrie 3, Summers-Jones 3, Davies 2, Dylan Williams, Lock, Michael Johnston, Cian Williams, Luke Steele)
Nov 9: Ruthin Town (h – Welsh Cup R2) 0-2
Nov 2: Llanrwst United (a – FAW Trophy R3) 1-4 (Lundstram)
Oct 19: Penycae (a – WC R1) 3-3 (Petrie 2 pens, Lock) aet – won 3-2 pens
Oct 15: Bethesda Ath (h – GL) 14-0 (Petrie 5, Summers-Jones 3, Davies 2, Dion Jones 2, C Williams, Barry)
Oct 12: Llanelwy Athletic (a – NWCFA Junior Cup) 3-1 (D Williams, Steele, Lundstram)
Oct 8: Llannerchymedd (h – GL) 12-0 (Summers-Jones 4, Petrie 3, Davies 2, Lloyd-Jones 2, Dafydd Thomas)
Sep 28: Penrhyndeudraeth (h – WC QR2) 6-2 (Davies 4, Summers-Jones 2)
Sep 21: Talysarn Celts (a – GL) 4-2 (Dylan Williams, Davies, Petrie 2, 1 pen)
Sep 14: Pwllheli (h – FAW Trophy) 3-1 (Lloyd-Jones 2, Barry)
Aug 31: Llandudno Athletic (h – WC) 4-1 (Petrie pen, Barry, C Williams, Summers-Jones)
Aug 26: Llangoed (a – GL) 5-0 (Petrie 3, 1 pen, Davies, Owens)
Aug 24: Nefyn United (h – GL) 3-1 (Petrie 2, 1 pen, Davies)
Aug 19: Caergybi (h – GL) 10-0 (Summers-Jones 3, Lloyd-Jones 2, Petrie 2, C Williams, Barry, Owens)
Aug 17: Sychdyn (h – FAW Trophy) 5-1 (Summers-Jones 3, Petrie 2 pens)
Aug 10: Ogwen Tigers (a – GL) 4-1 (Summers-Jones 2, Petrie, Lundstram)

Match record
League: P 10 W 10 D 0 L 0 GF 66 GA 5
Cup: P 10 W 8 D 0 L 2 GF 42 GA 16

Goalscorers (108)
31 – Jamie Petrie
28 – Dylan Summers-Jones
13 – Les Davies
6 – Jos Lloyd-Jones
5 – Cian Williams, Benn Lundstram
4 – Cameron Barry, Dylan Williams
3 – Shaun Lock
2 – Dion Jones, Luke Steele, Michael Johnston
1 – Leon Owens, Dafydd Thomas, Ben Owen

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