Weekend North Wales football fixtures (Jan 24-26)

Weekend North Wales football fixtures (Jan 24-26)

Friday, January 24 JD Welsh Cup round fourAmmanford v Caernarfon Town (8 pm), Flint Town United v Colwyn Bay (7.45 pm), Penybont v Cardiff Metropolitan (7.45 pm). Lock Stock Welsh Alliance (7.45 pm)Division One: Llandudno Albion v Bodedern Athletic. Guy Walmsley Welsh National League (7.30 pm)Reserves Division: Cefn Druids v Buckley Town. Lucas Oil Anglesey League (7 pm)Arriva Bangor v Holyhead Hotspur Res. Saturday, January 25 JD Welsh Cup round four (2.30 pm)Cefn Druids v Pontardawe Town, Connah’s Quay Nomads v Afan Lido, Newtown v Rhyl, Swansea University v Prestatyn Town, The New Saints v Aberystwyth Town. JD Cymru North...

Bangor 1876 make first international signing!

Bangor 1876 make first international signing!

Bangor 1876 have announced the signing of 25 year old defender Lee McNulty, who has represented Northern Ireland at junior international level. McNulty was part of the Northern Ireland squad which competed in the Jersey Quadrangular tournament last summer. The new recruit is a trainee teacher studying for a PGCE in Physical Education at Bangor University, and has completed a placement at Ysgol Friars. Just before Christmas, 1876 manager Mel Jones had been invited to present the prizes at the sports prize-giving ceremony held at the school where McNulty was working. Mel had been keen to support the event at...

Who are the Goal Kings and the Masters of Meanness in North Wales football this season?

Who are the Goal Kings and the Masters of Meanness in North Wales football this season?

Which teams are top goal scorers in senior North Wales league football this season and who has the meanest defence? It is no surprise to reveal Bangor 1876 have bagged the most league goals – 104 – while Holywell Town of the Welsh National League Premier Division have kept it tightest at the back with just six conceded. The Goal Kings 1 Bangor 1876 104 goals Top of the Gwynedd League with the only remaining 100% league record in North Wales – played 15 won 15.Averaging almost seven goals a game, having struck double figures five times.1876’s leading scorers in...

Caernarfon Town FC – a great club on and off the field

Caernarfon Town FC – a great club on and off the field

They may have scrambled over the line in the end but Caernarfon Town have secured Cymru Premier football for a third successive season. The Canaries finished fifth at the completion of phase one, sealing a Championship Conference place for a second time in a row since their return to the top flight. It is a tremendous feat for a club which was on the verge of folding 10 years ago, but has bounced back to emerge as the strongest they have been in many a season. Town began the 2019-20 campaign with a quite ordinary six points out of a...

Island Games hero Mel McGinness leaves Porthmadog to sign for Llangefni Town

Island Games hero Mel McGinness leaves Porthmadog to sign for Llangefni Town

Ynys Môn star striker and 2018-19 Cymru North Player of the Season Mel McGinness has returned to the island to play his football. The 29-year-old has left Porthmadog and joined a Llangefni Town side he last represented in the 2008/09 season. His arrival at Lon Talwrn will be warmly welcomed, with Cefni still battling to retain their Cymru North status. Llangefni manager Chris Roberts said: “Mel is a player that I have always wanted to bring in and I’m delighted to finally have him with us at Llangefni Town. He is a proven striker at the highest level of Welsh...

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