After a record third place finish last season, Gresford Athletic were tipped as a side to watch in the 2017/18 Huws Gray Alliance season.
Yet with seven games played, all has not gone as planned for manager Steve Halliwell and his side.
They have clocked up just seven points, averaging a
Injuries are any footballer's worst nightmare. And for some, it is the catalyst that is the end of the road of their playing career. Luke Douglas knows that idea all too well.
Despite having played for numerous clubs including The New Saints and second tier sides Conwy, Holywell and Flint, the
Llandudno Junction are the new boys of the Huws Gray Alliance, promoted from a second placed finish in the Welsh Alliance Division One after champions Glantraeth refused promotion.
Seven games in, the high level of the second tier has already shown as Junction sit bottom having lost all of their games
Guilsfield manager Nathan Leonard has been pleased with the start his team has made to the 2017/18 season, and will be hoping they can continue their positive start against Flint Town United this weekend.
Leonard would be entitled to be in buoyant mood after their start to the Huws Gray Alliance
Holyhead Hotspur boss Campbell Harrison praised the second tier Huws Gray Alliance league for its week-in, week-out challenges and tough nature.
And despite his side facing tough teams, Holyhead's bright start to the campaign has led to a manager of the month award for Harrison who is pleased with the team's
After guiding his team to Huws Gray Alliance safety last season, Ruthin Town boss Chris Williams is gearing up his side for another tough campaign after taking three points from four games so far.
But despite a subdued start, Williams has told Y Clwb Pel Droed he is happy with his
Caernarfon Town manager Iwan Williams says that he is only focused on how his side performs as his Cofis side take on Rhyl this Saturday.
Iwan Williams' takes his side to Belle Vue this week in what is already being described as a big fixture, early on in the season as
Eddie Maurice-Jones knows that his Denbigh side have been disappointing so far this season, but knows a victory over Llandudno Junction could be the catalyst to kick start their Huws Gray Alliance season.
The Denbigh boss is expecting a very tough game against newly promoted side Llandudno Junction, but believes
Craig Papirnyk saw his Porthmadog side pull off an excellent result on the opening day of the Huws Gray Alliance as they defeated Gresford by two goals to nil at Y Traeth.
Knowing his side have a tough run of fixtures to start the season, Papirnyk is delighted with the result
Holywell Town got their 17/18 season off to a dream start last week with a 5-1 away win at Denbigh Town - but can they build on the result?
Y Clwb Pel Droed spoke to Holywell manager John Haseldin to find out, ahead of a home clash against title contenders Rhyl