Long-serving Merthyr Saints striker Ian Cleary reflects on Saints career as he joins Ynysddu

AFTER seven years of service at South Wales Alliance League side Merthyr Saints, it's time to say goodbye for prolific goal-scorer Ian Cleary who has joined Gwent County League side Ynysddu Welfare. The 29 year-old has swapped the ICI Rifle Field for the Nine Mile Point Welfare Ground as he bids

Cup debutants Pencoed Athletic hoping to progress further in prestigious Welsh Cup

In the county borough of Bridgend, lies Pencoed Athletic Amateur, a fifth tier Welsh team making their Welsh Cup debut this season. After overcoming Newcastle Emlyn in the Round One Qualifying stage, they've been given a chance to progress further having drawn Llantwit Fardre, a team who play in the division

Porthcawl Town manager Ray Walker says no special approach to derby clash

Porthcawl Town AFC manager Ray Walker says that there won't be any special approach going into their game with Cefn Cribwr BC this evening as they look to continue their good early-season form. The Seasides will travel to Cae Gof Playing Fields this evening as they complete their first full month

MATCH REPORT: St Joseph’s AFC 0-5 Cardiff Airport 

Cardiff Airport put in a commanding performance in front of a bumper crowd as they came out 5-0 winners over St Joseph's on a sunny Bank Holiday Monday. St Joseph's Maes-y-Coed Road ground saw a bigger attendance after being chosen as one of the games for the annual Welsh Groundhop weekend. Fans

Groundhoppers prepare to descend to South Wales for Alliance weekend

A total of ELEVEN fixtures in the South Wales Alliance League will see attendances boosted this bank-holiday weekend with the arrival of Groundhoppers. The annual spectacle allows fans to attend more games than they would be able to any other weekend as clubs agree to specific kick-offs. The Welsh Groundhop takes place

Pontlottyn boss Matthew Hughes hoping to finally beat Penydarren’s Mullins

Pontlottyn boss Matthew Hughes has said he's hopeful of claiming a victory over Penydarren boss Kerri Mullins this evening.  It's a local affair for both sides as Matthew Hughes takes his unbeaten Pontlottyn side to The Bont Playing Fields in the South Wales Alliance Premier Division. With only six miles separating the

Cwm Welfare manager Phil Thomas praises attitude of squad after relegation

Cwm Welfare manager Phil Thomas has said he's been impressed with the attitude of his players following their relegation from the Welsh Football League last season. Welfare finished at the foot of the table last season as they finished on 23 points, one point off of 15th placed Caerleon. For some cases,

MATCH REPORT: Ynyshir Albion 4-4 Cwm Welfare

South Wales Alliance Premier League promotion favourites Cwm Welfare were the visitors to the Oval to take on newly-promoted Ynyshir Albions this evening.  First blood went to the Welfare, Rhys Williams running onto a through ball from Jacob Whitfield and shooting into the roof of the net after just three minutes to give

MATCH REPORT: Grange Albion 2-2 Cardiff Corinthians

A late penalty from Nick Hooper meant that Grange Albion and Cardiff Corinthians shared the spoils in the early season all-Cardiff clash in the South Wales Alliance Premier Division.The two sides played out an evenly-fought contest with both sides having opportunities to win the game when the game was level