Welsh Football League Preview – STM Sports v Caldicot Town and a look at what action awaits across all three divisions

While the Welsh Cup takes centre stage this weekend in Welsh football there is still plenty of league action for those whose cup dream is over for another year. In South Wales there are 19 fixtures in the Welsh Football League across all three divisions and here’s a preview of

MATCH REPORT: Pontypridd Town 2-1 Caldicot Town – strong first half showing gives Ponty the points in top of the table clash

Goals from Ellis Bellamy and Andrew Smith in a dominant first-half display helped Pontypridd Town to a narrow home win over Caldicot Town in the battle of the top two in Welsh Football League Division Two. Leaders Caldicot Town travelled to USW Sports Park as Divison Two’s form side, unbeaten in

AFC Porth appoint Ton Pentre Youth manager Ryan Betteney as new boss

AFC Porth have promoted captain Ryan Betteney to First Team Manager after club stalwart Stuart Brock stood down from the role.  It comes after Betteney left his post as Youth Team Manager at Division One side Ton Pentre after a successful period at the club. Betteney took his youthful Bulldogs side to

MATCH PREVIEW – Pontypridd Town v Caldicot Town – it’s second hosting first in WL2 this weekend

Of the 24 fixtures scheduled to take place in the Welsh Football League this weekend arguably the most eye-catching will take place at USW Sports Park where Pontypridd Town will host Caldicot Town in a Division Two clash that pits second place against first. Pontypridd Town are many people’s picks for

MATCH REPORT: AFC Porth 2-3 Pontardawe Town – despite another defeat there is plenty of promise for the Black Dragons under new management

AFC Porth’s wretched start to the season continued as they were narrowly beaten by Pontardawe Town in a feisty encounter at Dinas Park that saw the home side finish the match with nine men.  In new manager, Ryan Betteney’s first official game in charge the Black Dragons produced a spirited display,

Football Association of Wales considering restructure of Welsh football pyramid

Welsh football could be set for an overhaul as the Football Association of Wales have pondered the idea of a possible restructuring of the pyramid system. The Welsh Football League and the Cymru Alliance would be the most affected, which could bring an end to the Mid Wales League, should the

What JD Welsh Cup Third Round ties should be considered for television coverage? 

The draw for the FAW JD Welsh Cup was made today and has drawn up some potentially tasty ties. With 32 sides left in the competition, the Welsh Premier League outfit were introduced into the competition and thus has thrown up some spectacular ties where some South Wales clubs will

MATCH REPORT: Ammanford 1-1 Llantwit Major (3-2 penalties) – Ammanford progress after shootout victory

Ammanford AFC have qualified for the Third Round of the JD Welsh Cup for the first time since 1998/99 after they defeated Llantwit Major 3-2 on penalties after the sides were tied 1-1 after extra time. A maiden first team goal for Rhodri Jones was enough to bring the hosts

MATCH REPORT: Risca United 1-2 Pontypridd Town – Dragons up to 2nd with victory at promotion rivals

Pontypridd Town moved up to second in Welsh Football League Division Two with a 2-1 win away to fellow high-flyers Risca United in torrential and blustery conditions at the Centre for Sporting Excellence (CSE) in Ystrad Mynach. Second-half goals from Danny Hooper and Luke Gullick were enough to give The Dragons

Aberdare Town boss Matt Driscoll resigns as First Team Manager following winless start

Aberdare Town’s Matt Driscoll has left his role as First Team Manager following Saturday’s Derby day defeat to AFC Llwydcoed. The club are currently win-less in the division and sit just two points above bottom side AFC Porth. Aberdare were also knocked out of the Welsh Cup last week after suffering