NEWL Roundup – Flint Mountain maintain early dominance
League Leaders Flint Mountain maintain dominance as four games deliver 27 goals in the North East Wales League.
There were also big wins for Acton, Mold Town United and Caerwys but it’s Flint unbeaten record, 8 wins and 1 draw, which puts them four points ahead of Acton who have a game in hand on the leaders. As an exhilarating title race develops.
Airbus UK Broughton Youth 2-7 Acton
Niall Challenor increased is goal tally to 21 in eight games as he, Steve Powell and Tommy Hallam all got braces against the under 19s at the Airfield. Acton, who looked to be on track to be competing for the title until they suffered defeat to still unbeaten Flint Mountain two weeks ago, now sit second.
The result means Airbus now sit seventh, one point behind the under 18 side of the current Welsh Premier League leaders Connah’s Quay Nomads with three wins, a draw and four defeats.
Goalscorers: Airbus – Stuart McHarrie (43’); Josh Wright (70’). Acton – Steve Powell (12’, 68’); Niall Challenor (37’, 59’P); Jason Weaver (46’), Tommy Hallam (84’)
Borras Park Albion 0-6 Mold Town United
The reformed BPA have not quite reached the glory of their former back to back WNL winning ways, as their road back to glory sees them placed 10th, one place off bottom.
Mold put themselves in fourth, a comfortable six points ahead of Penyffordd Lions who were last season’s runners up. A hat trick for Brandon Jones being the highlight of this result.
Goalscorers: Mold Town Utd – Ryan Tierney (15’); Brandon Jones (18’, 78’, 83’); Aaron North (38’); Steve Wilson (65’)
Caerwys 7-1 Bradley Park
Braces for Byron Taylor and Sam Edwards aided Caerwys as they continue to impress sitting in third, a much improved string of performances than those that saw them finish 9th last season.
As for Bradley, it’s nine games and nine losses although with the boost in reputation gained from a greater social media profile, Bradley have great potential to build for the future during this season.
Jack Aitken was on top form for Flint Mountain, continuing the grand goalscoring ability he and strike partner Jon Edmonds possess. Such great wins like this put Flint Mountain favourites to win the league but they will have Acton hot on their heels.
Goalscorers: Jack Aitken (33’, 73’, 78’); Sean Williams (60’P)
Connah’s Quay Nomads U18s P-P Bellevue
A referee shortage called off this clash between 6th and 9th.
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