Sam Johnson relishing football in the Welsh League after being released by Newport County at youth level

Welsh League Division One

Sam Johnson walks into the coffee shop in Barry. He was born here, he is comfortable in this environment. And he has a relaxed mentality. He starts by taking a sip of his water he has brought after long-hard day's work at the life insurance company he works at. "My job

Welsh League Round-Up – D2 title becomes a four-horse race; Trefelin boost D3 promotion bid; Ynysygerwn chairman makes WL debut

Sam Snaith continued his recent fine form with another hat-trick as Llantwit Major bounced back being 2-0 down at Aberbargoed Buds to win 4-2 and maintain their Division Two promotion push. The teenage striker has scored ten goals in his last five appearances including hat-tricks on successive weekends. This defeat –

Welsh League Round-Up – Pontypridd Town stage incredible comeback as the D2 title race thrills once more

With 15 minutes left on the clock at USW Sports Park on Saturday, Welsh League Division Two title chasing Pontypridd Town found themselves 4-1 down at home to Pontardawe Town. By full time The Dragons had completed one of the most remarkable comebacks, winning the game 5-4. A hat-tick from Luke

Welsh League Midweek Round-up: Cwmamman United secure D1 status as two former WL champions are relegated

Cwmamman United secured their Welsh League Division status with a 2-0 home win over Undy Athletic on Tuesday night. Craig Spring and Colin Harris with second-half goals at Grenig Park. The win, along with Monmouth Town’s 1-0 defeat at Briton Ferry Llansawel, moves United up to 13th in the table and

Welsh League title win the motivation for management says Reds boss Andy Hill

The chance to win the Welsh Football League Division One title was a big reason in becoming a manager says recent title winner Andy Hill. Hill recently guided Llanelli Town to the Welsh Football League title after beating Port Talbot Town 3-1 at their Victoria Road home. The Reds have also been

Craig Hughes stands down as Cambrian & Clydach Vale manager

Cambrian & Clydach Vale boss Craig Hughes will stand down as First Team Manager of the Division One club at the end of the season.  The former Newport County professional joined the club as the player-manager back in 2016 from Ynyshir Albion after guiding them to promotion as a player. He

Undy Athletic manager Laurence Owen calls time on managerial career

Long-serving manager Laurence Owen will leave the dugout at The Causeway at the end of the season, after confirming his retirement from management. After 32 years in management, the 52-year-old is to stand down at the end of the campaign, with Undy Athletic sitting in a comfortable 6th position. With only

Goytre United 4-2 Ton Pentre – Rhondda Bulldogs’ survival bid suffers another blow

Ton Pentre’s bid to avoid relegation from Welsh League Division One took another blow as they succumbed to defeat at Goytre United. Despite a determined performance in which they competed well with their hosts for more than an hour, even clawing back a two-goal deficit before half-time, the Rhondda Bulldogs suffered

Hill looking forward to “the big one” as Reds host Haverfordwest County on Tuesday

First meets third this Tuesday as Llanelli Town host Haverfordwest County at Stebonheath Park in the Welsh League Division One. Andy Hill's men are unbeaten in four, and could go six points clear of second-placed Penybont with a win. A win for County would see them close the gap to

Welsh Football League Round-Up – Wins for leaders of all three divisions; Cwmamman United and Dinas Powys win to boost survival bids

Llanelli Town moved three points clear at the top of Division One after an entertaining 5-3 win over Cwmbran Celtic at Stebonheath Park. Captain Joe Clarke was the hero for The Reds scoring a hat-trick. James Loveridge and a 25-yard screamer from Kurtis Marsh completed the scoring for Andy Hill’s outfit.