Cymru C vs. England C | Domestic Football International Friendly


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      1. A superb Sion Bradley free kick sealed a 1-0 victory for Cymru C over England C at Stebonheath Park in Llanelli.

        Both sides made a rip-roaring start to the game, with plenty of chances for the deadlock to be broken. From a Cymru perspective, Ryan Sears and Emlyn Lewis fired headers on goal, but Elliot Justham was alert enough to make two smart saves.

        At the other end, both centre halves for Cymru made superb blocks. Firstly, Emlyn Lewis put his body on the line to deny Callum Maycock before Lee Jenkins managed to clear Paul McCallum’s header off the line.

        The dangerman throughout the half, however, was Sion Bradley. The Cofis star made blistering runs down the wing and tested the England defence on more than one occasion. His fierce shot looked destined for the far corner, but Justham managed to punch the ball clear.

        For large phases, the half was tight and cagey, but that all changed in the final minute of stoppage time, as Cymru broke the deadlock, and in fine fashion too. Bradley lined up a free kick on the edge of the box, and he saw the ball fly into the net. Justham was a spectator in the England goal, and Cymru ahead at the half.

        For all the excitement the first half brought, the second half was quiet for large periods. England did try to push forward and create chances, but the Welsh defence stood firm.

        At the other end, Bradley was still being a thorn in the side of the English defence. With a defender on his back, the goal scorer powered through into the box, but Justham parried the ball behind.

        As the game raced into its final furlongs, Paul Fairclough’s side searched for an equaliser, but when they went through, they were met by Kelland Absalom.

        The Bala keeper was in fine form. He firstly produced a spellbinding fingertip save to deny Ollie Pearce, and then was alert again to stop Reece Smith.

        But his best stop came in the 94th minute, when he leapt to his far post to tip Pearce’s scissor kick around the post.

        Shortly after Absalom’s heroics, the game was over, and Cymru picked up their first win since their famous victory in Caernarfon two years ago.

      2. LLAWN AMSER

        A hard fought win for Cymru C tonight!! Bradley’s goal on the brink of half-time was enough to see Cymru take home the win tonight!!

      3. AM ARBEDIAD!!!! Absolom dives low to his right and scoops the ball off the line to deny England at the death.

      4. Substitution

        AHMUN Benjamin replaces DAVIES Jordan Levi

      5. Harrington makes a break down the wing before pinging a ball to Davies but the keeper beats him to the ball!

      6. Yellow card

        GOSSET Daniel

      7. Substitution

        HARRINGTON Ryan replaces GREEN Clayton

      8. Substitution

        LUKE JENKINS replaces CHRIS BUSH

      9. Substitution


      10. Pearce’s shot is tipped over the bar by Absalom!!

      11. Solid block by Owen to halt England’s attack down the right wing.

      12. Bradley nearly doubles the lead for Cymru as he breaks through to go 1v1 with the keeper! Unfortunately he is closed down before he can get a shot away.

      13. Substitution


      14. It has been a quiet opening 20 minutes to this half…

      15. Yellow card


      16. Substitution

        EDWARDS Noah replaces WILLIAMS Joshua James

      17. Substitution


      18. Jenkins’ header is saved by the keeper following Owen’s free-kick.

      19. Substitution

        DAN PYBUS replaces TOM CONLON

      20. We are back in action! Let’s go Cymru!

      21. HANNER AMSER

        After a cagey first 40 minutes, Cymru go into half time on top thanks to Sion Bradley’s last minute wonder goal!!!

        Bring on the second half 💪

      22. Goal

        BRADLEY Sion Alun

      23. GÔLLLLLL!!!! Bradley curls in a free-kick right on the cusp of half time to leave the keeper flat footed and give Cymru the advantage!!!

      24. Yellow card

        GREEN Clayton

      25. Yellow card

        CHRIS BUSH

      26. TÎM💪

      27. Bradley cuts in on the inside before striking towards the goal but it’s another save for the England keeper.

      28. Great defending from Jenkins to clear the ball off the goal line.

      29. A great block from Emlyn to deny England a clear shot on goal!

      30. CYFLE! Green sends a long ball to Lewis who is waiting in the box. He goes for the header but it is saved again!

      31. Sears looks to put Cymru ahead early with a header following Owen’s cross, but it is saved by the England keeper. A solid first five minutes from Cymru.

      32. Stebonheath Park is packed out and we are off! C’MON CYMRU

      33. Here is how the teams lineup tonight…

        It’s been a year since the sides last met at Altrincham FC’s Moss Lane where Cymru C were narrowly beaten 1-0 by England C. It was England’s first victory in the fixture since 2018, with a 2-2 draw played out at Salford City in 2019 before Cymru’s famous 4-0 win in Caernarfon in 2022.

        But who will take home the bragging rights tonight…

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