Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up 11/12
Only a handful of games in the Vale league this weekend but a major impact on the Premier Division was had.
Holton Road failed to cut the gap on Penarth Town to just one point as they lost 3-2 to St Athan. In difficult conditions St Athan came from behind twice to inflict just a second league defeat of the season on Holton Road who ended the game with two men sent off. The result leaves Holton Road four points off leaders Penarth Town, while it is an important first league win in eight games for St Athan, after what was a great start to the campaign when they won their first four games.
Cardiff Airport continued their impressive run of wins as they put Barry Athletic to the sword 7-1. Lee Stradling starred again as he bagged a hat trick, that’s now 10 goals in his last three games. Airport now 8 games without defeat and sit fifth, a fantastic recovery after losing their first four games of the season.
Tynewydd turned on the style to hand Island Marine their first loss in eight games. One of Tynny’s new signing Nathan Williams shining with a brace in a man of the match performance to help them to a 5-2 victory.
In Division One, title favourites Sully Sports played out a thrilling 6-4 victory over Vale Athletic. Sully found themselves 1-3 down after twenty minutes but fought back to level term before half time and then took control in the second period, before a late consolation from Athletic. The win puts Sully three points ahead of second place Cwm Talwg.
In another goal fest, Island Marine B saw off Vale Madrid in a crazy game 7-5. The win moves Island Marine B up two places to eighth with their first victory in five games.