Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up

Vale of Glamorgan Football League Round Up

The Vale football league returned this past weekend and hit the ground running.

Reigning champions Barry Athletic opened their title defence with a 2-0 over last season’s runners up and Barry Cup winners St Athan. Colburn and Oaten netting for Athletic as they set down an opening day marker. Cowbridge Town survived a late Penarth Town fight back to win a nine goal thriller 5-4 after being 5-1 up. Island Marine, opened their their 25th anniversary season with a narrow 1-0 victory over Premier Division new boys Barry Saints. Sully Sports, finally promoted to the Premier Division after a SWFA rule change, were edged out by Rhoose 1-0.

In Division One, Cardiff Airport got off to a flyer as they thumped Cwm Talwg 4-0. Cogan Coronation came away with a 3-1 victory away to SP Billy while Tynewydd and Cadoxton Barry played out a thrilling 4-4 draw.

In Division Two, Cadoxton Imps look like the early favourites as they routed Barry Athletic 6-0. Vale Madrid also made a dream start to the season as they demolished an under strength Barry Albion 9-0. St Athan B edged out Island Marine B 2-1 in a combative affair, while Rhoose B defeated Barry Vikings with a comprehensive 3-0 win. Finally Cadoxton Athletic came away from Cwrt Y Vil with a 3-1 win over Penarth Town B.

A full league program on Wednesday evening and then Saturday, check back here for a full round up.


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