A Welsh Premier League Odyssey: Part Three – Carmarthen Town vs Bangor City

With my Welsh Premier League virginity now only a distant memory, I make my way west to Carmarthen for my third match of the season. Carmarthen Town are the perennial mid-table finishers of this league, although recent seasons and form so far suggests they could be in the midst of a relegation battle. Despite this they have displayed their ambition in signing Jack Christopher over the summer; Christopher was relegated Haverford West’s top scorer and arguably the best asset in that team. His inclusion in the squad has not slowed a slide towards the relegation zone as Carmarthen have only won a single game, losing their other five fixtures.Carmarthen’s opponents today are a Bangor team that is not quite hitting the heights of last season. Bangor went on an unbeaten run last year which lasted from August until the new year, a run which included sixteen wins. They haven’t been able to reproduce that incredible form this season, much to the disappointment of the Bangor faithful. With Neath looking a stronger outfit, The New Saints being as strong as ever and Bala Town exceeding all expectations to top the league at this stage, it’s going to be harder than ever for Bangor to break into one of those coveted positions. Bangor will want to make amends for their three–nil home loss at the hands of The New Saints prior...

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