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A Welsh Premier League Odyssey: Part Four – Llanelli AFC vs Prestatyn Town

If there’s one thing aside from love spoons that Wales is known for, it’s probably the persistent rain. We’ve had a Sunday of untold downpours, to the extent where the game between Neath and Port Talbot had to be called off due to a waterlogged pitch. However, their more resilient rivals managed to brave the liquid bombardment and put a team out to face Prestatyn Town. Stebonheath Park is home to Llanelli AFC, last year’s Welsh Cup winners. Llanelli returned to the Welsh Premier League in 2004. Their first season back in the top flight proved challenging, but after a few changes in the manager’s seat, the club settled and retained their Premier League status. The seasons that followed saw Llanelli perform consistently well as they were frequently competitors in European competition and often pushing for the title, achieving that once in 2007/8. Currently player/manager at Llanelli is Andy Legg. Legg is a player with a wealth of experience playing for a host of clubs in the football league. He is also one of only a few players to have crossed the divide between south Wales rivals, Swansea and Cardiff, and come away being admired and respected by both clubs. Legg took the reins at the club in April 2009 and has managed to sustain their winning ways. His record speaks for itself, since Legg took over the team...

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