Relegation Looms for Carmarthen Town (…Or Does It?)

The close of a football season usually brings about some interesting ties. These can come in the form of title deciders or battles to avoid relegation. One such clash that took place on the last day of regular fixtures in the Welsh Premier League was between Port Talbot and Carmarthen Town. Carmarthen need to take points from this game to give themselves a chance of finishing outside the bottom two and thus avoid relegation, but things are never that straightforward in the Welsh Premier League. Just as last season, the title will be decided in a fixture between The New Saints and Bangor City. Once again, this fixture will be played on the last weekend of regular fixtures, only this time around, TNS have the advantage of being at home. Bangor have had another brilliant season and the part-timers will be looking to retain their title against their full-time opponents from Oswestry. As a brawl for the title takes place in the north, Port Talbot is host to a scrap for safety as Carmarthen aim to avoid the drop zone. Exactly how far up the table that drop zone extends is yet to be determined, but Carmarthen won’t want to tempt providence. Since Tomi Morgan’s departure from Richmond Park, the club has improved on its early season form. The twenty-two games before the league split saw them take only...

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