Match Preview: Bala Town vs Aberystwyth Town
Aberystwyth Town return to Maes Tegid for the second time in a week as we look to make it back-to-back wins against the Seasiders.
We already confirmed our spot in the Championship Conference of the Cymru Premier following our 3-3 draw with Caernarfon at The Oval. Meaning our last game in Phase One will simply be to strengthen our pursuit of 2nd place in the table.
Bala Town vs Aberystwyth Town
Cymru Premier MD22
Maes Tegid, LL23 7UY
Saturday February 26th, 12:45 kick-off
Our Matchday Programme will be available to purchase at the gate for £3. Alternatively, the Digital Version of our Programme will be available on our Issuu page at https://issuu.com/balatownfc ahead of kick-off.
Insight Into Our Opponents
(A) Bala Town 2-1 – Welsh Cup
(A) Haverfordwest County 0-0 – Cymru Premier MD19
(H) Haverfordwest County 2-0 – Cymru Premier MD18
(H) Cefn Druids 5-0 – Cymru Premier MD21
(A) Penybont 4-0 – Cymru Premier MD20
(A) Caernarfon Town 3-3 – Cymru Premier MD17
Harry Franklin - The 22-year-old showed exactly what he is about with his stunning strike against the Lakesiders last weekend. The Seasiders were struggling for a breakthrough before Franklin struck as his goal was a simply unstoppable volley from just outside Bala’s area. The midfielder has now scored a total of seven goals in his first full season at Park Avenue, proving the threat he carries from midfield. Franklin has built a formidable partnership with Mathew Jones in the midfield for Aberystwyth as this is where the visitors will possess the most danger.
Aberystwyth Town visited Maes Tegid last week in the Welsh Cup quarter-final where they fell to a 2-1 defeat. Dean Ebbe made all the headlines once again as he scored a brace to edge us through to the semi-finals. Harry Franklin gave some hope of a comeback late on with his wonderful strike, but it wasn’t enough as the Lakesiders hung on to progress in the cup.
Referee: Alex McInch
Linesmen: Ian David Bird & Ashley Jonathan Davis
Fourth official: Arthur Richard Smallman
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