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THE GAFFER IS STAYING!

14th May 2019

THE GAFFER IS STAYING!

Manager Chris Roberts looks back at a very successful season and looks forward to the challenge ahead. 

 

‘’I am delighted with how the season went. We set out with the aim of winning the league title and getting promoted and we have achieved that.  Cup success was a bonus, winning the Cookson, Mawddach Cup Finalists, last 16 JD Welsh Cup and Last 8 in the Trophy, I couldn’t ask for anything more from the players.’’

 

‘’I am delighted that I have committed my future to Llangefni FC, "MY HOMETOWN CLUB" My mind is now on next season and life in the newly formed Championship. I have already held some constructive talks with the club about our objectives for next season. My next steps will be to continue talking to my current group of players and then work on getting some new players in to strengthen the squad further”.

 

‘’I am fully committed to Llangefni Town FC and look forward to the challenge of taking this club up to the next level’’. 

CEFNI SUFFER DEFEAT IN THE MAWDDACH CUP FINAL

13th May 2019

Llangefni lost 2-1 after extra time in the Mawddach Cup Final against Llanrwst Utd on Saturday. Llanrwst took the lead early in the second half but Harry Galeotti equalised with a superb long range effort after 65 minutes. The game could have gone either way with both teams creating chances but Llanrwst scored the winner in the 1st half of extra time.

Despite the defeat it's been a great season for Chris Roberts and his squad. With promotion confirmed, it's going to be an interesting and exciting summer for Llangefni Town FC.

Clwb 100 Club

12th May 2019

Enillwyr Mai/May Winners

£25 Gwerydd Buckland, Bangor.(57)

£15 Dic Roberts, Llangefni. (13)

£10 Catherinen Jones, Llangefni. (104)

Enillwyr Mehefin/June Winners.

£25 Osian Tomos. Llangefni. (111)

£15 Nick Billing, Rowena. (85)

£10 Elsapeth Jones, Bodffordd.(100)

Tynwyd y ddau fis yn ein gem olaf gartref yn erbyn Bodedern

Both months were drawn at our last home game against Bodedern 

Diolch am eich cefnogaeth/Thank you for your support.

 

PROMOTION CONFIRMED

8th May 2019

Llangefni Town Football Club are pleased to announce that we have been granted Tier 2 Certification by the Football Association of Wales. This confirms that we will be promoted to the newly formed FAW Championship next season, which is the 2nd tier of Welsh football.

 

Chairman Alwyn Jones said: “This is fantastic news! There is huge excitement around the place that we have finally achieved our 5 year plan, we can now look forward to next season.’’  

 

Alwyn continued:  ‘’The club was assessed against a number of ground, infrastructure and personnel criteria.  A lot of work has been carried out at our Lon Talwrn ground to make sure we meet the required standard as well as maintaining and improving on the excellent facilities we currently have. We have ensured that the correct infrastructure and personnel are in place to take us on to the next level’

 

‘’We have worked extremely hard on and off the pitch to achieve this goal. I would like to thank those who have worked tirelessly to make this happen.’’

HOW THE TITLE WAS WON?

2nd May 2019

Credit Dave Jones - Grassroots North Wales

 

After drawing 0-0 in their opening league game of the campaign at Llanberis, Llangefni Town embarked on a seven-match winning run in Welsh Alliance Division One between August 15 and September 22.


With so many cup commitments, Cefni did not play another league match for eight weeks, seeing off Prestatyn Sports 2-0 at Lon Talwrn on November 17.


A first Division One defeat at home to old rivals Llanrug United on November 27 did not do too much harm to Chris Roberts’ men, another undefeated streak of six in the league heading into March keeping them well placed.


Only a second league loss of the campaign at home against Nantlle Vale on March 13 again failed to derail Llangefni’s push for top spot, 16 points being taken out of a possible 18 prior to their third and final reverse, Mynydd Llandegai taking the spoils 2-0 at Lon Talwrn on April 14.


Town showed true grit in their next three games which saw them claim seven points from an available nine from trips to Barmouth, Nantlle Vale and Llanrwst.


Llangefni finished their league fixtures unbeaten on their travels.

Then came the final night decider against a Bodedern outfit who pushed them so hard till the end, which ended 2-0 to the champions.


It had looked for a long time like a two-horse race, although a superb group of results since the turn of the year from Llandudno Albion kept them in the argument.


Cefni’s strength was largely in their tremendous defence – just 16 goals conceded in 28 matches – as well as their ability to find the net throughout the side.


Liam Morris, Kevin Lloyd, Matthew Jones and Alan Mark Owen – all strikers with plenty of experience at this standard – have each reached around the 20-goals mark.


A magnificent seven wins which clinched the title


Llanrug (a – Aug 15) 2-0

A strong start is crucial for any potential title challenger, and a 2-0 triumph away against a team as powerful as Llanrug set the standard, Alun Roberts and Craig Roberts scoring.


Llandudno Albion (a – Aug 18) 5-0

Although no-one knew back in August how high Albion would rank at the end of the season, to register a 5-0 verdict on their travels against such opposition was a statement, Alan Mark Owen, Liam Morris, Cai Powell-Roberts, Matthew Jones and Cameron Jones all on target.


Bodedern Athletic (a – Aug 22) 2-0

Another marker laid down early doors as Liam Morris and Dan Thomas netted against the team which were to emerge as Cefni’s chief title rivals.


Penrhyndeudraeth (a – Dec 22) 3-0

In their first game since losing their unbeaten league record at the hands of Llanrug, Town really showed their mettle at Maes-y-Parc, Dan Thomas (2) and Harry Galeotti clinching a crucial win.


St Asaph (a – Mar 9) 8-1

Against a decent home team, Llangefni really went to town, Liam Morris and Matthew Jones with hat-tricks, Galeotti and Sean Pritchard one apiece.


Llandudno Albion (h – Apr 13) 2-0

By this stage, Albion were looking really dangerous and on a 10-match winning run in the league.

Cefni upset their rhythm with a fine victory thanks to marksmen Matthew Jones and Liam Morris.


Nantlle Vale (a – Apr 22) 2-0

This was a real test of Cefni’s nerve against a team which had beaten them at Lon Talwrn.

 

Goals from Jones and Morris sealed three massive points in the title battle, with Bodedern returning to winning ways on the same night 

CHAMPIONS!!!!

2nd May 2019

Llangefni Town secured their 5th Welsh Alliance League title following an emphatic 2-0 win against title rivals Bodedern Athletic.   


In front of a bumper crowd at Talwrn Road, Llangefni needing just to avoid a heavy defeat went 1-0 ahead on 22 minutes, Kevin Lloyd’s 25 yard free kick finding the top left hand corner of the net, Athletic’s keeper Taylor had no chance.  


Moments later Matthew Jones was through on goal, his chip going over the outrunning Taylor to make it 2-0 and beyond the reach of Bodedern.  


Following the title success, chairman Alwyn Jones said: ‘’What a fantastic achievement!!Congratulations to Chris, the players, management and coaching staff and thank you everyone for your fantastic support.’’  


He continued ‘’We have another final to look forward to versus Llanrwst United on 11 May at Conwy. 2pm kickoff, then our efforts will go on preparations for next season’’


‘’We now have to wait until 10 May for FAW’s decision on Tier 2 Certification and promotion to the newly formed Championship North for next season.  We have submitted our application and are quite confident the certification and promotion will be achieved’’

Will the Town be Promoted and win a Treble?

30th April 2019


Tomorrow night will determine the champions and runners up of the Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division 1 Championship. Will Llangefni Town Football Club at last be promoted back to the Tier 2 following a few seasons of only just missing out? The Town currently tops the Lock Stock Welsh Alliance Division 1 and with only one game to play is 3 points ahead of second placed rivals Bodedern, the opponents in the last game of the season at Talwrn Road this Wednesday kick off 7.30pm. Bodedern will need to both win the game and overturn a significant goal difference to win the league championship. Two Anglesey Clubs will pit their wits and skills against each other in a battle for the honours. This match will be a thriller to decide the league championship and is not to be missed.


Formal presentations will be made by the League sponsors, Lock Stock Self Storage, immediately after the game. Wednesday promises to be a brilliant evening for spectators to watch this key match and then celebrate a marvellous season for Llangefni Town FC.


2018/19 has been a spectacular season for Llangefni Town FC at both senior and junior level. The first team has a real chance of promotion, it has put up outstanding performances in all Cup competitions notably beating Llanelli from the Welsh Premiership 1-0 in the Welsh Cup before going out to Llandudno from the Welsh Premiership in the last 16. However, there was success in the Cookson Cup Final on 19th March beating Penrhyndeudraeth 1-0 at Porthmadog. The Club now meets Llanrwst United in the Mawddach Cup Final at Conwy on 11th May 2019. Therefore, Llangefni Town has a chance of a treble of 2 Cup wins and League Champions.


The Reserve Team is steadily progressing, and the Juniors have had success with the Under 16’s winning their league for the second year in succession and the North Wales Coast Cup. They are also involved in 2 other Cup Finals and the Under 14’s have also won their league for the second year in succession.


Llangefni Town is a club with ambition currently drawing up medium term plans to develop very good quality football teams, to improve the ground and its facilities as well as to develop sustainable options for creating a Community based Club for the Town to be proud of.


LOTTO RESULT

28th April 2019

‪The winning numbers in yesterday’s Three Number Lotto draw were 2, 9, 15.  No winner so the Jackpot rolls over to £300.   The next draw takes place on Saturday 11 May at the Bull Hotel‬

‪Tickets available from committee members or you can play on paypal ‬ 

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If you are interested in becoming a seller, please PM us.

ROUND UP: LLANGEFNI EXTEND LEAD AT THE TOP TO 5 POINTS

23rd April 2019

A 3-1 win at Barmouth on Saturday (Goals from Kev Lloyd, Liam Morris and Matthew Jones) and a 2-0 win at Nantlle Vale last night (Goals from Matthew Jones and Liam Morris) means Llangefni are 5 points ahead of 2nd place Bodedern with 2 games left to play. A win at Llanrwst on Saturday will guarantee 1st place for the Town who also have the Mawddach Cup Final to look forward to on the 11th of May.

Llangefni Town Reserves won 6-1 at Lon Talwrn on Saturday against Llandyrnog Utd Reserves thanks to 4 goals from Cameron Jones and 2 from Steven Jones. They also produced a good performance against champions Porthmadog Reserves last night and were unlucky to lose 2-0 after creating several chances in a very close match.  

ALL TO PLAY FOR DESPITE SETBACK

18th April 2019

Llangefni suffered a minor setback in their quest for promotion after a shock 2-0 home defeat against Mynydd Llandegai on Tuesday night. It's already been a great season with a trophy in the cabinet and promotion still very much in our hands. We also have another final to look forward to next month. It's now vital that everyone including players, staff, committee members and our loyal supporters pull together to help the team to finish the season in style.

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