Ferry Overcome Barry In Pre-Season Friendly Football was back at the Old Road on Saturday afternoon with Carl Shaw's newly promoted Briton Ferry Llansawel welcoming last season's division three champions Barry Town in a testing pre-season friendly.
The club has retained nearly all of it's players from last years squad with the exception of Darius Waters who has moved to local neighbours Goytre Utd. The club has also been busy recruiting, welcoming back after short breaks away Gareth Evans and Daniel Kingdom, along with local striker Sam Baker from Giants Grave while also making a superb signing from neighbours Afan Lido in the shape of experienced centre half Dean Hudson.
Davey Stars In Hollywood Ending To Secure Reds Promotion
It was to be a night of destiny for Carl Shaw and his men against potential champions Garden Village at the Old Road in Welsh league Division 2 on Tuesday evening.
Both teams required a win but for different reasons, with a Ferry win gaining the club promotion and a Village win making them league champions. The crowd at the Old Road showed just what was on the game with excess of 300 people coming through the turnstyles to add to the drama of the occasion.
Richard Davis' youth team reached the S & R trophy final with a comfortable 2-0 win against Pontardawe. A superb performance was capped off with goals by man of the match Rhys Davis and forward Callum Palla.
Manager of the Month Briton Ferry Llansawel First Team manager Carl Shaw has been named Nathaniel Car Sales Manager of the Month for November.
This is a well deserved accolade for Carl and his coaching staff of Paul Evans and Martin Parker after a month of great results. Carl has been rewarded for guiding the Reds to wins over Penrhiwceiber Rangers, AFC Llwydcoed, Ammanford and Croesyceiliog respectively maintaining the Ferry's promotion push. The team scored a total of 12 goals while conceding just 3. Last Saturday prior to our game against Chepstow Town Carl was presented with his award by Wayne Griffiths, Managing Director of Nathaniel Cars.
Pictured with Carl are coaches Paul Evans & Martin Parker
Ladies Show Off New Kit
Briton Ferry Llansawel Ladies Team pictured in their new kit kindly been sponsored by McDonalds Baglan.