A new stadium to visit for the Lakesiders!

Bala Town will be visiting the KYMCO Stadium for the first time this weekend as they take on newly promoted Penybont who are managed by Rhys Griffiths.

It’s not the first meeting between the Clubs who met in the JD Welsh Cup in 2017 at Maes Tegid with Town winning 4-1 after extra time with goals from Anthony Stephens, Mark Jones, Ian Sheridan and Kieran Smith.

Penybont have lost three and drawn once in their opening four fixtures with a narrow defeat against The New Saints last weekend.

Meanwhile it was a first defeat of the season for the Lakesiders last weekend at home against Connah’s Quay but Bala will be hoping to bounce back on Saturday afternoon.

New signings Tom Stephens and Sion Sullivan are both up for selection after putting pen to paper with the Lakesiders last week. Bala will be without goalkeeper Josh Tibbetts who is close to a return from his injury sustained at Barry Town United.

Kickoff – 2.30p.m.

Admission: £7 adults, £5 senior citizens/students, free Under 15’s

Directions: Leave the M4 at Junction 36. Ignoring the signs for Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont take the A4063 towards Maesteg. At the next roundabout with turn offs for Pyle and Maesteg take the first exit onto the A4063 towards Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont.  Go under the M4 Bridge and then take the next right (signposted Court Colman/Dog Rehoming Centre). After passing the Pheasant pub on the left, bear right at the church. Go under the bridge, then at the T-Junction turn right onto Merlin Crescent. Continue along Merlin Crescent for around a mile and after passing some school patrol signs turn right into Llangewydd Road. The ground is further up on the right. There is a fair-sized car park at the ground which is free, otherwise street parking.

Address: Bryntirion Park, Llangewydd Road, Bridgend, CF31 4RH


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