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Prestatyn Town-A Campaign to remember

Ask anyone who is interested in football, and they will probably agree that the most successful teams have all overcome obstacles to achieve success, and this season in the Huws Gray Alliance it certainly was no different. At the beginning of the season, many supporters of Welsh domestic football were expecting Caernarfon Town to repeat their performances from the previous […]

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FM17: Flying The Flag, part 5

We approach Christmas with our promotion push on track NOTE: I’m going to change style slightly from now on, just so that I can manage my time better between playing FM, writing this and other commitments. December — Cardiff City November is potentially a tricky month for Cardiff City. A tie against Huddersfield Town is sandwiched between clashes against recently relegated Newcastle United […]

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FM17: Flying The Flag, part 4

September and October threaten to derail our good start, but we maintain our momentum — just. Wales A 2–0 friendly win against Montenegro was pleasing and I couldn’t have asked for much more from the lads. Next up is Moldova in our first real match — the World Cup Qualifying. Our group in-game mirrors the one in real life — Ireland, Serbia, Austria, Georgia and Moldova. […]

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FM17: Flying The Flag, part 3

Competitive action approaches and we get our first taste of international action Birmingham City. I don’t really know what it is about them, but there’s something I’ve never liked. Anyway, they represent the first competitive challenge for my in my managerial career. We’re at St Andrews, so I set up conservatively with a 4–1–4–1 — Rickie Lambert as my lone-striker. Things are […]

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FM17: Flying The Flag, Part 2

Our challenge continues as a striker becomes the priority After assessing the squad properly, I decide a striker is my main priority. I go snooping around the Brazilian leagues for a bargain striker and a few catch my eye. Tight Uncle Vincent won’t let me scout in South America, so I make do with my judgement and enquire about a few […]

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Why Connah’s Quay Nomads’ victory over The New Saints is arguably the biggest result of the season…

On Tuesday, Connah’s Quay Nomads played The New Saints at the Deeside Stadium. Currently sitting in 3rd place, many were expecting them to lose, and for the gap between 3rd and 4th to remain at 5 points ahead of this weekend’s crunch match between the Nomads and Bangor City. History also told us that The New Saints should be considered […]

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Ireland v Wales — Match Report

After a disappointing match lacking technical ability, Wales after being reduced to 10 men, take a point in Dublin, and now after 5 matches are 4 points behind joint leaders, Ireland and Serbia. Is qualification possible from this position? Prior to the game, Ireland had to make a late change to the starting line-up when Everton player James McCarthy had […]

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Predictions Ahead of Ireland v Wales

Our writers are joined by Welsh fans in giving their predictions ahead of the big clash Credit: Jon Candy Ahead of Ireland v Wales this Friday, our writers give their predictions on how the game will turn out. They are also joined by a series of Welsh fans, writers and media personalities. Bryn Law, Sky Sports Presenter & Wrexham AFC co-owner Ireland 1–1 […]

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