Llantwit Major Win Welsh League Division Three Title

Llantwit Major players celebrate the Division Three title triumph.

Llantwit Major Win Welsh League Division Three Title

Llantwit Major FC have achieved their highest league status since the club was formed more than 50 years ago.

The Vale of Glamorgan club earned promotion to Welsh League Division Two for 2017-18.

Major clinched promotion with a 3-0 win against Trethomas Bluebirds at home and completed their fixtures with a 2-1 victory at Bridgend Street.

Overall, Llantwit Major won 22 of their 30 League matches, drawing six and losing two. They scored 68 goals and conceded 24 in winning the title.

Their team includes Welsh Schools FA Under-18 international Sam Snaith, who played and scored for Wales against England at Bristol Rovers last month.

Lee Jones (2) and Gareth Davies scored in Major’s home win against Trethomas at the Windmill Ground

Goalkeeper Jack Lansdown made a big first half save to keep the game goalless before a few harsh words from coach Karl Lewis at half-time led to an improved team performance and three goals.

Sean Williams and Robert Jones were on target at Bridgend Street. Jones fired the winner after 87 minutes.

Llantwit Major finished their season with an unbeaten run of eight matches to finish top, ahead of runners-up STM Sports, and their club presentation evening is on Friday, June 9.

LLantwit Major FC (line-up v Bridgend Street in final match of season): Jack Lansdown, Jamie Miller, Glyn Davies, Jonathan Fletcher (Lee Jones 60), Sean Williams, Darren Robinson (Rhys Llewelyn 60), Luke Beattie, Jonathan Butler,

Sam Snaith , Gareth Davies, Tom Danter (Robert Jones 75).

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