Everything You Need To Know – Trefelin BGC

Saturday afternoon Fields make the trip to Trefelin BGC, who based just 1.4 miles away from Port Talbot. But due to Trefelin pitch not being ready yet, they are playing on the 4G at Cefn Saeson Comprehensive School.

After two back-to-back wins for Westfields we will be looking to make it three in three over welsh sides in pre-season. Phil Glovers side have scored eight goals and only conceded two. The first game saw Fields ease past Chepstow Town AFC, goals coming from Archie Muirhead,Teddy Mee and a double from promising youngster Zach Johnston! On Tuesday evening we made the short trip to Cwmbran Celtic, despite going a goal down new lad Oli Barnes opened his account with a sharp finish! The goals soon started flowing with Harry Pitman, Cameron Davies and Teddy Mee rounding off a solid and excellent performance by Westfields.

Here’s what you need to know about Saturday’s opponents! Trefelin BGC was founded in 1984. Initially they played their matches in the local park (the plough) however they later moved to their current home of Ynys Park near Port Talbot following local fundraising efforts.

In 2000 Trefelin BGC won the FAW Trophy by winning in the final 6–2 against Bryntirion Athletic F.C. In 2007 they were promoted as champions of the South Wales Amateur League Second Division and following their first season in the First Division, Trefelin BGC finished the season as runners-up to eventual champions and former Welsh League team AFC Porth. In 2014, Trefelin BGC won promotion from the South Wales Amateur League First Division with at least a fourteen-game unbeaten run.

In the same year, they won the W John Owen Cup by defeating AFC Bargoed, In the 2015–16 season, Trefelin won promotion to the Welsh Football League after winning the newly formed South Wales Alliance League. On 2 January 2019 the club announced the signing of former Swansea City striker Lee Trundle, The club were champions of the Welsh Football League Division One at the end of the 2019–20 season, remaining unbeaten in the league during a season curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. They were promoted to the second tier of the Welsh football pyramid in June 2020, joining the Cymru South for the 2020–21 season

The postcode for Saturday’s trip is SA11 3TA admission prices are FREE for those attending! Match updates will be very limited due both admin’s having work commitments, any updates we receive will be posted right away!!

Safe travels to those supporters heading to the game, come on fields!


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