Haverfordwest County And Newtown Go Head-To-Head For Europa Conference League Qualification

Harry Corish - Sportin Journalist

This weekend sees Newtown and Haverfordwest County battle it out in the JD Cymru Premier European play-off final.

The stakes are high, with the winner securing a place in next season’s UEFA Europa Conference League first qualifying round. It’s an exciting prospect for both clubs, who have worked hard all season to earn this opportunity.

The match is set to kick off at 5:15 pm on Saturday, May 13th, and with free entry for all supporters, it’s sure to be a packed stadium. In fact, the clubs have already received over 1,500 ticket requests, which is a testament to the excitement surrounding this event.

Haverfordwest County comes into the final on the back of a thrilling penalty shoot-out victory over Cardiff Met in the semi-finals.

Goalkeeper Zac Jones was the hero of the hour, saving a penalty in the first 90 minutes before producing a fine save in extra time. He then went on to save two penalties in the shoot-out to see his team through to the final.

This performance will undoubtedly give his team a boost of confidence, knowing they have a reliable keeper to fall back on.

Newtown, on the other hand, reached the final with a comfortable 4-2 victory over Bala. They will be hoping to carry this momentum into the final and secure their spot in the Europa Conference League. With both teams evenly matched, it promises to be an exciting encounter.

For the neutral, it’s always difficult to predict which team will come out on top in a one-off match like this. However, both teams will be motivated by the chance to secure European football for next season, which should make for an entertaining spectacle.

As the countdown to kick-off begins, the excitement is palpable. Fans from both sides will be eagerly anticipating the match and hoping their team can come out on top. With so much at stake, we’re in for a thrilling match.

Will it be Haverfordwest County’s hero Zac Jones who shines once again, or will Newtown’s attacking prowess prove too much to handle? Only time will tell, but one thing is for sure – this is a match not to be missed.