Sgorio pick the Welsh Premier League 5-a-side team of the week.
Will Fuller (Cardiff Met)
The Archers’ impressive defensive run finally came to an end on Sunday after going over two months without conceding a goal at home. Met keeper Will Fuller had not conceded at Cyncoed in 580 minutes of football before Llandudno’s equaliser this weekend, and the students’ stopper made several good saves to claim a point for the capital’s side to take them a step closer to securing a Top Six spot.
Adam Hesp (Cefn Druids)
Cefn Druids climbed out of the relegation zone after a late Adam Hesp winner against Newtown on Friday night. The tall centre-half is making a habit of netting late dramatic goal at the Rock after he scored a similar goal in the dying moments of the Druids’ 4-4 draw against Bala Town last month. Adam Hesp has been selected to represent Wales in the futsal squad this weekend and everyone at the Sgorio office wishes Hesp and the rest of the team the best of luck.
Jon Routledge (The New Saints)
It was a historical night for The New Saints on Friday as the club broke the record for consecutive wins in the Welsh Premier League. TNS won their 16th league game on the bounce with a comfortable 4-0 win over Airbus, and Jon Routledge grabbed a wonderful brace with two great strikes from the outside of the box. Routledge has been one of this season’s most consistent performers and his contribution has been vital for the Saints to complete the remarkable feat of winning all 21 of their matches in all competitions in 2016/17.
Tom Field (gap Connah’s Quay)
The Nomads weren’t at their best at Rhyl on Saturday but they managed to pick up the three points despite going 1-0 down after 14 minutes. Tom Field’s tidy finish turned out to be the winning goal, and his first goal for gap Connah’s Quay. No player has created more goal for the Nomads this season than Tom Field (4) and the experienced midfielder has been influential since signing for the Deeside outfit this summer.
Mike Hayes (Bala Town)
Mike Hayes is enjoying his best season in front of goal since 2013/14 and is making the most of his chance to lead the attack for Bala this season. The 29 year old scored his 9th goal of the season at Aberystwyth on Friday to help his club claim their fifth win on the bounce to keep the pressure on the Nomads in the race for second place an automatic Europa qualification.
On this day in 1964 Wales faced Denmark for the first time in international football.