Sgorio picks the five Welsh Premier League stars that stood out over the weekend.
Michael Jones (Cefn Druids)
An away win at Carmarthen and a clean sheet for Michael Jones puts Cefn Druids in the driving seat in the race for the Top Six ahead of the final weekend of phase one next Saturday. Jones made a vital save at the end of the match to deny Aiden O’Kelly’s effort and secure the Ancients’ first win at Richmond Park in 15 years.
George Harry (Bangor City)
George Harry scored twice for the Citizens against Newtown on Friday night to stay within two points of 2nd placed Connah’s Quay. The young midfielder has had to be patient this season but has slotted in well into the Bangor side when called upon and will now push for a regular place in the starting 11 following his fine performance on Friday.
Aeron Edwards (The New Saints)
Aeron Edwards is having another effective season in the TNS midfield, but has not been amongst the goals as much as usual. His header against Prestatyn on Friday was his first goal in the WPL this season although he has netted three times in cup competitions. The Saints’ evergreen no.23 has also made five assists this season.
Michael Wilde (Connah’s Quay)
Michael Wilde grabbed his ninth goal of the season against Barry on Saturday, as the Nomads hung on to 2nd spot. The experienced striker has been deadly in the air this season, as seven of his nine goals have been headers.
Marc Williams (Llandudno)
Marc Williams made it two goals in two games as his goal against Bala on Saturday kept Llandudno in the race for the Top Six. Manager Iwan Williams has moved Llandudno’s no.10 more upfield to play as a lone striker, and his goals in the last two games have left the Seasiders in a strong position to reach the top half, as it all goes down to next Saturday’s “winner takes-all” clash against Cefn Druids at the Rock (Live on Sgorio at 5:00).
On this day in 1959 Vic Rouse became the first player from the Fourth Division to win an international cap.