Pennydarren BGC, from the fifth tier of Welsh football, will travel to Nantporth to face Welsh Premier League giants Bangor City in the quarter final of the Welsh Cup. The fixture will be live on S4C on the 4th of March at 14:30 with kick off at 14:45.
The draw for the quarter final was held last night (Monday, 29 January) live on S4C’s Heno programme.
This year’s headline story from the Welsh Cup is Penydarren BGC’s run into the final eight of the competition.
Pennydarren BGC, from the fifth tier of Welsh football, have competed in the competition from the first qualifying round – beating Penrhiwceiber Rangers, Brecon Corries, Cardiff Corinthians, STM Sports, Llandudno Junction and Pontypridd so far.
Christopher Calvin-Owen has emerged as the team’s star player – featuring in Sgorio’s 5-on-form for the third and fourth round. Calvin-Owen scored a hat-trick in Penydarren’s 0-4 win over Llandudno Junction and a brace in the side’s fourth round 1-2 win v Pontyrpidd
The quarter final fixtures will be played on the 3-4 of March, with the full quarter final fixture list as follows:
Carmarthen Town v Aberystwyth Town
Llandudno v Newtown
Connah’s Quay v The New Saints
Bangor City v Penydarren BGC
On this day in 2003, Wales lost 1-0 to Russia in front of 73,000 fans at the Millenium Stadium.