Date: Wed 14 May 2014

WPL Europa League Playoff Final | Match Preview

UEFA Europa League football and €110,000 are up for grabs next season as Bangor City take on Rhyl FC at the BookPeople Stadium.

Both clubs fought their way through the Semi-Finals of the Play-offs to secure themselves a position of being only 90 minutes away from a prestigious feat. Bangor hosted Newtown last Saturday following both clubs finishing fourth and fifth respectively in the Championship Play-off. A Chris Jones goal in the 57th minute was enough to separate the two teams, as the home fans appealed for a free-kick just inside their own half, the referee waved advantage and a brilliant back heel by Les Davies allowed Chris Jones through on goal. Jones made no mistake as Mullock raced from his goal-line and put the ball confidently into the net.

Rhyl travelled to South Wales to face Carmarthen in the other Semi-Final with the Old Gold in strong form and the Lilywhites having lost their previous six matches. However, form was comprehensively thrown out of the window as Rhyl demolished Carmarthen 6-1 at the GenQuip Stadium. Two goals each from Dave Forbes, Paul McManus and Steve Lewis ensured that Greg Strong’s team are only one game away from the Europa League – a great achievement in their first season back in the Corbett Sports WPL.

The clubs also played each other the FAW Welsh Cup Round 3 back in December at the Corbett Sports Stadium where Bangor came out on top winning 2-1. Lewis scored a penalty to put Rhyl in the lead but Bangor swiftly reacted and Miley scored an equalizer from a Siôn Edwards free kick to put the away team level before the half time whistle. Match Highlights

Bangor City vs. Rhyl FC | 15:00 KO The BookPeople Stadium | Live on S4C's Sgorio

The Citizens last six:

Latest WPL result | Sat 10/05/14 | Bangor City 1-0 Newtown AFC | Match Report | Match Highlights

The Lilywhites last six:

Latest WPL result | Sat 10/05/14 | Carmarthen Town 1-6 Rhyl FC | Match Report | Match Highlights

Corbett Sports WPL 2013/2014 Previous Encounters:

Mon 26/08/13 | Bangor City 2-3 Rhyl FC

Match Report | Match Highlights

Sat 30/11/13 | Rhyl FC 0-0 Bangor City

Match Report | Match Highlights

Sat 15/03/14 | Rhyl FC 1-1 Bangor City

Match Report | Match Highlights

Sat 26/04/14 | Bangor City 2-0 Rhyl FC

Match Report | Match Highlights

Remember to follow match updates across our official Twitter account WPL_Official

Don't worry, we hate spam as much as you do. We will only send you the latest updates and anything we think you will enjoy reading about.

Hit enter to send your tweet

Go to Youtube Channel
Cefn Druids 3-1 Bala