Promotion secured with two to play

1 month ago By Ashley Cox

Town win at Jenner Park to secure Welsh Premier return

Barry Town United's Welsh Premier League dream became a reality on Tuesday night, as the club put an end to a 13-year absence to clinch their long-awaited return to the national top flight.

A crowd of almost 650 watched the Town beat Goytre United at Jenner Park; their 3-0 victory securing the three points needed for promotion, with two games spare.

Goytre had beaten Barry at Glanhafod Park in the teams' previous meeting, but found themselves swept away by an irresistible first-half performance; Luke Cooper firing into the roof of the net to put the Town ahead, before Tyrell Webbe headed in their second.

When Drew Fahiya tucked away a penalty to make it three, it was clear the night would belong to Barry; and after seeing out the second half unblemished, Gavin Chesterfield's squad can now look forward to meetings with WPL mainstays Bangor City, Aberystwyth Town and champions The New Saints next season.

Updated 12:09 - 26 Apr 2017 by Ashley Cox

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Town clinch the Welsh League title Barry's 1-0 win at Cambrian & Clydach seals Division One honours
Town go goal crazy in Jenner victory Players, staff and supporters pay tribute to Trevor Nott

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Results
Sat 29 Apr
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Barry Town Ton Pentre
League 6 – 0
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Sat 22 Apr
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Barry Town Cambrian & Clydach
League 0 – 1
W
Tue 18 Apr
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Barry Town Goytre United
League 3 – 0
W
Sat 15 Apr
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Barry Town Risca United
League 11 – 0
W

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