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The Welsh Cup Final
Season 2001-02
Barry Town 4 v 1 Bangor City
played at Park Avenue, Aberystwyth on 5th May 2002
Barry Town 4 
 1 Bangor City
Jamie Moralee 2 
Jon French    
Mike Flynn    

   Huw Griffiths



  For many Bangor fans this game is remembered for the cramped confinement of 1500 blues fans whilst a fraction of that number of Barry fans seemed to have been allocated a larger section of Park Avenue.
  Blues started brightly enough as leading goalscorer Marc Lloyd Williams went close early on after a well placed through ball from Kenny Burgess.
  But inside ten minutes Gary Lloyd found Jon French who volleyed Barry ahead for a lead they were never to lose.  Midfielder French went close again but blues leftback Alan Goodall headed clear.
  Ten minutes from time Mike Flynn capitalised on some defensive indecision to crash the ball beyond Phil Priestley for a two nil lead.
  Three minutes before the interval Scott Morgan fouled Paul Roberts in an attacking position,. A freekick crossed by Simon Davies and headed home by Huw Griffiths with Canadian goalkeeper Rayner flatfooted. Half time just a goal in it and the loud blue crowd had hope.
  But within five minutes Barry were two goals to the good as Jamie Moralee reacted first to a cross from corner and City had that sinking feeling once more. Midway through the second half Marc Lloyd Williams hit the post and moments later had a penalty saved after a foul on Paul Roberts in a period inspired by substitutes Craig Roberts and Steve Cooper.
  The pacey Craig Roberts ran clear of the aging Barry defence but his rasping drive was saved by the giant Canadian.
  And yet with hopes rising they were dashed at the last as Jamie Moralee shot from 30 yards to beat Phil Priestley courtesy of a wicked deflection off a blues defender.
  Barry clear winners on that bumpy and dry Park Avenue pitch which in fairness scarcely helped either side.

  Barry Town:
  Simon Rayner, Lee Jarman, Gary Lloyd, Richard Kennedy, Scott Morgan, Lee Phillips (Dave Toomey 28'), Andrew York,
  Jon French, Jamie Moralee, Mike Flynn, Tom Ramasut (86'). Sub not used: Kenny Brown
  Bangor City:
 
Phil Priestley, Owain Tudur Jones (Steve Cooper 70'), Alan Goodall, Chris Short, Aled Rowlands (Craig Roberts 70'),
  Huw Griffiths, Marc Lloyd Williams, Clayton Blackmore, Paul Roberts, Simon Davies, Kenny Burgess. Sub not used: Sean Hazelden
 Referee:  Mr Ray Ellingham
 Attendance:  2256



Barry Town
Bangor City
Simon Rayner
Towering Canadian goalkeeper born in Langley, British Colombia.
Began his career as an apprentice at Bournemouth and spent a loan period with Wessex League side Bournemouth Poppies. Also played once for Salisbury.
Phil Priestley
Spent three season with Rochdale where he gained Football League experience.  Spent loan spells at Scarborough and Chester City in the 2000-01 season before joining Bangor City in August 2001.
Lee Jarman
Experienced and powerful defender who began his career with Cardiff City.
Has also played for Merthyr Tydfil, Exeter and Oxford United.
Owain Tudur Jones
Seventeen year old local player who has impressed for the reserves, a tall gifted midfielder with a great deal of promise. Has become a regular member of the first team since October 2001.
Gary Lloyd
Llanelli born left footer who can play at leftback or in central defence, joined Barry from his home town club.
Alan Goodall
Composed 24 year old leftback signed from Cammell Laird after a trial period with Tranmere Rovers.  Can also operate in midfield.
Richard Kennedy
Born in Waterford in the Irish Republic, midfielder Richard was on the books of Crystal Palace, Wycombe Wanderers and Brentford. He joined Barry from Crawley in 2002.
Chris Short
Experienced defender signed from Caernarfon Town in October 2001.  Previous clubs include Conwy United and Netherfield.
Scott Morgan
An old fashioned centrehalf who is strong in the air and renowned for his tough tackling.
Aled Rowlands
Bangor born Aled spent three years with Manchester City gaining 5 Welsh Under 21 Caps before moving to Irish League side Sligo Rovers.  Anglesey based Aled joined Bangor during the summer of 1999.  A skilful ball player comfortable on the wing or in central midfield. 
Lee Phillips
Aberdare born defender who joined Barry from Cardiff City in 2000.
Huw Griffiths
Powerful 25 year old centreback whose consistent, powerful performances for Cefn Druids caught they eye last season.  Has also played for Newtown.
Andrew York
Long serving centrehalf who was a mainstay of the club's European matches.
Marc Lloyd Williams
Striker recently re-signed from York City whose other English Football League clubs are Halifax and Stockport County.  Scored 45 goals in the 1997-98 season where he starred in the Welsh Cup winning side, three years after picking up a LoW Champinship medal with City.  Reached the 100 LoW goals mark with 20 for Bangor from Christmas 2000 onwards
Jon French
Bristol born Jon began his career with Bristol Rovers before moving to Hull City and enjoying a brief loan spell with Blackpool.
Joined Barry in 2000.
Clayton Blackmore
Experienced defender or midfielder well known for his decade at Manchester United where he won Premiership and FA Winners Medals alongside 39 International Caps for Wales.  Other clubs include Middlesborough, Barnsley and Notts County
Jamie Moralee
A well travelled striker whose early career took in spells with Crystal Palace, Millwall and Watford, then Crewe, Royal Antwerp and Brighton.
Joined Barry from Colchester United in 2000.
Made over 150 Football League appearances plus another fifty as a sub.
Paul Roberts
Paul 24 was a goalscoring sensation for his local side Porthmadog and attracted a 15000 move to Wrexham where he gained First Team experience and Welsh International honours.  He joined Bangor last season after a brief spell back at Port with their Football in The Community Scheme.
Paul scored the solitary goal in the 2000 Welsh Cup Final having also scored in the Quarter and Semi Final matches. A Welsh Under 21 International.
Mike Flynn
A Newport born midfielder who started off with his home town club before moving on to Barry in 2000.
Simon Davies
Skilful midfielder who made eleven Premiership appearances for Manchester United where he gained a Welsh Cap before joining Luton Town for 150,000 in 1997.  Joined City from Rochdale in July 2001.
Tom Ramasut
A Cardiff born winger Tom began his career with Norwich before moving to Bristol Rovers, Merthyr Tydfil and Haverfordwest County. Very skilful and tricky on the ball.
Kenny Burgess
Pacey winger signed in August 2001 from West Cheshire side Cammell Lairds. Equally at home on left and right wings where his pace and close control catch the eye.


Dave Toomey
Swindon born striker who joined Barry Town from Tiverton.
Sean Hazelden
A 20 year old who is a student at the City's University.  A tall commanding defender who joined City from NPL side Emley.  Won a Welsh Cup Winners medal with Bangor City in May 2000. 
Kenny Brown
As a player Kenny played for Norwich City, Plymouth Argyle, West Ham United, Huddersfield Town, Reading, Southend United, Crystal Palace, Reading, Birmingham, Millwall, Gillingham, Kingstonian and Irish side Poyradown.
Steve Cooper
Pontypool born defender or midfielder signed from Rhyl in October 2000 soon after his release by Wrexham FC.


Craig Roberts
Tall, composed teenage striker whos eye for a goal and work ethic have impressed. A product of the well respected Maes Y Bryn youths.


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Welsh Cup Final Programme




The Road to The Final 2001-02
Barry Town

  Bangor City 
Second Round






Rhyl
1
v
2
 Bangor City






Gareth Wilson 



  Simon Davies 2
Third Round






Porthmadog  1
v
5
  Bangor City 






Dafydd Evans 



  Marc Ll Williams 3
  Huw Griffiths
  Owain T Jones
Fourth Round
Barry Town
4
v
3
 Caersws

Bangor City
9
v
1
 Cardiff Civil Ser






Marc Ll Williams 6 
Paul Roberts 2 
Steve Cooper 



  Ashley Griffiths
FifthRound
Barry Town
3
v
0
 TNS

Carmarthen Town
0
v
4
 Bangor City










  Alan Goodall
  Paul Roberts
  Marc Ll Williams
  og Jones











Semi Final
Barry Town
2
v
0
 Ton Pentre

Bangor City
5
v
0
 Cefn Druids




 

Marc Ll Williams 3
Kenny Burgess   
Craig Roberts   



 at Belle Vue
played at Stebonheath, Llanelli

played at Belle Vue, Rhyl









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