Saints drawn against Porthmadog

The New Saints have been drawn against Porthmadog in the first round of the 2014/2015 Word Cup.

The match is scheduled for August, 2014 and will be played at Porthmadog’s Y Traeth ground.

The club who are nicknamed ‘Port’ were founded in 1884 and are currently playing in the Cymru Alliance.

The Welsh Premier League Panel also announced that Barry Town Utd, Denbigh Town, Llanidloes Town and Merthyr Town had been awarded the four Word Cup wildcards for the 2014/15 season.

The new initiative, takes the competition up to 28 entries.

Denbigh Town will host the League’s new boys Cefn Druids, whilst Llanidloes Town will travel to Penybont. There are only two all-Welsh Premier League clashes with Bangor due to host Newtown and Connahs’s Quay drawn at home to Rhyl FC.

The four semi-finalists from last season who are Carmarthen Town, Cambrian & Clydach, Bala Town and Airbus have a bye into Round Two.

Word Cup Round 1

Porthmadog v The New Saints
Denbigh Town v Cefn Druids
Bangor City v Newtown
Guilsfield v Caernarfon Town
Caersws v Llandudno Town
Prestatyn Town v Conwy Borough
gap Connahs Quay v Rhyl

Penybont v Llanidloes Town
Barry Town Utd v Merthyr Town
Aberdare Town v Port Talbot Town
Taffs Well v Aberystwyth Town
Haverfordwest County v Afan Lido

Ties to be played from the 11th  of August 2014.