2008–09 Welsh League Cup

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2008–09 Welsh League Cup
Country  Wales
Teams 18
Champions The New Saints
Runners-up Bangor City
Matches played 45
Goals scored 178 (3.96 per match)
All statistics correct as of 19:30, 30 August 2009 (UTC).

The 2008–09 Welsh League Cup season was won by The New Saints, beating Bangor City in the final. It was the third victory for The New Saints in the competition, and the fifth appearance by Bangor City in the final. The final took place at Latham Park, in Newtown, Wales. The match was refereed by Phil Southall.

Round and draw dates[edit]

Source [1]

Date Event
19 August 2008 Group stage, round 1
2 September 2008 Group stage, round 2
9 September 2008 Group stage, round 3
23 September 2008 Group stage, round 4
7 October 2008 Group stage, round 5
14 October 2008 Group stage, round 6
28 October – 25 November 2008 Quarter-finals
28 November 2008 – 9 December 2008 Semi-finals, first leg
9 December 2008 – 13 January 2009 Semi-finals, second leg
5 April 2009 Final in Latham Park, Newtown

Group stage[edit]

Sources [1][2]

Key to colours in group tables
Teams progressed to the quarter finals
Best runner-up that progressed to the quarter finals

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Aberystwyth Town 4 1 3 0 7 3 +4 6
Carmarthen Town 4 1 2 1 4 4 +0 5
Haverfordwest County 4 1 1 2 3 7 −4 4
  ABER CAR HFW
Aberystwyth Town 1–1 4–0
Carmarthen Town 1–1 0–1
Haverfordwest County 1–1 1–2

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Neath Athletic 4 2 1 1 13 12 +1 7
Llanelli AFC 4 2 0 2 12 10 +2 6
Port Talbot Town 4 1 1 2 11 14 −3 4
  NEA LLA PTT
Neath Athletic 0–3 5–3
Llanelli AFC 3–5 2–4
Port Talbot Town 3–3 1–4

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Newtown AFC 4 2 1 1 11 4 +7 7
NEWI Cefn Druids 4 2 1 1 7 7 +0 7
Caernarfon Town 4 0 2 2 4 11 −7 2
  NEW DRU CAER
Newtown AFC 2–3 7–1
NEWI Cefn Druids 0–2 3–2
Caernarfon Town 0–0 1–1

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Caersws FC 4 2 2 0 13 7 +6 8
Bangor City 4 2 1 1 10 11 −1 7
CPD Porthmadog 4 0 1 3 5 10 −5 1
  CSWS BAN POR
Caersws FC 3–3 1–1
Bangor City 1–6 3–0
CPD Porthmadog 2–3 2–3

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Rhyl FC 4 3 1 0 13 3 +10 9
Welshpool Town 4 2 0 2 7 7 +0 6
Airbus UK Broughton 4 1 0 3 5 15 −10 3
  RYL WEL AIR
Rhyl FC 1–2 6–1
Welshpool Town 0–2 5–2
Airbus UK Broughton 0–4 2–0

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
The New Saints 4 3 1 0 12 6 +6 10
Gap Connah's Quay 4 2 0 2 3 6 −3 6
Prestatyn Town 4 0 1 3 7 10 −3 1
  TNS GCQ PRE
The New Saints 3–0 3–3
Gap Connah's Quay 0–2 2–1
Prestatyn Town 3–4 0–1

Knockout stage[edit]

Source [1]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Bangor City Wales 3–1 (aet) Wales Rhyl FC
NEWI Cefn Druids Wales 0–2 Wales The New Saints
Newtown AFC Wales 3–1 (aet)
2-4 (pens)
Wales Neath Athletic
Aberystwyth Town Wales 4–1 Wales Caersws FC

Semi-finals[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Neath Athletic Wales 2–3 Wales The New Saints 2-0 0-3
Bangor City Wales 5–4 Wales Aberystwyth Town 1-2 4-2

Final[edit]

5 April 2009
13:00 (UTC+0)
The New Saints 2 – 0 Bangor City
John Leah Goal 11' (p)
Conall Murtagh Goal 75'
Report
Latham Park, Newtown
Attendance: 555
Referee: Phil Southall (Wales)
Welsh League Cup
2008–09 Winners
The New Saints
Third Title

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Welsh Cups 2008/09". rsssf.com. Retrieved 30 August 2009. 
  2. ^ "Welsh League Cup group tables 2008/9". welsh-premier.com. Archived from the original on 5 September 2009. Retrieved 30 August 2009. 

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