Bluebirds are shot down at Llantwit Major

Skipper Sean Pemberton came close to scoring right at the end 

Haverfordwest County captain Sean Pemberton levelled matters for the Bluebirds


Llantwit Major 3 – Haverfordwest County 2

Two late second half goals by Connor Goldsworthy earned Llantwit Major a slender victory at home against Haverfordwest County.

This defeat saw the Bluebirds slipped down to third in the table, Cambrian and Clydach are point ahead in second, and also have a game in hand.

The homesters took the lead early when Josh Jones made no mistake from inside the box.

Ricky Watts left the field suffering from a migraine and was replaced by teenager Gareth Finnegan, who slotted into central midfield and Elliot Scotcher moved to centre back to play alongside skipper Sean Pemberton.

Pemberton equalises

Seven minutes before the break and the visitors levelled matters as Pemberton drilled in from 12 yards out as the score was 1-1 at half time.

Shortly after the break the visitors were awarded a penalty after striker Ben Fawcett was hauled down inside the 18-yard area. Scotcher took responsibility and made no mistake from12 yards.

Goldsworthy strikes twice

But Llantwit Major refused to give in and were rewarded as Goldsworthy struck in the 68th and 71st minutes to secure victory when all looked lost.

On Tuesday, 20th April Haverfordwest County travel to Gwent to play their final league match of the season against Undy Athletic.

Haverfordwest County: Kyle Stewart; Jake Merry; Harri Rowe; Sean Pemberton; Ricky Watts; Elliot Thomas; Tom Dyson; Elliot Scotcher; Ben Fawcett; Jack Wilson; Nicky Palmer. Substitutes: Gareth Finnegan; Fraser Finlay; Tim Hicks