Cymoedd footballers ‘Called up’ for Wales Colleges Squad
Four talented footballers from Coleg y Cymoedd have been selected as part of the Wales Colleges and Wales Schools football squads for their first competition of the new year against Australia u18s.
The players, all studying on the BTEC Sport programme are part of the Football Academy at Coleg y Cymoedd.
Evan Lloyd (17) from Pontypridd Scott Lewis (16) from Penrhiwceiber, Morgan Grahame (16) from Caerphilly, all of whom play for Cambrian & Clydach, will line up for the Wales Schools u18 at Cardiff Metropolitan ground. Jay Woodford (18) from Ferndale, will represent Wales Colleges u19 whilst Evan Lloyd is selected for both.
Jay Woodford, who also represents Carmarthen Town, has been given the honour of captaining the Welsh Colleges team. Commenting on his selection Jay said, “It’s a huge privilege to be selected for this role”.
Phil Thomas, Tutor and Head of Men’s Football at Coleg y Cymoedd commented, “I am delighted for the learners. They are dedicated players, who train hard to achieve their best performances and have fully embraced the college’s excellent football and education programme.
Obviously huge congratulations to Jay who has been named as captain of the team for the forthcoming game; we are delighted for him. We have been very impressed with his commitment and maturity”.
Wales Colleges v Australia Wednesday 16th January
Wales Schools v Australia Thursday 17th January
Both games will be played at Cardiff Met FC