Bring a Tin | Bangor City Game

We have designated our home game on Saturday 21st December against Bangor City as being our ‘Bring A Tin Day’.

We would like to encourage all supporters and spectators to bring non-perishable food items along, as we look to support our local Foodbank at Buckley Cross Community Centre.

As well as non-perishable food items, donations such as toiletries and household cleaning products would be most welcome.

There will be a collection point on entry to the ground via the main turnstile, where one of our Club volunteers will be on hand to accept donations.

If you would like to volunteer to support us with this cause on the day, please get in contact with the club here.


Conwy Borough 2 Buckley Town 3

Conwy Borough kept Buckley Town honest throughout the game but it was Buckley that came out on top with a 2-3 win at Y Morfa.

Connor Littler, who had a fine game for Buckley Town, opened the scoring after six minutes reacting first in the box to knock the ball home (pictured left).

Conwy struck back when Craig Whelan fired home after twelve minutes but Aron Williams should have made it 1-2 when he missed from a yard out when it looked easier to score than miss. Then Corrig McGonigle scored a worldy from close to the halfway line, totally against the run of play, just on the stroke of half time.

Buckley came out for the second half determined to get back level and so they did when Aron Williams finished in typical style to make it 2-2 on forty-nine minutes.

Connor Littler then scored his second and Buckley Town’s third and winning goal (main picture and right) when he rose highest at the near post from a Keiron Moore corner.

Buckley could have gone further ahead and Conwy did go close late on but Town closed the game out well and sealed three good points on the road.




Pictures courtesy of Trevor Jones ©


Buckley Town 1 Gresford Athletic 1

This game should have been all over in the first 18 minutes as Buckley had four clear cut chances to score but all were denied by former Buckley keeper Ben Jones. The saying goes that if you don’t take your chances you will be punished and from the fourth of these saves Gresford broke out on the counter to make it one-nil.

They then switched off at the restart and before they knew it Buckley were level as Aron Williams outran the Gresford defence and finished neatly past the advancing Jones.

In the second half, neither side could break the deadlock. Gresford came closest with a Kieran Evans free-kick that slammed against the Buckley bar but neither side could find that decisive moment to take all three points and the game finished 1-1.

Pictures courtesy of Trevor Jones ©


Rhyl 4 Buckley Town 1

Buckley’s lack of game time, only one game in three weeks proved to be a major factor as they lost 4-1 to a well organised Rhyl team.

Rhyl’s first goal was well worked but then two mistakes by Buckley’s rearguard gave Rhyl two soft goals.

Jake Roberts pulled one back for Buckley with his third goal in three games.  

Another slip allowed Rhyl’s Piscorski to complete his hat-trick.

In the dying minutes, Phil Molyneux drew a brilliant save from Rhyl’s keeper.

Pictures courtesy of Trevor Jones ©


Penrhyncoch 2 Buckley Town 1

With Buckley playing downhill at Cae Baker in the first half they took the game to the hosts.

After 15 minutes, the pressure paid off with a soaring header from Lewis Hone making it 1-0 to the visitors.

Penrhyncoch had a golden chance to equalise but put the ball over an open goal.

The second half saw Buckley well on top with Penrhyn’s goalkeeper Leigh Jenkins keeping them in the game with many good saves.

However, after a crowd disruption that seemed to spur on Penrhyncoch, they scored two quick goals through Steff Davies on 77 and 79 minutes.

Buckley will rue their missed chances.

Match Report courtesy of Dave Jones. Read more at Grassroots North Wales

Pictures courtesy of Trevor Jones ©

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Buckley Town 2 Llanfair United 1

The first half was pretty much one-way traffic as Buckley Town looked to open Llanfair up and to score the first goal in the game. That first goal proved elusive and it began to feel like one of those days that you would rue those missed chances. That feeling grew stronger when at the start of the second half an Andrew Hughes shot for Llanfair looped up over Joey Mararuk in the Buckley goal to make it 0-1.

The pattern of the game did not change but the formation and personnel did as Buckley Town went chasing what would now be an equaliser. Eventually, the pressure told on 72 minutes with a goal from top goal scorer and central defender Callum Humphries.

Buckley now had the bit between their teeth and with three points the goal went in search of a winner. On 78 minutes it came when Dylan Roberts picked up the ball on halfway line in the left-back position and set off on one of his at pace runs. He soon found himself in the box and unleashed a rocket that flew past the goalkeeper with no chance of him saving it.

A session of keeping the ball in the corner followed to see the game out and Buckley had the points they needed. Unfortunately, it has not led to a climb of the table because of the results around us. Hopefully, that will happen next week on the road in what will be a tough trip to Penrhyncoch.

Pictures courtesy of Trevor Jones ©


Ruthin Town 3 Buckley Town 1

For Buckley Town this game did not even start until the substitutions were made in the second half. They changed both the attitude and the desire to get something out of the game after falling 2-0 down by half time.

One of those subs Connor Littler reduced that lead to 2-1 after 78 minutes and Buckley then put Ruthin under sustained pressure. Lewis Hone had a great header ruled out by the linesman which would have made it 2-2 and also had two other great chances thwarted by Ruthin keeper Ryan Goldston to pull the difference back before Ruthin broke away to score a third after Joe Makaruk brought down a Ruthin forward to prevent him scoring. Unfortunately, he could not stop the ensuing penalty, and Ruthin made it 3-1 on the day.

Buckley’s performance and the availability of all players in the squad need to significantly improve if they are to avoid a relegation battle this season and that battle commences with a home game against the club 3rd bottom Llanfair United next Saturday where 3 points will pretty much be a necessity.

Pictures courtesy of Nic Johnston ©

Pictures courtesy of Trevor Jones ©


Buckley Town 2 Llanrhaeadr 4

A great start to the game saw Buckley take a two-goal lead with set-piece goals from Callum Humphries but then defensive complacency set in from the 40th minute onwards allowing Town to concede four goals without reply.

Connor Littler hit the upright in the second half but Llanrhaeadr’s keeper had little else to do in the half as Buckley created nothing to trouble him in what was a very poor all-round performance.

Pictures courtesy of Nic Johnston ©

Pictures courtesy of Trevor Jones ©


Matty Roberts | Get well soon

Everyone at Buckley Town sends our best wishes to our former left-back Matty Roberts and hope that he recovers soon.

Matt was out on Thursday running but suffered a suspected cardiac arrest. He was found collapsed and unconscious by passers-by. He is currently in hospital recovering, is now awake after coming round but has been heavily sedated. He is responsive and would seem to be on the mend.

Matt is a local lad from Mynydd Isa and represented the club for many years and well known in local football community having also played in the Huws Gray Alliance for Mynydd Isa, Mold Alex, Holywell Town, and FC Nomads.

Get well soon Matt.