SWANSEA CITY LIFT THE FAW YOUTH CUP
International
30 April 2015

SWANSEA CITY LIFT THE FAW YOUTH CUP

Swansea City have lifted the FAW Youth Cup for the sixth consecutive season following a 3-1 triumph against Cardiff City.

Swansea City have lifted the FAW Youth Cup for the sixth consecutive season following a 3-1 triumph against Cardiff City.

CARDIFF CITY 1-3 SWANSEA CITY
FAW Youth Cup Final
Thursday, 30 April 2015
Cardiff City Stadium


Swansea City continue to dominate the FAW Youth Cup following their sixth consecutive Final win. Their latest triumph was achieved against arch rivals Cardiff City at their Cardiff City Stadium home.

Swansea were quick to take the lead in this tie when after just two minutes their captain, Keston Davies, pounced to make it 1-0 from Kyle Copp's free kick.

Despite the early setback, Cardiff grew throughout the first half and mustered several chances. In the 19th minute, a dangerous attack from the Bluebirds saw Elvis Menayese into the box but his effort was somehow blocked by Swansea goalkeeper Lewis Thomas.

Menayese went one-on-one with Thomas shortly after as Cardiff breached the Swansea defence, however, the attacker scuffed his shot wide of the lefthand post to rue a fantastic chance to pull his team level.

Swansea made the perfect start to the second half by making it 2-0 after 49 minutes of play. Connor Roberts saw his initial shot saved by Joe Massaro but the Cardiff goalkeeper was unable to keep hold of the ball leaving Owain Jones perfectly placed to hit the back of the net.

Jones bagged his brace on 74 minutes when he produced some fine skill to get into the box and beat Massaro from a tight angle at his near post.

Cardiff scored a consolation goal ten minutes from time through Eli Phipps but it was Swansea's day for glory and the West Wales club celebrated their 3-1 Youth Cup victory after receiving their medals and trophy from FAW President Trefor Lloyd Hughes and Vice President David Griffiths.


SWANSEA CITY LIFT THE FAW YOUTH CUP