Last updated: October 23rd 2018.
The first of three Ynys Mon Men’s Football trial games held on Wednesday (October 17th) at Holyhead Hotspur was an enormous success and a fantastic celebration of Anglesey’s male footballing talent, said Men’s team manager Campbell Harrison.
Nearly forty Anglesey-based players from a host of different clubs across the Welsh football pyramid came together at The New Oval to stake their claim for a place in the manager’s provisional squad ahead of next summer’s Inter Games Football Tournament, set to be hosted on Anglesey in June 2019.
Over 150 spectators were in attendance at the match, and with two more trial matches to come before Christmas, the manager Harrison admitted to having a selection headache on his hands going into the new year when the squad will be whittled down.
“Well, firstly, I think it has to be said that our first trial game was an enormous success and a fantastic celebration of the many excellent players we have on the island. It was brilliant to see so many players showing how much passion and desire they have for representing the island at next summer’s tournament.
“I’ve got some very difficult decisions ahead of me in the new year, that’s for sure, because these players we saw on Wednesday night put everything they had into the game and have shown such enthusiasm for the island – they’ve really done themselves proud – and we’ve got so many more players to see in future trial games to come.
“There was a real buzz at the match from everyone – fans, coaches, players, our committee members who are responsible for making this tournament happen – and the best thing is we’re only just getting started on our journey. There’s a long way to go, and this adventure for our island is only going to get more an more exciting for our island.”
Last updated: October 14th 2018
School pupils from Ynys Môn will have the opportunity to build friendships with fellow pupils from Gibraltar before the NatWest International Island Games take place there next summer.
Last updated: October 12th 2018
As the Ynys Môn Men’s Football Team continue with preparations for the 2019 Inter Games Football Tournament being hosted on Anglesey for the first time next summer, Men’s Team Manager Campbell Harrison has announced two squads for a trial game to take place at Holyhead Hotspur next week.
Last updated: August 23rd 2018.
Pentraeth boy, Ysgol David Hughes pupil and one of Welsh sprinting’s brightest young stars Zachary Price will have medalling on his mind this coming weekend as the number-one-ranked Under-17 sprinter in Wales across 60, 100 and 200 metres heads to Bedford to compete in the British Championships.
Last updated: August 17th 2018.
Prospective Inter Games 2019 host clubs on Anglesey are set to have their facilities visited and assessed by the tournament’s organising committee soon, after the deadline to express an interest in hosting matches or training sessions at next summer’s tournament passed on August 1st.
Last updated: June 20th 2018
The Ynys Môn Men’s Football team secured another coup this week as Llanudno FC Manager and UEFA Pro License Candidate Iwan Williams joined Campbell Harrison’s setup as Assistant Manager.
Last updated: June 8th 2018
With preparations well underway for Anglesey to host The Inter-Games football tournament on the island in 2019, Ynys Môn’s team are delighted to announce that the vastly experienced Campbell Harrison will be taking the reins in the dugout for next summer’s competition.
With Ynys Mon’s bid to host the International Island Games on Anglesey in 2025 progressing well, the island received another significant boost to their hopes of landing the 2025 games this week as Anglesey’s bid committee announced it has successively secured the rights to host the Inter Games Football Tournament in June 2019.
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