Welsh Football

Head of the Valleys: road trip to the home of The Martyrs (and a brush with the FA Cup in September!)

Last Saturday while thousands of Welsh football supporters were heading toward Cardiff for Wales’ crunch World Cup qualifier against Austria, I found myself heading north away from the capital. My destination: Merthyr Tydfil. It wasn’t the World Cup I had on my mind; it was instead the FA Cup.   Long before the mainstream media …