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Welsh League Cup
2020–21
Region  Wales
 England
Dates 11 December 2020 – TBD 2021
Number of teams 46
 ← 2019–20
2021–22 → 

The 2020–21 Welsh League Cup (known for sponsorship purposes as The Nathaniel MG Cup) will be the 29th season of the Welsh League cup competition, which was established in 1992. The reigning champions are Connah's Quay Nomads.

Format

  • 44 clubs in the JD Cymru Premier, JD Cymru North & JD Cymru South Leagues will enter the season's League Cup.
  • Newport County and Cardiff City were afforded the two wildcard spots for the current season.
  • Due to Welsh Government Regulations, only clubs from Tiers 1 & 2 of the Welsh Domestic Pyramid were eligible to participate.
  • In the first round, the wildcard entrants were both placed in the Southern section of the draw and joined 13 JD Cymru South teams, and Penrhyncoch from the JD Cymru North, whilst the Northern Section compromised of twelve teams for JD Cymru North.
  • The top two unpromoted teams from the Tier 2 leagues last season, the 2 relegated JD Cymru Premier Clubs and the 12 teams currently playing in Tier 1 will join the competition in the Second Round later in 2021.

Access List

Round Main date Number of fixtures Clubs New Entries Leagues entering at this round
First round
North
&
South
12 December 2020
North: 6
South: 8

North: 12
South:16
28 12 JD Cymru North teams
South:
2 Wildcard teams
13 JD Cymru South clubs
1 JD Cymru North club (Penrhyncoch)
Second round TBA 16 32 18 Top 2 unpromoted teams from the Tier 2 leagues last season
2 relegated JD Cymru Premier clubs last season
12 JD Cymru Premier clubs
2 JD Cymru North/South clubs
Third round TBA 8 16 None
Quarter-finals TBA 4 8 None
Semi-finals TBA 2 4 None
Final TBA 1 2 None

First round

North

12 December 2020 Holyhead Hotspur 1–0 Llandudno Holyhead  
14:30 Corey Jones Goal 4' Stadium: The New Oval
12 December 2020 Buckley 2–2
(5–6 pen)
Colwyn Bay Buckley  
14:30 Shaun Tinsley Goal 84'90+1' Michael Williams Goal 9'
Sion Edwards Goal 44'
Stadium: Globe Way Stadium
Referee: David Wright
  Penalties  
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Chris Roberts Missed
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Shaun Tinsley Missed
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Jordan Carrington Missed
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12 December 2020 Bangor City 3–0 Gresford Bangor  
14:30 Enzo Zicarelli Goal 17'
Giacomo Mello Goal 31'50'
Stadium: Nantporth
12 December 2020 Llanrhaeadr 2–2
(3–4 pen)
Llangefni Town Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant  
13:30 Joe Vaughan Goal 27'
Matthew Jones Goal 69'
Kurt Williams Goal 4'
Andy Sinclair Goal 18'
Stadium: The Recreation Field
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11 December 2020 Holywell Town P–P Llanidloes Town Holywell  
19:00 Stadium: Halkyn Road
12 December 2020 Conwy Borough 0–2 Ruthin Town Conwy  
14:30 Jamie Cumming Goal 23'
Joshua Jones Goal 49'
Stadium: Y Morfa Stadium

South

11 December 2020 Newport County P–P Undy Athletic Newport  
19:00 Stadium: Rodney Parade
11 December 2020 Goytre United P–P Penrhyncoch Goytre  
19:00 Stadium: Glenhafod Park Stadium
12 December 2020 Pontypridd Town 2–0 Cwmbrân Celtic Pontypridd  
14:30 Aiden Lewis Goal 12'
Luke Gullick Goal 70'
Stadium: USW Sports Park
12 December 2020 Ammanford 0–6 Trefelin BGC Ammanford  
14:30 Ryan Griffiths Goal Goal
Damon Thomas Goal Goal Goal
Steve Berry Goal pen.'
Stadium: Recreation Ground
12 December 2020 Risca United 5–2 Afan Lido Risca  
14:30 Tom Berry Goal 8'34'59'
Lewis Hitchock Goal 16' (pen.)
Morgan Thomas Goal 89' (o.g.)
Craig Reddy Goal 33'
Ioan Clatworthy Goal 54'
Stadium: Ty-Isaf Park
11 December 2020 Cardiff City 2–0 Taff's Well Pontypridd  
19:00 Kieron Evans Goal 44'
Isaak Davies Goal 79' (pen.)
Stadium: USW Sports Park
12 December 2020 Port Talbot Town 1–1
(2–4 pen)
Cambrian & Clydach Vale Port Talbot  
14:30 Jordan Edwards Goal 8' Josh Bull Goal 90+6' Stadium: Victoria Road
  Penalties  
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Jordan Edwards Missed
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Morgan Thomas Missed
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Dai Thomas Missed
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11 December 2020 Llanelli Town 1–2 Llantwit Major Llanelli  
19:00 Ricky Kerr Goal 5' Cullen Kinsella Goal 43'
Josh Jones Goal 50'
Stadium: Stebonheath Park

Top scorers

As of 12 December 2020
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Tom Berry Risca United 3
Damon Thomas Trefelin BGC
3 Giacomo Mello Bangor City 2
Shaun Tinsley Buckley
Ryan Griffiths Trefelin BGC
6 Ioan Clatworthy Afan Lido 1
Craig Reddy Afan Lido
Morgan Thomas Afan Lido
Enzo Zicarelli Bangor City
Josh Bull Cambrian & Clydach Vale
Isaak Davies Cardiff City
Kieron Evans Cardiff City
Michael Williams Colwyn Bay
Sion Edwards Colwyn Bay
Corey Jones Holyhead Hotspur
Ricky Kerr Llanelli Town
Matthew Jones Llangefni Town
Joe Vaughan Llangefni Town
Andy Sinclair Llanrhaeadr
Kurt Williams Llanrhaeadr
Josh Jones Llantwit Major
Cullen Kinsella Llantwit Major
Luke Gullick Pontypridd Town
Aiden Lewis Pontypridd Town
Jordan Edwards Port Talbot Town
Lewis Hitchock Risca United
Jamie Cumming Ruthin Town
Joshua Jones Ruthin Town
Steve Berry Trefelin BGC

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