Welsh football pre-season guide

Paul Clement and players
Swansea City picked up 29 points in the second half of the 2016-17 season under boss Paul Clement, their third manager of the campaign

Welsh clubs will hope to improve on a stressful 2016-17 season where six managers were sacked and Newport County, Swansea City and, for a time, Cardiff City all battled relegation.

Here is BBC Wales Sport's guide to the pre-season friendlies of Welsh clubs as they prepare for the 2017-18 campaign.

Friday, 7 July

Cefn Druids 1-3 Wrexham

Friday, 14 July

Taffs Well 0-1 Cardiff City

Undy 1-1 Newport County

Saturday, 15 July

Stafford Rangers 1-2 Wrexham

Swindon Supermarine 3-4 Newport County

Philadelphia Union 2-2 Swansea City

Monday, 17 July

AFC Tavistock 2-7 Cardiff City

Tuesday, 18 July

Chippenham 1-2 Newport County

Wednesday, 19 July

Bodmin Town 1-3 Cardiff City

Merthyr Town 1-1 Newport County

Richmond Kickers 1-2 Swansea City

Thursday, 20 July

AFC St Austell 2-2 Cardiff City U23

Friday, 21 July

Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Cardiff City

Saturday, 22 July

Bideford AFC 1-2 Cardiff City U23

Gloucester City 1-4 Newport County (at Evesham United)

Nantwich Town 1-0 Wrexham

North Carolina 0-0 Swansea City

Tuesday, 25 July

Altrincham 0-2 Wrexham

Barry Town United 2-0 Newport County

Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Cardiff City

Wednesday, 26 July

Hereford v Cardiff City U23

Friday' 28 July

Livingstone Athletic v Cardiff City

Saturday, 29 July

Chorley v Wrexham (15:00 BST)

Birmingham City v Swansea City (15:00 BST)

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