Welsh Cup final: Bangor City 1-3 Prestatyn Town (aet)

Jason Price

Prestatyn Town won the Welsh Cup for the first time by beating 10-man Bangor City after extra-time at Wrexham.

The Seasiders were indebted to goalkeeper Jonathan Hill-Dunt for a string of saves as Bangor dominated after Jason Price's early opener.

Hill-Dunt also saved a Dave Morley penalty, but he was finally beaten by a Chris Davies own goal.

But after Michael Johnson was sent off in extra-time, Andy Parkinson and Price struck again to seal victory.

Parkinson's goal came directly from the free-kick that resulted in Johnson's second caution in the first period of extra time.

After the break, Price, the former Swansea City forward, lifted the ball into the top corner after being played in by striker parter Parkinson.

It left Bangor, who finished 11 points ahead of Prestatyn in the Welsh Premier League, to consider a second final defeat in three seasons.

The eight-time winners will now enter the league's play-offs for the one remaining Europa League place.

But Prestatyn's victory ensures they qualify for Europe for the first time in their history after winning on their first appearance in the Welsh Cup final.

"These players deserve all the credit in the world for what they've done," said Prestatyn player-manager Neil Gibson.

"Jason Price and Andy Parkinson have given us that cutting edge we'd been missing but the rest of the lads have set the platform for them. They took their chances to win the game."

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