Hard work and community spirit has seen interest in a local football club, which previously suffered from financial hardship, flourish once again.
Trethomas beat Welsh League Division Two side Aberdare Town by a solitary goal in the 2nd qualifying round of the Welsh Cup on Friday, September 9.
Trethomas Bluebirds marked their Welsh League Division Three debut with a 2-1 victory over Caerleon.
Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen United FC are looking to recruit new players for their under-6 and under-ten teams.
At Euro 2016 the Arsenal man has looked liberated, entirely sure of his role, legs constantly whizzing, a sniping, scurrying menace
Following in the fine tradition of New Order, Rod Stewart and Chas and Dave, Blackwood’s Manic Street Preachers will prove their patriotism by releasing the official anthem for their country’s football team.