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BARRY MAY GO INTO ADMIN AFTER ABER DEFEAT
STRUGGLING Barry Town may go into voluntary administration after their opening day defeat by Aberystwyth.
Interviewed on BBC Wales Today, supporters' group chairman Tim Johnson said the move would enable the club to re-form and continue without its crippling debts.
Barry were beaten 2-1 by an impressive Aberystwyth Town outfit.
The visitors led deservedly after 18 minutes as Marc Lloyd-Williams netted from close range on his debut, after Lee Spike had headed against a post.
The visitors should have been at least three goals in front at the interval but brilliant goalkeeping by home keeper Duncan Roberts denied Spike, and a point blank miss by Lloyd-Williams kept Barry in the hunt.
Barrie Morgan increased the visitors' lead after the break but the Dragons showed remarkable resilience and Adebayo Akinfenwa was twice denied by the woodwork.
Debutant David Ocquaye deservedly reduced the deficit with 10 minutes remaining as Barry showed the kind of spirit that has made them the kings of Welsh semi-professional football.
Manager Kenny Brown said before the match, "This is either the game that signals the end or it is a brand new beginning."

Barry Town 1-2 Aberystwyth Town
Barry Town: Roberts, Jenkins, A James (Sherbon 45'), Kennedy, Elliott, Phillips, Malloy (K James 83'), Akinfenwa, Moralee, Ramasut, Cotterall (Ocquaye 45'). Goal: Ocquaye 83'.
Aberystwyth Town: Worshop, Burrows, Lee, Lewis, Finley, Baker, Lloyd-Williams (Wright 65'), Morgan, Spike, Hughes, Lawless (Hennigan 83'). Goals: Lloyd-Williams 19' Morgan 59'.
Attendance: 646.

15 August 2021