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t FOOT ALL. Sfoke Swifts had a successful tonr in Wales, draw. ing with Chirk and beating Wrexham. The match at Chirk was not as good aa the one The match at Chirk was not as good as the one CbL" plliyed with Everton, but no doubt the hard ground and the Christmas festivities accounted for this. The result was a draw of two g )als each, but the Swifts maintain that they won by two goals to one, and that the equalising point was never scored, the ball not going through the postp. We are informed, however, by people who were standing right behind the goal that the ball was entirely over the line before the goalkeeper "scooped" it out. By the next day a rapid thaw had set in, and Wrexham Racecourse was in a very bad state. Rain also fell during the greater part of the game. Wrexham were well represented, having their usual team, with the exception that S. G. Gillam, who now keeps goal for London Welsh, took Jones's place in goal. It is stated that Jones has signed for Accrington. He played for that team against Battlefiald on Christ- mas Day. The game was fairly tven throughout, and Wrexham were unfortunate tn lose. At half-time the home team led by two goals, bo'h scored by J. Turner, to nil. In the second half a great change speedily came over the game, and about twenty minutes before time the Swifts were ahead, and before the finish they added a fourth point. Giilam gave a capital exhibition of goal-kteping, especially in the first half. He might possibly have stopped one of the goals scored against him in the second portiun of the game. The home backs were weak, and undoubtedly lost the match. Roberts put in some good work, but was not so safe as he usually i. The halves, too, hardly played up to their form. Amongst the forward*, Turner played a very good game, but his partner (Parry) was quite out of it on the heavy ground. B. Lewis worked very hard, and Wilding put in some Effective work in the centre, but he never plays well on a wet ground. Of the Swifts, the backs played a 6ne game. There was not much combination amongst the forward. but they played the right game during tbe second half. On Monday, Westminster Rovers travelled by special train to Crewe to play their Welsh Cup Tie. The train was late and as Mr J. Taylor. who was to have acted as referee, was not present, more time was lost in selecting a gentleman on the ground, so the match did not stait until three o'clock. A quarter of an hour before time." with the score standing one noal each, the referee blew his whistle. The Rovers at once left the ground, being under the impression that the game was over. On the referee discovering his mistake, he en- deavoured to re-start the game, but pointed out that it would be too dark to finish. The Rovers refused to come back agair, and Crewe accordingly ran the ball through the goal and clai ne 1 the match. The Alexandra Club was represented bv the Hornets, who were assisted by Osborne and Psssa'it of the first team. lhe Welsh Council meiti on Wednesday, when the diaw far the semi-finals will be made, and the sub- committee appointed to select the International teams. The protest by Rboe against Wrexham will bi con- sidered, and the Crewe and Rovers' match will aiso be considered. Rhos beat Rhostylien in "Soames's" Charity Cup, on Saturday. Pryce KyfBn practically won the match for the home team, and played a fine game all through. Rhostyllen have protested, on the ground that Rhos were a quarter of a hour late in commencing the game. We understand that the Wrexham club has cleared nearly £40 by their Christmas draw. To- day (Saturday) Wrexham play Gorton Villia, at Gorton. A special train leaves Wrexham (Central) Station at 12 20.

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WESTMINSTER ROVERS v. DENBIGH.…

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I THE COMBINATION.

IWELSH JUNIOR CHALLENGE

IENGLISH CUP.I

I THE LEAGUE.

THE ALLIANCE.

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I LITERARY NOTICES & REVIEWS,…

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I" WELSH WATER FOR WALES."

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