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FOOTBALL. Bala Press have entered for the Welsh Amateur and St. Martins Cups. Forty-three clubs have entered for the Welsh Cup this season as against thirty-one a year ago. Only aboat a dozen Souta Wales clubs have en- tered. THE ENGLISH CUP—PRELIMINARY ROUND. DRUIDS v. RHYL,-Played at Ruabon, on Sat- urday. The visitors attacked strongly for several minutes, but Hamer defended brilliantly. The Druids improved, and Tomkinson scored with the visiting custodian out of his goal. Venables, Tom- kinson, Wallace Jones (2), and Williams added goals. Half-time Druids, 6 goals Rhyl, 0. Two of the home players were injured in the second half. Wallace Jones and Tomkinson augmented the score, the Druids winning easily by 8 goals to none. BIRMINGHAM LEAGUE. WREXHAM Y. WORCESTER CITY.- These teams met on Wrexham Racecourse, on Monday after- noon, in fine weather. The home team played Arthur Hughes instead of Haydn Price, while the visitors were without their captain, Gould. The game had been in progress ten minutes, when a bad mistake by Hughes, one of the home backs, led to Jackson opening the score for Worcester. Wrexham played up strongly and did most of the attacking, but it was not until just before the interval that Berry, with a grand shot, drew level. In the concluding half Barry, soon after resuming, placed the Welshmeu ahead with a brilliant effort. Nothing further transpired, and Wrexham won. They deserved their victory, as they did more attacking than their opponets. Result: Wrexham, 2; Worcester, 1. WREXHAM AND DISTRICT LEAGUE. AcREFAiR v. JOHNSTOWN. — These teams met at Johnstown, on Saturday, in fine weather and before a large attendance. The vistors' goal had a narrow escape from a shot by G. Jones. After some clever paasfag, Griffiths netted for Acrefair, but the goal was disallowed as offside. Half-time, no score. In the second half, Evans gave the visi- tors the lead, after which there was no further scoring.—Result: Acrefair, 1; Johstown, 0. CSWESTRY RESERVE T. RUABON. Played at Oswestry, on Saturday. Eich goalkeeper was tested in turn, but Oswestry were the better team, and ran out easy winners by 4 goals to 0. THE COMBINATION. BANGOR V. CREWE ALEXANDRA RESERVE.— At Bangor, on Saturday. Result: Crewe Reserve, 6 Bmgor, 0. CONNAH'S QUAY v. NANTWICH. — Played at Nantwich, on Saturday, the Quay men winning by 2 goals to 1. CHIRIe v. CHESTER.—Chirk were fortunate in securing the Welsh Cup holders as visitors for the opening match, on Saturday, in sammer weather. Result: Chester, 2 goals Chirk, 1 coal. WREXHAM V. TRANMERE ROVERs.-Wrexham made their position at the head of the Combination secure for another week by making a draw of 1-1 with Tranmere Robers, at Prenton Park, on Satur- day. WELSH AMATEUR CUP. The draw for the preliminary round of this com- petition was made at Wrexham, on Wednesday night, as follows: Colwyn Bay v. Llanrwst; Rathin v. Denbigh Buckley Rangers v. Green- field Brymbo Institute v. Coedpoeth St. David's; Coedpoeth United v. Sonthsea Ruabon v, Cefn Albion Weston Bshyn v. Rhos Rangers Druids v. Chirk Johnstown v. Acrefair; Bala v. Towyn Welshpool v. Llanidloes; Oswestry v. Royal Welsh Warehouse; Montgomery v. Newtown. Several clubs received byes. The first-named clubs have choice of ground, and the ties have to be played on or before October 31st. FLINTSHIRE CHARITY CUP DRAW. The draw resulted as follows: Bagillt v. Oak Alyn (Wrexham); Sandycroft v. Mold Burnt- wood v. Buckley Caergwrle v. Aston Hall. The draw for the FLINTSHIRE LEAGUE CUP resulted as follows: Aston Hall v. Bagillt; Buckley v. Burntwood; Mold v. Sandycroft: Caergwrle v. Oak Alyn.