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Bala Town FC's shock Europa win

Bala Town FC marked their first foray into European competition by edging out seven-time Estonian champions FC Levadia Tallin in Rhyl on Tuesday night.

Bala Town's European dream to be continued...

Ian Sheridan´s goal gives Bala Town its first ever Europa win. Credit: Bala Town FC

Bala Town FC marked their first foray into European competition by edging out seven-time Estonian champions FC Levadia Tallinn 1-0.

Bala Town´s Europa dream is to be continued after the win last night at Rhyl thanks to an early goal from striker Ian Sheridan.

They beat the Estonia League leaders infront of a crowd of around 1,200.

It was the first leg of the Europa League for the Welsh part-timers in the qualifying round.

The away match for the second leg is in Tallinn on Thursday, 11 July.

Bala began as underdogs but former Wales player Mark Jones had a couple of chances straight after the break to extend the Town´s lead but was denied by the Levadia shot stopper.

The visitors then glanced the post from a freekick before Ian Sheridan had a one on one with the keeper but he pulled off a magnificent save.

After 3 minutes of added time Bala held on for an incredible victory.

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