A FIRST minute goal did the trick to give Henllan the three points in their latest North Wales Coast (East) League Division One clash.

The villagers ended their season with a 1-0 triumph at NFA.

Henllan took the lead after just 30 seconds.

Alex Thomas' found striker Matt Parsonage, who inadvertently supplied the assist with his knee to set up midfielder Josh Griffiths to fire the ball into the net from 10 yards out.

NFA fought hard to try get themselves back in the game with a few promising breaks down the wings by youngster Hugh Holland. who posed a real threat to the Henllan defence all afternoon.

Ashley Andrews and Chris Bower were rock solid to make sure Henllan held on to their narrow lead.

The game was tactically managed perfectly on both sides of the touchline, with NFA changing things around trying to get the perfect balance to get themselves back on level terms.

However, the Henllan management team nailed things in terms of squad rotation with every substitute coming on and having an impact.

Leon Bower posed a threat for Henllan, but NFA keeper Stephen Robinson made a couple of excellent saves to ensure it remained interesting.

Another impactful substitute was 16-year-old goalkeeper Billy Wilde coming on to make his debut for the senior team.

His performance was very impressive from the off as a penalty was awarded to NFA moments after his introduction.

The youngster read it perfectly and pushed the ball away.

From the ensuing scramble, Wilde made three saves in quick succession to keep Henllan ahead.