Paignton-born forward in bid for Wales’ Nations League glory

Paignton-born Keiffer Moore. Photo: Harry Trump/Pinnacle

Paignton-born Keiffer Moore. Photo: Harry Trump/Pinnacle - Credit: Harry Trump/Pinnacle

Wales will go into this afternoon's home game against Bulgaria with a great chance of taking control of their Nations League group after Paignton-born Keiffer Moore's late goal gave them a 1-0 win over Finland in Helsinki.

After having an earlier headed goal disallowed, former Torquay United loan forward Moore, 28, drove in Daniel James' late cross - his third goal in successive away internationals.

It rounded off a composed display by a young Welsh side, without Real Madrid star Gareth Bale who was withdrawn at half-time.

Ryan Giggs' team will meet Bulgaria, who drew 1-1 with the Republic of Ireland, at Cardiff City Stadium, where Moore recently moved from Wigan Athletic for £1.75 million.

Meanwhile, another ex-Gulls player, right-back Danny Leadbitter, has joined Torquay's National League rivals Yeovil Town on a season-long loan from League Two Newport County.

Leadbitter made 15 appearances for United 2011-2013 before spells with Hereford and Bristol Rovers.

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