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Michael Flynn Blasts EFL After Newport County Denied In Wembley Play-Off Controversy

Michael Flynn gave a scathing verdict on EFL officials after seeing his battling but beaten Newport County side denied a place in League One next season. The County manager was furious that a key penalty decision went against his team as they lost their League Two play-off final 1-0 to Tranmere Rovers at Wembley. Before they were reduced to 10-men, Newport were pressing for the first goal of the game when referee Ross Joyce refused to award an 85th-minute penalty even though Emmanuel Monthe clearly tripped County striker Jamille Matt as he tried to go past the defender.

Padraig Amond Insists Michael Flynn Is Upwardly Mobile . . . And So Are Newport County

Padraig Amond believes Newport County manager Michael Flynn is destined for big things regardless of the outcome of today’s Wembley shoot-out. Amond will carry the goal-scoring duties as his club’s leading marksman when County face Tranmere Rovers in the League Two play-off final. For Amond and most of his teammates, promotion to League One would represent a new high-water mark in their playing careers, but the 31-year-old Irishman reckons his young boss will climb far higher.

Defending Champ Melissa Looking To Go The Extra Mile In Westminster

Wales' Commonwealth Games 1500m bronze medallist Melissa Courtney is hoping to launch her outdoor season by retaining the Vitality Westminster Mile title on Sunday. Courtney has just returned from a four week training camp in Arizona and is champing at the bit to get racing again.

Cardiff City Keeper Neil Etheridge Says He Wants To Get Back To The Premier League

Neil Etheridge has spoken of his desire to make a quick return to the Premier League. The Cardiff City goalkeeper – who was arguably the club’s most consistent performer during a season that ended in relegation two weeks ago – is desperate to play again at the top level. Etheridge has been linked with both West Ham and Brighton and although the 29-year-old has two years left on his current contract, manager Neil Warnock has said if the club received an offer of £20m, he would personally chauffeur Etheridge to the buying club.

Jenny Set To See Naples After Getting World University Games Call

Jenny Nesbitt will again compete for GB at the World University Games in Naples in July. The Bath University runner lines-up in the 10,000m in Italy as part of the 22-strong squad of athletes.

How Lennies's Advice Proved Spot-On To Take County To Wembley

The input of former Cardiff City manager Lennie Lawrence has been crucial over the last three seasons. And the man who led the Bluebirds to promotion via the play-offs in 2003 will play a key role before and during the final against Tranmere Rovers at Wembley Stadium.

Dan Biggar Says He Left The Ospreys To Search For Fame And Not Fortune

Dan Biggar aims to thrive again under the big match spotlight on Saturday - the type of opportunity he admits were starting to pass him by at the Ospreys. The Wales fly-half may have played a significant part in securing the Six Nations Grand Slam this season, but his club’s achievements at Northampton are something of a throwback. Not just for the Saints – who have not on any serious silverware for five years – but also for Biggar himself, who left Welsh regional rugby long after the heady days of Ospreys’ finals and big occasions had passed.

James And Sarah Thrown Halle Of An Opportunity By GB

James Tomlinson and Sarah Omoregie have been called up for the GB Under2- team for the prestigious Halle Throws International in Germany from June 1-2. The Welsh duo will be part of a 10-strong squad for the meeting which is one of the most highly-regarded on the international throwing calendar.

Wayne's World Is Swansea As Routledge Re-Signs Days After Departing

Wayne Routledge has re-signed for another year at Swansea City - less than a week after the club announced his departure. The 34-year-old has agreed to stay on at the Liberty Stadium as a senior pro to try to bring through the new generation at the cash-strapped club.

Tesni Bows Out Of British Open After A Hull Of An Effort

Tesni Evans aw her British Open hopes ended in a third round defeat against former champion Camille Serme in Hull. The Rhyl-based player staged a third game comeback after losing the first two games to her French rival.

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Cardiff Met aiming for third time lucky as Archers reach another Play-Off final

Cardiff Met will be competing in the Europa League Play-Off final for a third successive year after they eliminated Caernarfon Town last night at a sun-soaked evening at The Oval. Adam Roscrow's charging run and finish put Cardiff Met in front in the second half, before Kyle McCarthy advanced through on... Read More

Players Want More Wales C Opportunities After Impressing Against England

The players competing for Wales C did the Welsh Premier League no harm with another spirited and committed performance in last night’s 2-2 draw with their English non-league counterparts. The second annual meeting between the two teams proved to be another entertaining and well-contested affair which will only whet the appetite... Read More

Barry Town Need To Ensure Season Doesn’t Bottom Out As Burns ThunderBolt Lifts Bala Gloom

A first-half thunderbolt from Andy Burns and a Chris Venables penalty gave Bala Town their first win since Boxing Day and all but ends Barry Town’s run at the title. The three points snaps a miserable run for Colin Caton’s side, who have faced criticism of late and are looking to... Read More

With Time Running Out, There's No Margin For Error For Connah's Quay

There is a reduced Welsh Premier League programme this weekend but Connah's Quay's title challenge continues tonight with another crucial clash against Newtown. The Nomads are smarting from defeat in their top-of-the-table tilt with The New Saints last weekend and could feel the full harshness of the title race should they... Read More

Connah's Quay v TNS - Will Scott Ruscoe Turn To Greg Draper, His Not-So-Secret Weapon?

I'd be prepared to wager good money that there is no other top-flight league in Europe that has their top-goalscorer unable to nail down a regular starting place with his club side, but after 26 games this season that is the case for The New Saints' 18-goal striker Greg Draper. Draper,... Read More

An In-Depth Look At The Wales C Squad And The Team That Might Start Against England

Mark Jones has plenty to consider and weigh up after naming his latest Wales ‘C’ squad earlier today. Jones has two weeks in which to select his starting team before facing England in Salford on Tuesday 19th March. The Wales ‘C’ manager has 21 players to select from, although it is understood... Read More
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