Sheffield Wednesday 3 Swansea City 1 Graham Potter branded his Swansea City side 'soft' as their chances of challenging for the play-offs suffered a major blow at Sheffield Wednesday. The Swans paid for some poor defending as the Owls hit them for three goals in the first-half. Adam Reach struck a double - the second after Declan John's woeful attempted clearance - with Steven Fletcher netting with a spectacular overhead kick.
Llanelli's Evan Hoyt faces a super Saturday in Scotland after breezing into the singles semi-final and doubles final at the ITF World Tennis Tour $25,000 tournament in Glasgow. The right-hander is scheduled to play Germany's Jeremy Jahn in the last four of the singles in the morning at the Scotstoun Leisure Centre. Then, in the afternoon, he partners fellow Brit Luke Johnson in the doubles final against American pairing Tom Fawcett and Alexander Ritschard.
Nigel Edwards has become the first Welshman to book his ticket to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 50-year-old former World No 2 amateur golfer, who made history by captaining three successive British Walker Cup teams in 2015, has been announced as the Team Leader for the Team GB golf team in Japan next year when they will be aiming to repeat the gold medal triumph of Justin Rose in Rio 2016.
Warren Gatland reckons England’s chariot could get stuck behind a cavalry of Welsh tractors when they come over the Severn Bridge on Friday afternoon. The Wales coach could barely conceal his astonishment when he heard of the travel plans of their Six Nations rivals ahead of Saturday’s showdown in Cardiff.... Read More
Wales are on a roll, but the momentum will come to a halt on Saturday night, argues Robin Davey. England, for all their injury issues, will have too much firepower as evidenced by their two bonus points so far in this tournament compared to Wales’ none. It’ll be be all... Read More
Jonathan Davies has told his Wales teammates they must hold back a relentless white tide if they are to beat England on Saturday. The Lions centre admits he has been impressed by England in their two bonus-point victories so far in this Six Nations championship – their shutting down of... Read More
Newport County striker Padraig Amond hopes the drinks are on him for a change as he attempts to add Manchester City to his list of FA Cup giant-killing victims tonight. Irishman Amond is regularly toasted at his local bar in Carlow where owner and best friend, Edward Cahill, has been... Read More
Not for the first time Gareth Bale’s leading role in the soap opera that is Real Madrid is under scrutiny. Neil Masuda wonders why his Spanish critics can’t just do what Manchester City fans do with Sergio Aguero – allow his feet to do the talking. For a man of... Read More
Robbie Willmott has already picked out the Manchester City player he wants to swap shirts with after Saturday’s FA Cup fifth round tie at Rodney Parade. But the Newport County wide man is rather fearful that if he does get to swap, his own shirt will get used to wash... Read More