Michael Flynn has urged his FA Cup battlers to channel their energies into revitalising their League Two campaign now their knockout journey is over. The Newport County manager wants his players to enjoy the plaudits for their Cup run – ended on Saturday night with a courageous and rather harsh 4-1 defeat at home at Manchester City – but renew their focus on their league form. City kept their quadruple hopes alive with at Rodney Parade to reach the quarter-finals. Second-half goals from Leroy Sane, Phil Foden (2) and Riyad Mahrez ensured City’s class eventually told against opponents 82 places below them on the league ladder.
His hopes of victory on Rally Sweden might have slipped, but Elfyn Evans will be aiming for a podium finish on tomorrow’s final leg of the event. Yesterday’s magnificent performance could not be repeated, although it wasn’t for the want of trying on the difficult changing conditions – which once again saw just as much mud and gravel and the traditional ice and snow. Push as he might, Evans struggled to find a comfortable rhythm in his M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC and finished the day in fifth position.
Tesni Evans has a great chance of retaining her AJ Bell British Championship title after a stunning victory over No 1 seed Laura Massaro. The 26-year-old repeated her semi-final victory over Massaro from last year to reach Sunday's final. Evans, seeded third, came from a game down and from trailing by four points in the fourth game to triumph in 50 minutes at Nottingham University.
Merthyr Town suffered a damaging EvoStik Southern League defeat against Hendon at the MetCoaches Stadium. The Martyrs are just outside the Premier Division play-off positions, but went down 2-0 against the visiting Greens, who recorded their first win in two and a half months. Goalkeeper Danny Boness rescued his team with a... Read More
The New Saints manager Scott Ruscoe was said he was disappointed with referee David Morgan after a late Barry Town equaliser forced his team to settle for a point. Jonathon Hood curled in a free-kick six minutes into added time as Barry Town completed a two-goal comeback to draw 2-2 their... Read More
Michael Flynn has urged his FA Cup battlers to channel their energies into revitalising their League Two campaign now their knockout journey is over. The Newport County manager wants his players to enjoy the plaudits for their Cup run – ended on Saturday night with a courageous and rather harsh 4-1... Read More
Andy Morrison hailed Connah’s Quay’s character after they edged past Edinburgh City in sudden death penalties to become the first Welsh side to reach the Irn-Bru Cup final. Nomads stopper John Danby saved Ciaran Diver’s sixth penalty to settle the tie in front of a record 1,068 crowd at the Deeside... Read More
Cardiff Devils will have another ‘Hell-Out’ evening at the Viola Arena when Milton Keynes Lightning arrive in South Wales. Lightning visit Cardiff Bay this evening and the fixture is virtually sold out (7pm). Captain Jake Morissette and his Devils are top of Elite League and on course to win a third successive... 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