Connor Roberts has revealed how the Wales squad have been taking inspiration for their European Championship campaign by watching footage of Euro 2016. Wales scaled the heights three summers ago as Chris Coleman’s side reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after ending a 58-year wait to play at a major tournament. The journey in France began with a 2-1 win over Slovakia in Bordeaux – the same opponents that Ryan Giggs’ side face in their opening 2020 European Championship qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday.
Wayne Pivac is in danger of leaving the Scarlets on a low note after admitting they served up their worst display in his five years in charge as they were hammered by the Cardiff Blues. Pivac – who is leaving at the end of the season to prepare to take charge of Wales after the World Cup – is in familiar territory for many coaches whose next job is announced long before they leave their current one. No matter what they utter in public about maintaining their focus until the last goodbye, they are often undermined by players who decide the king is dead, long live the next one.
Wales’ young female artistic gymnasts dominated the competition at the British Championships in Liverpool, with the Welsh female Espoir (under 13s) gymnasts taking eight of the top ten spots in the all-around competition and winning gold in every individual apparatus contest.
Anthony Pilkington has been backed to help keep Wigan in the Championship after completing a free transfer move from Cardiff City. The Bluebirds striker has been surplus to manager Neil Warnock’s requirements for some time and has not played a senior game so far this season, despite the team’s struggles... Read More
Lee Tomlin and Anthony Pilkington, Cardiff City players who both turned down transfers to Championship clubs, found themselves in trouble with a match referee at under-23 level today (Friday). Playmaker Tomlin was sent off after 26 minutes following his second booking, while Pilkington was cautioned once during Cardiff's 3-0 Professional Development... Read More
Neil Warnock praised the fighting spirit of his Cardiff City promotion chasers after they rescued another lost cause with a 1-1 draw at Sheffield United. The Bluebirds manager voiced his admiration after Anthony Pilkington snatched a point with a dramatic equaliser deep into injury time at Bramall Lane. As on... Read More
Bluebirds manager Neil Warnock took time out to watch Cardiff City’s under-23 team in Professional Development League action. Warnock and his staff assessed many trialists at development level this season and more were given their chance in a 1-1 draw against Millwall at Cardiff International Sports Campus. Former trialists Ciaron Brown and... Read More
Millwall 1, Cardiff City 1 Former Bluebirds Andy Legg and Kevin Nugent went head-to-head at under-23 level in London. Anthony Pilkington, aged 29, joined the party when he fired a second half equaliser for Cardiff City in this Premier Development League Two match. Legg coaches the Cardiff development team, working alongside Jarred Harvey,... Read More