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.
Neil Warnock paid tribute to Cardiff City man of the match Bobby Decordova-Reid after their 2-0 Premier League victory against Bournemouth in front of almost 32,000 spectators. Bristol-born Decordova-Reid, playing just behind main striker Oumar Niasse, scored both Bluebirds goals on a sensational and emotional afternoon for the club. “I’m pleased for... Read More
Bluebirds past, present and future - a weekly Dai-Sport football column by Terry Phillips Past . . . . . Merthyr Tydfil-born Derek Showers, who often attends Bluebirds matches, will surely be at Cardiff City Stadium on Saturday when two of his former clubs clash. Former Wales international Showers, now aged 65, started... Read More
Neil Warnock has ruled out signing another striker as he spoke of his pride in Cardiff City’s first match since the disappearance of Emiliano Sala. The Bluebirds manager says he will look, instead, to recruit defenders for the club before the transfer window closes on Thursday night. The 2-1 defeat... Read More
Neil Warnock has insisted tonight’s match at Arsenal will feel like therapy for the Cardiff City manager and his players following the disappearance of Emiliano Sala. Warnock has described the game as a “distraction” but one that may help his squad as they come to terms with the events of... Read More
Sol Bamba has spoken of the “shock" felt by Cardiff City players over the loss of missing new teammate Emiliano Sala. Bamba is preparing for Tuesday night’s match at Arsenal when the Bluebirds will play their first match since Sala and his pilot disappeared flying over the Channel Islands a... Read More