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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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Devils Take On European Winners In Champions League

Cardiff Devils have been drawn against title holders Frolunda Gothenburg from Sweden in the Champions Hockey League. Head coach Andrew Lord and his Devils are marching into Europe for a third successive season and their group includes Layne Ulmer's former club Graz99ers (Austria) and Mountfield Hradec Kralove (Czech). Both Lord and Devils... Read More

Five Cardiff Devils And Their GB Team-Mates Head To Kosice, Slovakia For Major World Championship Test

Great Britain are on their way to Slovakia for the World Championship in Kosice, the largest city in eastern Slovakia and the 2013 European Capital of Culture. Head coach Peter Russell and his team play all their fixtures in Kosice, while their first base at Michalovce on the shores of Lake... Read More

Play-Offs Triumph Makes It Nine Trophies In Five Seasons For Coach Lord's Magnificent Cardiff Devils

Cardiff Devils fans turned out in force when head coach Andrew Lord and his players paraded the PredictorBet Elite League Play-Offs Trophy at the Viola Arena. Hundreds of fans packed the main bar area and roared their approval when captain Jake Morissette and head coach Andrew Lord took the trophy on... Read More

Oh My Lord! Mo's Devils Are Play-Off Champs Again

Cardiff Devils 2, Belfast Giants 1 Cardiff Devils are champions again. They retained the Elite League play-offs in a dramatic final at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham. Managing director Todd Kelman ran along the corridor from the VIP boxes on the fourth floor at the arena followed by club staff. They were ecstatic.... Read More

Former Cardiff Devils Forward Ivan Matulik Looks Back Two Decades - To Memorable Play-Offs triumph

Former Cardiff Devils power forward Ivan Matulik has reminded Welsh ice hockey fans of a Superleague season two decades ago. He reckons Andrew Lord’s Devils could repeat a feat achieved by the 1998-99 team when Paul  Heavey was coach. Devils had finished League runners-up, behind favourites Manchester Storm and the rivals clashed... Read More

Four Goal Charles Linglet Devils Man Of The Match

Cardiff Devils 9, Nottingham Panthers 4 Charles Linglet led Cardiff Devils to victory in their Elite League Predictorbet Play-Offs semi-final against Nottingham Panthers. Canadian playmate Linglet scored four goals in a tenacious, intense Devils performance as they took control against Panthers, leading 4-0 after the first period and 8-3 with 40 minutes... Read More
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