Exclusive by Owen Morgan Many people welcome the New Year as an opportunity for a change in fortunes. But athlete Jenny Nesbitt is delighted the form she displayed right up until the final hours of 2018 is already continuing into 2019. Nesbitt rang out the old year in fine style by winning the 60th anniversary edition of the prestigious Nos Galan race in Mountain Ash on New Year’s Eve.
Matt Edwards will defend his British Rally Championship title with M-Sport this season. The 34-year-old has been confirmed by the Cumbria-based outfit as one of the drivers as it looks for a fourth straight BRC crown having proved dominant on the gravel and asphalt last year.
As the search continues for Cardiff City’s new striker Emiliano Sala and the pilot of his aircraft, Bluebirds fan Josh Thomas gives a personal perspective. From feelings of excitement at his signing, to dread when he heard the news, and the sadness for those who wanted to welcome him. Around 1:30am this morning, I received a message from my friend telling me that a plane had gone missing over Alderney in the Channel Islands. The plane – he continued - was on a journey from Nantes, a city in Northern France, to Wales and our capital city of Cardiff.
Ken Choo has said Cardiff City are praying for positive news after being left shocked after Emiliano Sala's plane went missing on route from Nantes to Cardiff. The French Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed that the club's £15million record signing was on board the Piper Malibu light aircraft which lost contact over the Channel Islands on Monday night. Sala was due to train with his new team-mates for the first time at their Vale of Glamorgan headquarters this morning but training was cancelled following the shock news.
Penarth Hockey Club continued their strong start to 2019 with points for two of the three teams in Verde Recreo League action last weekend. PENARTH 4-4 Ashmoor The 1st XI welcomed league leaders Ashmoor to Stanwell, determined to continue their good run of results having been unbeaten since the opening week in December.
Cardiff City are seeking clarification amid 'genuine concern' for Emiliano Sala after a plane went missing between France and Cardiff. A sea search was launched yesterday after the Piper Malibu light aircraft was reported missing on a flight between Nantes and the Welsh capital.
Buildbase FA Trophy
Wrexham will put Vanarama National League promotion thoughts to the back of their minds this Saturday when promotion rivals Leyton Orient visit North Wales for a Buildbase FA Trophy tie. The Dragons have suffered three successive League defeats, but are still right in the promotion mix and will focus on the... Read More
Merthyr Town have been caught up in a Buildbase FA Trophy row and as a result their EvoStik Southern League fixture against Weymouth has been postponed. The fixture, scheduled for the MetCoaches Stadium in Merthyr, was called off because of Weymouth’s trophy clash with Needham Market. But Suffolk club Market then withdrew... Read More
Wrexham eased into the FA Trophy second round thanks to three first half goals in their 3-0 home win against Boston United. Manager Graham Barrow made five changes from the FA Cup second-round replay defeat at Newport and said afterwards: “All I said to the players was we’ve been boasting a... Read More
Basingstoke and Merthyr Town will pay tribute to a man who dedicated his life to football when they clash at the Camrose on Saturday. Alan Turvey, a Basingstoke vice-president, has passed away at the age of 85 and the teams will observe a minute’s silence before kick-off. He started his career in... Read More
Merthyr Town crashed out of the Buildbase FA Trophy, slipping to a bitterly disappointing 2-0 defeat against Lewes. Player-manager Gavin Williams included himself among the substiututes and went on during the second half along with Ryan Prosser and Corey Jenkins. But Sussex hosts Lewes had the edge and won thanks to first... Read More
Merthyr Town are ready for their leap from Southern League football into the Dripping Pan. The Martyrs travel to face Sussex club Lewes, who play at the Dripping Pan Stadium, in the Buildbase FA Trophy on Saturday. Manager Gavin Williams and his players won 3-2 at Farnborough in the last round to... Read More