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Oli McBurnie Set To Shoulder The Swansea Burden As Wilfried Bony Waits To Leave

Oli McBurnie is set to return for Swansea City at home to Sheffield United this weekend after recovering from the illness that forced him to miss their last two games. The Swans striker sat out the FA Cup victory at Aston Villa as well as the draw at Preston, but manager Graham Potter believes his leading scorer is sharp enough again to face the Blades. "With Oli it is one of those things where he was ill last week, a bit low, and then he has picked something else up,” said Potter.

Devils Speed Skater Fournier On Elite League High

'Footballing Volcano' Jimmy Scoular Was Hero For Welsh Bluebirds And Geordie Magpies

Newport County To Help Fund Fans' FA Cup Crusade To The North

Newport County are to help their fans with the long trip to Middlesbrough in the FA Cup by paying half their costs. The gesture is a thank you by the club for their supporters’ role in their giant-killing run that has taken them through to the fourth round. Manager Mike Flynn and his team earned a stunning 2-1 victory over Leicester City in the third round before being handed a fourth round trip to the Riverside Stadium on January 26.

IRN-BRU Cup Spot For Future Winners Of Nathaniel MG Cup

Tesni Evans Out To Stop The Clocks - And The Commuters - In New York's Grand Central Station

Tesni Evans hopes to play her part in bringing New Yorkers to a standstill when she plays her first match at the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions this weekend. The Welsh No.1 – who broke into the world’s top 10 on the back of stunning performances in America last year – rates the event as one of the sport’s best due to its iconic location. Imagine a glass squash court dropped into the main passenger concourse at Waterloo train station during rush hour and you get an idea of the impact made by hosting the championship at New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

Josh Adams Warned Any New Injury Setback Could Wreck His Six Nations

Josh Adams has been ruled out of a comeback this weekend as the Wales wing battles for fitness ahead of the Six Nations. The Worcester Warriors star has not played since injuring his hamstring last month and the club have warned that any setback now could lead to another six to eight weeks on the sidelines. That would be another significant blow for Wales who are already without Leigh Halfpenny for an unspecified further period as he tries to overcome the effects of concussion.

Cardiff City Bring In Oumar Niasse After Using Solskjaer Link In Bid For Marouane Fellaini

Everton striker Oumar Niasse has arrived in Cardiff to complete his loan move to the Bluebirds - and he could be joined by Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini. But Emiliano Sala’s proposed move to South Wales has been delayed after he was sent on from the Nantes subs bench in their French Ligue 1 fixture against Nimes on Wednesday. That effectively rules put any chance of Sala arriving in time for Saturday’s Premier League trip to Newcastle United, although it is believes Kenneth Zohore has recovered from injury and available to return.

Welsh Athletes Heading To Belfast For XCountry Test

By Owen Morgan The busy cross country season continues for Welsh athletes this weekend at the IAAF Northern Ireland International Cross Country event. Welsh Athletics has selected a strong team to compete in the Celtic and Home Countries International match which is incorporated into the event in Belfast. European Cross Country Championships silver medallists Charlie Hulson, of Liverpool Harriers, and Swansea Harrier Kris Jones are selected fresh from representing Great Britain at the Simplyhealth Stirling XCountry last weekend.

Liam Williams Ready To Put On Royal Show In First Title Defence

Liam Williams’ first defence of his British Middleweight title will see boxing return to an iconic London venue. The Church Village man will face England’s Joe Mullender on March 8 at The Royal Albert Hall, which stages only its second professional boxing show since the 1990s. The talented Williams (19-2-1-KO14) produced a sensational stoppage of Mark Heffron at the Manchester Arena to claim the title in December and is back in action to defend his title against former English champion Mullender (11-2-KO5).

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Newport Suffer After Penalty Drama In Trophy Clash

Newport County suffered penalty shootout heartbreak in Gloucestershire, but manager Michael Flynn focused on the positives. His team drew 1-1 against Cheltenham at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium before losing 7-6 in the shootout. “It was a really good, enjoyable game,” said the County manager. “We played some good football and our two up... Read More

Labadie Looks For Newport Return In Trophy Tie

Former captain Joss Labadie looks set to return for Newport County in their Checkatrade Trophy last 32 tie in Gloucestershire on Tuesday. Manager Michael Flynn will rest a number of players from the match in Cheltenham with some crucial league and cup fixtures coming up. Four of Newport’s next six matches are... Read More

Frank's Back - And Predicts Newport Sell-Out

Frank Nouble reckons Newport County will attract a 7,000-plus sell-out attendance at Rodney Parade on Saturday - because he is playing against his former club. “It’ll be full to capacity because I’m going down there,” says Nouble, one of three former Exiles’ players in the Colchester United squad along with Ryan... Read More

Swedish Ace Adnan Leads Swans' Trophy Charge

Swedish midfield player Adnan Maric scored the winner for Swansea City Under-21s in their Checkatrade Trophy group match against Charlton Athletic away. “It’s one of my better goals,” Maric told Swansea City’s media team. “We’d had a few chances already so, as the ball came across, I decided to try my... Read More

'Sparky' And Antoine Play Crucial Roles For Newport

Cardiff City players Mark Harris and Stuart O’Keefe went head-to-head in a Checkatrade Trophy match at Rodney Parade in Newport. ’Sparky’ Harris scored in Newport County’s 2-0 win against Plymouth Argyle and helped ensure the Exiles progress to the knockout stages. Harris joined County on loan to help his development, while O’Keefe,... Read More

Newport Chase Double Cup Glory With Plymouth Up First

After drawing a Welsh December cracker of a tie against Wrexham in the second round of the FA Cup, Newport County will have more cup progression in mind tonight (Tuesday) when they welcome Plymouth Argyle to Rodney Parade for their final pool game in the Checkatrade Trophy. The mathematics are... Read More
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