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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.

Fife Flyers

Andrew Lord's Cardiff Devils Hit The Road To Scotland During Crunch Three-Match Elite Title Spell

Head Coach Andrew Lord and his Cardiff Devils are preparing for a crucial run of three Elite League fixtures in five days. Devils will move four points clear of title rivals Belfast Giants with a win against Glasgow Clan in Scotland on Wednesday, while they play Manchester Storm at the Viola... Read More

Devils Show Spirit Of Champions In Elite Away Win

Fife Flyers 2, Cardiff Devils 4 Captain Jake Morissette and his Devils ‘clawed it out’ against Fife Flyers in Scotland and moved four points clear at the top of Elite League. Cardiff Devils have eight fixtures left and return home to the Viola Arena this evening where they face Guildford Flames in... Read More

Cardiff Devils Head To Scotland On Elite Flyers Mission

Cardiff Devils players meet up with a former team-mate when they take on Fife Flyers in Kirkcaldy, Scotland this evening. Craig Moore was born in Kirkcaldy and has played 22 Elite League matches for Flyers since he made the move from South Wales back home. The all-action, versatile Moore says: “Devils gave... Read More

Cardiff Goalie Ben Voted Elite Player Of The Week

Cardiff Devils goalie Ben Bowns, a Yorkshireman in his fifth season with the Welsh club, is Elite League Player of Week. British netminder Bowns gave reigning champions and leaders Devils a massive boost posted keeping back-to-back shutouts and saving 97.59 per cent of the shots he faced over three fixtures. Devils won... Read More

Winger Joey Set For Devils Return In Elite Title Chase

Power forward Joey Haddad is ready to return for Cardiff Devils and could play in Thursday’s Elite League match against Fife Flyers in Scotland. Canadian Haddad has recovered from an injury and warmed up before Devils’ 6-0 home win against Sheffield Steelers on Sunday. “Joey is right there,” says head coach Andrew... Read More

Five-Star Devils Stay On Course For Third Elite Title

Cardiff Devils 5, Glasgow Clan 2 Cardiff Devils remain on course to win the Elite League title for a third successive season following a convincing home win against Glasgow Clan. Head coach Andrew Lord’s team remain level on points alongside Belfast Giants with a game in hand. Two quick goals in the second... Read More
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