Sheffield Wednesday 3 Swansea City 1 Graham Potter branded his Swansea City side 'soft' as their chances of challenging for the play-offs suffered a major blow at Sheffield Wednesday. The Swans paid for some poor defending as the Owls hit them for three goals in the first-half. Adam Reach struck a double - the second after Declan John's woeful attempted clearance - with Steven Fletcher netting with a spectacular overhead kick.
Llanelli's Evan Hoyt faces a super Saturday in Scotland after breezing into the singles semi-final and doubles final at the ITF World Tennis Tour $25,000 tournament in Glasgow. The right-hander is scheduled to play Germany's Jeremy Jahn in the last four of the singles in the morning at the Scotstoun Leisure Centre. Then, in the afternoon, he partners fellow Brit Luke Johnson in the doubles final against American pairing Tom Fawcett and Alexander Ritschard.
Nigel Edwards has become the first Welshman to book his ticket to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 50-year-old former World No 2 amateur golfer, who made history by captaining three successive British Walker Cup teams in 2015, has been announced as the Team Leader for the Team GB golf team in Japan next year when they will be aiming to repeat the gold medal triumph of Justin Rose in Rio 2016.
Australian Neil Robertson described his ManBetX Welsh Open success as an 'amazing achievement’ after his 9-7 victory in the final. Robertson defeated Stuart Bingham, from Essex, in the final at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena to win the £70,000 prize money and lift the Ray Reardon Trophy. “It feels incredible to win,” said Robertson.... Read More
Australian Neil Robertson starts the second session of the ManBetX Welsh Open Snooker Championship final holding a 5-3 lead. Robertson has the advantage in the clash with Stuart Bingham with the winner receiving £70,000 prize money and the Ray Reardon Trophy. Both finalists are former Welsh Open and World Open champions. Bingham had... Read More
Former World champion Stuart Bingham, from Basildon in Essex, has been a ton-up success at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. Bingham secured a place in the ManBetX Welsh Open Championship final thanks to a 6-2 win against 23-year-old professional snooker rookie Joe O’Connor. It was a scrappy semi-final over the first couple... Read More
Hossein Vafaei, the first Iranian professional in the history of snooker, has had to battle for his right to play the sport he loves. But the 23-year-old from Abadan, a city on the border with Iraq and close to Basra, has made his mark in South Wales this week. Former World amateur... Read More
Joe O’Connor was a 3,000-1 outsider when the ManBetX Welsh Open began, but he has stunned the pundits with a strong run to the semi-finals. The 23-year-old from Leicester has just about doubled the prize money he has earned this season simply by making the last four, which guarantees him £20,000. There... Read More
Joe O’Connor, a rookie snooker professional from Leicester, is through to the ManBetX Welsh Open semi-finals after a dramatic victory against John Higgins. The 23-year-old O’Connor, a former under-18 World and European 8-ball pool champion who turned to snooker at the age of 15, plays Stuart Bingham in the last four... Read More