Ryan Giggs insisted Wales will be better for the shadow cast’s dress rehearsal for their opening European Championship qualifier this weekend. The Wales manager saw a youthful team stumble over some of their lines, but stick to their task and finally beat Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 in their friendly at Wrexham. Ben Woodburn turned the ball home in the 91st minute to give Wales the victory ahead of their altogether more meaningful match against Slovakia on Sunday at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Ryan Giggs has urged Gareth Bale’s Wales teammates to take some of the strain off their talisman as they head into their Euro 2020 qualification campaign. David Brooks, Harry Wilson and Daniel James are three exciting youngsters the Wales manager wants to step up and share the load – starting with tonight’s friendly with Trinidad and Tobago at Wrexham. Bale is just a few months short of his 30th birthday, but the Real Madrid striker remains Wales' main man ahead of Sunday's opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia in Cardiff.
Former Wales Rugby League international prop Mick Murphy has sadly died at the age of 77. Liverpool-born, Murphy was WRL heritage #294, winning five caps from 1975-79. This included three appearances in the 1975 Rugby League World Cup, one of which was the famous 25-24 win over New Zealand in Swansea - the last time that Wales beat the Kiwis at full international level in either rugby code.
Penarth Hockey Club has added a piece of unexpected silverware to its 2018-19 collection after the 4th XI claimed the De Cymru 3 division of the Verde Recreo League. PENARTH ‘C’ 8-2 Whitchurch ‘F’
Gareth Anscombe has warned that he and other Grand Slam winners are considering moves to England because of the regional chaos in Welsh rugby. The Wales No.10 has yet to agree a new deal with the Cardiff Blues with the instability of the domestic structure back on the agenda now the Six Nations is over. Anscombe, whose existing national dual contract expires at the end of this season, is a target for Gallagher Premiership clubs Bath and Harlequins.
Wrexham will return to the top of Vanarama National Football League table by Saturday evening if they win back-to-back home fixtures. Barrow are visitors to the Racecourse this evening, while the Dragons entertain Maidstone United on Saturday. Leaders Leyton Orient travel to Aldershot Town this evening, while they play at FA Trophy... Read More
Richie Foulkes fired the matchwinner for Flint Town United in their Huw’s Gary Alliance clash with Conwy Borough. Two of the league's top goalscorers, Corrig McGonigle and Mark Cadwallader, faced each other, but the only goal of the game came from a penalty. Flint won 1-0 after Andy Brown took possession 25... Read More
Wrexham complete their 1,400 miles trek in eight days when they arrive home in North Wales this evening. The Dragons have earned seven points from three Vanarama National League fixtures against Havant, Boreham Wood and Gateshead over the last week. Cole Stockton’s 93rd minute equaliser at the International Stadium was celebrated by... Read More
Wrexham have suffered four successive defeats and badly need to start gaining momentum in 2019. They crashed out go the Buildbase FA Trophy, losing 1-0 against Vanarama National League promotion rivals Leyton Orient at the Racecourse. The visitors from London had a player sent off, but held on to secure a place... Read More
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
Graham Barrow admitted Wrexham’s 1-0 home defeat against Dover Athletic felt like ‘a smack in the face’. The Dragons manager said: “This was a reality check. “The euphoria of over a week ago, two great victories (v Salford and Solihull), and then what has happened in the last two games. “I can’t fault... Read More