Former Swansea City coach Pep Clotet insists he still loves the club but that won’t prevent him from ruining their day on Sunday at the Liberty Stadium. The Spaniard was former manager Garry Monk’s right-hand man for two years and then followed Monk to Birmingham City before one of the Blues’ habitual coups left him in charge this summer. This afternoon, he will seek out some old friends but aim to deny his old club the three points they need to put them joint top of the Championship with Leeds United.
Sam Gordon is crossing his fingers that sixth place in the British Championships 100 metre final will be enough to earn him a relay place at next month's World Athletics Championship in Doha. On a mixed first day of the championships for Welsh athletes, Gordon fought his way through to the final, where he was up against the likes of Adam Gemili, Zarnel Hughes and surprise winner Ojie Edoburun. In the first round Gordon cruised to victory and a place in the semi-finals where he was joined by 17-year-old Neath Harrier Owain Lloyd Hughes, who produced a brilliant run to finish second in his heat in 10.66.
Wales served up one of the best results in their history – one which former hero David Kettle admitted brought him to tears – as they thrashed Ireland 4-0 to retain their place among hockey’s elite. The comprehensive victory in their final match at the EuroHockey Championships in Belgium means they have guaranteed their presence in the top level for the next tournament in 2021. The convincing win means instead of Wales dropping down a level, they have sent both Ireland and Scotland down, instead.
Neil Warnock admitted Cardiff City are just trying to “hang on to the coat-tails” of the Championship leaders even though they picked up their first points away from home this season. The Bluebirds manager saw his team draw 0-0 at Blackburn Rovers to stop the leakage of six goals conceded in their previous two away defeats. But an uneventful match, in which Cardiff lacked creative spark, leaves Warnock’s side back in 15th place, already six points behind leaders Leeds United, who could be joined at the top by Swansea City if they beat Birmingham City on Sunday.
By Kieran O'Loughlin Frustrated Wrexham boss Bryan Hughes admitted it was "two points dropped" against promotion rivals Barnet. The Dragons squandered their second-half chances and had to settle for a 1-1 National League draw at the Racecourse Ground.
Ashley Williams believes he is heading back towards the Premier League – having signed for Bristol City. The axed Wales captain – who was left out of Ryan Giggs' squad to face Azerbaijan and Belarus - has joined the Robins on a short-term contract. The 35-year-old has signed an initial deal until mid-January with the option of an extension, the Championship club have confirmed.
Cardiff Devils 2, Nottingham Panthers 0 A Welshman and an Englishman led Cardiff Devils to success against Nottingham Panthers at the Viola Arena. The Devils Brit pack were stars of the show on Sunday night with Cardiff-born Myers and Sam Duggan on target, while Yorkshireman Ben Bowns kept a shut-out. Myers, celebrating his... Read More
Nottingham Panthers 3, Cardiff Devils 2 Netminder Ben Bowns was rested by Cardiff Devils for their pre-season challenge match at Nottingham Panthers with Thomas Murdy between the pipes. Jordan Lawday was back-up goalie with Bowns taking a well earned night off, while Joey Martin and Joey Haddad had minor muscle niggles and... Read More
Cardiff Devils fans have a first glimpse of the new-look Nottingham Panthers team this weekend. Head coach Andrew Lord takes his Devils to Nottingham on Saturday for a pre-season fixture and the teams clash again at the Viola Arena in Cardiff Bay on Sunday (6pm). These are the first fixtures for new... Read More
Evan Sings 'God Save The Queen' To GB Players, Dog-Sits For Matt Pope And Now Focused On Devils Rehab
American ice hockey professional Evan Mosey stood in front of his Great Britain teammates at their hotel in Bratislava and gave a rousing rendition of ‘God Save The Queen’. It was Mosey’s player initiation to the GB group - and that was the start of a magical World Cup week which... Read More
Cardiff Devils 2, Fehervar 4 Canadian defenceman Sam Jardine celebrated his 26th birthday by playing for Cardiff Devils in their second pre-season match at their Viola Arena home rink. Jardine, who twice won the Kelly Cup in North America, has switched from Growlers in Newfoundland to Devils and says after his first... Read More
Andrew Lord’s Cardiff Devils are mentally and physically prepared for their Elite League Predictorbet play-offs semi-final against Nottingham Panthers today (Saturday). Devils take on Panthers in the second fixture at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham and head coach Lord says: “This weekend is great for the league. “The final four teams and... Read More