Michael Flynn has urged his FA Cup battlers to channel their energies into revitalising their League Two campaign now their knockout journey is over. The Newport County manager wants his players to enjoy the plaudits for their Cup run – ended on Saturday night with a courageous and rather harsh 4-1 defeat at home at Manchester City – but renew their focus on their league form. City kept their quadruple hopes alive with at Rodney Parade to reach the quarter-finals. Second-half goals from Leroy Sane, Phil Foden (2) and Riyad Mahrez ensured City’s class eventually told against opponents 82 places below them on the league ladder.
His hopes of victory on Rally Sweden might have slipped, but Elfyn Evans will be aiming for a podium finish on tomorrow’s final leg of the event. Yesterday’s magnificent performance could not be repeated, although it wasn’t for the want of trying on the difficult changing conditions – which once again saw just as much mud and gravel and the traditional ice and snow. Push as he might, Evans struggled to find a comfortable rhythm in his M-Sport Ford Fiesta WRC and finished the day in fifth position.
Tesni Evans has a great chance of retaining her AJ Bell British Championship title after a stunning victory over No 1 seed Laura Massaro. The 26-year-old repeated her semi-final victory over Massaro from last year to reach Sunday's final. Evans, seeded third, came from a game down and from trailing by four points in the fourth game to triumph in 50 minutes at Nottingham University.
Wales found the Austrian’s a much tougher nut to crack than Slovakia and were beaten 3-0 in their second game in the Open Series in Zagreb. A day after they had hammed Slovakia 6-1, Wales found the side ranked five places above them in the world rankings too hot to... Read More