Jake Heyward made a dream debut in the mile to clocked the second fastest time in history by a Welsh athlete in London. The Cardiff runner's time of 3:54.78 was just 0.39secs off the record set by Newport's Neil Horsfield in Cork 33 years ago.
Daniel Jervis cut a frustrated figure after the opening session of the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The 23-year-old finished 17th in the 400m freestyle heats of which the top eight went straight to Sunday’s final, ruling Jervis out. Alys Thomas also failed to make it through from her events, finishing 24th in the 100m butterfly in 59.24, 1.04secs outside her trials time.
Wrexham have given a new contract to current caretaker manager Graham Barlow – even though he insists he has no intention of becoming their permanent boss. Instead, Barlow – who stepped into the void after the departure of Sam Ricketts for Shrewsbury this week – will remain as assistant manager,... Read More
Sam Ricketts has taken charge at Shrewsbury Town - and Wrexham have launched their search for a new manager. Wrexham’s club statement said: “We did everything possible to retain Sam's services. However, once this interest became known, Sam expressed his desire to speak to them regarding their vacancy. "Shrewsbury triggered elements in... Read More
Michael Flynn dismissed speculation linking him with the vacancy at Shrewsbury - and paid tribute to experienced striker Padraig Amond after Newport’s 2-0 win against Colchester. On the Shrewsbury rumours, Flynn said: “I have genuinely not heard anything. “I am just carrying on. If an approach did come in then the football... Read More
Former Bluebirds’ defender Semi Ajayi is relishing his Championship challenge ahead. The big centre-half played a key role for Rotherham in their 2-1 League One play-off final success against Shrewsbury Town and then revealed he has committed to the Millers for two years. “So pleased to have joined @OfficialRUFC permanently till 2020,”... Read More
Shrewsbury Town 2, Cardiff City 1 Manager Neil Warnock’s Bluebirds suffered their first pre-season defeat against League One Shrewsbury at Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium in Shropshire. The experienced Warnock won’t worry at all about losing and will ensure his City squad learn the lessons. They play Livingston at home on Friday. Shrewsbury are... Read More
Cardiff City take on Shrewsbury Town for the third successive year at the Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium tonight (Tuesday, 7pm). The Bluebirds won 4-0 last season, while the teams drew 2-2 in 2015. Cardiff play their fifth first team pre-season fixture, having scored 12 goals and conceded three in their opening four... Read More