Connor Roberts has revealed how the Wales squad have been taking inspiration for their European Championship campaign by watching footage of Euro 2016. Wales scaled the heights three summers ago as Chris Coleman’s side reached the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after ending a 58-year wait to play at a major tournament. The journey in France began with a 2-1 win over Slovakia in Bordeaux – the same opponents that Ryan Giggs’ side face in their opening 2020 European Championship qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday.
Wayne Pivac is in danger of leaving the Scarlets on a low note after admitting they served up their worst display in his five years in charge as they were hammered by the Cardiff Blues. Pivac – who is leaving at the end of the season to prepare to take charge of Wales after the World Cup – is in familiar territory for many coaches whose next job is announced long before they leave their current one. No matter what they utter in public about maintaining their focus until the last goodbye, they are often undermined by players who decide the king is dead, long live the next one.
Wales’ young female artistic gymnasts dominated the competition at the British Championships in Liverpool, with the Welsh female Espoir (under 13s) gymnasts taking eight of the top ten spots in the all-around competition and winning gold in every individual apparatus contest.
Anthony Pilkington has been backed to help keep Wigan in the Championship after completing a free transfer move from Cardiff City. The Bluebirds striker has been surplus to manager Neil Warnock’s requirements for some time and has not played a senior game so far this season, despite the team’s struggles... Read More
Graham Potter insisted he was happy to escape from the “bedlam” of a goalless draw at Wigan with a point that lifted Swansea City into the Championship play-off places. The Swans manager watched his team spurn a number of opportunities to take all three points on Tuesday night and claim... Read More
Oli McBurnie will try and leave Wigan badly burned on Tuesday night to prove he’s the striker on fire, rather than Will Grigg. The two marksmen are set to meet at the DW Stadium, where it will be a shoot-out between the clubs seventh and eighth in the Championship table.... Read More
The Dragons’ bid to share Sean Edwards with the Ospreys this season has collapsed due to a lack of cash. The Wales defence coach – who is leaving to take over at Wigan after next year’s World Cup – has confirmed he will be working with the Swansea region on... Read More
Jay Fulton is hoping a change of manager will lead to a revival in his opportunities at Swansea City this season. The Swans midfielder played in the club’s 2-1 friendly defeat to Spanish club Eibar on Tuesday night in Austria. It was the 24-year-old Scot’s latest pre-season action as he... Read More
The bookies may be backing Shaun Edwards to leave his post as Wales defence coach, but Rob Howley has no doubts over his colleague’s commitment to his adopted country. Speculation has been rife that Edwards, on the Warren Gatland coaching ticket in Wales since 2008, is about to jump ship... Read More