Russell Martin insists Swansea City have a natural goalscorer in Joel Piroe and that goals will flow once the Dutchman adjusts to the Championship. Martin saw his Swans team fail to score for the second successive match on Wednesday night when they were held to a goalless draw at home to Millwall. The result means Swansea have yet to win at home in the league this season, have just one victory from their opening seven games, and have scored just four goals.
Brinn Bevan marked his return to the competition floor in style as he was crowned British champion on parallel bars – and now wants to take on the world again. The 24-year-old, from South Essex Gymnastics Club, was competing at the 2021 Men’s British Championships in Cardiff.
Russell Martin insists he is under no pressure to get Swansea City promoted this season – but next season will be different. The Swansea City head coach – whose team host Millwall tonight – is still looking for his first home victory of the Championship campaign. The Swans have so far won just one game out of their first six and are languishing in 20th place in the table, above the relegation zone only on goal difference. They have also only scored four times in those half a dozen matches.
By Tom Prosser Wales’ Olympic and Paralympic heroes were celebrated at a special homecoming at the Senedd on Monday evening. Three time gold medalist Aled Davies, Taekwondo silver medalist Lauren Williams and Joshua Bugajski who won bronze in the rowing were all in attendance. Hockey bronze medal duo Leah Wilkinson and Sarah Jones were also at the event. The couple are currently planning their wedding and were thrilled to both be in the same team in Tokyo.
By Tom Prosser Gareth Bale has reportedly suffered a long-term hamstring injury which would comes as a crushing blow to both Wales and Bale who was set to win his 100th cap against the Czech Republic next month. According to Marca, the severity of the damage which the Welshman suffered was confirmed after undergoing tests in recent days. Robert Page’s men will be hoping that his injury is not as serious as first thought as Bale will have a key role to play if Wales are to qualify for their first World Cup since 1958.
Swansea Harriers enjoyed a senior double at the Welsh Road Relay Championships on Saturday. After a year's break due to COVID-19, the event returned to a sunny but windy Pembrey Country Park near Llanelli.
A number of Wales’ endurance athletes produced eye-catching performances on the road over the weekend.
Jeremiah Azu continues to lead the pack of Welsh sprinters closing in on Christian Malcolm’s 20-year-old Welsh 100m record. The 20-year-old shaved another 0.03 of a second off his personal best at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on Sunday.
By Rob Cole Michael Flynn has vowed to axe players from his Newport County side due to host Walsall on Saturday after being angered by the manner of their home to defeat to Northampton. The County manager was furious with his side's performance in Tuesday night's 1-0 loss and warned heads will... Read More
By Alex Bywater Eoin Morgan believes the inaugural season of The Hundred has changed cricket in England and Wales forever and will improve the chances of his International side’s success in white-ball cricket. England’s 50-over and Twenty20 captain Morgan has long advocated the country’s most promising young talent being exposed to the pressures of... Read More
Newport County Boss Michael Flynn Hopes Friday Night Fixtures Will Prove To Be A Hit As County Travel To Harrogate
By Tom Prosser Newport County boss Michael Flynn believes his side will see benefits both on and off the pitch due to the new Friday evening initiative which sees the Exiles travel to Harrogate this evening. In the coming months, County will see a further three away games moved from the traditional... Read More
Gutsy Olivia Breen Ignores Shoulder Injury . . . And Will Return To Wales With Bronze Medal Plus A Date With A Surgeon
Olivia Breen has revealed she had to grit her teeth and fight through the pain in order to clinch her Paralympic bronze medal. Wales’ Commonwealth Games champion of 2018 earned her medal in a high quality T38 long jump in Tokyo in which she broke the Paralympic record with her... Read More
Rob Page’s prediction that Wales’ trip to the Russian city of Kazan to play Belarus in their World Cup qualifier would be “a nightmare” appears to becoming a reality. As well as the withdrawl of four players through injury – including Aaron Ramsey - the Wales caretaker manager has also... Read More
It's 40 Years Since Swansea City Wowed The World, Topped The Table . . . And Made Memories For A Lifetime
Exactly 40 years ago this weekend, Swansea City played their opening match of the 1981-82 season - their first in the top flight after decades in the lower divisions. The 5-1 victory over Leeds United was one of the greatest days in the club's history and a young Owen Morgan... Read More