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Cardiff City Deal Struck For Perry Ng, Say Crewe

Cardiff City have reached an agreement with Crewe over their club captain Perry Ng, according to the League One club. Ng, 24, will become Cardiff’s second signing of the January window for a fee of around £500,000. Ng was withdrawn from the Crewe side that drew 1-1 at Plymouth on Saturday amid speculation over his future, and the defender will now complete a move to join Neil Harris’s squad.

Frustrated Jayne Ludlow Swaps Wales For FIFA As She Bows Out After Two Near Misses

Jayne Ludlow is heading towards a new role with FIFA after ending her spell as manager of Wales. The Football Association of Wales has announced Ludlow has stepped down by “mutual consent” after six years in charge of the national women’s team. Ludlow had been at the helm since October 2014 and became the first manager to lead the side for more than 50 games.

Elfyn Evans Looking To Go The Full Monte In 2021 After His WRC Title Heartbreak

Elfyn Evans is hoping to give it the full Monte when he launches his FIA World Rally Championship campaign in Monaco on Thursday. The Dolgellau ace saw his dream of becoming the first Welsh driver to win the title dashed in the final round last season when he slid off the road in Italy just six weeks ago.

Mark Jones . . . Adventurer, Crusader, Warrior, And One Day Returner To Wales

Mark Jones has moved a lot closer to home and insists one day he wants to return to Welsh rugby. The new assistant coach at Worcester Warriors had been working in New Zealand with the all-conquering Crusaders, but even the best non-Test team in the world had to give way to coronavirus. Having made it back from Canterbury in December for a Christmas break, the pandemic and its effect on flights and transglobal workers meant the Jones family were unable to resume their new life in the southern hemisphere.

It's Wales v Italy . . . As Laura McAllister Steps Up Campaign For FIFA Seat

Wales fans are hoping for success at the re-scheduled European Championships later this year, but before then there is another head-to-head. FIFA has an empty seat at the table and there’s a Welsh woman with a formidable background who wants to claim it as a step towards change as Graham Thomas reports. Welsh football may be weighed down with uncertainty at present, but one opportunity close to hand is a chance to get a place around the most powerful table in the sport. Laura McAllister – a former Wales international as well as ex-chair of Sport Wales – is standing for election to the FIFA council and intends to use that platform to further transform the women’s game in both Wales and around the world.

Sol Bamba Will Find PFA Stand With Him, Insists Cardiff City Boss Neil Harris

Neil Harris has backed the PFA to stand by Sol Bamba – just as he insists they stood squarely behind him as he overcame cancer. The Cardiff City manager recovered from testicular cancer, diagnosed when he was just 23, and went on to enjoy a hugely successful playing career before becoming a boss. In a cruel repetition, Bluebirds defender Bamba, 36, is now undergoing chemotherapy for Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, but Harris believes the much-criticised players’ union can offer the same support and backing he was given 20 years ago.

Where There's A Will, There's A Way Back . . . As Wales Prop Taylor Goes From Glass-Washer To Gym Owner

In 2014, Will Taylor started for Wasps in front of 82,000 people against Harlequins at Twickenham.  Three years later he was selling vegetables on the streets of London and collecting empty glasses in his friend's nightclub. They say life’s a rollercoaster but the 29-year-old from Swansea wouldn’t have expected there to be quite as many sharp turns.

Welsh Rugby To Be Given Welsh Government Cash From New Spectator Fund

The Welsh Rugby Union will receive financial support from Welsh government funding, which is set to be confirmed this week. After a devastating year dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic, the WRU’s bank balance has been decimated. It's estimated each Wales home match brings in about £10million and the WRU believe they have lost more than £50m due to Covid-19.

Steve Cooper Says Consistency In A 'Mad' Championship Is Key For Swansea City

Steve Cooper paid tribute to the consistency shown by Swansea City as they tightened their grip on second place in the Championship with a hugely impressive 2-0 victory at Barnsley. Ben Cabango and Jamal Lowe struck in either half at Oakwell as Cooper's side made it six games unbeaten in all competitions.

Cardiff City's Neil Harris Insists Questions Over His Future Are "Pointless" After Fifth Defeat

Neil Harris has insisted questions over his own future as Cardiff City manager are “pointless” despite a fifth successive defeat. The Bluebirds boss was defiant after saying he was proud of his team’s performance in their 2-1 home defeat to Championship leaders Norwich City. Cardiff were thoroughly outplayed by a slick Canaries team who were 2-0 ahead at the break, despite missing five players, including top scorer Teemu Pukki – four of them due to Covid-19.

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Andy Cole And The Explosive 16-Year Rivalry That Was Rooted In Cardiff City v Bristol City

Cardiff City host Bristol City this evening - a match that usually comes served with plenty of spice . Terry Phillips reflects one tasty rivalry - that between former Robins striker Andy Cole and the Bluebirds that would later lead to a confrontation with Cardiff captain Darren Purse. It was 5pm-ish... Read More

Aaron Ramsey's Injury Jinx With Wales Strikes Again As He Pulls Out Of Squad

Aaron Ramsey is out of Wales' squad for this month's internationals with a thigh injury. The midfielder's... Read More

Aaron Ramsey Latest Injury Blow For Wales As Ryan Giggs Defends Lack Of Call-Ups

Aaron Ramsey has pulled out of Wales' Nations League clash with Bulgaria on Wednesday in the latest blow to Ryan Giggs side. The midfielder only returned for last Sunday's draw against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin after being in a Juventus COVID-19 'bubble' for the friendly against England last... Read More

Aaron Ramsey Can Be Our Difference In Dublin, Says Wales Boss Ryan Giggs

Aaron Ramsey is the man who can unlock Ireland’s defence tomorrow, Wales manager Ryan Giggs has claimed. Ramsey is available for Sunday's Nations League match against the Republic after being part of Juventus' Covid-19 bubble following an outbreak at the Italian club. Ramsey missed the 3-0 friendly defeat to England at Wembley... Read More

Ryan Giggs In Bubble Trouble . . . But Still Hopes Aaron Ramsey Can Burst Through

Ryan Giggs is still hopeful Aaron Ramsey will play for Wales in the Nations League away double-header against the Republic of Ireland on Sunday and Bulgaria next Wednesday. Giggs remains optimistic one of his key talents is available despite the fact that Ramsey is out of the friendly with England... Read More

John Hartson Insists Next Generation Of Wales Kids Can Match The Impact Of Gareth Bale And Aaron Ramsey

With Wales set to face Finland in the Nations League opener on Thursday, former striker John Hartson tells Steffan Thomas how the exciting current crop of youngsters can exceed the achievements of those who have gone before them. John Hartson insists Wales have a golden generation of youngsters to rival the... Read More
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