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Former Cardiff City Boss Malky Mackay Survives In Scottish Top Flight . . . With Help From An Ex-Swan

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Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay had ex-Swansea City man Yan Dhanda to thank for keeping Stirling County in the Scottish Premier League. Mackay – who took Cardiff into the Premier League in 2013 - admitted it was one of the craziest games of his managerial career.

Glamorgan Run Machines Chris Cooke And Colin Ingram Are Different Class, Says Skipper Kiran Carlson

Captain Kiran Carlson has paid tribute to Chris Cooke and Colin Ingram after Glamorgan made it four wins out of five in their Vitality Blast campaign. The pair were instrumental again as the Welsh county beat Sussex Sharks by 32 runs at the 1st Central County Ground.

Gareth Bale On His Way Back For Wales . . . As The Voice Of Experience

Gareth Bale is poised to return to the Wales squad – but as a mentor, rather than a maestro on the field. Wales manager Rob Page has held talks this week with Bale about a formal role that will tap into his vast knowledge and expertise, but will not involve coaching. Bale is living in LA and has been playing a lot of golf since he retired from football in January, but Page has kept in regular contact and views the former captain as an asset on the route to qualification for Euro 2024.

Colin Ingram Ready To Keep Glamorgan T20 Bandwagon Rolling In Hove

Colin Ingram insists Glamorgan will go into their next Vitality Blast T20 clash against Sussex at Hove on Sunday in confident mood after they moved up to fourth place in the table. Ingram combined with Chris Cooke on Friday night to share a stand of 109 as the Welsh county beat Kent by seven wickets with an impressive display in Cardiff. That win lifted Glamorgan to fourth in the south group as they won for the third time in their opening four games of the tournament.

Cardiff City Owner Vincent Tan Makes Bold Transfer Prediction About New Boss Erol Bulut

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has claimed new manager Erol Bulut will enable the club to attract “higher profile players” in the future. The Bluebirds announced on Saturday they have appointed former Fenerbahce boss Bulut as their successor to Sabri Lamouchi, who kept them in the Championship last season but was not retained. Tan’s suggestion that putting Bulut in charge will lead to a “higher profile and standard of player in the coming years" is a remarkable one, given that the club are still operating under a transfer ban and that the Malaysian himself long ago appeared to turn off the financial taps are far as new signings were concerned.

Jockey Adam Wedge Loves Ffos Las . . . And Vows To Chase Sean Bowen Again For That Course Record

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Adam Wedge will bide his time before he bids to nose past Sean Bowen and become the leading all-time jockey at Ffos Las Racecourse. The Vale of Glamorgan-based Wedge was neck-and-neck with Bowen in the race to overtake the legendary AP McCoy, who led the way at the Carmarthenshire track with 69 winners at the venue before his retirement in 2015.

No More Wales And No More Ospreys For Alun Wyn Jones . . . But It May Not Be The End

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Alun Wyn Jones has confirmed he will not be an Ospreys player next season. The former Wales and British and Irish Lions captain announced his retirement from international rugby last month after making a world-record 170 Test match appearances.

Olympian Jaz Joyce Back For GB With Paris On Her Mind

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Jasmine Joyce will be joined by Morgan and Tom Williams in competing for Team GB in Rugby Sevens at the Kraków-Małopolska 2023 European Games between 21 June-2 July. Team GB have selected a squad of 178 athletes to compete at the third staging of the event, with Rugby Sevens making its debut. The winners of the men’s and women’s sevens tournaments will qualify for the Paris Olympic Games next year.

And The Winner Of The Swansea v Barbarians Match Is . . . St. Helen’s

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It was a chance to relax, to briefly escape the political and economic ills besetting, along with much else in British life, rugby union in Wales. A bright, warm evening completely unlike the last full international at St Helen’s, an atrociously cold and sodden encounter with Tonga in 1997.

Rosie Eccles Leads Trio Of Welsh Boxers Among A Dozen Welsh Athletes In GB Squad For European Games

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Commonwealth champion Rosie Eccles is among three Welsh boxers - and a dozen Welsh athletes in total - who have been named in the Great Britain squad for the European Games this summer. Eccles - who won gold at last year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham - is joined by Taylor Bevan and Harris Akbar in the GB squad for Krakow in Poland.

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And Then There Were Four . . . Jonny Williams Becomes Latest Wales Player To Bow Out Following World Cup

Wales midfielder Jonny Williams has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 29. The Swindon player, who was a member of the Welsh squad at last year’s World Cup in Qatar, has earned 33 caps since his debut in 2013. His retirement comes after those of team-mates... Read More

Brian Flynn Pays Tribute To John Toshack For Wales Revolution . . . As S4C Begin World Cup Countdown

By Gareth James Former Wales manager Brian Flynn has paid tribute to John Toshack, for sowing the seeds that helped Wales’ incredible rise, from perennial underachievers to consistent major tournament appearances. To start the countdown to the World Cup, S4C will show a special film directed by Jonny Owen, called Cewri Cwpan... Read More

Brian Flynn And The Day He Came Close To Being Wales' Less Than Towering 5ft 4in Centre-Half

As the great sporting hibernation goes on, Dai Sport is again forced to raid its horded supplies from the past. This time, Tom Jenkins looks at the Wales national football team who just happen to celebrate their 144th birthday this week. One man who spans a fair chunk of that... Read More

Brian Flynn Returning To Wrexham As Assistant Manager To Boost Promotion Bid

Brian Flynn has returned to Wrexham as assistant manager to Bryan Hughes to help their promotion push back into the Football League. After a 21-year playing career, making 100 league appearances for Wrexham, he became player/manager in 1989 before going on to manage the club for 12 years including the... Read More

Ben Set To Throw Missiles At Newport Defenders

Former Newport County player Ben Tozer will be aiming missiles at his former teammates at Whaddon Road in Gloucestershire on Saturday. Tozer has built a reputation as a long throw expert and his current team, Cheltenham Town, have one of the smallest pitches in the Football League. “We’re going to have to... Read More

Lee Trundle Still Firing Goals In Wales And Aiming For Title Glory

Goals ace Lee Trundle is still banging ‘em in at the age of 40. The former Swansea City striker has netted 38 time in 18 matches for Welsh League Division Two leaders Llanelli Town and has no plans to stop. “I’ll keep playing until my legs won’t work any more,” says Trundle.... Read More
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