Brennan Johnson insists Wales can shock England and keep their World Cup dream alive. Wales’ hopes of making the knockout stages were left hanging by a thread after losing 2-0 to Iran. England’s goalless draw with the United States on Friday night means that Wales still have a path to the round of 16, but qualification is out of their own hands unless they beat Gareth Southgate’s side by a four-goal margin.
It must have felt a long way from Tylorstown as Robert Page starred out towards the world's media and tried to explain how the heady optimism of just 16 ago had evaporated under a hot Arabian sun. Little more than two weeks ago, the Wales manager was in his home village, announcing the squad he would take to take to a World Cup finals, the first Wales manager to do so for 64 years. Now, that adventure already seems to drawing to a close after just two games following a 2-0 to Iran which was unexpected, but felt feasible from the moment Kieffer Moore missed an early opportunity.
Swansea City aim to prove there are the high noon specialists when they visit Bristol City for another midday kick-off on Saturday. Having beaten rivals Cardiff City, 2-0, last Sunday, the Swans have already proved themselves top dogs in Wales and now they are anxious to take a bite out... Read More
No Club For Old Men . . . Cardiff City Boss Steve Morison Insists He Won't Sign Thirtysomething Striker
Cardiff City manager Steve Morison insists he will not be bounced into making a poor striker signing just to get the critics off his back. Morison’s men slumped to another derby day defeat – their fifth in a row – on Sunday when they lost 2-0 in the Severnside derby... Read More
Sheyi Ojo believes he can become the derby day decider for Cardiff City at Bristol City in the Severnside clash. The Bluebirds have suffered a run of five successive derby defeats, but their encouraging start to the campaign has given them optimism ahead of Sunday’s noon showdown. Boss Steve Morison... Read More
Rhiannon Roberts is determined to top up her feelgood factor when Wales host France on Friday night in their crucial World Cup qualifier. The Liverpool defender has already achieved one successful mission this season by sealing promotion with her club at the weekend after a 4-2 victory at Bristol City.... Read More
By David Williams Joel Piroe has been backed to resume his goalscoring streak after Russell Martin admitted he had placed an unfair burden on him at Swansea City. Dutch striker Piroe scored the Swans’ third goal in their 3-1 comeback victory over Bristol City on Sunday, a result that took them above... Read More
Swansea City manager Russell Martin has revealed that Jamie Paterson will return to the first-team fray following his side's 1-0 home defeat to Luton Town. Paterson, so influential for the Swans pre-Christmas, has missed the six last games after seemingly falling out with the club over the terms of his... Read More