Rhys Jones has described being selected for a third Commonwealth Games as his “gold medal moment”. Anything else he achieves on the Alexander Stadium track in Birmingham this summer will be a bonus, says the para sprinter.
So, the Ryan Giggs Wales era has officially ended. It was an announcement which almost certainly represents a full-stop conclusion to the strained 30-year association between the Cardiffian and his national football team. The word “officially” is important here: in both practical and emotional terms Robert Page is already Wales manager.
Profits made from Wales qualifying for the World Cup – expected to be around £4m - will go into improving grassroots facilities, the Football Association of Wales have pledged. The overall commercial revenue from Wales reaching their first finals of the tournament for 64 years could be at least £10m, it has been estimated. But the guaranteed part of that income – which comes from the FIFA prize money pot – will go straight into benefitting the game at lower levels.
Cardiff City striker Mark Harris is gunning for goals - in North Wales. Wales under-21 international Harris has scored in his last three Wrexham appearances and says: “I want more.” 'Sparky' is on loan at Vanarama National League Wrexham and has netted against Boreham Wood, Dover Athletic and fired the winner... Read More
Manager Bryan Hughes and his Wrexham team make their longest Vanarama National League away trip of the season when they play Dover in Kent this afternoon. The Dragons have earned four points from their first two fixtures, beating Barrow at home and drawing 2-2 at Boreham Wood. “Overall, I’m looking for us... Read More
Jason Oswell, an NHS physiotherapist with a knack of scoring goals, has returned to Wales on a promotion mission. Cheshire-born Oswell, 26, has added to his first team goals tally - which stands at 84 - in England, Scotland, Australia and the Welsh Premier League. Now he has committed to Vanarama National... Read More
Graham Barrow admitted Wrexham’s 1-0 home defeat against Dover Athletic felt like ‘a smack in the face’. The Dragons manager said: “This was a reality check. “The euphoria of over a week ago, two great victories (v Salford and Solihull), and then what has happened in the last two games. “I can’t fault... Read More
Max Kilman, Maidenhead United’s 20-year-old defender, kept Wrexham’s play-off hopes alive when he scored for Maidenhead four minutes into injury time. London-Born Kilman struck with the winner against Wrexham rivals Dover Athletic - and that kept the Dragons in seventh place and still in the play-off places. Wrexham have two matches left... Read More
Wrexham are second in the Vanarama National League and bang on course for promotion. The Dragons are only halfway through the season, but they earned a crucial goalless draw against rivals Dover Athletic. Manager Dean Keates and his team how have three fixtures between now and New Year’s Day. The draw against Dover... Read More